SAILING INSTRUCTION

Tailor-made sailling lessons

You will receive lessons from an experienced CWO licensed instructor.
The lessons last 2.5 hours and can be booked flexibly in the morning, afternoon or evening.
you can choose between a group lesson and a private lesson.
If you want, you can work to an official CWO Keelboat diploma (KB1, KB2 and KB 3)

A group lesson requires a minimum of 2 students in total. With a private lesson, you decide who you come sailing with. Alone or with (maximum 3) others
Lessons are given in Dutch or English

If you wish, you can train for a recognized CWO Keelboat diploma (KB1, KB2 or KB 3)
Your sailing progress will then be tracked on watersportdiploma.nl, the digital registration system of the CWO. You can always view this information via your own account. It is now also possible to easily take lessons at various sailing schools affiliated with the CWO.
If you have checked off all the competencies associated with a level, you can download a CWO diploma. You will also receive a printed copy at the sailing school.


GROUP LESSONS

A FUN WAY TO MEET NEW PEOPLE !


Learn with and from each other.

You make more progres when you observe your fellow students in action and see what works ( and what doesn't work !) 

  • Flexible online booking per lesson.
  • Sailling in a comfortable daysailer, type: Aira 22 
  • Lessons in morning, afternoon or evening.
  • A Minimum of 1 and a maximum of 3 fellow students per lesson.
  • Progressions are tracked in a personal progresslist
  • Possibility voor CWO certificates
  • Learn at your own level and at your own pace.
  • Costs: 55,-  euro per person per 2.5 hour lesson.


A minimum of two bookings are required for a group lesson to go ahead. Group lessons are in principle in Dutch and will only be given in English if the entire group is English-speaking

When you book your AIRTIME , choose for  GROUP LESSON 

You can reserve a single place, or multiple places on board.

Simply enter the desired number of places.

You can cancel free of charge up to 2 weeks before the reserved AIRTIME. Airforce 21's terms and conditions apply to all reservations

Now 10% discount for weekday airtime in the morning and the aftenoon

Order a 10 ride ticket for 495,- euro.

send a mail to: [email protected]  
10 ride tickets are valid for 1 year

PRIVATE LESSONS

CHOOSE YOUR OWN CREW !

Would you rather have lessons on your own or together with people of your choice?  With a private lesson you reserve the entire boat !



  • Flexible online booking per lesson.
  • Sailling in a comfortable daysailer, type: Aira 22
  • Lesson in the morning, afternoon or evening.
  • A maximum of 4 students are alowed per private lesson.
  • We sail with an AIRA 22, a modern daysailer
  • Progressions are tracked in a personal progresslist
  • Possibility voor CWO certificates 
  • Learn at your own level and at your own pace.
  • Costs: 140,- euros per lesson of 2.5 hours.


When you book your AIRTIME, choose  PRIVATE LESSON.

 Always enter 4 for quantity. The boat than reserved just for you.

In the reservationform you enter the amount of people that joins you.


Now 10% discount in morning and afternoon airtime on weekdays!

Are you really serious about sailing:
Order a 10 RIDES tickets for PRIVATE LESSONS for only 1250.-  euro. 

send a mail to: [email protected]


CHOOSE YOUR  LEVEL :

Airforce 21 is a CWO recognized sailing school and therefore works with the (new) CWO standards for the keelboat discipline.

You can obtain the recognized CWO certificates KB1, KB2 & KB3.

 CHOOSE FROM: BEGINNER (KBI), EXPERIENCED (KBII) or ADVANCED (KBIII)

BEGINNER (KB I)

All beginnings are hard, but the hardest thing is to get started.


You have never or rarely sailed before?

In this course you will become acquainted with sailing.

You will learn mainly by doing yourself !


 This you will learn (among other things);


  • Sailing courses and sailpositions
  • Healing the boat is part of sailing
  •  Rudder and sheet control
  •  Raising and lowering the sails
  •  Tacking (basic)
  •  Jybing 
  •  Basic priority rules BPR
  •  Basic sailing knots


Your progressions are tracked on a progresslist or online in de watersportdiploma.nl


After completing all ccompetences for level KB 1,  you can receive an CWO KB1 CERTIFICATE. 
You are now a good sailing mate and you are ready to move on to KB level 2. 
How long it takes you to complete level 1 depends on your talent, your motivation and weather conditions during lessons. (On average, a student needs about 8 lessons ) 


EXPERIENCED (KB II)

After the basics, it's now time to play with the boat and the elements.


 If you have mastered the basic skills well, you can also learn the more difficult maneuvers in this course. During this course, in addition to new maneuvers, the basic skills are often repeated and practiced so that this becomes a routine.  Learning by trying . 


 The following components (among others) are covered in this course;


  •  Deepening of the basic sailing skills
  •  (Better) Tacking
  •  Different jybe methods (including the chicken jybe)
  •  Reef 
  •  Arriving and departing a windward shore 
  •  Man Over Board Maneuver 
  •  Good mooring
  •  Sailing knots and Line Handling
  •  Priority rules of way BPR
  •  Safety on the water
  •  Theory of forces and moments on the ship (basics)


 After completing level KB 2 you can receive an
CWO KBII  CERTIFICATE.


 You are now a novice skipper.  You have all the skills to sail independently under calm conditions (up to wind force 4).  If you wish, you can now also rent a boat yourself to further develop yourself into an experienced skipper.

 How long it takes you to complete Level 2 depends on;  Aptitude, motivation and weather conditions.  On average, a student takes about 10 lessons after achieving level KB 1.

ADVANCED (KB III)

Become a pro!

Do you want to learn even more after completing level 2 and become a true all-round sailor?  Then this course is really something for you!


 The following components are covered in this course (among others).


  • Hoisting and lowering (during sailing)
  •  Sail trim
  •  Man Over Board Maneuver 
  •  Arriving and departing from a leeshore
  •  Braking free from running aground
  •  Anchoring under sail
  •  BPR knowledge
  •  Theory of forces and moments on the ship



 After completing level KB 3  you can receive an
CWO KB III CERTIFICATE.


 You are now  an all-round sailor and you know all the ins and outs, tips and tricks.  How long it takes you to complete Level KB 3 depends on;  talent, attitude, motivation, and weather conditions.  On average, after achieving level 2, a student takes about 10 lessons + self-study theory.