Cyclades Sailing School
The Cyclades Sailing School begins lessons of Traditional Sailing in Syros. The purpose of school is learning Traditional Sailing and the promotion of our cultural heritage, the preservation of our traditional boats and survival of professions related to their construction specially to Syros, with the huge shipbuilding tradition.
The documentation and recording of the whole process of the Traditional Sailing School hope to highlight and preserve the methods of construction and rigging of these vessels, to train young people in traditional sailing that although in recent years has been forgotten.
The program includes theoretical courses:
• HISTORICAL DATA- sailing boats EVOLUTION
• TYPES OF TRADITIONAL sailing boats
• Latin boats
• HISTORY OF Wooden Boat Building
•HYDRODYNAMICS INFORMATION - AERODYNAMICS IN TRADITIONAL CRAFT
• SHIPPING -CHARTES, Compasses, STEERING- DETERMINING POSITION
• SAFETY BOARD - right, SIGNS AND RISK COMMUNICATION AT SEA
• ELECTRONIC DEVICES-NAUTICAL-VHF-GMDSS
• PORT REGULATIONS, MARITIME LAW OBLIGATIONS FOR SKIPPERS
• MARINE ENGINES, DIESEL
• METEOROLOGY, WEATHER FORECAST
• FIRST AID
After certification of the knowledge and written exam, the practice is done with sailing boats and traditional boats for a week in Syros.
REGISTRATION TO THE SEMINAR
You must specify the complete email confirmation form recording personal data following the Seminar distance.
- Teacher: Miltos Sakellariou
Traditional Sailing School
One of the objectives of KOINSEP CYCLADES is the continuous activation in the rescue of all kinds of traditional arts and professions by educating the public and its members, especially the traditional Boat building.
Cyclades Sailing School since 2016, is starting traditional sailing courses in Syros with our Sailing Boat KIVOTOS, for the first time in Greece. The aim of the school is to learn Traditional Sailing, to promote our cultural heritage, to save our traditional ships and the survival of the professions related to their construction especially in Syros, with the huge shipbuilding tradition.
A precondition for our own effort is to get in touch with the traditional sailing sport, acquiring theoretical and practical knowledge and skills of most, hoping to continue in our country the love for the traditional boat. The innovation of our Sailing school is the distance learning of the theoretical course.
After certification of knowledge and written examinations, practicing with sailing boats and traditional boats for a week in Syros. The distance learning system based on the use of the e-learning Moodle platform.