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Course offered by Juli

8 hours
Available in Catalan, English, French
Have you got a nautical degree but need to develop your sailing knowledge before going sailing with the family?
Have you acquired or are you going to buy a boat, but you obtained the degree a long time ago and you want to refresh your knowledge?
Do you want to know in depth the maneuvers of a sailboat?
Regardless of your motivation, we want to help you navigate safely, taking care of your crew, material and the environment. And all this by yourself, without needing help from the rest of the crew.
With this objective, we offer you some sailing practice reinforcements in a long-keeled Bavaria 38, enabled for 8 crew members. These consist of:
• Security checks prior to departure.
• Learn to correctly trim sails upwind, across and long. Donkey ears. Backstay use.
• Order of operations when making a board. Candle care. jibe.
• Taking reefs.
• Anchoring maneuvers.
• Basic use of instrumentation. Pilot and AIS.
• Emergencies (fire, leak, trailer).
In addition to any other technical questions you may have.
We know that PER practices are not always enough to acquire enough poise so that you can go sailing alone. This booster will help you get it.
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  • Plan
    Our base port is in Premiá de Mar, near Barcelona. The course will take place over one day, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. It is not a fixed schedule: we can vary it and lengthen it a bit if necessary.

    We will practice all the maneuvers described, we will review knowledge and I will give you practical advice obtained through my experience.

    For a correct use of the training, and to guarantee your learning, the number of seats is limited to 2 crew members. If you want to share the course with more friends, the format would be a day and a half.
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Other information
We advise you to bring your drink and a sandwich or other type of food. To make better use of the hours, we will not eat in port, but we will do it while we practice anchoring.
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Meet Juli, the skipper
Verified professional skipper At Sailwiz since 2018
I am passionate about the sea who enjoys sharing knowledge of sailing. My purpose is to infect you with a little of the love I have for the sea; if I succeed, you will not be able to unhook, so be careful.
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Boat details

Our boat is a 38 foot sailboat, launched in 2004. Ideal for cruising and prepared for regattas. With dimensions of almost 12 m in length and 4m in width, it can comfortably accommodate 8 crew members, distributed in three double cabins and a table in the saloon that can be used as a double bed. Its 55 hp engine and sails allow it to cruise at 7-8 knots effortlessly.

It is like a floating bungalow that we take care of with great care. It is equipped with a kitchen, refrigerator, television and a sink with shower. Another additional shower is installed on the deck.

Outside we have mats. Its awning, bimini, side protectors and anti-spray hood allow us to protect ourselves from both the sun and bad weather. For crossings with long stays in port we can also transport a portable air conditioning unit.

A zodiac with a 2 HP motor and two paddle-surf boards provide us with mobility and fun from the anchoring area. There is also material for snorkeling.

The boat, mechanically revised every year and constantly tested in regattas, is equipped for high altitude navigation with radar, AIS, plotter, life raft and all the necessary safety equipment, according to the new DGMM requirements.
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  • Model: Bavaria Yachts - 38
  • Capacity: 8 spots
  • Length: 11.87 m
  • Cabins: 3
  • Year: 2004
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • Life jackets
  • VHF
  • Sounding line
  • Electric windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Wind equipment
  • Tender
  • Shower
  • Bimini
  • HI-FI equipment
  • TV
  • Equipo de snorkel

Additional Information

  • Insurance
  • Final cleaning
  • Costs of mooring and anchoring
  • Professional skipper
  • Gas
Not included
  • Meals on board
Payment methods
  • Credit/debit card
  • Wire transfer

5 · 4 reviews

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    September of 2022
    Experiencia recomendable. Te transmite todo su conocimiento ,que es amplio. No paras en toda la jornada de realizar maniobras, barco muy bien cuidado y equipado. Para repetir
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    July of 2022
    Experiencia inmejorable, era justo lo que necesitaba. Tras obtener mi titulación todavía no tenía confianza para alquilar un velero con la familia; Juli ha sido un instructor excepcional, se hace muchísima práctica de maniobra en un velero super cuidado de características muy parecidas al que quiero alquilar.
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    Francesc Xavier
    February of 2022
    Excelente día de formación. En esto de la vela hay que sumar muchas horas antes de atreverse a salir solo. Con Juli además aprendí muchas nuevas cosas y practicamos durante todo el día. Como le decía a Juli, después de esta jornada veo que debo ir a un gimnasio a reforzar musculatura. Hoy he dormido de un tirón...
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    Reply from Juli
    Animo Xavi! Todo es cuestión de constancia y acumular millas. Se aprende a través de la experiencia. Ha sido un placer haber contribuido a tu crecimiento en el mundo náutico.
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    February of 2022
    Fue un día muy instructivo. Juli me ha contestado a todas mi dudas sin descanso. Muy preparado y disponible. Agradezco mucho su disponibilitad y profesionalidad.
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    Reply from Juli
    He disfrutado mucho en la clase. Eres una naveganta intuitiva, que aprende rápido. Te veo pronto como capitana!!!
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  • 10 Dec from 10:00 to 18:00
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    400 € /boat
  • 14 Jan from 10:00 to 18:00 (2023)
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    400 € /boat
  • 5 Feb from 10:00 to 18:00 (2023)
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