Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the sailing session?

Depending on the weather conditions, It can lats between 3-4 hours.

Do you have a female instructor?

As mentioned earlier, we are not a training establishment, therefore our skippers are not instructors. We have one female skipper in the club and many female competent crews. However, crew assigned on boats based on experience rather than gender.

Do I need my own boat to sail?

No, the club has various boats. People will be assigned on the boats based on their experience.

What about children?

Minimum age is 12 and they must be accompanied with an adult.

Which session is best for beginners?

Beginners can join both the races or the cruising sessions. We would normally recommend to start with the cruising but we had so many beginners joining the races first and loved it.

Can I swim or fish?

KOSA is a sailing club, we don't do swim stops and the local coast guards restrict fishing activities in the sailing area.

What should I wear or bring with me?

Weather dictates a lot when it comes to choosing the best outfit to wear when sailing.

FALL/SPRING:

Short and t-shirts

Non-slippery closed shoes

Hat

Pair of gloves

​Sun glasses

WINTER:

Waterproof or quick dry jacket & pants

Non- Slippery closed shoes 

Pair of gloves

Always bring a backpack with enough water to drink to stay hydrated, snacks if you wish and sea sickness pills.