Way down or way up in Patagonia channels
Puerto Montt (41° south) to Ushuaia (55°south) :
From September 1st to October 15th
Ushuaia (55° south) to Puerto Montt (41° south) :
From April 10th to May 25th
The "Grand large" sailing school is intended for beginners and those who already sail and need to perfect their knowledge, or those who are willing to cast off with their own boat.
The sailing school can be done during the cruises or trans-oceanics we offer.
Your skipper can train you to:
- Usual sailboat manoeuvres
- Navigation with today technological instruments (maps travers, GPS,..)
- Old fashionned navigation (calculation, astronomical navigation, ..)
- Maintaining a sailboat (mecanics, electricity, hydrolics)
THE SAILING BOAT
Cruising - racing sailboat (ex Baracuda of Tarrant) which became famous during the RORC races in England, integrally refitted for extreme conditions in 2012 (insulation, heating system, interior fittings, autonomy, etc..). Fitted with 3 spacious double cabins (2 at the rear, 1 at the front), a large bathroom, equiped galley, and a large saloon. She can host up to 6 persons.
Comfy, rapid, solid et secured in all weather conditions, she will sails in symbiosis with elements, with the wind.Architect : Tony Gastro / Type ULDB (ultra light displacement)
Your captain holds a French Marine Marchande valid certificate as master for a vessel of this size and class (Brevet Capitain 500). He could skip cargos but made the choice of dedicating his life to professional yachting.
Sailing almost since he was born, he builds up his experience on more than 32 years of profesional carreer, on all types of sailing boats between 10 and 35 meters, through all the oceans of the globe.
He has completed sailing 25 trans-oceanics and a globe circumnavigation.
Spoken languages : French, Spanish, English, Portugese, fluently specially after the aperitif.