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Sailing School & Kayaking Velago Granada

Granada, Calle Calzada street | From Central Park 3 blocks towards lake, Granada 10000, Nicaragua
+505 8459 4699
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great sailing lessons in nicaragua

I enjoyed 40 hours of sailing lessons with Ferdinand Hofer, a pleasant young Austrian, at Laguna de... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2011
nicamaid
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Tenants Harbor, Maine
Sailing on Lake Granada Nicaragua

Sailing school, Kayaking and boat rental and boat and Kayaking tours What to take - sun tan... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2010
jronaldreed
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Los Angeles, California
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S A I L I N G T O U R S *** S A I L I N G C L A S S E S *** K A Y A K I N G T O U R S S A I L I N G T O U R S: - 2 hours- half day- full day- moonlight tours- ...you name it! S A I L I N G C L A S S E S:-complete course-half day basic courseK A Y A K I N G T O U R S: -San Juan River Kayaking-Islands of Granada
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5 Jan 2011
“great sailing lessons in nicaragua”
18 Jun 2010
“Sailing on Lake Granada Nicaragua”
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Granada, Calle Calzada street | From Central Park 3 blocks towards lake, Granada 10000, Nicaragua
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+505 8459 4699
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Reviewed 5 January 2011

I enjoyed 40 hours of sailing lessons with Ferdinand Hofer, a pleasant young Austrian, at Laguna de Apoyo in Nicaragua. He taught me on a very nice 16-foot boat. He is an expert, experienced sailor and an excellent teacher. I am a beginning sailor, and...More

3  Thank nicamaid
Reviewed 18 June 2010

Sailing school, Kayaking and boat rental and boat and Kayaking tours What to take - sun tan lotion, camera and wear water clothes I am a tourist who likes some unique activity and this company arranged tours of the nearby Volcano Momobacho rainforests as well...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2010

i met francisco or chico yesterday for a great, great, PERFECT day on the water. yes, it rained a bit, yes, my gringo butt got a bit burned, but it was amazing. francisco shared the people he knew, the topics he cared about, the stuff...More

3  Thank anchorhd7
Reviewed 21 April 2010

Ferdinand is very knowledgeable and fun to learn from. I sailed with him on Laguna de Apoyo for my first sailing experience. He taught me a lot, was patient, and friendly. The lake and the crater were even more beautiful from on the water. Get...More

1  Thank CharlieSipes
Reviewed 21 January 2010

While visiting Granada we decided to take sailing lessons since this is something we wanted to learn. We went out for three hours and the lesson was great. He was patient with us and we worked on moves over and over until we understood it.

3  Thank Squirreletta1
Reviewed 25 April 2009

I spent a few days in Granada and had wanted to Kayak the Isletas. Thankfully the staff at my hotel (Hotel Con Corazan, highly recommended as well!) recommended Velago. Fernando was professional and very knowledgeable and I have nothing but praise for his operation. I...More

4  Thank BC_Daryl
Reviewed 6 April 2009

At the time of writing, the only sailing school in Central America - check it out. On a very short trip to Nicaragua, this was well worth both the money and the time. An independently-run operation with friendly, patient, expert staff. The mango mission for...More

1  Thank redhookcrystal
Reviewed 13 December 2008

Living in Nicaragua is automatically off the track just a hair anyway, and you have to be a tad creative to keep life interesting. So, we are lucky that Fernando set up his business here. I have taken the basic sailing course, and the two...More

2  Thank Mediopinolero
Reviewed 21 October 2008

Sailing on Lake Nicaragua? In deed - and it is more than just sailing on a lake. WHERE? We found out via Google (keywords: "Sailing Lake Nicaragua") that there is a sailing school right at the beach of Granada, so we did not even have...More

6  Thank FreedomInSailing
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