Sailing School in Sicily Studying Italian
In the morning study Italian In the afternoon go Sailing
Students will combine:
- 20 hours Italian lessons held by the school Federico II
- Every afternoon helping and learning at the Port
- 3 cruises per week minimum
- Sailing Classes for beginners and intermediate
The italian class
Every morning student attend the Italian Class course at the school Federico II, located 10 minutes walking from the port of Catania, in Piazza Duomo. When finish the class every afternoon students go to the port and after a relaxing lunch with some sandwich on the port and a cup of wine (not included), they will join to the crew to start helping marina operations with our authentic sicilian sailor man "Luciano".
Sailing school in Catania
The course is held by our passionate and expert skippers. The boat are docked in Catania port at "Diporto Nautico Etneo". Student will take class into Catania Gulf and after they can sail around Acicastello and Acitrezza two or three times per week.
The sailing course has multiple goals:
Naturally learning to sail and seamanship are major goals. Learn to manoeuvre the boat, trim the sails and maintain the boat’s course. However, you will also have to identify marine beacons, learn how to read marine charts and how to find your position on the water, as well as all the nuances of the natural world that can affect the sea and weather...
An authentic education on the seamanship is also an education about life - the sense of harmony with the nature of the experiences that are shared with so few...
The course duration is flexible.
The basic sailing concepts will be taught through theoretical and practical moments in the afternoon mainly going to the marina and helping on the boat.
"Learning by doing"
Students will give practical help to the skippers and our sailormans. Learning the shipboard operations in Italian, helping with the maintenance of the boat and the sails.
Students will assist skippers doing work to go out of the port and go sailing.
Students will be involved in some activities with the tourists and it is required to be very active and reliable on the boat.
The Sailing Class in Catania
3 times per week - 3 hours lessons every afternoon
Lessons start around 3.00 pm after lunch
They will practice on our beautiful "Sofia" a Beneteau Oceanis 43'
1-2 Students: Class are available on Sofia boat in Catania
3-5 Students: Class are organized in cooperation with other boats partners
6-7 Students: This group number will allow to rent the boat and organize a tailor made sailing study holiday.
3 times per week students will sail around Catania Gulf. It is possible to plan a Taormina and Marzamemi Tour or a Week sailing school in Eolian Island.
Sailing School in AEOLIAN ISLAND
A Sailing holiday cruising Eolian Island by studying italian is the best way to live a deep italian experience. A skipper and an italian professor will be your exclusive crew on the boat and allow you to improve both your italian and sailing skills exploring not of the most wonderful place in the Mediterranean sea.
This unique study holiday is perfect for an incentive company's experience or just for a group of friends who want to have a sailing school with the plus of studying italian.
This group should to be with minimum 2 persons and they need the same level of italian language, to avoid confusion during the italian lesson.
A previous experience on a sailing boat is welcome. The Boat have 3 cabins and 2 bathroom.
Go cruising one week in a group need to have experienced before. Please contact our office for all the details and information.