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Location North
Minimum Age 11
Operating Days All Days
Duration 15 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Minimum Age
Operating Days
All Days
15 hrs
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement

from 435€

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Overview & Highlights

15 hours Sailing course for Beginners at Mont Choisy (North Coast) - Overview

This is an exclusive offer to experience and learn sailing in one of the best sailing destinations in the world. Learn how to sail while cruising in an idyllic location.

This special sailing course based in Mont Choisy, Coral Azur Beach Resort, will turn your holiday into an unforgettable memory. With a 15-hour sailing course designed to teach you everything worth knowing about sailing as well as to get you to familiarize with this fantastic world of sailing that some see as a sport and others choose as a lifestyle.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Perfect location is ideal for those passionate about sailing
  • For those who would love to learn to sail in the perfect crystal blue waters of the northern coast
  • Benefit from ideal sea conditions and light wind
  • After your first sailing lesson you will already feel the urge to return again and again for more lessons
  • Learn from the best of the field

What's Included

Sailing course for beginners at Mont Choisy (North Coast) - Inclusions:

  • 15 hours of sailing course
  • Internationally qualified RYA (Royal Yachting Association) instructors
  • RYA level 1 sailing certification upon completion
  • Training sessions as per your schedule - split over one week or several weekends
  • Advanced equipment and sailing boats (Laser Picos, Laser 2000's, Hobie 16 LE Race, Hobie Pacific's, Hobie 15) with twin trapeze, fitted with spinnakers and life vests
  • Maximum safety & comfort - Two safety boats with a professional team of instructors on cover

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Transportation & Driver Details

Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

Pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation anywhere in Mauritius

A personal driver guide to take you to all the main shopping locations according to your preferences

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.

Meeting Point & Times
Meeting Point:

Mont Choisy

Start & End times:
(Upon request it is possible to start or finish the sailing activity in a different time as mentioned above)
Morning session: 10:00 – 12:30
Afternoon session: 13:30 – 17:00
Duration: The duration of the Sailing course is 15 hours which can be done over one week or split over several days (2 or 3 hours sailing session in one day, upon availability).
  This activity is offered every day


Full Description

Sailing course for beginners - 15 hours Course at Mont Choisy (North Coast)

Based in Mont Choisy, this perfect location is ideal for those passionate about sailing as well as those who would love to learn to sail in the perfect crystal blue waters of the northern coast, benefiting from ideal sea conditions and light winds.

When joining this sailing course, you are sure not only to learn how to sail, but you will also feel very much at ease and safe, being instructed and cared-for by the internationally qualified RYA (Royal Yachting Association) instructors. After your first sailing lesson you will already feel the urge to return again and again for more lessons, enjoying every minute of the course.

At the end of your sailing course, you will receive an RYA level 1 sailing certification.

The Sailing courses for beginners – Learn a new skill!

During the several training sessions, the professional instructor will provide you full assistance. You will progress inch by inch during this learning process and by the end of the 15-hours course, you will acquire full knowledge about sailing.

The most convenient part is that the courses can be taken with some flexibility as per your preferences and schedule, and according to the availability of the center. For example you can complete the course within 3-5 days in a row, or choose to split your lessons over several days, having breaks in between.

As part of this fantastic sailing course, you will learn everything worth knowing about sailing from obtaining the very basic sailing skills till having a “taste” of sailing. Each of the sailing maneuvers and training sessions is made up by steps that are logically structured to enable individual training. You will be much more confident in controlling and maneuvering your sailing vessel in the open sea and lagoon.

As part of the sailing course, only advanced equipment and sailing boats are used during the learning session where you will have the privilege to choose from a comprehensive fleet of catamarans or dinghies – Laser Picos, Laser 2000’s, Hobie 16 LE Race, Hobie Pacifics and Hobie 15.

Different level of RYA courses

All sailing courses are run as per Royal Yachting Association guidelines and ratios using qualified instructors. Courses are suitable for everyone from beginner to intermediate sailor. As part of this package, you will receive an RYA Level 1 certification.

RYA Level 1

This course is for beginners who have done little or no dinghy sailing before. It is the first part of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) training scheme and its aim is to provide basic boat handling techniques and essential background knowledge. By the end of the course you will be able to sail safely under supervision.

The goal is to teach people to sail and have fun on the water, involve them in the sailing activity and give them easy and affordable access to sailboats and water activities.

Your safety matters!

The sailing course starts with a full briefing on safety instructions about your learning session process and the level you will learn. Two safety boats and a dedicated rescue team are always on standby. Only the best quality and advanced equipment is offered including also life vests and trapeze harnesses if necessary – all for your maximum safety & comfort.

About Sailing

In most countries, sailing is enjoyed as a leisure activity or as a sport. It consists of wind propulsion of a boat by means of sails and guiding it over water. The participant manages the force of the wind on the sails by adjusting their angle with regards to the moving sailing boat.

This popular water sport attracts people of all ages and abilities. With proper lessons and favorable conditions all year round in Mauritius, the basic skills of sailing, steering, and turning can be learned within a few hours.

About the sailing center

Based in Mont Choisy, the center welcomes anyone who wants to try out its fantastic range of performance dinghies, catamarans and SUP’s.

Being the only RYA (Royal Yachting Association) recognized training establishment in the entire India Ocean, so you are assured of a high standard of safety as well as first class professional and friendly instructors.

About Mont Choisy Beach – Northern Coast

In the Northern side of Mauritius, Mont Choisy Beach stretches from Trou aux Biches to the Club Med in Pointe aux Canonniers, making it one of the longest beaches in Mauritius.

The beach is characterized by its gentle arch which shows the waters curving as they hit the shores. It enjoys the panoramic scenery of the Indian Ocean, featuring gentle turquoise colored waters, powdery white shores and a rich marine life.

One of the popular beaches in Mauritius, with abundant sea activities and many hotels in the surroundings, you will always find something for you. This is the ideal location for couples, families and friends longing for peaceful holidays, in a Mauritian style.

What to bring/wear
  • Swimwear
  • Suitable shoes
  • Towels
  • Water
  • Suncream

Comments & Notes
  • Minimum age: 11 years and above.
  • Maximum number of people: 6 participants at a time with one instructor

Sailing course for beginners (North)  
Price per Participant:  435 Euros


Booking Attributes

Booking Attributes

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When booking for a specific date, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for the activity, as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that best suits you, provided that you confirm the availability with one of Mauritius Attractions’ agents firsthand. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.


(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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