The sailboat is a type of boat whose propulsion is entrusted to the exploitation of the wind. A small engine may be present but the use is limited and is mainly used for port or attracting port operations.
Spending time on a boat requires a certain amount of physical activity and work. You have to perform different tasks for optimal navigation so you are continually involved; tasks will produce great benefits for physical fitness.
Lowering and hoisting the sails, controlling the ropes, turning the rudder, changing direction, everything involves a physical effort that results in muscle development, with an acceleration of metabolism, agility and flexibility.
Stress, depression and anxieties related to everyday life are reduced to become a real cure called Veloterapia.
Under the guidance of a leader we move in a restricted environment collaborating with other individuals in particular dynamics, developing a sense of group. In the group everyone is equally important, the people and the crew have specific tasks that they must be able to do for the common good.
Working in contact with a crew improves organizational and communication skills, making the time spent together more meaningful and productive. Being busy doing tasks causes anxieties and worry to be forgotten, making time on board a productive and organized veil.
The sailing boats can be under 5-6 meters, not habitable and without motors called dinghies, or those with a weighted keel and equipped with kitchen, bathrooms and beds for a longer stay and wide-ranging navigations.
This excellent activity not only improves our physical health, but also increases our sense of peace and serenity. Facing new experiences listening to the sounds of the waves, feeling the breeze of the wind and the warmth of the sun relax body and mind giving peace and new lifeblood.