Cyprus: IYT Try Sailing Course in Limassol

The IYT Try Sailing Course is a 3 to 4 hour course aimed to provide candidates with basic introductory knowledge for crewing a sailing vessel up to 15 meters in inland or coastal waters <5 miles offshore during daylight hours in moderate wind and sea conditions.

It’s a fun hands-on course to enjoy being on the water while learning basic sailing skills.

Recommended Entry Level Requirements
At least 10 years of age.

Scope of Course
3 to 4 hour course, on board, covering theory and practical subjects

Course Outline
• Basic Safety Equipment
• Layout of the vessel
• Basic Deck Equipment
• How Sails Work & Rigging
• Points of Sails and Basic Sailing Terms
• Basic Sail Handling Skills
• Basic Ropework

“IYT Try Sailing Course Completion Certificate” to be completed and issued by the school after successful completion of the course. OR Schools may place orders for downloadable PDF certificate issued by IYT so it appears in the candidate’s IYT Account/Profile.  In order to do this the candidate must create and IYT Account ID/Profile.

This activity will be confirmed if the weather is suitable. Otherwise, the reprogramming will always be carried out with the consent of the client.

Refunds are 90% as long as it is notified with a minimum notice of 3 days. Date changes will be free of charge, as long as they are notified up to 3 days prior to the activity.

The duration of the sessions is from 3 to 4 hours in total.

Taxes are included in the price.



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Sailing Serenity: Limassol’s Year-Round Maritime Charm

Sailing in Limassol Cyprus


Limassol, Cyprus, emerges as a sailor’s delight throughout the seasons, offering an enchanting maritime experience for enthusiasts. With its clear waters and rich history, Limassol beckons both seasoned sailors and novices to explore the Mediterranean’s azure beauty.

In spring, as temperatures range from 15 to 25 degrees Celsius, Limassol’s coastline bursts into vibrant life. The mild climate makes it an ideal time for novice sailors to dip into maritime adventures, with the added allure of blooming landscapes and ancient Amathus ruins along the way.

Summer transforms Limassol into a sailing extravaganza, with temperatures soaring to 30-35 degrees Celsius. The famed Meltemi winds create perfect conditions for both leisurely cruises and adventurous sails. From exploring hidden coves to participating in regattas hosted by the Limassol Nautical Club, summer promises a maritime spectacle.

As autumn sets in, temperatures cool (20-30 degrees Celsius), offering tranquility on the open seas. The absence of summer crowds allows sailors to explore the coastline, anchor in secluded bays, and relish the breathtaking sunset over the Mediterranean. Autumn’s mild conditions make it an ideal time for leisurely sails and culinary delights in seaside tavernas.

Limassol’s winter, with temperatures ranging from 10 to 20 degrees Celsius, maintains its charm for sailing aficionados. Migratory bird sightings and serene waters define the winter experience. Sailors can explore city landmarks like Limassol Castle and the Old Port while enjoying the festive lights during the holiday season.

In conclusion, Limassol stands as a year-round haven for sailing enthusiasts. Whether you’re captivated by spring blooms, the thrill of summer winds, autumn’s tranquility, or winter’s mild adventures, Limassol invites you on a maritime journey that promises to be both serene and captivating. Hoist the sails and let Limassol’s seas guide you on an unforgettable sailing escapade.


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