Sailing in the Peninsular Center
If you want to take advantage of your vacation to learn the techniques and maneuvers of sailing without having to leave the city, you're in luck. At Sailwiz you can find different options to experience a day of sailing without having to go to the coast. Where? In the San Juan reservoir in Madrid and the Burguillo reservoir in Ávila.
Sailing in the San Juan Reservoir (Madrid)
If you want to enjoy a day of sailing without having to leave Madrid , you can do so in the Pantano de San Juan in the Madrid town of San Martín de Valdeiglesias.
The navigation courses held in the San Juan Reservoir are especially suitable for those who want to start in the world of sailing , since the calm waters of this reservoir allow you to practice the different steering maneuvers without being in any danger.
What are you waiting for? Take advantage of the good weather in the capital and escape to live the experience of driving a sailboat by yourself, learning the basics from an expert teacher in an excellent natural environment. And by the way, if you feel like it, take the opportunity to take a good dip, because the Pantano de San Juan is the only reservoir in Madrid where bathing and motor boating are allowed. Do not miss it!
Sailing in the Burguillo Reservoir (Ávila)
Just an hour's drive from the capital, at the Rascafría de Ávila dams, you can also go sailing. The Burguillo Reservoir offers you the possibility of doing so without forcing you to move from the center.
You will learn the basics of sailing while you can enjoy a quiet natural environment with spectacular views of the Sierra de Gredos mountains. If you want to get away for a weekend from the noise and stress of the city, you already have a plan. Come to the Pantano del Burguillo and learn to sail!
How much does a navigation course cost in Madrid?
At Sailwiz, you can find one-day sailing courses to start sailing for no more than €58-60 per person, for about 4-5 hours. This amount may vary depending on the hours contracted.