Qingdao Maywind Yacht Club is one of Qingdao Heyday Cruises Tourism Co., Ltd., taking the educational training as its core. It is a comprehensive maritime educational water sports supplier, integrating professional teaching system, top coaches and management team, high-standard service system, boat and event management operation together. It is also the maritime sports club with the longest operation time, the most perfect system and the most complete training system in Qingdao.Business include: maritime sports training, terminals operation and management, boat sales and maintenance service, the overall operation of maritime tourism, events management, maritime projects development and construction. We are a famous comprehensive services provider of marine sports industry in China. Since the establishment of Qingdao Maywind Yacht Club, we have always been promoting the development of sailing as our own responsibilities and to carry out promotion and popularity of nautical sports in china. As member of Chinese Yachting Association(CYA) and Shandong Nautical Sports Association, we have had strategic cooperation with Chinese Yachting Association. A common development and construction of Youth Elite Training Centre with CYA has been made and to create our own iconic sailing event. Qingdao Maywind Yacht Club is base at Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center, where the 2008 Olympic Sailing competition was held. It holds year-round major sailing events such as Clipper Round the World Race and CCOR(City Clubs Open Regatta International) etc. It is the top sailing center in China with choice of amenities and strong culture of sailing. Fushan Bay waters are ideal for sailing where our club is located. Our club has varies wharves suitable for sailing in Jiaozhou Bay, Huiquan Bay and Xingguang Island in Qingdao. Training locations are flexible according to the wind and the course needs on the day. There are varies types of sailing boats in the club, such as BENETEAU, FAREAST and HOBIE. Everyone’s needs can be meet in different environments and weather.
Learn to skipper a 20' - 27' sloop-rigged keelboat by day, in light to moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn basic sailing terminology, parts and functions, helm commands, basic sail trim, points of sail, buoyage, seamanship and safety including basic navigation rules to avoid collisions and hazards.
Learn to skipper a sloop-rigged auxiliary powered 25'-35' keelboat by day in moderate winds and sea conditions. Learn cruising sailboat terminology, basic boat systems, auxiliary engine operation, docking procedures, intermediate sail trim, navigation rules, basic coastal navigation, anchoring, weather, safety and seamanship.
Learn how to sail a sloop-rigged, auxiliary powered 30'-45' sailboat during a multi-day cruise upon inland/coastal waters in moderate/heavy winds and sea conditions. Learn about provisioning, boat systems, auxiliary engines, advanced sail trim, coastal navigation, anchoring / mooring, docking, emergency operations, weather, and more.
Learn the the navigational theory and practices for safe navigation of a sailing vessel in coastal and inland waters. On-water coastal navigation skills elements are contained in the ASA103, Basic Coastal Cruising, ASA 104, Bareboat Cruising, and ASA 106, Advanced Coastal Cruising, in progressively increasing levels of detail.
Other Services Offered
- Weekday Courses
- Weekend Courses
- Corporate Team Building Courses
- Summer Camps for Kids
- Day Sail Charters (public)
- Sailboat Cruises