Patina Maldives and Dive Butler International announce Summer Youth Sailing Academy

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Patina Maldives, in collaboration with Dive Butler International, announces the launch of a premier sailing camp for teenagers, aged 13 to 17. The program runs from July 14th to August 15th, offering a blend of education and adventure.

Designed to cater to both novice and experienced young sailors, the five day Youth Sailing Academy is an opportunity to explore the art of sailing. Participants will learn essential sailing techniques and gain vital life skills such as teamwork, resilience, problem-solving, and a deep connection with nature.

Dive Butler International, a leading provider of water sports and diving, and the resort offers an exhilarating and safe program, where each participant receives personalized attention in small groups and will receive a certificate of completion. An optional Sunset Celebration Cruise is available at the end where participants can join their peers and family for an evening at sea.

“We are thrilled to partner with Dive Butler International to offer this incredible opportunity to our young guests. We hope this program ignites a passion for sailing and fosters a deep appreciation for ocean exploration and stewardship,” said Antonio Saponara, the General Manager of Patina Maldives.

“We are delighted to partner with Patina, as we share their values of connection and stewardship. Sailing offers a unique way to connect with nature and each other, no matter your age. This program is designed to inspire a love for the sea and a commitment to its preservation, creating unforgettable experiences and lifelong bonds,” added Alexis Vincent, the Founder of Dive Butler.