Crew Club

May 2017 Cyclades Milebuilder

Mile building trips are a great way to build up your experience before you head off on your own. They are also perfect for you if you don't have family or friends who enjoy sailing. Ophelia, our friendly octopus, is here to tell you about the trip we are running from 6 - 13 May 2017. You'll [...]

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All About the ICC

We've recently had several students ask about the ICC (International Certificate of Competence). It's a little complicated but here are the answers to the most common questions. The International Certificate for Operators of Pleasure Craft is more commonly referred to as the International Certificate of Competence or simply ICC. An ICC provides the holder with evidence of [...]

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Autumn Argolic Adventure

You've passed your RYA course. Congratulations! Now what you need is some practice ... Why not join us for a week's sailing to the picturesque Argolic Gulf at the beginning of October? The Argolic Gulf is one of the prettiest, yet most unspoilt, areas of Greece. With high mountains as a backdrop, you'll visit typical Greek fishing [...]

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How to get into a dinghy …

Thought I'd share this great little youtube video with you. If you're over 50 you may struggle to climb back into a dinghy from the water. Here's a suggested way to do it: I'm offering a prize of a nice RYA sailing book to any of our students over 50 who can prove with a [...]

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In Memory of George Burton

George Burton, the founder and Principal of Aegean Sailing School, sadly passed away in York at the end of February after a short illness. George was a man with a big heart and big personality. He first learned to sail in the Sea Cadets and qualified to skipper open boats by the time he was 12 [...]

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Cyclades Circuit 1∼8 October

Join us sailing around the world-famous Cyclades. This group of islands, set in the centre of the Aegean, have the picturesque villages with brilliant white houses and churches that often feature on postcards of Greece. This year our mile-building trip to the Cyclades will take place on 1 - 8 October. The water is often still warm enough for [...]

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Calling All Would-Be Catamaran Racers!

Join us on a 38ft catamaran and participate in the 6th International Catamaranscup Regatta, 24 - 31 October 2015.   The catamaranscup is an international regatta for cruising catamarans, organised by Istion Yachting. It combines a sailing race with a holiday in the Greek islands. There are many side events such as cocktail parties, beach barbecues, dinners [...]

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May Milebuilder to the Cyclades

Join us for a sailing adventure this spring. Improve your skills and explore a picturesque sailing area. You'll be on a big comfortable yacht with pleasant company. If that sounds like something you'd enjoy, hurry and book a place on our May milebuilding trip to the Cyclades. Our mile-building trip is an opportunity to experience big boat sailing in [...]

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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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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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