American English Camp on Rab with sailing
Blue Butterfly sailing and summer english camp 13+
The International Summer Camp of English Language and Culture will improve your knowledge, enable you to spend a carefree summer with learning, socializing and having fun!
Learn English and enjoy the sun, crystal clear sea and sailing!
Get to know Croatian islands, beauty, history, stories and legends.
Accommodation is organized in apartments with full board and supervised by experienced staff.
FIRST WEEK: Sailing program – (Saturday-Saturday)
Theory and practice – basic sailing school
The basics sailing course is designed for anyone who’ve always, whether because of other people’s tales, or simply by watching “the lucky ones“, felt that the wind, the sails and the sea can provide unique satisfaction, a satisfaction that cannot be described by words, but needs to be experienced in person.
Object of the course: adapting to the wind, sea and life on the sailboat, learning the basic techniques of sailing and understanding the basics of nautical conduct at sea
Age: 13 do 19 years with the written permission of the parents
Previous knowledge: none required
Min. prerequisites: swimming skills and readiness for physical activities
Acquired skills: basics of steering, sail handling, participation in daily routine work on the boat
Sailing waters: the waters of the island of Rab
Equipment: rain jacket, rain trousers (winter time), sailing gloves (like the one for bike – no „fingers“), double shoes (sailing shoes or sneakers), T-shirts, shirts with long sleeves, short and long pants, sun protecting cream, cap, towels for the sea, swimsuit.
Basics of sailing – who is this course made for?
In 30 years of our existance and experience, we have gained the trust of thousands of participants who have been continuously sailing with us. Many of them come regularly every season. Some have become sailing instructors. And almost all of them adopted sailing as a lifestyle. Whether you are an individual who wants to learn sailing skills or a family who want to actively spend a holiday together, we’ll ensure that you want to come back.
Sailing for beginners
It’s easy to learn the basic theory from our handbook before sailing out. The handbook is in Croatian and in English. After getting to know the theory, it’s time to sail out and apply your newly-learned skills. Our professional instructors will lead you through the learning process, while at the same time you are going to enjoy friendly environment, meet new people and have some fun. You will acquire new skills like basics of steering, sail handling, participation in daily routine work on the boat; sailed miles 120 NM (approx).
This sailing program is for all adults (aged 16 to 18 with parental written consent).
The only prerequisite is swimming skills. And readiness for physical activities, indeed!
What are you going to learn on this beginner sailing course?
You’ll start by learning the names of parts of the sailboat in English. You’ll learn the basic movement directions of the sailboat, how to set up the sails, where does each crew member exactly have to be and when. You’ll learn which sails there are and when to use them, trimming the sails according to the wind.
Sailing area & route
Local waters of the island Murter.
That means in the water of Oslands: Zlarin, Prvić, Kaprije, Žirje and the west side of Island of Murter toward Kornati Islands
Sailing route is subject to change depending on the current weather conditions, wind and the forecast.
Safety is our priority!
WEEKEND: excursions at extra charge
City tour: 310 HRK
Sightseeing of the old town: towers, city walls, churches and palaces, the monastery of Sv. Euphemia located in Kampor, Komrčar Park, the bell tower of the Rab Cathedral, Paradise Beach.
Price in EUR/ per person
1 week - Sailing + English language: 3.080 €
1 week - Sailing: 1.900 €
ENGLISH + SAILING (1 week)
– 15 lekcija engleskog jezika u grupama do 12 učenika/tjedno
- beginner sailing course
- teaching material
- language proficiency testing
- certificate of attendance
- accommodation in a residence with full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
- full program of social, cultural and sports activities
- 24h supervision
Price does not include:
- airline ticket
- transport - transfer Zagreb - Rab - Zagreb(490 HRK/ per direction)
- other services not mentioned in the itinerary
- Credit Card
- Bank Transfer