PHU QUOC ISLAND, VIETNAM
Sailing Beginner's Course
Learn to be a first mate in the pearl islands of Asia.
3 Days | USD 250
(Phu Quoc now has direct flights from Mumbai/ Delhi & is visa-free)
1. Comfort in water
2. Non-swimmers are welcome
3. Good general health
Day 1- Arrive in Phu Quoc & get picked up from the airport. Drive to the accommodation & settle in. Start with some wind theory & get introduced to sailors vocabulary. Learn how to set up the boat & go for a small ride.
Day 2- Time to go sailing! Understand boat balance & learn to manage the small sail. Practice basic turns & sail close to the Cambodian islands. End the day with some sailing theory.
Day 3- Last day of sailing in this tropical paradise. Learn downwind turns and how to stop the boat. Practise capsizing and recovery. Finish the course with some theory, and treat yourself to a celebratory beer at a local Vietnamese beer cafe.
Day 4- Check out & drive to Phu Quoc airport with a new hobby and perhaps a new way to travel the world.
A typical day will have 3-4 hours of sailing lessons. Rest of the day will be free to relax or explore Phu Quoc. Lesson schedule will depend on real-time wind conditions.
Post sailing, take a shower or dip in the pool. Spend the evening relaxing in the resort or go for a round to the market. Explore sea food of Vietnam and drink beer like the locals. The town shuts down by 9:30 pm or so.
A SNEAK PEEK INTO THE COURSE
How safe is skiing?Skiing is safer than you think. If you follow safety guidelines and ski with a trainer/ experienced buddy, you will be fine. It is also important to check weather conditions before heading out especially to the higher slopes.
Will I be skiing alone?No. Your ski trainer will be with you at all times. Even for intermediate skiers, we always recommend skiing with a buddy.
How many hours will I be skiing in a day?A typical day of skiing is from 10am-4pm. You can buy lunch on the slopes.
How do I reach Gulmarg?Best way to reach is by taking a flight to Srinagar. We will pick you up from the airport.
I have children. Can they ski?Absolutely. Children pick up skiing much faster than adults. Ideal age to start is 4 years +.
What about meals?Meals aren't a part of the course. But Gulmarg has plenty of options from 5star dining to cafes/ local dhabas where you can buy a meal from Rs.100-500. We will give you recommendations on where to eat.
What are the things need to carry?We will provide you the essential gears for your sport. And once you book a package with us we will send you a confirmation email & a packing guide for your trip.
Weather & terrain
THINGS TO KNOW
Your stay will be in a personal room in a standard beach-side cottage-style resort.
This is our cancellation/ rescheduling policy for Phu Quoc-
If cancelled 4 weeks before, then there will be charge of 2500 pp
If cancelled within 4 weeks, then there will be charge of 5000 pp
Balance can be either refunded or transferred to another batch, depending on your preference
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