Basic Training Zeilvaart 2015 – 10 year anniversary

For the tenth year, Peter Lock teacher

The course is an introduction to the professional sailing with guests and suitable for anyone who wants to learn to sail with "tall ships". "Great" in the sense indicated in the Inland Police Regelement. Experience and knowledge are not required, There is room for up to 10 participants.

The theory of the course involves primary sailing theory and navigation concepts; hoist sail covers the practical part, smooth sailing, tack, gijpen, elementary Ropework, spray treatment at mooring, introduction to tools and safety equipment.

If course ship serves the Texelstroom, a North Sea Botter of 108 years old with a displacement of 50 tone. The buttercream is the perfect base for an introduction to the skills of the professional sailing from the heyday of sailing, begin 1900.

The sailor, bootsman, mate, shuttlecock, captain of a sailing ship developed his expertise in the course of years. In spite of modern technology and remain current regulations: timing of attracting and celebrating shots and the right sail; the foundation of safe sailing with guests on board a sailing ship. After attending the Basic Training Zeilvaart you do not immediately scare the novelties that you overtake you as you step inside the fascinating world of sailing commercial vessels.


Photo Klaas Wiersma

Data : Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March.
Boarding: Daman aboard the Texelstroom.
Afmonsteren: Old Child, Texel.
Costs : € 295,- p.p., including : Course materials, meals and accommodation, certificate of participation.

Friday: Rock Opera "Cleopatra" performed by Kayak!

Due to the jubilee included in the course program, attend optional at an additional cost of € 20,-. Application : Peter Lock,, such. 06 10607833.

Peter Lock momentum professional from 1991, with a preference for sailing pilot boats and displays the Basic Training Course since Zeilvaart 2005. For this course, he assisted in the organization by the Foundation for the Conservation Pilot Vessel "Texelstroom". Basic Training Course Zeilvaart powered by Courses in Sailing.

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