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Freediving and Sailing Elba Island – Tuscany

22 June, 2019 @ 17:00 - 29 June, 2019 @ 17:00


Sailing and Freediving in the largest Marine Park in Europe: the Tuscan archipelago.

KATABASIS Freediving and Sailing offers a wonderful sailing cruises for freedivers between Elba and Capraia. A week to sail and freediving and for those who want the chance to learn the rudiments to run a 40-foot sailboat. A magnificent holiday for practicing freediving near the cetacean sanctuary and gaining basic knowledge during sailing lessons.


FREEDIVING Training in constant weight and free immersion along the cable to practice what has been learned during the winter courses, constantly followed by a qualified instructor. On optional request it will be possible to follow the program of an SSI Freediving course or to attend mini-stage on topics such as: compensation, constant set up and fall. There will be no lack of opportunities, moored in the roadstead, to devote oneself to breathing and relaxation exercises.

SAILING The participants will first learn to be an active part of a sailing boat crew. It will always be possible to choose between relaxing on board during navigation or being involved in maneuvers. Sailing lessons will focus on a) the essential nodes b) knowledge of basic terminology, c) mooring in port d) anchorage e) navigation standards f) interpretation of the weather g) route planning h) safety and operations emergency. All these topics are of fundamental importance for those who want to approach the world of sailing and why not approach the obtaining of the boat license.


+ Katabasis 2019 subscription € 30 including insurance Gasoline costs, galley and any mooring ports will be managed by a common pool between the crew (Skipper excluded). All participants will be invited to participate equally in routine cleaning and meal preparation.


22 June, 2019 @ 17:00
29 June, 2019 @ 17:00