Dinghy sailing is a fun sport! Come to Björkholm island in Parainen archipelago to try dinghy sailing and learn basic sailing skills. Participants learn first the essential sailing skills on shore. After the theory lesson we sail with Optimist or Laser sail boats. The course will be finished with a cup of coffee/tea in our harbour cafe

The total program time is 3-4 hours, we will be 1,5-2 hours on the water during the course.The sailing shedule is planned acording to the M/S Viken ferry times. Participants are under the guidance of the instructor and change shifts on the boats during the sailing exercises.

Participants should have appropriate clothing (sport shoes, wind proof jacket, rain jacket, sun block etc. ) The group size is 1-6 persons per course.

The course price 65,-/ person includes the use of rental equipment, safety vest and coffee. Ferry to the island is free of charge. 

If you stay in our rental cottages the sailing course price is 55,- /person.

English speaking courses are targeted for adults. Contact us if you have a child who would like to take part in the course and in case you would like to book a course to your whole family.

Dutch speaking course available on demand! 

Changes and cancellations

Course can be rescheduled or cancelled if the wind is not appropriate for sailing. If the course is cancelled by the organizer the course fee is returned to the customer. The start and end of the course time depends on M/S Viken ferry times. Changes are possible. 
Bookings are made online, for additional information call +358 45-7873 8101 or e-mail info@visitbjorkholm.com. You will get a confirmation from your booking via e-mail.
If the cancellation is done by the customer latest 7 days prior the course, cancellation fee is 50% from the course price. The course fee is not refundable if the cancellation is done later than 7 days prior the course. Rescheduling the course is done by e-mail and free of charge. Rescheduling must be done at the latest 3 hours before the starting time of the course.