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You want to establish the right habits; this course will make you a great crew member.

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SAILING IS CHANGING

We offer adventure sailing courses for people in their 20s and 30s. Earn your American Sailing Association certification so you can sail a yacht on your own.

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UNLOCK ADVENTURE

Combine sailing certification with full-on adventure. Embark on night-passages, free-dive with turtles, hike active volcanic lakes and discover hidden waterfalls on our Island Adventure courses.

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WHY LEARN TO SAIL WITH SAILING VIRGINS?

Awesome Instructors

We pull from a network of over 300 skippers from The Yacht Week and only select the best in terms of sailing competency, teaching ability and soft skills.

Incredible Location

The British Virgin Islands are legendary for their consistent sailing conditions. Combining that with beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters – makes for an incredible sailing destination.

Global Network

Your Sailing Virgins experience shouldn’t end once your course is over. With a network of several hundred adventurous young people, we have a network you can tap into for your next bareboat charter adventure.

Keep it relaxed...

Our instruction is chilled. We allow our students to learn by doing and by making mistakes. We’re also not afraid to have fun at the same time with frequent trips ashore to the many great restaurants and nightlife.
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Croatia

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August

Intermediate Course - Croatia

Our most popular course, this 7-day Croatia-based fast track program turns sailors into qualified Bareboat Skippers. Why Sailing Virgins? We're
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Croatia

Easy

August

Beginner Course - Croatia

Our entry level course, the seven day Croatia-based course takes students through the paces in one week of live-aboard sailing.
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2,940

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Madeira, Portugal

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July, August, September

Beginner Course - Madeira

Our entry level course, the seven day course takes students through the paces in one week of live-aboard sailing. A more
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