Summer Season 2021 courses - French Sailing School

The Yacht Club La Grande Motte offers courses & sailing activities throughout the year, to share without moderation, with family, friends or as part of your business.

The training & activities are planned for all ages: Adults, Teens & Children from 4 years.

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SEA GARDEN

From 4 to 6 yo
 

5 x 1h30

From “Turtle” to “Shark” level.

Base rate: 150€
 

The first sailing course!

Ideal for a first approach to nautical activities from 4 yo.
 

With an attentive instructor and our adapted equipment, they’ll be able to discover the joys of sliding on various supports such as optimist, Funboat, paddle, or even on windsurf.

They’ll take advantage of the proximity of the rehabilitation center of the Ponant to observe sea turtles and other natural species.
 

To finish, they’ll play pirates aboard our collective boat “Le Venture” and will go to research the treasure of Ponant !
 

Meeting point : Ponant annex base, next to the leisure center.

MULTIGLISS

From 8 to 13 yo
 

5 x 2h30

From “Turtle” to “Shark” level.

Base rate: 180€
 

The adventurers course !

Your children will discover all the supports in the best conditions : windsurf, funboat, paddle, optimist, collective boat/

The monitor adapts to the weather conditions of the day and chooses the most suitable support for maximum pleasure !

They will become real little pirates !
 

Meeting point : Ponant annex base, next to the leisure center.

MULTINAUTIC


From 6 to 8 yo
 

5 x 2h

From “Turtle” to “Shark” level.

Base rate: 160€
 

Unique adventure playground for 6 to 8 yo !
 

This course allows you to discover all the nautical supports : from windsurf to paddle, including catamarans and collective boats.
 

This course is suitable for children aged 6 who already have “nautical experience”. Otherwise, we recommend the “Sea Garden” course.
 

Meeting point : Ponant annex base, next to the leisure center.

PONANT CATAMARAN

From 8 to 13 yo

5 x 3H00

From “Turtle” to “Shark” level.

Base rate: 190€
 

Morning lessons : initiation/intermediate

Afternoon lessons : intermediate / advanced (having done at least two courses already)


100% FUN ! Small sport catamaran, the New Cat 12 will be the ideal toy for a quick search for ride and glide.

Budding sailors will be able to discover the joys of gliding on a hull and on the trapeze.

Guaranteed sensations !
 

Meeting point : Ponant annex base, next to the leisure center.

PONANT WINDSURF :

From 8 to 13 yo

5 x 2h30

From “Turtle” to “Shark” level.

Base rate: 185€
 

Morning lessons : initiation/intermediate

Afternoon lessons : intermediate / advanced (having done at least two courses already)
 

Your children will learn the basics of windsurf thanks to our specific “children/juniors” equipment which will allow them to quickly acquire unique sensations.

The more “experts” will be able to become the kings of the manoeuvre !
Feeling of freedom guaranteed !
 

Meeting point : Ponant annex base, next to the leisure center.

OPTIMIST PONANT 

Initiates from 7 to 10 yo


5X 2H30
From "Turtle" to "Shark" level
Basic price: 170.00€

Ideal after a first experience in sailing, this course will allow your child to be the only master on board his boat.
In just a few hours he will become a real little sea pirate capable of sailing alone!
A progression at his own pace that will make him a real captain!
All the great champions have passed through this little boat...

Meeting point: Ponant base, next to the leisure centre.
 

SEA CATAMARAN

From 14 yo

 

5 x 3h

Base rate: 210€
 

Learn about the joys of catamaran and crewed sailing on our Hobie cat.
 

Morning lessons in HC15 : initiation/intermediate
Come and learn the basics of this boat in a friendly atmosphere. Coxswain and/or crew, learning to sail is made easier by the stability of the support. 

Afternoon lessons in HC15/HC16 : intermediate/advanced (having already done at least 2 courses).
 

This course depending on your level and your experience, you will be able to progress thanks to the wise advice of your instructor.

Already experi enced ? Consult our “PERF+” courses. Come and polish your technique, play with the wind and seek the limit on our Hobie Cat 16 with Spinnaker (Notice that FFVoile Level is required)
 

Meeting point : Sea base

SEA WINDSURF

From 13 yo
 

5 x 2h30

Base rate: 185€
 

Come and taste the feeling of freedom that windsurf gives you.

Our specific equipment will allow you to quickly acquire the balance necessary to discover this support.
 

Morning lessons : initiation/intermediate.

Come and discover the joys of riding and gliding. Individualized learning and advice from our instructor to progress at your own pace.

Afternoon lessons : intermediate / advanced (having already done at least 2 courses).

The most initiated will be able to refine their technique and manoeuvres to acquire their autonomy !
 

Already experienced ? Consult our “PERF+” courses. Come and polish your technique, play with the wind and seek the limit.

Discover their sensations with a foil initiation ! (Notice that FFVoile Level is required)

Don’t hesitate to call us for advice !
 

Meeting point : Sea base

SEA OPTIMIST

for beginner, intermediate and advanced from 8 to 13 yo

5 x 3H
Base rate: 180€
 

Morning lessons : initiation/intermediate (recommended after a first sailing experience for the youngest)

Afternoon lessons : intermediate / advanced 
 

Freedom and solo navigation !

In optimist, your child will be the only master aboard. The sea will become his favorite playground.
 

Easy to handle, this boat will allow it to acquire real autonomy on the water, under the watchful eye of his instructor.

The equipment is adapted to the level of the trainees (stick, battened sail, …) in order to allow everyone to progress at their own pace.
 

Meeting point : Sea base

SEA DRIFT

From 9 to 14 yo

 

5 x 3h

Base rate: 200€
 

Morning lessons : initiation/intermediate 

Afternoon lessons : intermediate / advanced 
 

An exceptional boat !

Very “playful”, the RS Feva combines robustness and finesse of sensations.

It is the ideal size for a two-sailing person.

Perfect for learning and improving in exchange and sharing.
 

Meeting point : Sea base

PADDLE PONANT

from 8 to 13 years old

3 x 1H

Basic price: 60.00€.

Your children will discover the joys of gliding on a Stand Up Paddle (SUP). They will be close to the environment and will navigate in complete safety on the Ponant lake.

Meeting point: Ponant base
KITESURF

From 11 yo

1 x 4H
Base rate: 150€ (130€/Session from 3 sessions)
 

From now on, take advantage of the kite sessions with our coach Christian, State Diploma (ten years experience). His individual advice will allow you to progress at your own pace. Progression varies according to the individual, age, physical condition, and sporting background (rider or not)... but you are in good hands!
 
Learning to fly the kite is simplified on the beach and safety is the main priority.
If the wind conditions are too strong, you will be directly in the water!

Meeting point : Sea base
 


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