Teen Sailing Summer Program in the British Virgin Islands

By: Learn To Sail, Schools

Go Sailing With SeaTrek BVI When the COVID-19 crisis is behind us will your teenagers need an outlet? Will you? For young sailors as well as those wanting to learn more about marine science, sailing and SCUBA diving, SeaTrek BVI offers teen summer programs in the Caribbean. ASA school, SeaTrek BVI, offers teen voyages that revolve around hands-on sailing, learning to scuba dive and instruction in marine science. Each Summer, teenagers take to the ocean and get a taste of the sailing lifestyle aboard 48-foot catamarans. Part of the adventure involves becoming part of a crew engaged in every aspect …

SeaTrek BVI FATHOMS

By: Destinations, Environmental

Focused Adventure Through Hands-On Marine Science In 2011, after five years in the making, the maiden voyage of SeaTrek FATHOMS set sail. Now entering the summer of 2021, ASA School SeaTrek BVI is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their FATHOMS voyages – Focused Adventure Through Hands-On Marine Science. FATHOMS combines marine science, community service, and cultural studies in the Caribbean’s British Virgin Islands. Students live-aboard sailing catamaran during the 22-day voyage. The boat serves as a mobile research station, affording students countless opportunities to study and experience the ecology and dynamics of the living marine laboratory surrounding them. The FATHOMS …

The Benefits of a Summer Sailing Program for Teenagers

By: Destinations, Learn To Sail

My son was 13 years old when I put him on a flight to St. Martin, alone. He was off to discover the world of sailing without his family. He had already logged plenty of time on the family boat but this experience was different. This was a summer program with kids his own age. He would spend two weeks on a catamaran with 12 other teenagers and they would sail, SCUBA dive and explore the waters and islands around St. Martin and St. Barts.  It would prove to be highly beneficial to my son, not only to experience the …