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Sailing and Freediving at the Azores
24 August, 2019 - 31 August, 2019€700
Sailing and Freediving in a place that evokes sea stories. KATABASIS Freediving and Sailing offers a wonderful sailing cruises for freedivers to the Azores islands. A week to sail and freediving and for those who want the chance to learn the rudiments to run a 38-foot sailboat. A magnificent holiday to practice freediving in one of the most fascinating ecosystems of all time and acquire the basic knowledge during sailing lessons.
Training in constant weight and free immersion 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.
During the cruise the participants will learn first of all to be an active part of a crew of a sailing boat. 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 approaching the obtaining of the boat license
€ 700 + Katabasis 2019 subscription (€ 30) including insurance
The costs of diesel, galley and any mooring ports will be managed by a common fund among the participants (Skipper excluded). All participants will be invited to participate equally in routine cleaning and food preparation.