Sztynort, Poland – The International Sailing Schools Association (ISSA) recently concluded an exhilarating sailing camp in the charming town of Sztynort, Poland, from 16th to 23rd July 2023. The week-long camp proved to be an unforgettable experience for all the young participants and sailing enthusiasts.
The camp gathered a group of enthusiastic young people eager to set sail on the pristine waters of Sztynort. Under the guidance of experienced instructors, the participants received extensive training aboard the yachts, honing their sailing skills to perfection. They enthusiastically practiced essential techniques such as jib sheet handling, halyard maneuvers, mainsheet control, and the mastery of knots and fenders.
Beyond practical skills, the young sailors also delved into the intricate knowledge of how sailboats worked. This theoretical understanding not only deepened their appreciation for sailing but also instilled a sense of confidence in handling the boats more effectively.
One of the highlights of the camp was the emphasis on teamwork. As the young sailors took to the waters, they learned the importance of effective communication and coordination among team members. The experience of working together to navigate the yachts showcased exceptional teamwork and camaraderie among the participants.
In addition to the rigorous training and learning sessions, the camp offered moments of relaxation and enjoyment. Some evenings were dedicated to cozy bonfires, where the young people enjoyed BBQ， shared stories and laughter, creating lasting memories and friendships.
The success of the ISSA’s sailing camp in Sztynort can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of the organizers, instructors, and volunteers who ensured a safe and enriching experience for all. Their commitment to promoting the joy of sailing among the youth was evident throughout the camp.
As the curtains draw on this year’s sailing camp, the ISSA looks forward to organizing more such events in the future, inspiring young minds to embrace the art of sailing and fostering a deeper connection with the sea.