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Learning to sail flat-bottomed yachts

For years, Sail Charter Friesland has worked towards making sailing with flat-bottomed yachts accessible to everyone, partially by developing and offering courses. In this list, you will find courses for beginners to advanced users.

Training weekend for flat-bottomed sailing – beginners

Become acquainted with the differences between sailing with flat-bottomed yachts and cutter yachts. Practise sailing and engine manoeuvres for one weekend.

Maximum of 8 participants with 1 instructor on board one of our large Lemsteraak sailing yachts.

Dates in 2018:

16 – 18 March 2018

23 – 25 March 2018

Course Modules

  1. Manoeuvring with a flat-bottomed yacht (2 hours)
  2. Sailing with a flat-bottomed yacht (2 hours)

During this short course, 1 or 2 persons on board can learn the role of skipper and the remainder of the crew can learn which tasks they can take on to support the skipper.

This flexible course takes place on the changeover day, when the yacht is transferred.

Intensive training: flotilla trip

Adapted to your level, learning to sail with a flat-bottomed yacht, or learning the latest tricks as an experienced flat-bottomed yacht skipper. Maximum 4 participants per yacht, with 1 instructor.

With plenty of breaks, practising and learning for a long weekend full of enjoyment. Also covered are planning sailing trips and sailing on the Wadden Sea.

Dates in 2018:

18 – 21 May 2018












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