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The centre is situated on state property on the south-west coast of the island of Caprera.
CVC has a number of different kinds of boats: Laser 13, Laser 2, Dehler 25, Gibsea
262, Dehler 37, a number of Ligurian fishing boats, 1 Boston w 220 hp and one Pilot
Life in the centre
Caprera Sailing Centre is not a holiday resort but a training centre where you are
taught to face life at sea with humility and simplicity.
Life in the centre is organized as it is on board which means a Spartan existence.
Trainees rise early, cook and clean up after themselves, take care of the boats and the
equipment, do their own housekeeping and sleep in sleeping bags.
There are no electric sockets.
Trainees must exhibit enthusiasm, adaptability and willingness.
The program is based on safety at sea and respect for the environment.
Instructors are chosen from the best C.V.C trainees.
All trainers do special training courses and serve an
The center is run by an Executive Committee which consists of a General Secretary, an Operations Coordinator and a Technical Coordinator. There are also staff who take care of logistics.
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