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Spring sailing NAVIGATION COURSE Ultra sailing school

Some of our old sailing school participants joined for a navigation course during May on Beneteau First 31.7. Instructor Zoff had to adjust the itinerary to weather conditions which were less than favourable. During that week everything mixed together: bura, jugo, rain and wind up to 25-30 knots so the route was adjusted: Day 1 […]

NAVIGATION COURSE starting from Split

Despite strong almost winterlike bura, our Navigation course with 4 participants and instructor Zoff sailed out yesterday on a newcomer to our sailing school First 31.7 – „Be First „ Navigation course sails until Friday evening, with plans to go to Brač, Hvar and Vis (depending on the weather). A lot of wind is expected […]

Sailing school: sailing from Split to Rijeka

Want to sail thorough the Adriatic in a short period of time? We came up with a program that you can join individually. The set route is from Split to Rijeka, with stops in accordance with the instructor and depending on the weather. Sailing is done on the modern school boat Benetaeu First 45. Maximum […]

70th Viska regata: 17-19/October 2014.

This year will be celebrated the 70th Viška Regatta, one of the most popular regatta in Croatia with more than 200 participants. The first leg is from Split to island of Vis, the second day/leg is planned as free day, but some of the most motivated sailors can participate to the small match race in […]

What’s what on the sailing boat

DECK EQUIPMENT The illustration shows a classic cruiser used in navigation sailing, and may excellently serve in smaller club regattas. The list includes terminology of the basic deck equipment used in sailing and steering. We shall start from the bow and move towards the stern, explaining each important part of the equipment along the way. […]

How To Anchor

Your anchor, ropes and chains used for anchoring, must be strong enough to hold the boat you intend to anchor. If possible, choose an anchor that holds well on the type of seabed that you are anchoring at. The crewman on the bow prepares the anchor, i.e. anchoring mechanism, to drop anchor. The helmsman slowly […]

Basic Manoeuvres Under Sails

There are two basic manoeuvres in sailing: gybing, i.e. turning the sailboat’s stern through the wind by shifting the sail to the other side and tacking (coming about), where the sailboat turns its bow through the wind and shifting the sails to the other side or tack. GYBING – if we turn a bit downwind […]

Sailing is everybody’s sport

Passion for sailing is contagious. It spreads easily and infects everybody, as there’s no age or gender limit for this activity. One can begin learning to sail as early as at the age of five or six, at which children join sailing clubs and enter sailing schools, as well as later in life, at any […]

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