training flotilla

Training Flotilla in the Ionian 2024

19 Oct – 26 Oct  & 26 Oct – 02 Nov 

the Concept: Are you a newly qualified Skipper or want to improve your skippering skills?

Join our Training Flotiila and combine Training with Family & Friends Holidays 

IonianMode gearing up for an exhilarating training flotilla scheduled for October 24. Join our training flotilla and build up your confidence. Be the skipper of your sailing yacht with the 24/7 support of ionianMode training team.

  • 6-Day Training Flotilla around the South Ionian
  • 6 Destinations  
  • Lots of Sailing 
  • Mooring Practice & Techniques 
  • Swim Stops at the most beautiful bays of the Ionian 
  • 7-Day Support by RYA instructors
  • Daily Events for  Skippers and Crews 

Our Training flotilla is ideal for

  • newly qualified skippers and crew
  • skippers who want to revise their knowledge and get some local knowledge
  • skippers and crew who want to build up their confidence
  • families and groups who want to learn as a team
  • bareboat and flotilla holiday preparation

This unique experience promises a blend of

  • practical training
  • theoretical insights -weather, safety, regulations, navigation, instrumentation
  • revision of mooring and sailing techniques
  • daily briefings and lessons
  • lots of sailing
  • swim stops at the most beautiful bays of the Ionian
  • different destinations every day

The Training Flotilla Yachts:

  • 3 cabin monohull
  • 4 cabin monohull
  • 5 cabin monohull
  • 4 cabin catamarans
  • 6 cabin catamarans
Training Flotilla Holidays
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The itinerary 

  • Lefkas 
  • Ithaca 
  • Cephalonia 
  • Kastos 
  • Kalamos 
  • Meganisi 

The Adventure Unfolds:

  • The training flotilla kicks off with a comprehensive safety briefing on the first day, ensuring that participants are well-prepared for the journey ahead.
  • Each day will feature insightful briefings about the day’s activities, covering a range of topics from navigation techniques to practical skills like long lining and stern to berthing
  • Each day our training team will come up with suggestions on the daily swim stops and final destination of the day depending on the weather conditions.

The training – support crew

  • Lead Crew of RYA Qualified instructors
  • Full-time training support
  • 24/7 technical support
  • RIB technical support

Our booking department team will help you to choose the ideal yacht for you.

Join our ionianMode training flotilla with your friends and family and combine training with holidays among the most beautiful islands of the Ionian

The Weekly Schedule 

  • The yachts will be ready for accommodation by Saturday midday.
  • On day one you will join the yacht and you will meet the rest of the flotilla crews and your Lead Crew. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed and briefed by your flotilla Skipper about the basics regards the yacht and its surroundings. Once everyone has arrived we will have the chance to discuss the itinerary and the plan for the week.
  • On Saturday afternoon you will have the chance to familiarise your selves with your yacht and her equipment and visit the beautiful Lefkas Town. Our Lead Crew will organize a group meal at a local restaurant where the crews will have the chance to meet each other.
  • The week course starts on Sunday morning from our base in Lefkas Town and finishes on Friday afternoon. 
  • On Sunday morning our Lead Crew will organize the initial safety briefing. (You will be informed about the venue and time on the spot) and the same day at our first destination we will organise a punch party at the beach 
  • Our Lead Crew will organize daily  briefings before departure as well as daily lessons such as mooring & sailing techniques 
  • During your training flotilla week, you will sail a minimum distance of 100NM around the islands of the Ionian and you will visit the most interesting and beautiful ports of the area.
  • On our daily routine, we will have lunch and swim stops in one of the most idyllic bays of the Ionian islands and we will spend the night in a different destination at a time, where you will have the chance to explore the local culture and cuisine of Lefkada, Kefalonia, and Ithaca.
  • By Friday afternoon ( 17.00) we will return to our base, where we will have to refuel the yachts and do the check-out with the base crew 
  • By Saturday 09.00  we will have to leave the yachts for our base crew to get them ready for the next group.
   

Training Flotilla 2024 

19/ 10-26/10 &  26/10 – 02/11 

  • 3 cabin HANSE  388 / 2022
  • 3 cabin DUFOUR 390 / 2021
  • 4 cabin Beneteau OCEANIS 40.1 / 2022
  • 4 cabin Bavaria C45 / 2022
  • 5 cabin HANSE 508 / 2021
  • 5 cabin Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 / 2020
  • 4 cabin CATAMARAN Excess 11 / 2023
  • 4 cabIn CATAMARAN Laggon 40 / 2020
  • 4 cabin CATAMARAN Bali 41.1 / 2020
  • 4+2 Cabin CATAMARAN FP Astrea42 / 2021
  • 4+2 Cabin CATAMARAN Lagoon 42 / 2020
  • €2900
  • €2900
  • €3500
  • €3500
  • €3900
  • €3900
  • €3900
  • €3900
  • €3900
  • €4500
  • €4500
 
  • Our booking department team will help you choose the ideal yacht for you
 

What’s Included

  • 6 Day Training Flotiila 
  • 6 Day Support – Training by RYA Instructors 
  • Mooring Practices & Mooring Techniques 
  • Daily Briefings 
  • Daily Group Lessons
  • Daily Events 
  • 24/7 Technical Support 
  • Welcome Pack 
  • Linen – Towels 
  • Gas 
  • 1st & Last Day mooring fees 
  • End Cleaning 

What’s not Included 

  • Mooring Fees at the destinations
  • Yacht Provisions 
  • Fuel 
  • Cost of drinks & meals ashore 
  • Cost of flights & Transfers from/to airport 
  • Refundable Security Deposit 
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