Programme “Vine a Navegar” (“Come Sailing”)
This activity takes place during April and May.
The program is run with help from the Consell Insular de Menorca (Department of Sports and International Cooperation), Govern Balear and the Balearic Sailing Federation. It is aimed at students in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 of primary schools in Menorca and operates at all the sailing clubs on the island
The courses are of 12 hours duration and aim to raise awareness and promote the sport of sailing on the island, provide basic sailing instruction, and promote watersports activities.
Club Nàutic Fornells receives students from Alaior, Es Mercadal, Es Migjorn Gran, Ferreries and Fornells.
Programme “Escola de Mar y Vela” (“Sea and Sailing School”)
Activity takes place between May and June.
This activity is organised by the Club Nàutic Fornells together with schools from the local area (CP Fornells, CP Mare de Deu del Toro Es Mercadal, CP Francesc d’Albranca d’MIGJORN, CP Dr. Comas Camps d’Alaior and CC La Salle d’Alaior). Every year more than 180 students pass through the scheme.
This activity has been running for over 25 years. It is offered to children between 10 and 12 years and for many will be their first sailing experience.