Sail the Southern Ocean – from your tablet!

Do you want to race across the Southern Ocean or around the world ... but without taking leave or getting wet? Join THE GAME, the Barcelona World Race virtual regatta. THE GAME is an online sailing simulation game. The main objective is to compete against other players to try to win the round the world regatta. Players [...]

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Eucrante – For Your 2015 Sailing Holiday

Eucrante, our 2011 Oceanis 400, has proved extremely popular this year for couples and small families. Eucrante will be available for 2015 as well. Unlike our larger teaching yachts, Eucrante is available for bareboat charter as well as for tuition. If you’ve taken an RYA course with us you can charter Eucrante for your first [...]

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Travelling Alone? You’ll Have A Great Time…

Are you considering a sailing course but are worried about coming alone? About a third of our students come sailing by themselves, so it isn’t unusual, but I can fully understand it may seem a bit daunting, especially for females. This video features a couple of ladies who came on a Competent Crew alone. They [...]

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Helicopter View Of Aegina Island

An unusual video of the pretty island of Aegina, where we are based, taken from a helicopter flying over the main town and some of the historic sites and coastline of the island.

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Which ActionCam For Your Sailing Trip?

Most of us like to take loads of pictures when we’re on holiday. A sailing holiday or course has particular challenges, as the camera you use must be able to withstand bumps and splashes. Actioncams are perfect for capturing videos and still photos out on the water but, with several on the market, which one [...]

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Dodecanese Discovery – 11 October

Join us on a voyage of discovery in the sunniest corner of Greece! This autumn marks the 10th anniversary of our sailing courses being recognised by the Royal Yachting Association so we've planned a special adventure to celebrate. Every year Aegean Sailing School runs an autumn mile-building trip. We normally sail around the Cyclades but [...]

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Last Chances for Summer Sailing

  It's always disappointing if you miss out on something you want to do. Our group sailing courses for July and August are almost fully booked but there are still places left on certain dates. Don't wait any longer if you want to sail with us this summer ... If you want private tuition on [...]

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Democracy ends at the Gangway

I've heard George, my husband, use this phrase from time to time. George joined the Royal Navy as a boy sailor at the tender age of 14. I always imagined this was a saying he had been taught then. Perhaps it had first been uttered by Admiral Lord Nelson, Sir Walter Raleigh, or some other [...]

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Photos of Astarti – Older but in Great Condition!

A few weeks ago I posted about Astarti, the Sun Odyssey 42.2, that has recently been made available for either charter or RYA courses from Aegina. Another recent addition, to our staff this time, is Benjamin Schmidt from Luxemburg. Ben is with us on an international internship for six months. His background is photography so [...]

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Happy Birthday Mark Cooper!

A toast for Mark's 50th birthday Monday was a landmark day for Mark, our Chief Instructor, as he reached his half-century. He's been sailing since he was a child and his phenomenal sailing knowledge and experience, coupled with his cheery disposition, make him a very popular instructor. Raised in Cornwall, the county at the 'foot' of [...]

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