Learn to sail on Lake Garda in Malcesine

Wwwind Square Malcesine has been the top instructor in sailing on Lake Garda for years.

In sailing we offer a wide range of beginner and advanced courses; we have the right program also for professionals - and those who want to become one. Many different boat classes from laser to keeljoint to regatta yachts; we offer a variety of possibilities to improve your sailing skills and to learn new things.

Latest equipment, specially designed courses and our well-located training area on Lake Garda in Malcesine give everyone the opportunity to try this sport.

In our preparatory courses, where you can decide for yourself how many days you want to participate, everyone has their fun and with professionally trained teachers from VDWS you are on the safe side.

In our private lessons you learn fast, exclusively and reach your destination safely and efficiently.


Beginner courses in sailing daily from 10 am

Our 3-day sailing compact course (9 hours) (suitable for children more than 10 years old) in Malcesine on Lake Garda, has already inspired many people for sailing. In our compact + intensive courses (18h) you will get to know how to safely handle the equipment in small groups - step by step. Most of the lesson takes place on the water, but every lesson requires a bit of theory to consolidate the practice. A course unit is 3 hours per day (including theory and wetsuit change). You can also complete our compact + intensive course with the International VDWS Basic License.

Advanced courses in sailing daily from 2 pm

Already have sailing experience? In small groups, you can quickly learn what may not have worked recently. Lake Garda offers perfect wind conditions for every newcomer here in Malcesine. The constant Ora, the well-known wind from the South, sets in time for the start of our course and lasts until late afternoon. Do not be afraid to venture back to the boat or learn something new! One course unit is 3 hours per day (including theory and wetsuit change).

Private lessons and special training in sailing

Our private lessons are best for learning or improving a particular technique if you have already gained sailing experience. Learn, for example, maneuvers  in strong winds, regatta techniques, spinnaker sails, harbor maneuvers, reefing and much more. To reserve a private lesson or special training in Malcesine, please contact us in time by e-mail.


You can book the courses directly online. A prior reservation online or by mail is required in any case.

One course unit is 2-3 hours per day (including theory and wetsuit change). Wetsuit, shoes and life jacket are included in the price. Bring bathing suits and towel, and do not forget the sunscreen for the head and skin.