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For almost 30 years now the Wildwind centre has become known as the top location for windy afternoons and perfect beach sailing conditions. Set in Vassiliki bay on the island of Lefkas, we’ve become one of the world’s prime holiday destinations for those with high expectations when it comes to their sailing holiday.

Our team of highly experienced RYA qualified instructors make sure you get the most out of your holiday or just keep you safe on the water. We offer you a choice of top of the line equipment including a huge range of dinghies and catamarans.

For any travel companion that might not be so keen on sailing there is a huge variety of other activities available on and around Vassiliki including our unique 'Healthy Options' programme including yoga, Pilates, and fitness classes as well as massage, cycling, guided walks and more. Wildwind is also renowned for its relaxed social life including beach BBQ’s and chilled out cocktail nights with live music. And for the youngest ones there is our Kids’ Club.

'“I was lucky enough to have worked at Wildwind before I got seriously involved in my Olympic commitments.  My best memories are blasting around the bay in a selection of high performance dinghies and catamarans.  With the flat water and good afternoon winds, it really is a fantastic sailing destination”   Chris Draper , Olympic Bronze medallist, European and World Champion, America’s Cup helmsman.

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Our sailing holidays in Vassiliki are now completely full until our last week of October 1-8. Prices for our 2017 season starting Saturday May 6th will be available at the end of this month - but you can already pencil in reservations. Magic Mauritius - If you are looking for guaranteed winter sunshine and a spectacular sailing holiday in gorgeous Mauritius please do call us as soon as possible. Places are already extremely restricted over the Christmas period - as of 1/10/2016 we have only 2 rooms left. here

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    I come and teach at Wildwind every year because I love the place and I love being able to share that … Kostas Trigonis, Tornado World Champion

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Family run hotels right on the beach

We offer you a choice of wonderful family-run hotels right next to the beach and sailing centre. Our on site bars, restaurants and swimming pools have stunning views over Vassiliki bay to the nearby islands of Cephalonia and Ithaca. We are based in Vassiliki on the beautiful Greek island of Lefkas, which, with its award winning beaches and incredible scenery, is justifiably known as the jewel in the Ionian sea. What's more it's... just a short (2hr 50 min) flight with only a 1hr transfer along the beautiful east coast of the island to our centre in the south.

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World Champion at Wildwind

29 May 2014

We are extremely lucky to have Bryony Bennett Adams, current 420 World Champion, on the WW teaching staff early in the season (and we are trying to persuade her to stay longer) Bryony is looking to fund a 49er Olympic campaign so don’t be surprised to see a jar of donations on the bar for her. We MAY have Bryony available to teach youths who really want to boost their sailing skills on a more personal basis during the peak season – more news to follow on the next newsletter.

Youth Training with current world champion this summer

29 May 2014

We are extremely fortunate to have the current 420 World champion, Bryony Bennett Lloyd working as a member of staff at Wildwind this season. Bryony has to return home at the end of June to compete in the SB3 Nationals - after that she is keen to return to Vassiliki but she also needs to raise funds for her 2020 Tokyo Olympic campaign in the new 49er FX class – so we are offering 4 lucky WW youths each week from July 6th to get personal instruction from Bryony – at a cost of £100 per youth per week to be paid directly to Bryony to support her campaign.

If you are interested in having your kids take advantage of this very special opportunity then please contact Simon Morgan, Wildwind founder, at simon@wildwind.co.uk in the first instance.

PS See Bryony on video at the ISAF Worlds 2013 here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AdQDLBLYZL8


Although most of our guests visit us for our excellent sailing and windsurfing there is a massive range of other activities in and around Vassiliki. Our innovative 'Healthy Options' programme is ideal for partners who don't sail or for anyone wanting to relax after a hard day on the water and includes daily yoga and pilates classes, aqua-safaris, herbal walks, dance classes, massage and more.

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Email info@wildwind-segelurlaub.de

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What makes sailing in Vassiliki so special?

The best Sailing Conditions

A.M. On most mornings, the wind is a gentle onshore breeze, ideal for beginners to get their first taste of the joys of sailing and windsurfing. The more advanced sailors use this time to brush up their techniques on the more demanding boats and to do some windsurfing freestyle.


P.M. Most afternoons the wind switches cross-shore and builds ready for an exciting afternoon in the safe waters of this expansive bay. The more experienced can do some heavy wind training or just go blasting, while the novices can team up with one of the instructors for the ride of their lives!


The Best Sailing Equipment

Waiting for you on the beach is an impressive lineup of boats: high performance dinghies and catamarans for experienced sailors and a great selection of less demanding craft for beginners and youngsters. See the entire fleet.

Our team of instructors are highly professional, experienced and approachable; many have competed at national and international level. We are an RYA recognised teaching school and are one of the few that offer courses to cover the full range of their syllabus. All courses are on offer at no extra charge, and the RYA qualification means that your safety is never compromised.

Whether you are a total novice or you have been sailing since you were a kid, there is no better place to learn and have fun on the water!

What makes a Wildwind Holiday so special

The Best

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This was my first time at Wildwind and I can honestly say it was one of the best holidays I've had in a very long time

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52511 Geilenkirchen
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