Course maneuvers, communications and how to organize a sailing trip in Valencia

Port of departure: Valencia, Spain
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Maria José M.Maroto
Coordinator: Maria José M.Maroto, 44 years old
5 reviews

This weekend course will help us to reinforce different points.

Workshop on maneuvering practices with a sailboat necessary for safety at sea and security in ports when docking the boat

To navigate we rely on various electronic equipment and computer applications, as well as to communicate we have to know how to communicate and in which station to be served.

Also, if you plan to make a journey of several days, either along the coast or across the Balearic Islands or sailing somewhere further afield. The planning and organization of both the trip and everything necessary to take on a journey is very important, remember! At sea there are no stores where you can buy vital spare parts for the boat or in case someone suffers an accident. Prevention is the success that everything goes as expected.

We deliver safe conduct for you to come from anywhere in Spain. And we ask for the antigen test before shipment.


Beneteau Oceanis: 15 meters in length. 4 cabins, 4 bathrooms, great room and kitchen.
Sorrento Vagabundo: 17 meters in length, 4 double cabins, 3 bathrooms, large living room and kitchen. With Yanky, trinqueta and major.

We are waiting for you on board!

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Activity dedicated to
  • Sailing course
  • Cursos de perfeccionamiento a vela
Boarding will be on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. and disembarkation on Sunday at 6:00 p.m. During the weekend the following points will be reinforced.

Sailboat maneuvering practice workshop necessary for safety at sea and security in ports when docking the boat:

⁃ Ropes functions
⁃ Using the lashings to undock
⁃ Using the moorings to dock
⁃ Side tie
⁃ Tie down
⁃ Tie by breast
⁃ Hug it to a gas station
⁃ Avoid catching the guides of the dead with the propeller when docking
⁃ Ciabogar
⁃ Propeller effects

Radio equipment training:

- Plotter
- Android / iphone computer applications necessary for navigation
- Radar
- Navtex
- VHF: radio communications, mayday, pan pan
- HF
- Use practice and communications practice

How to prepare a trip for a sailing trip?

- How to organize the route: apps to trace routes and alternatives, analyze weather and refuge areas
- How to organize the purchase of food and drink the stowage
- What to bring and what not to bring on board luggage
- Regulatory first-aid kit (the one that all boats carry) + recommended auxiliary first-aid kit.
- What spare parts to bring (boats always have incidents on board, when a whistle doesn't break a ball breaks) when you don't have to change an impeller, you have to change a water pump ... things always happen.
- What documentation and materials must be checked when renting a boat
- Life raft, as used
- Boat safety protocol, how to leave a boat in case of need. Steps to follow .
- Human on board protocol, human to water. You practice at sea
- Flares, Rockets, smoke canisters, as used
- Armés, lifeline: how they are used and why.
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Included in the price
  • Final cleaning
  • Costs of mooring and anchoring
  • Professional skipper
Not included in the price
  • Meals on board
  • Bed linens
  • Food and drink on land
  • Gas
Additional information
Totally practical course and private learning, you will have time to practice all individually. Maximum 8 people per boat.
Sheets can be hired with a supplement.
If you wish, you can come on Friday evening and spend the night on the boat, for a small supplement of € 25 per person.
A COVID antigen test is mandatory for everyone's safety, cost € 60
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Valencia, Spain
Levantine Coast
Meet Maria José M.Maroto, the coordinator
44 years old · From Valencia, España
5 reviews
Professional Skipper (PPER), yacht captain, adventurer, traveler, I have traveled all the continents competing in Ironmans. I have done the mythical Titan Desert twice. Ultralight pilot. Passionate about my dedication to Nautica as coordinator and as skipper on board! This year we will go to the Caribbean! You dare?
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5 users have valued the coordinator
  • Prácticas de habilitación a vela + Baleares en Valencia
    dino pablo
    April 2021
    A unique experience that you have to live. Well organized, fun and with the direction of Maria Jose who knows how to communicate and explain what is necessary during the journey. Fully recommended and necessary after you have your PER to know what life on board is and start practicing in the real world beyond the unreal theory that makes you study at the PER.
  • Prácticas Patrón de Yate en Valencia.
    April 2021
    Fully recommended, they have been very enjoyable and complete practices, life on board is very pleasant since it is a large, spacious and fully prepared boat. As for the professionals who make it possible to carry out the internships, say that they have thought of all the details. In my case, Simón was our Skipper, a very attentive person, he has constantly helped us, transmitting confidence, solving a sea of doubts that arose throughout the journey.
    Without a doubt, I will count on María José and her team to carry out future practices and activities.
  • Prácticas Patrón de Yate en Valencia.
    March 2021
    Instructors: We have the extensive experience of Simón, a skipper of height who did not overlook any detail without explaining. María José also accompanied us during the journey, complementing the training with numerous tips.

    Boat: 50 foot sailboat in very good condition, 4 spacious cabins with their own bathroom. Very comfortable deck to learn and navigate.

    PY Course: Very positive experience, where we learned to navigate in various weather conditions. Two night sailing and motor cruises where we were able to learn how to orient ourselves in the dark and organize watches and courses.
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