Europa Yachts and Subic Sailing Club collaborate to allow you to discover the joy of sailing whether as a fun hobby, an exhilarating sport or even a career!

Why choose Europa Sailing School?

  1. Experienced instructors from Subic Sailing and IYFR
  2. Broad course offering fit for beginners, improvers, those aiming for certification or race competitively
  3. Train in the best coastal playground near Manila to learn sailing – Subic Bay with no choppy, busy harbor, protected bay area near our HQ, the Lighthouse Marina Resort
  4. Flexible rates and lesson schedules
  5. Train using a bran-new state-of-the-art Bénéteau First 14


Our Chief Instructor

Marcus Avecilla

IYT certified Recreational Instructor. Asian Yachting Certificate of competency as coast yachtmaster. Philippine Maritime Industry Authority Boat Captain 2.


Europa Sailing School Team

Fernan Abapo Sarmiento

Sean Mitchell


The Training Boat: Bénéteau First 14

While this dinghy can fly with its carbon mast and self-tacking jib, don’t get intimidated just yet. It’s incredibly simple, comfortable and clutter-free—just what beginner sailors need for their first sailing lesson. The performance specs are bonus for more advanced sailors.




Intro Sail Course – approximately 3 hours

Introductory course for sailing with orientation, gear check and a quick actual sailing activity

P 4,500


Start Sailing Course – 2 days

A practical 2-day course, a great way to get a feel for sailing, teaches the fundamentals of how to steer a yacht under power, raise the sails and handle ropes.

4 guided sailing sessions, 2 consecutive days.

 P 15,000


Competent Crew Course – 4 days

A more advanced course that allows you to confidently cruise under sail and be an active crew member.

With 8 guided sailing sessions. 4 straight days or split into 2 consecutive days (weekends or weekdays).

 P 28,000


Day Skipper Course – 6 days

For those aiming to advance their skills to competitively sail in confidence on their own or as a skipper and be able to give instructions to a crew. Introduction to racing and qualification for the Bénéteau First Cup.

12 guided sailing sessions. 3 sets of 2 consecutive days (weekends or weekdays).

P 36,000


Stay tuned on this page or our social media feed over at Facebook and Instagram for updates on our school calendar and information on how to enrol.