Tall Ship Sailing
As a follow-up on Galera ao Mar, a endangered youth sail education programme in Rio´s slum since 2003, Jan (the owner of Captains House) will gather interested persons and guests of Fano B&B, for a preparatory course for tall ship sailing. Hand-on experience can be arranged on "S/S Business" in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. S.S sailing schooner Business was built by Italian sailor family that made the first pouch coffee machine on the Brazilian market, even before George Clooney Nescafe machine existed. Combining the excellent hardwood works of 400 years traditional schooner builders in Valenca, Bahia state of Brazil with good solid sailing rigging architecture of 1990 giving this almost double-ender hull excellent sailing capacities. The 60 plus tons of the hardwood add to the additional 12 tons keel to make her a very stable sailor. All sails can be controlled from central winch forward aft mast, which makes her quick tacking with few sailors. Interior is also done all in wood and twin turbo Mercedes engines, 4000 lts fuel tanks gives her long reach as motor sailor.
You can combine your trip with the Carneval in February.
The course at Fano will be a weekend of talk and discussions on:
• Sea terms, parts of the boat, rigging and types of sails
• How to tie important sea-going knots, Rope, Rigging,
Wood and ships irons
• Understand the points of sail. Steer the vessel under sail
• Learn about weather forecasts. Meteorology
• Cruising planning. Cruising food and drinking.
• Man overboard recovery and emergency drills. Personal safety.
• Fire precautions and fighting
• How to handle the sails and use sheets and halyards
• Rules of the road
• Dinghies & rowing.
Price, besides B&B Fano, DKK 500 per couple.
This small course or event will be preparing for our Nautical Tourisme course under elaboration. Check here in Danish
Please use the contact form for reservation, or ask for more information.
Captains House - Bed & Breakfast, Fanoe
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