Sailing the Aegean

Sailing the Aegean

Marvellous Travel in association with NAOVV(Nautical school)
offers a unique  island Tour combined with  Sailing Lessons

Dates for the sailing course every week from 21st of feb., Duration 1or 2 weeks (contact us for more info)

The goal of  our sailing school is to teach you the sport of sailing taking special care for your safety at sea, starting from “A”.
You  need to be 16-86 years of age and to know how to swim.
Our experienced instructors will teach you the theory, how to steer the boat, how to trim the sails and will train you in seamanship issues and safety at sea .   You will get  the knowledge of sea , boat , sails etc , but meanwhile you will have unforgettable moments of adventure, sunshine,  mooring in peaceful bays, swimming and  making new friends .
Courses are organised in English and  depends on the number of the people interested and the time of the year.

Combine your holidays with an instructor on board.  NAOVV can provide you with an instructor on board your choice of mono hull yachts up to 50ft. We then prepare the yacht with all necessary safety and teaching equipment and run the course in a 7 day to 2 weeks period. This allows you to practice and have an on board experience during your holidays. NAOVV instructor will ensure that the course content will be at a slower pace allowing you to enjoy your holidays and will also provide you with the more authentic and undiscovered areas of Greece.  Course is designed to suit your personal needs.

Course Schedule
Our courses are run on a Saturday to Saturday basis if alternative start dates are required this can be accommodated upon request and availability.

Learning holidays can be of 7 days or 2 weeks duration.
Minimum group of 6 students for a 45 ft sailing yacht  
Minimum group of 9 students for a 50 ft sailing yacht  

Sailing Certificate Euros 65/person / Coastal Skipper Practical Sailing and Theory for non tidal waters.
Tidal waters theory ( tides, tidal streams) available at extra charge 85 euros/ person ( 6 hrs theory +material)

What is included in Instructional course:
•    Yacht +  Instructor
•    Instructional material
•    Theory preparation (upon arrival) + Practice during the week
•    Harbour Fees during the course / cruise
•    Half Board. Accommodations in double cabins
What is not included :
•    Dinner
•    VAT ( 6,5%)
•    Personal expenses


NAOVV delivers high standard training and certificates will be issued to those who, according to the instructors opinion, during the course reached the desired standard as set by the General Secretariat of Sports in Greece and the Greek Sailing Federation. That decision is final and shall be accepted by all students.

Course Duration / Course sea area

The course commences upon arrival on the first day and terminates 1700 the afternoon before the last. The students can stay on board until 1200 the last morning.
The skipper/instructor decides the departure and arrival times during the week including the first and the last days, according the course schedule.   Typical seven day course starts Saturday noon, departs from home port the same evening or next morning, and ends on Friday afternoon. The skipper might decide to return on Saturday morning before 1000 if that is convenient.
Yachts are based in Alimos Marina of Athens.  
The sea area depending the Course / Cruise is  Saronic and Argolic Gulf for 7 day courses or / and   Western Cyclades for 2 weeks course.