FEEDBACK FROM OUR STUDENTS
Here is a selection of comments from preious year's students.
"I will be back for more"
I will be back for more courses including my son. It was very interesting. Michael O?Toole CC Phoebe Aug 2010
All around wonderful, informative & enjoyable experience. Very pleased. Thank you. Corinne Plinth Aug 2010
Great instructor, great yacht, excellent course, Yaal Eshel 2010
Fantastic week on board
Fantastic week on board, great sailing conditions in final two days. Course went beyond what was detailed in syllabus. Scott Prosser Oct 2010
"Learnt loads" Great introduction to sailing. Learnt loads. Great instructor. Mark Bell May 2010
Fantastic intro, very informative, excellent instructor. Roxanne Nazrudeen May 2010
"Thanks a million. I?ll be back"
Would highly recommend the course to anyone & would love to come back and do more sailing. Don?t want to go. Visited great locations. Thanks a million. I'll be back. Lucy Hirst Sept 2010
"Wish I had another week out there."
Was a damn good week which taught me much about sailing and convinced me that I want to do more of it. Mark was a great instructor and always gave great feedback/answered any questions. Wish I had another week out there. Richard Chaffin May 2010
"I am happy to recommend it to others"
Really good but do tell fools like me to pack as little as possible due to restricted space. Otherwise this was an outstanding experience combing learning with a holiday. I am happy to recommend it to others and do more sailing with Aegean Sailing School. Much good luck and thank you. Lance Clarke June 2010
"Mark is a very experienced sailor"
Excellent combination of learning, relaxing and getting to know Greece. Mark is a very experienced sailor and I had utmost onfidence in his ability to keep the yacht + us safe. Thanks Diane Rowarth June 2010
"Everbody comfortable on board"
Excellent, learned a lot. Good practice at anchoring. Good sailing on last day with everbody comfortable on board ? Mission accomplished. Gael L?Heveder DS Phoebe 7/8
"Excellent sailing experience"
Excellent online course tuition (Basic Navigation)- Day Skipper course ? excellent sailing experience with good crew to skipper ratio ? sailed to great locations with good effort to make trip interesting and structured. Excellent skipper ? very clear and patient ? very knowledgable Pany Petrditos July 2010
"A great instructor and a great week!"
English is not my first language so I may have missed a few points but it was not the instructors fault. A great instructor and a great week! Odd Fyhn July 2010
"Fabulous two weeks"
Fabulous two weeks & well done and thank you Dominic James 2010
"Fantastic experience" Thank you for a fantastic experience. I?ll see you next summer! Saralee lamb July 2010
"Most enjoyable week"
Excellent sailing course, learnt so much in the 5 days, idyllic sailing area, which helped a most enjoyable week. Instructor was easy to learn from and very professional. All in all and experience not to forget. Ian Chesney 11 June 2010
"Great memories & good sails ahead" Outstanding instruction! I learned so much this week and enjoyed every minute. I would recommend this instructor to anyone! Thankyou v much ? great memories & good sails ahead. Alison Page, DS, Southern Cross
"Good all round"
The instructor correctly navigated the path between instruction and hospitality ? good balance good level of instruction good all round! Mark Sinclair Oct 2010
"We had a great experience"
I didn?t realize that we would be going to different islands - that was a great pleasant surprise. Ian is a very kind and patient instructor who is clearly cherished by all the harbor communities. We had a great experience and witnessed difficulties with inconsiderate and inexperienced sailors. Mairin McMenamin Oct 2010
I plan to come back for more
Ian is a wonderful instructor! I plan to come back for more instruction, Omar Abdelwahed Evangelos Sept 2010
"Appreciated conciencness for safety"
It was a shame we lost the first day due to weather being too windy but appreciated conciencness for safety. Would have liked to be longer to have gained more experience & more hands on. Good tips and hints for local places were given on route for stopoffs etc Debbie Biddle Aug 2010
"I want to thank him and recommend to others"
Ian is very good giving information. It is easy to understand, timely and clearly given. I want to thank him and recommend to others. Anton Suprunenko June 2010
"Made our week"
Great course. John was great and made our week. Rob Jones 2010
"Very pleasant course"
Found John very competent and had a great relaxed teaching style which made for a very pleasant course/holiday. Will recommend John & the school to friends. Andy Harris Aug 2010
"The course proved exceptional for me"
Mark was a great direct communicator on instruction and managing the crew. The course proved exceptional for me in providing sufficient confidence to pursue further sailing a lot, A brilliant week! Liz Smith Sept 2010
"Thanks and see you soon again."
Great week. Mark is an excellent instructor. Thanks and see you soon again. Kuno Marschall Sept 2010
"Very valuable experience"
It was a very valuable experience to spend the week with mark Cooper well dne Dilain Poov Apr 2010
"Also a talented cook and gourmand"
George an excellent & personable instructor. Inspired us all with confidence and gave good clear instructions. Also a talented cook and gourmand! This was a great time of year to visit. Nice sunny weather and uncrowded. Richard Bootle April 2010
"relaxed but learnt a lot"
Well organized, relaxed but learnt a lot. Patient instructor with lots of experience and information. Food was excellent and enjoyed the meals out in local restaurants. Cisca Wilson, May 2009.
