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Sailing is a phylosophy, courage, strength and loyalty are our mission. Respecting man and our earth.Try and discover news emotions, new feelings , and share this for a conscious way of life!
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Via Guglielmo Marconi 1 | Porto di Torri del Benaco, 37010 Torri del Benaco, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 June 2013

During a journey in Italy I wanted to step by Lake Garda for some days. An old friend of mine suggested me to experience sailing over the Lake with his northern wind during the morning and southern after 2 pm. Was my first time sailing...More

2  Thank Andrea B
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We chose Torri as my husband had learned to sail on Lake Garda and wanted to be based somewhere where he could have a lesson or two and then charter a yacht. Well.......when we arrived to enquire they just said no they could not help...More

1  Thank fionaloveshols2016
mimmopalmieri, Direttore at Est Garda - Vela Etica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Dear Sirs, I'm really sorry, but all the people who sail with us book the classes some weeks before, somethimes months ... So, please, tell me when did you reserved you sail class? This is very high season for us ... and really busy. This...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Mimmo and the rest of the team are really nice, friendly and helpful, it was nice spend a day with them. The location is fantastic, you’ll see amazing panorama all around you! strongly recommended for first experience and for experts as well.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a week on the boat with our skipper Carlo. We visited lots of beautiful places during our stay. Our skipper Carlo was excellent. He was a superb guide and a mine of information. He worked hard to make our trip perfect. Even when...More

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Emilio P, Direttore at Est Garda - Vela Etica, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

It was a pleasure to meet you, sharig the wind and beautiful times. Thaks a lot, and hope to see you again. Carlo

Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had a business incentive with more than 50 people. Mimmo was very professional and helpful since the beginning providing us all information we needed to organize a sailing experience in a short time. Welcome speach, safety training, first experience with the boat and sailing...More

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mimmopalmieri, Direttore at Est Garda - Vela Etica, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks a lot, we are happy when we meet good people ... ready to feel ... good emotions ... We just hope to see you again!!!!

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We chose Torri as my husband had learned to sail on Lake Garda and wanted to be based somewhere where he could have a lesson or two and then charter a yacht. Well.......when we arrived to enquire they just said no they could not help...More

1  Thank fionaloveshols2016
mimmopalmieri, Direttore at Est Garda - Vela Etica, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2016

Dear Sirs, I'm really sorry, but all the people who sail with us book the classes some weeks before, somethimes months ... So, please, tell me when did you reserved you sail class? This is very high season for us ... and really busy. This...More

Reviewed 7 August 2015

Spent an entire day with owner Mimmo on a Barrett 31 sailing around the lake, brushing up on my sailing skills. Mimmo is a natural excellent teacher, his passion for sailing and life comes through as he speaks on a variety of topics. He engaged...More

2  Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We have rented a sailing boat Bavaria 31. Simple but very functional boat, almost no complaints, everything works, we had no problems with sails neither the motor, pretty easy to sail. Mimmo, the owner of the boat has been very helpful and was pleased to...More

2  Thank Ivan A
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

It was a great experience! Sailing in this beautiful natural landscape it has been fantastic. Who loves to have fun and relax is the perfect thing to do! I absolutely advice it!

1  Thank anna c
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

If your looking for friendly and welcoming people to go on a sailing trip with family or friends I would highly suggest Mimmo and his team! Oh and to add I don't speak that much Italian and didn't have a problem at all! Very helpful...More

1  Thank AThomasCarlson
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Tanti, troppi, gli anni di ruggine dall'ultima uscita in barca ma è bastato un paio di manovre nello splendido scenario del Benaco con la grinta dell'affiatatissimo equipaggio "Scarponauti" per sentirsi di nuovo un velista di gran gusto! Un ringraziamento particolare a Martina, skipper degna di...More

1  Thank EnricoGrecoVP
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Mimmo (and his team) was excellent in organisation, enterteinement, coaching and ... Sailing !!! We were 4 families, 5 kids and 2 boats and we really enjoy a fantastic afternoon on Garda lake. Thanks a lot Fabio

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