Pancyprian Athletic Association
The Pancyprian Athletic Association of Owners of Small Boats (PASIMIS), was established in 1999 and is a non-profit Association promoting sea activities, like sailing, motor boating and fishing.
Since our establishment, our mission has been concerned with (a) the support of our members benefits for the use and maintenance of their boats, (b) the organization of trips in open sea, (c) the mutual support between our members, and (d) the education, training and experience exchange regarding recreational boats, the sea, and the sea environment.
For many years, we have been an active member of the Cyprus Sports Organization and Cyprus Sailing Federation. We also participate in the pancyprian sailing championship and other sailing competitions organized by us and other Associations, with our sailing boat GLARONI and other members boat, and our sailing athletes team.
Our Sailing School, remains the only one in Cyprus, with the quality certification of ISO (IQNet ISO 9001:2008). All over the year we offer theoretical and practical lessons and exams for (a) motor boats, and (b) sailing for the obtaining the following certificates:
- A S A 101-Basic Keelboat Sailing Standard
- A S A 103-Basic Costal Cruising
- A S A 104-Bareboat Cruising
Until today, we have trained approximately 800 captains.
Furthermore, every year, we organize for our members several training sailing trips in Cyprus, Greek islands, from Cyprus to Kastellorizo, Lebanon etc. In this way, we give the opportunity to our graduates, to gain further knowledge, experience and self esteem for safe, skillful and enjoyable sailing.