"Sailing school people were very friendly and helpful"
Hotel Magda was good. Sailing school people were very friendly & helpful. Dave was a great skipper and very good instructor. Lucy Bain, June 2009
"learned a lot and had a great holiday"
Learned a lot and had a great holiday at the same time. John was an excellent instructor and great fun to be with. I will definitely be sailing again sometime soon. Pieter van der Pijt, July 2009
Enjoyed in particular evenings with other crew and the night anchor. Very good demonstrations / learning of boat handling. David Moss, July 2009
"Brilliant course & really felt part of a team"
George is a very experienced sailor and felt very safe with him. Felt much more comfortable with procedures once he explained why we were using certain ropes & I got to know them from one another. At first all the ropes blend into one - Brilliant course & really felt part of a team. Thanks to George & Melody and our crew for an unforgettable week, Louise Richardson, July 2009
"more than expected"
Course was great. More than expected and always with professionals. Ben Casserley, 2009
"loved the driving"
I loved every single bit of my holiday ESPECIALLY the driving. Cameron Newton (age 10)August 2009
"kids catered for well"
Was a very good experience, will be going sailing again. Really enjoyed the night at anchor. Kids catered for well. The transfers from Athens were very smooth. Fiona Macauley, August 2009
"can now sail competently and with confidence"
A very good week which taught myself and my girlfriend to sail competently and with confidence. Edward Arghles. August 2009
"I am hooked"
I enjoyed the week thoroughly. Having never set foot on a sail boat; I am hooked!! Brilliant time with a good boat and some great people. Thank you very much. Roger Farrell, September 2009
"Good balance between study and having fun"
Very good balance between study and having fun. Barry is a very positive and easy person, it was very comfortable to spend 5 days with him. Andrey Kalabushev, September2009
"next time I will stay for a longer period"
Really enjoyed my course with John. He is an excellent instructor, v. patient and calm with clear instructions. Wind variable for sailing but enjoyable throughout. Next time I will stay for a longer period. Karen Rix, October 2009
"could not have asked for more"
Very well organised. Clear instructions. Great courses. Could not have asked for more. Lucy Cranitch April 2006
"learned a lot ... enjoyed the places visited"
Great week and learned a lot as well as enjoyed the places visited in a friendly environment. George is well known in all places visited which helps the journey. Paul McCann June 2006
"professional conduct and very enjoyable"
Very impressed with professional conduct and very enjoyable. Appreciated the mild mannered communication of teaching as well as the assertiveness necessary for the course. Thank you very much Ian, George, and Melody. Oliver John June 2006
"fantastic week ... really pushed my learning"
Fantastic week. Over and above expectations. Really pushed my learning. Can't wait to come back. Toni Cox July 2006
"visited really good anchorages on the trip ? food was very good"
Excellent joining instructions. Visited really good anchorages on the trip. Made more interesting by somebody doing Day Skipper course. Learnt a lot. Food was very good. Dominic Pache September 2006
"instructor so kind and helpful and competent to a high degree"
The boat was in excellent condition, the information sent by e-mail was excellent and the details(even the one Euro for airport trolley was thought of). Our instructor was so kind and helpful and competent to a high degree. I will recommend this school to everyone. Omar Almufti Sept 2006
"yet another door opened"
A fantastic experience. I have now achieved something that four years ago I wouldn't have considered. Yet another door opened. A massive thanks to Ian. He was an exceptional instructor - with very effective people skills. Couldn't have improved the week. Janet Bartholomew Sept 2006
"inspired to do more sailing"
I had an excellent week thank you - inspired to do more sailing. Might even be back next year! Danae Hotel perfect. Victoria Hardy November 2006
"learnt so much in such a short time ? excellent fun"
A very enjoyable week. I feel I have leant so much in such a short time & all achieved so informally & in such a relaxed and unthreatening manner. Karen was a very impressive teacher, clearly very experienced and able, good communicator and excellent fun. Melissa Trebble June 2007.
"exhilarating, instructive and very enjoyable"
The course was exhilarating, instructive and very enjoyable. Bravo to George for his excellent culinary skills! David Rookes July 2007.
"well taught and lots of fun!"
Had a brilliant time, well organised course, well taught and lots of fun! Ruth Bordoli July 2007
"Thank you for a lovely week"
I was scared at the beginning but as the week went along I got better and used to what we were doing. If I had to do the anchor I would but if I had the choice I wouldn't do it. Thank you for a lovely week! Justine King (aged 10) August 2007
"A great course"
The course instruction was excellent. George used his experience to demonstrate all the sailing tasks. We therefore had an excellent all round knowledge of the activities for a crew member. A great course. Thanks. Sanders MacRae August 2007.
"Very enjoyable and educational"
Very enjoyable and educational week. Gained a lot from the class. Martin was top class. Fergal Dearle September 2007.
"really enjoyed it and will carry on sailing"
Have never been on a yacht before but really enjoyed it and will carry on sailing. Margaret Watson September 2007.
"I would thoroughly recommend this course to all my friends"
The location, weather, food, company were all excellent and I would thoroughly recommend this course to all my friends. Geoffrey Edge September 2007.
"a fantastic mix of relaxation and learning"
The forward cabin on Zotelot is as good as it gets! The holiday was a fantastic mix of relaxation and learning and was conducted at the right pace. Peter Stanway July 2007
"leaves me a lot more confident of being able to sail a yacht as skipper"
I had an excellent week, both with regards to sailing / the course, but also with regards to enjoying my holidays. Karen is a very good instructor and I feel I really learnt a lot this week. The course covered all the different aspects anticipated and leaves me a lot more confident of being able to sail a yacht as a skipper. All in all, a good qualitative course, excellent instructor and great holidays. Thanks very much. Janneke Wolken September 2007.