We love to hear from former students and how their sailing is progressing. Ken and Linda Mann from Alberta learnt to sail with us in April of this year. They spent 12 days at our school, completing their RYA Competent Crew, RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship, and RYA Day Skipper Practical courses. They planned to [...]
Staff & Student News
~ a non-swimmer's guide to adventures that are scary as heck, fun like crazy, & living to tell the tale! Princess Cox sailed with us in November 2011. Formally a self-confessed workaholic she was bitten by the sailing bug in the Netherlands, encouraged by us, and is now taking much overdue holidays on a quest to complete her RYA [...]
If you have been trying to contact our Aegina office you may have found it difficult to get a reply. We've had a series of mishaps that left us short-staffed at base for a few days. I have badly smashed up my collarbone and am waiting to see if surgery will be needed. I'm currently [...]
We are moving to new premises. From next month our office will be at Neoptolemou 8, Aegina Town, Aegina 18010. Here's a Google map showing where we will be and how to get to us from the ferries: [googlemaps http://maps.google.co.uk/maps/ms?hl=en&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=210063742180576950083.00049b34b0e8fc7137fe8&ll=37.744759,23.428259&spn=0.008144,0.013733&z=16&output=embed&w=640&h=480] The new office is convenient for ferry and hydrofoil arrivals. For those of you who [...]
A disco Christmas video from Aegean Sailing School staff.
Jonathan Davies from Edinburgh began yachting with us in 2005. He has since gone on to complete an Atlantic crossing with the ARC, passed his RYA Yachtmaster Offshore exam, and recently became qualified as an RYA Cruising Instructor.
A selection of videos of dolphins, including some of dolphins near Aegina in Greece
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 [...]
The night that I returned from Belgium, Afea, our three year old Labrador gave birth to seven lovely puppies. They are shown here at one day old. The father, Vigaro, was a golden Labrador. Unfortunately one of them subsequently died but she still has four golden girls and two little black boys. We will be keeping [...]
Mike West, one of our guest instructors, recently helped to take Quilombo, a 50 foot ketch, parr of the way from Aegina to Devon. Their journey took them through the Corinth Canal and across the Ionian. They then made their way via Sicily, Ibiza, and the south coast of Spain, arriving in Almeria on 24 June. [...]