Nasa Sailing Academy

NASA Sailing Academy COURSE

Base: Portoroz SLO

Instructor:   Igor Orlov (RYA Yachtmaster, Cert. No. 20017)

Yacht X-41 One design

Safety equipment:   Ocean Safety

Protective clothes:   Henri Lloyd

Duration: Sat, Sun and Mon (09:30-17:30) or

Wed, Thu and Fri (09:30-17:30)



Close-quarters handling under power

Coming alongside and tying up


Handling of sails (hoisting, dropping, reefing and tiding up)

Work with winches, clutches, genoa cars and travellers

Beating and tacking

Running and jibing

Apparent wind

Basic terrestrial navigation

Rules of the road at sea

Main dangers at sea

Use of personal safety equipment (lifejacket, safety harness and safety line)

Ways of initiating an emergency call at sea


March, April, October, November

295 € (4 students)

250 € (5 students)

May, June, July, September

385 € (4 students)

325 € (5 students)

(The price includes boat accommodation, linen, gas, fuel, marina fee in Portorož, fridge, GPS ploter, autopilot, 220 V, VHF, RC or radio CD, furling genoa, inflatable dinghy… )


5% group of 4 or 5 students

5% course repetition

5% fair discount