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Learn How to Sail in Greece with IonianMode: Unleashing the Beauty of Sailing in the Ionian

Learn to Sail in Greece with ionianMode RYA Training Centre. Embark on a thrilling sailing adventure with IonianMode, an esteemed RYA training center nestled in the heart of the Ionian Sea, Greece. Offering a range of comprehensive courses, IonianMode stands out as a premier destination for those eager to master the art of sailing against the backdrop of the stunning Ionian islands, starting from the enchanting port of Lefkas.

Have a Look at our Courses :

  1. RYA Competent Crew Course:

    • Ideal for beginners, this course provides hands-on experience in sail handling, navigation, and safety procedures.
    • Learn the essentials of life aboard a sailing yacht and become a competent crew member.
  2. RYA Day Skipper Course:

    • Designed for those with some sailing experience, this course focuses on navigation, boat handling, and leadership skills.
    • Gain the confidence to skipper a yacht during daylight hours in familiar waters.
  3. RYA Coastal Skipper Course:

    • Tailored for experienced sailors, this course delves into advanced navigation, passage planning, and adverse weather conditions.
    • Perfect for those aspiring to undertake longer coastal passages.
  4. RYA Yachtmaster Preparation Course:

    • Aimed at sailors with significant experience, this course hones your skills for the RYA Yachtmaster exam.
    • Covers advanced navigation, yacht handling, and decision-making under challenging conditions.

Further information about RYA Courses can be found at www.rya.org.uk

How We Run Courses in the Ionian:

  • Scenic Starting Point – Lefkas:

    • All courses kick off from the picturesque island of Lefkas, known for its crystal-clear waters and vibrant atmosphere.
    • Lefkas serves as an ideal starting point due to its central location and easy access to the diverse Ionian islands.
  • Practical Training Amidst Island Wonders:

    • IonianMode’s courses blend theory with practical application, allowing students to navigate and sail amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Ionian archipelago.
    • Gain hands-on experience maneuvering through both calm and challenging waters.
  • Experienced Instructors:

    • Our RYA-certified instructors bring a wealth of experience and passion for sailing, ensuring a supportive and educational environment for all participants.
  • Flexible Scheduling:

    • Courses are offered year-round, with flexible scheduling options to accommodate diverse preferences and time constraints.

Embark on a transformative sailing journey with IonianMode, where the azure waters of the Ionian Sea become your classroom, and the art of sailing becomes second nature. Join us and embrace the thrill of learning to sail in the heart of Greece.

 What’s Included

  • Training by certified & experienced RYA instructors

  • RYA Handbooks 

  • Gas, Initial water 

  • Bed linen & towels

  • Course material available

  • WiFi unlimited internet (speed depending on mobile signal quality)

  • V.A.T

What’s not included

  • Cost of drinks & meals ashore

  • Provisions 

  • Instructor’s meals 
  • Fuel
  • Cost of transfers and flights to/from our base


  • RYA Competent Crew or Day Skipper Certificate

  • Students – instructor ratio 5:1
  • A minimum of 100 N.M
  • A minimum of 6 Ionian destinations
  • Experience night sail
  • Crystal clear water anchorages
  • Local cuisine & culture
  • Combine training with holidays

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Learn to Sail in Greece