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Course offered by Ignacio

7 days
Available in Spanish
Would you like to gain experience and perfect your sailing technique? Do you want to increase your confidence and skill as a skipper or captain? Are you preparing to practice professionally? Do you need to credit days and miles of navigation?
We propose a program where you will learn to navigate more safely and efficiently on a journey of more than 400 nautical miles, assuming the role of skipper and crew member in different situations and real wind and sea conditions. Whether you are already a skipper, captain or PPER or if you would like to become one, this journey is for you. Climb aboard this great sailboat! A modern Dufourt 525 Grand Large. A sailboat of great length, ideal to learn and enjoy with great safety and comfort.
It includes different workshops and real practices to achieve the following learning objectives:
• Governance and safety on the sailboat (The ship, the skipper and its crew, the steering position, instrumentation, RIPA, POB, EPIRB, abandonment, logbook, positioning on the chart, control and tasks on board...)
• Night navigation (guards, lights, AIS, Radar...)
• Sailing (sails, controls, manoeuvres, courses, trim with crew and solo...)
• High altitude navigation (planning, meteorology, route, management...)
• Coastal navigation (planning, meteorology, route, dangers, marks and buoys, delays, headings, oppositions, markings, anchoring, moorings in port and buoy)
• Basic ropes and much more.
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  • Plan
    BOARDING: At 3:30 p.m. in the Royal Navy of Valencia
    DISEMBARKATION: At 5:30 p.m. in the Royal Navy of Valencia


    Welcome and boarding at La Marina Real de Valencia at 3:30 p.m. The sailboat is already perfectly stowed and ready to sail, so, after settling in, we will get to know the sailboat and we will have a first WORKSHOP ON GOVERNMENT, SECURITY AND NIGHT NAVIGATION, delving into aspects related to government (crew, command post, instrumentation... ) and safety (RIPA, POB, EPIRB, abandonment...), especially in night navigation (guards, lights, AIS, Radar...)

    Once these objectives have been overcome, we will have a second HIGH NAVIGATION WORKSHOP, where we will analyze the meteorology, plan the route and organize the watches and tasks on board. And finally we will familiarize ourselves in a practical way with the maneuver of the sailboat, under sail (sails, controls, trim…) and under engine (wind, main and bow propeller, mooring and dead ropes, etc.).

    And now that we are well prepared, around 8:00 p.m., we will set sail for the island of Ibiza (114º) to live the experience of a night cruise. We will make navigation guards in shifts, positioning ourselves on the chart and checking the indicators and security elements every 2 hours.


    Early in the morning we will leave Conejera about 3 miles to port and going down the west coast of Ibiza (153º) we will pass Es Verdrá on the starboard beam heading for Cape Barbaria in Formentera, which we will leave to port to put the bow to the Punta Roja (85º) looking again for open water towards Cabrera (65º). During this voyage we will have a SAILING WORKSHOP to obtain the best performance of the sailboat during our defeat.


    After the last boarding and 185mn accumulated, we will arrive at the island of Cabrera at dawn where we will moor to a buoy. We will take a day of rest in this incredible protected environment, which we will be able to get to know by going ashore with the auxiliary to make a small excursion to its highest point where we will enjoy magnificent and well-deserved views.


    First thing in the morning we will set course for Cape Sa Mola (310º) along the southwest coast of Mallorca, leaving Cape Cala Figuera to starboard. From there we will pass between Mallorca and Dragonera to go to our new landing point, the bay or the port of Soller, where, towards sunset, we will anchor or moor depending on our interests. During this voyage we will have a COASTAL NAVIGATION WORKSHOP (planning, meteorology, route, dangers, marks and buoyage, delays, leading lines, oppositions, bearings...), locating ourselves in a practical way on the chart by means of the bearing compass.


    We will have the day off to discover the charming port of Soller with its promenade and its maritime atmosphere, or even take the famous little train to better understand the beauty of this municipality. And at sunset we will head to Columbretes (274º) on a new 96nm board.


