Crew Club

Snowed in this winter? It’s a perfect time to study your theory.

Have you been affected by the unusually cold weather in the UK? Or do you live in a part of the world where temperatures of less than zero are the norm in winter? Take advantage of the fact that it's too cold to enjoy being out of doors or too icy to venture onto the [...]

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Weather – The Glorious and The Diabolical

Lovey sunny weather in mid November contrasts with gales and rain at the end of October

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Ah, Valentine, we don’t want to lose you, but …

Our yacht, Valentine, Atlantic 44, is now for sale to a good owner.

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Our Young Sailor of the Year

Our youngest Competent Crew student in 2009 was Cameron Newton from Alton, Hampshire. See a photo of Cameron being awarded his certificate by George Burton, our Principal.

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Ben & Becky’s Blog

I've just been sent a link to a very nice diary created by two people who sailed with us recently. It describes their sailing holiday and a visit to Athens. We first met Ben MacDermott last year. His mother Lycia asked us to provide an instructor for a yacht they had chartered. Lycia had passed [...]

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Is your flag here?

The United Nations of Sailing ... Maybe we should be renamed Aegean Sailing School International as we have students from all over the world. When we opened the school six years ago we expected only British students, as the RYA (Royal Yachting Association) is a British body. How wrong we were! Although about 60% of [...]

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Happy 2 X 30th George!

On 5 July, George Burton, who is my husband and our sailing school Principal, celebrated a major birthday. He refuses to believe that he is now 60 and so held a 2 X 30 party at Vagia Beach instead. You can see him above with the amazing cake that was produced - thanks Nikki. Among [...]

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New – RYA Photo ID certificates

We are pleased to announce that the RYA now have waterproof course completion certificates with photo ID available for some of their cruising courses. These certificates are available for the Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper practical courses. Features include: Waterproof durable material, similar to a credit card Size: 100mm x 80mm RYA logo in a [...]

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Boat Shoes for Greece

a guide and images of suitable shoes for wearing for sailing in greece

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Preparing for the RYA Day Skipper Practical – some comments and advice from former students

Feedback from our students on how they prepared for the RYA Day Skipper Practical course.

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