Sail Away
Cruising Club - Sailing School - Offshore Racing
Since/depuis 1992
   

DATES
NEXT COURSES:

Autumn 2017


(rue Lanfray, 14 - 1050 Bruxelles)
at 1930H

Theory
THURSDAY EVENING

SEPTEMBER: 14, 21, 28
OCTOBER: 5, 12, 19

Practical application
We choose together the sailing dates at the first theory lesson.

You 'll have to choose 4 dates among these:
SEPTEMBER: 16, 17, 23, 24, 30
OCTOBER: 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22




ENGLISH SPEAKING SAILING LESSONS
Aussi en français


PRACTICAL ORGANISATION

Theory
-Theoretical courses - 6 evenings of 3 hours in Brussels
Small groups of maximum 10 people working interactively. All material will be at your disposal including course book, cards, documentation, recommended readings and new on-line exercices
Practical application
4 days at sea - Application of the contents of the theoretical classes.

Crew of 6 students maximum on board.

Everyone
will participate in running the boat and in preparing course passage.

The final target is the ability for everyone to become a fully learned skipper

PROGRAMME

Theory - 18 hours

First Part - Functioning of a sailing craft
Sailing trim and tack
Manoeuvring with engine
Entering and leaving the harbour
Manoeuvres - vocabulary - knots

Second Part - Navigation
Position by bearings (maps, buoyage, distance and speed, direcction and angle)
Courses (tides, currents, dead reckoning, passage preparation
International collision regulations

Safety on board
Skipper - Responsability - Accidents - Man over Board - Heavy Weather - Distress - Weather forecasting principles and outside information - radio - usage of VHF radio.

Practical application - 28 hours

Functioning of a sailing craft
First approach
Sailing trim and tack
Manoeuvring with motor
Mooring the craft in different circumstances

Navigation
Study and usage of numerous nautical documents
Maps, almanacs, signalisation, weather forecast, buoyage, ...
Dead Reckoning
Position by bearing
Course planning

Security
Man over board exercices
Shortening the sail - reefing

All aspects of sailing will be addressed by everyone

Everyone will take turn being the skipper




RATES
The rate of the tuition is 980 €

The reservation is effective upon receipt of a down payment of 50 % of the total amount of Sail Away account. Account number: 651-1369337-91 with your name as reference

The rate includes:

- 18 hours theoretical tuition in small groups of 8 people maximum

- 4 days at sea (spread at your convenience over several week-ends)
with a crew of 6 students max.

- Course book comprising a manual of exercices
- Individual insurance for navigation at sea
- Harbour expenses and fuel
- Sailing equipment



SAIL AWAY GROUP SPRL
Cruising Club - Sailing School - Offshore Racing - Yacht Charter

rue Lanfray 12, 1050 Bruxelles - Belgique
Tel: +32 475 830.831 ou +32 477 429 829
TVA 460.386.249 - Banque 651-1369337-91