SAILING SCHOOL OF THE DEAUVILLE YACHT CLUB

Situated in the municipal port, the sailing school (certified as “École Française de voile”) is managed by the Deauville Yacht Club with the support of the City of Deauville. It offers educational, sport or fun initiations for individuals, students and businesses.

Ecole de voileSandrine Boyer-Engel
Sandrine Boyer-Engel
Sandrine Boyer-Engel

Several sail learning formulas are proposed by the sailing school with a J80, both easy to manoeuvre and perfect to discover sailing:

> leisure sailing formulas (from 13 years old): 3, 6 or 9-hour 10 or 20 sessions
> sport sailing formulas to improve regatta techniques (from 14 years old): 3 or 6-hour sessions
> formulas to improve your technique on your own boat
> formulas providing yachts to sail independently (3 FFV level required)
> formulas for companies going offshore
> 4-hr courses during school holidays: lasting 3, 4 or 5 days

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ENCOURAGING SAILING CAREERS
Each week, students of the André Maurois high school get on board and, every year, more and more people discover the sport and human values of sailing. The Deauville Yacht Club sailing school is one of the few Clubs in Calvados proposing sailboat cruising in monohulls or multihulls to individuals and companies interested in organizing professional meetings at sea.

Deauville Yacht Club
Sandine Boyer-Engel
Sandrine Boyer-Engel

LEARNING PROGRAMS FOR ANY LEVELS

LEISURE AND DISCOVERY
to learn fundamental manoeuvres and sail trims.

LEISURE AND TECHNIQUE IMPROVING
to master several manoeuvres, learn sail trims, steer the boat at different speeds, prepare sailing, acquire the main safety notions

SPORTS SCHOOL
to understand race rules, learn tactics and strategies, develop team spirit, understand fine adjustments, inform and communicate with the fleet.

Quai de la marine - 14800 Deauville - 02 31 88 38 19

COACH PLAISANCE VOILE: the new training offer proposed by the Deauville Yacht and certified by the FFVoile.

This offer, designed for the amateur yachtsman owning or renting yachts and willing to improve their technique, is provided by professionals giving advice and help to better manage boat steering and sail safely and easily!

Several subjects may be considered, according to the yachtsman need:
- Manoeuvres: in a port, sail in the breeze, use downwind sails, anchor and secure to a buoy, adjust sails on the way, choose itineraries
- Steering: sail without any electronics, use informatics on board, dare sailing by night
- Safety: understand the weather forecast, adjust safety material, prevent and manage man overboard scenario, react in the case of unforeseen circumstances
- Maintenance: monitor and maintain onboard equipment

Personalized offer
Organized in sessions from 1 to 3 hours, by half-day or day, the different subjects may be independently chosen and treated according to the experience already acquired by the yachtsman.

The Coach Plaisance means assistance provided by a sailor with teaching abilities and a remarkable experience in the sea sailing. But it’s also based on experience sharing.

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