    In the middle of the morning we will arrive at Illa Grossa, the crater of a submerged volcano, where we will moor to a buoy to rest and enjoy this new protected environment. There we can take a guided tour, where they will explain its history, the particularities of its flora and fauna, as well as some other anecdote. We will spend the night under an incredible starry sky, identifying some of the most important stars for sailors.

    Very early we will start the last boarding (240º) towards our destination. We will take advantage of the navigation to learn at least 5 basic knots in a last "ROPE WORKSHOP". And finally, after more than 400mn of navigation, we will moor at sunset in the Royal Marina of Valencia. Here we will say goodbye to what will surely have been a great shared experience.

    *The proposed program could vary depending on the weather or at the proposal of the group.
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Other information

• The rental of the sailboat with auxiliary boat, professional Skipper, insurance, purchase and stowage service (with the Complete Pack) and VAT.

NOT INCLUDED (extras):

• BASIC PACK (Compulsory complete sailboat rental): Bed linen, towels and final cleaning. 25 Eur/pax

• COMPLETE PACK (Mandatory rental by places): Food and drink, bed linen, towels and final cleaning. 125 Eur/pax

• FUEL (Mandatory rental by places): An approximate provision of 75 Eur/pax will be made. We will prioritize sailing. In any case, it will be adjusted to what is actually consumed.

• MOORINGS IN PORTS OR BUOYS (Mandatory rental by places): An approximate provision of 25 Eur/pax will be made. adjusting in the same way.

• PACK SUITE (Optional rental by places): Reserve the spacious bow cabin with integrated full bathroom. 95 Eur/pax

• SINGLE PACK (Optional rent by places): Reserve a superior aft cabin exclusively for you. 375 Eur/pax

• PACK LAST MINUTE (Optional rent by places). When there are no more cabins, you can still get on board spending the night on the comfortable sofa in the saloon. -150 EUR

• Any other request or need not specified in the price or that wants to be budgeted separately.


• Cost of early cancellation by the client:

-Before 60 days to the shipment date, 10% of the reserve.
-Between 59 and 30 days prior to the shipment date, 50% of the reservation.
-Less than 30 days before the shipment date, 100% of the reservation.

• If it is canceled by the owner/skipper:

-For reasons of force majeure, indisposition of the crew, safety of the sailboat or any other circumstance, a new date would be agreed or, where appropriate, the client would be reimbursed 100% of the amount paid.

-For not reaching a minimum group of 5 confirmed people (in the case of rental by places), a new date would be agreed or, where appropriate, the client would be reimbursed 100% of the amount paid.

-Due to adverse weather, a new date would be agreed or, if applicable, the client would be reimbursed 100% of the amount paid in the form of a credit valid for 1 year, which the client could enjoy directly or whoever he decides and reports.


• According to platform policy.

• Up to 4 days before the extras can be paid directly to the owner/skipper by bank transfer.

• Before embarking, the group will sign the sailboat rental contract for the indicated time, with a professional skipper included.

• The group will have the sailboat available during that time to enjoy sailing following the suggested itinerary or any other that they may alternatively jointly propose directly to the skipper.


• Complete Pack: The menus are healthy, easy to prepare and generally adapted to life on board. Soft drinks, beers and wine are included. You do not have to worry about deciding the ingredients and making the purchase. This service is included. If any type of special diet is required or if you have any allergies, you must notify us in writing in advance.

• Cook or sailor is not included (this service has an added budget), so it is the responsibility of each person to collaborate with the group in the preparation of meals and other tasks related to order, cleanliness and safety of the sailboat to have the best experience.

• We will do this journey with a minimum group of 5 and a maximum of 7 crew members plus the Captain, to fully enjoy the large spaces and comfort of this great sailboat, and get the most out of the different workshops and practices. Exceptionally, smaller groups could be confirmed.
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Meet Ignacio, the skipper
Verified professional skipper 31 reviews At Sailwiz since 2022
Owner, Captain and Professional Skipper. Passionate about the sea, people and life. It moves me to create experiences and share them. The sea offers many possibilities to enjoy, learn and grow as a sailor and as a person. There is so much to discover! Gaining time to life and life to time... Will you come with me?
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Boat details

Powerful, elegant and comfortable Dufour 525 Grand Large. An ocean-going sailboat with superior features and finishes, with a premium specification that includes a generator, hot-cold air conditioning, a watermaker, washing machine, dishwasher, Bosé speakers... as well as a great capacity for autonomy.

