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Escuela de Vela de Antioquia

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“sailing club”(2 reviews)
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Live the experience of sailing the most beautiful lake in Colombia. Hand-on experience or just relax and enjoy the breathtaking views . Savor exotic tropical fruits, a glass of wine or a Colombian typical soda. Visit tourist points of interest. We...more
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Guatape 053847, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, myself & another couple we're lucky to sail with Capt. Rene. A truly sweet man who knows how to sail! He gave me the option to learn, which I abliged and didn't regret. It wasn't the windiest day but just enough to keep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mhzy87
Reviewed 31 October 2018

I am a beginner sailor and Rene is a great teacher. He presented all the terminology and made me feel quite safe going out on the lake. The first day (it is a two day course) we had strong winds in our J-12 and sailed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mightymiles1
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Two days for a first level in dinghy sailing. after praticing and practicing....Well done...

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Spent an afternoon learning to sail with Rene. It was amazing, and gave us incredible views of the rock and the lake. Well worth taking tuk tuk 5 mins out of the town to the sailing club.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gregpeace89
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Sailing up to wind is not easy but it is amazing

Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We rented a small sailboat from Rene and had the beat time sailing around the lake. Rene was very patient in showing us how to set up the sail and teach us different skills to use. Definetely recommend either renting your own boat or taking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alexandra D
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

The wind changes a lot in the mornings, in the afernoons many gust of wind, excellent to learn to sail

Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife and I had a fantastic sunny afternoon sailing with Rene. We're novice sailors rather than complete beginners and he got us involved in everything from setting up the engine and rigging the boat - by the end of the afternoon we were tacking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linz D
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Thanks a lot it was a wonderfull day

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The sailing tour with Rene was definitely a highlight during my stay in Guatape. Rene is such a great person, you can feel his passion for sailing immediately and that is very inspiring. We were there as a group from the hostel and we had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ElenaG3730
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

you are wellcome I hope see you and your group soon

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed this day on the water with Rene. He’s so enthusiastic about what he does and it really feels like he loves teaching you the basics. I highly recommend seeing the lake through this sailing trip! It was one of the best things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eva S
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

I enjoyed as well the best for you and your friends

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The best on lake experience i have ever had! We made a day tour on the sail boat, feeling wind and nature next to you, feeling the power and energy of the sailes as the natural engines, swiming in the lake, enyoing silence and living...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Maike M
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Great see you soon, wonderfull navigation

Reviewed 10 June 2018

We as three generations including a seven month old baby, enjoyed a lovely day sailing around the lake. Rene was a perfect host, finding us a secluded picnic spot on an uninhabited island. Thank you.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anna-Marie H
Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

It was a lovely day, a really nice family thanks

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you are able to sail a boat this is definitely a really nice trip to do when you visit guatape. We rented a small sailing boat for half a day for the two of us for 100k. We sailed from the arbor until Pablo's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Rene A, Propietario at Escuela de Vela de Antioquia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

We have different class of sailing boats for rent

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