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WILDWIND IN GREECE ... LEADING THE FLEET

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For almost 30 years now the Wildwind centre has become known as the top location for windy afternoons and perfect beach sailing conditions. Set in Vassiliki bay on the island of Lefkas, we’ve become one of the world’s prime holiday destinations for those with high expectations when it comes to their sailing holiday.

Our team of highly experienced RYA qualified instructors make sure you get the most out of your holiday or just keep you safe on the water. We offer you a choice of top of the line equipment including a huge range of dinghies and catamarans.

For any travel companion that might not be so keen on sailing there is a huge variety of other activities available on and around Vassiliki including our unique 'Healthy Options' programme including yoga, Pilates, and fitness classes as well as massage, cycling, guided walks and more. Wildwind is also renowned for its relaxed social life including beach BBQ’s and chilled out cocktail nights with live music. And for the youngest ones there is our Kids’ Club.

'“I was lucky enough to have worked at Wildwind before I got seriously involved in my Olympic commitments.  My best memories are blasting around the bay in a selection of high performance dinghies and catamarans.  With the flat water and good afternoon winds, it really is a fantastic sailing destination”   Chris Draper , Olympic Bronze medallist, European and World Champion, America’s Cup helmsman.

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Join us at any time of the year and you’ll be guaranteed a fantastic holiday at of the world’s most acclaimed sailing centres. At the beginning of the year we run some outstanding training weeks for more advanced sailors, but our more relaxed holiday approach is still available to anyone wanting a more chilled out holiday – albeit with our superb fleet and instructors.

6th May - Laser Training week. Join us this week and our resident Laser expert on our brand new fleet of ice-blue Lasers and get your sailing season off to a fantastic start! 6 places left only (Laser training weeks 13th & 20th May are already full)

13th and 20th May – Catamaran training weeks. A few places left only

24th June week – Wildwind’s 30th Birthday Celebrations and the 7th edition of the Vassiliki Watersports Festival.

If you are travelling on your own and want a room to yourself we've waived the charge for the week of May 6th.

By the way we now have some great new accommodation options including some self-catering apartments, studios and villas for the first time. Have a look at our accommodation pages to find out more.

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  • The conditions are great the staff are fantastic i had a really good time

    The conditions are great. The staff are fantastic. I had a really good time. Peter Ellington, Lecturer from Norwich

  • Wildwind is definitely the coolest sailing centre in the world because

    Wildwind is definitely the coolest sailing centre in the world because of the variety of dinghies and cats. Alan McIntosh

  • Great sailing experience great team thank you so

    Great sailing experience! Great team! Thank you so much for that fantastic time here. I'll keep sailing and come back soon. See you! Christina Raake

  • The only trouble with a wildwind holiday is that

    The only trouble with a Wildwind holiday is that now no other holiday will do! Thanks Simon and Varvara! Hazel

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Family run hotels right on the beach

We offer you a choice of wonderful family-run hotels right next to the beach and sailing centre. Our on site bars, restaurants and swimming pools have stunning views over Vassiliki bay to the nearby islands of Cephalonia and Ithaca. We are based in Vassiliki on the beautiful Greek island of Lefkas, which, with its award winning beaches and incredible scenery, is justifiably known as the jewel in the Ionian sea. What's more it's... just a short (2hr 50 min) flight with only a 1hr transfer along the beautiful east coast of the island to our centre in the south.

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Latest news and activities...

"I don't think I would be where I am today if it wasn't for working at Wildwind." - Tris Best

23 March 2017

Continuing with our ex-staff series we recently caught up with Tris Best who founded and runs the OTC UK centre in Weymouth.

The Wildwind Difference: YachtsandYachting.com speak to Base Manager Joe Bennett

10 March 2017

Joe Bennett, Base Manager at Wildwind Vassiliki, has now worked for Wildwind for 20 years. Mark Jardine talked to Joe about why people come back time and again to Vassiliki, his own sailing, the Wildwind Cat Training Weeks and what he likes to do on his days off, including his favourite local restaurants.

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Although most of our guests visit us for our excellent sailing and windsurfing there is a massive range of other activities in and around Vassiliki. Our innovative 'Healthy Options' programme is ideal for partners who don't sail or for anyone wanting to relax after a hard day on the water and includes daily yoga and pilates classes, aqua-safaris, herbal walks, dance classes, massage and more.

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Email info@wildwind.be

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What makes sailing in Vassiliki so special?

The best Sailing Conditions

A.M. On most mornings, the wind is a gentle onshore breeze, ideal for beginners to get their first taste of the joys of sailing and windsurfing. The more advanced sailors use this time to brush up their techniques on the more demanding boats and to do some windsurfing freestyle.

 

P.M. Most afternoons the wind switches cross-shore and builds ready for an exciting afternoon in the safe waters of this expansive bay. The more experienced can do some heavy wind training or just go blasting, while the novices can team up with one of the instructors for the ride of their lives!

 

The Best Sailing Equipment

Waiting for you on the beach is an impressive lineup of boats: high performance dinghies and catamarans for experienced sailors and a great selection of less demanding craft for beginners and youngsters. See the entire fleet.

Our team of instructors are highly professional, experienced and approachable; many have competed at national and international level. We are an RYA recognised teaching school and are one of the few that offer courses to cover the full range of their syllabus. All courses are on offer at no extra charge, and the RYA qualification means that your safety is never compromised.

Whether you are a total novice or you have been sailing since you were a kid, there is no better place to learn and have fun on the water!

What makes a Wildwind Holiday so special

The Best

  • Location
  • Equipment
  • Instructors
  • Atmosphere
  • Conditions
  • Reputation
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This was my first time at Wildwind and I can honestly say it was one of the best holidays I've had in a very long time

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Wildwind Holidays
Elizabetlaan 13, 8300 Knokke, België +32 50 517 065
info@wildwind.be