Summer Sailing School – 2018

Watching youngsters grow in confidence as they master the art of sailing is one of the great objectives for the staff at Vela Club Levanto. Our summer courses will entertain, challenge and stimulate your children as they learn how to master a sailing dinghy and have fun along the way



  • Students are assigned to the sailing boats (optimist – laser – 420) according to their age and skills.
  • We provide all essential gear for the course, boats and buoyancy aids, while wetsuits, hat and shoes should be brought by the children.
  • Our instructor (appointed by FIV – Italian sailing federation) is very experienced
  • We have a clubhouse facility with changing rooms and showers.
  • With the enrolment the children will also be fully insured.
  • Medical certificate is mandatory


  • When – Courses are held from Monday to Friday – from 2.30 PM to 5.30 PM (pls arrive 15 min in advance) – from June 11th to September 7th

  • Where – near Vela Club Levanto facility on the right side of the harbour – see map below
  • Who – Courses are held by 1st class sailing instructor appointed by FIV
  • What – The course, according to weather-marine conditions, includes:
    • A short session about sailing basics
    • Sailing in the Levanto gulf with diffent sailing boats (optimist, laser, 420)
    • End of course regatta
    • Delivery of the federal FIV (Italian Sailing Federation) card
    • Attendance: Max 10 kids per course
  • Others
    • Child should be 6 years old or more
    • Sailing school with Optimist for kids 6 yrs old and more
    • Sailing school for children – teenagers and more with 420’s – laser – 470’s
  • Medical certificate is mandatory
    • for any competitive sport activity OR
    • also for non-agonistic/non-competitive sports activities
      • the aim is to obtain the FIV (Italian Sailing Federation) insurance card (included in the cost of the course).
      • If already in possession, provided that is valid, it will not be necessary to produce a new one, but it will be enough to send a pdf or to show a photocopy.
  • Sailboats for the summer school:
    • 5 – Optimist
    • 2 – 420
    • 2 – 470
    • 1 – Laser standard
  • For further information or booking – please send an e-mail to:
    • vclevanto @ with the following information:
      • child – Name, Surname
      • child – Date of birth
      • child – Place of birth (city, country)
      • parents, child – Permanent address (street, city, country)
      • parents -Telephone number (country code, #)

Optimist regatta in Monterosso gulf – First of the 5 villages in 5 terre


  • 1st week – 160 euro
  • 2nd week – 140 euro
  • 3rd week – 120 euro

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