RAK Sailing Academy
The academy opened in December 2012 by Italy’s well known Malingri di Bagnolo family. The RAK Sailing Academy is equipped with dinghy, catamaran, and fix keel sailing boats for juniors and seniors. The academy also receives constant guidance from Enrico and Franco Malingri di Bagnolo plus Antonio Fresco.
Sailing programs are divided into two main categories namely dinghy and keel boats. Each category has a different set of progressive courses, which aims to help increase student experience over time. Sailing classes are divided into different ages and skill sets. The Academy will utilize the sailing cruiser boat facility where off-shore courses are held. At the facility people are able to rent different types of sailing boats for training courses or relaxation. The Marina is also set up with a day charter facility where by sailing boats are used for daily excursions and crew for tourists of Al Hamra Village. The school follows ISAF (International Sailing Federation) rules regarding sailing instructors.