The Hungarian Guide - Investing and retiring in Hungary

  • A stunning capital with unique setting A stunning capital with unique setting
  • walking and birdwatching paradise walking and birdwatching paradise
  • undisturbed nature rich in rare species undisturbed nature rich in rare species
  • enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track enjoy the 144 mile lakeside cycle track
  • Teeming with History Teeming with History
  • over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes over 300 Thermal Health Spas and warm lakes
  • picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb picturesque lakes with Carp weighing over 100 lb
  • Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit Feast on delicious sunripened local fruit
  • Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer Lake Balaton gets as warm as the Caribbean in the summer
  • Tranquil Lake Balaton Tranquil Lake Balaton
  • Lush rolling hills of western Hungary Lush rolling hills of western Hungary
  • buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000.. buy a thatched cottage for under £30 000..
  • horsemen and nature lovers paradise horsemen and nature lovers paradise
  • Europe's second largest freshwater lake Europe's second largest freshwater lake
  • A paradise for watersport enthusiasts A paradise for watersport enthusiasts
  • Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature Tihany peninsula- a pearl of history and nature

Sailing

saling at Lake Balaton

We are pleased to recommend a company offering excellent facilities at very competitive prices – please ask for details regarding Charter and Tuition.

Situated on the Tihany peninsular on the north shore and directly on Lake Balaton, their aim is to provide a world class sailing experience in an area of outstanding beauty. The Balaton 25 is a 25ft ( 7.6 metre ) yacht specifically designed for sailing on Lake Balaton. The Hanse 291 and the Feeling 356 yachts are also available.

Fun for all ages and all stages of fitness, the teaching facilities are second to none. With many years of experience the teachers will have you sailing or windsurfing in very little time, you will also be trained to an internationally recognised standard.

Various sizes of sails are available for men, women and children. Windsurfing is available from the beginning of May to the end of October.Course durations are Monday to Friday, 3 hours daily, mornings or afternoons.Children can get a junior windsurfing licence, and special children’s classes are available for 8-12 year olds.Lake Balaton is restricted to sailing windsurfing, fishing and swimming. This ensures pollution from speed boats and jet skiis do not spoil the beautiful and clean lake waters of Balaton. Maximum sail size on Lake Balaton is 10 sq m with a maximum boat length of 6 metres.

” In a weeks sailing on Lake Balaton I saw no manmade pollution – not an oil slick, not a beer can, not a polythene bag. It offers outstanding value for money in terms of a sailing experience, gastronomy and culture. “
Angus Richardson – Practical Boat Owner Magazine