The interior is equipped with 3 spacious cabins (suite type forward) with large closets and shelves, two complete toilets (electric and with hot and cold water showers), as well as a large convertible lounge that adds 2 bunk beds, where you can sleep comfortably. in total 8 people. Additionally, it has an independent crew cabin with a third full bathroom.

Outside, its clean and spacious lines are complemented by a magnificent teak deck, with 2 sundecks, one forward and one aft, each for 4 people. In short, it is a large full-equipment sailboat, Dufourt's flagship, with which you will enjoy the pleasure of sailing in paradisiacal settings with high safety and comfort with your family or friends.

General characteristics

- Measurements: overall length 15.32m, beam 4.90m and draft: 2.3m
- Ballast: 4.85 tons
- Displacement: 16.2 tons
- Fuel tanks: 500 liters (2x250l)
- Water tanks: 3x185 (555 l)
- Engine: Volvo Penta D3-110 kW
- Main propeller: 3 folding blades
- Bow thruster: Maxpower retractable
- Alternator: 114AH
- Generator: Fisher Panda 8000 6.8KW
- Chargers: Cristec, Fast Inverter: Power 1200W
- Air conditioning and heating: Dometic Cruiseair with outlets in the living room and 3 cabins
- Water treatment plant: Desalination plant D60BY 60 L/h*
- Water heater: Quick Inox Platform
-Electric bathing platform with aft shower
-Dispatched in sixth list: zone 2 (up to 12 people on board)


- Sparcraft mast and boom
- Sparcraft Ocean retractable bowsprit with tack line to cockpit
- North Sails cruising laminated mainsail
- Furling cruiser genoa North Sails
- Elvstrom 2010 furling gennaker
- I'm flying
- Elvstrom bad weather jib
- Elvstrom Storm Jib
- Battened mainsail Elvstrom dacron
- Furlex Seldon 404s genoa furler


- 2 main German Harken 53 ST winches
- 2x Harken 60.2 ST electric genoa winches 2x spinnaker
- 1 Harken 48 ST electric starboard halyard winch
- 1 Harken 48 ST port halyard winch

navigation equipment

- VHF ICOM Marine IC-M505 with remote control in cockpit and BoseMC-Murdo ICS speaker
- Navtex Computer Nav6 and Monitor 15
- TinyBytetransceiver AIS wireless keyboard logitech2
- Raymarine ST602 tridata. Raymarine ST6002 Autopilot and Raymarine E80 Plotter
- Raymarine radar and tablet with Navionics


It is a sailboat designed to offer a great navigation experience, comfort and enjoyment for 6 to 8 people overnight and up to 12 people including the crew during daytime navigation.

The interior, with high-quality furniture, in Moabi and Wenge wood, is equipped with 3 spacious cabins (suite type forward) with ample closets and shelves, two complete toilets (electric and with hot water showers), as well as a large convertible saloon that adds 2 berths (for crew or passengers), where a total of 8 people can sleep comfortably. Additionally, it has an independent crew cabin with a third complete bathroom, which is usually used as a sail locker.

The kitchen, distributed in 3 large spaces, has a Corian® work surface with a raised anti-heeling edge in wood. It has a double sink with a synthetic resin lid. 3-burner gas cooker with oven/grill type "Bretagne Evolution" in cardan with stainless steel handrail and safety fixing anchor. A fridge with front cover 130L. A second 175L fridge with freezer, plus a 100L freezer. The service is completed by an Electrolux Arthur Martin MD30 dishwasher, a 1200W ENO microwave, a Tefal toaster, a bottle rack and complete Dufourt crockery for 10 people.

Daily rest is guaranteed with Calipso comfort mattresses with wooden slatted base, fans, as well as a large space in cabinets and shelves, LED reading lights, openable deck hatches, ventilation, black-out blinds and mosquito nets in each cabin.

All this is complemented by 12v-220V plugs. BOSE-Lifestyle DVD 5.1 dolby surround. Sharp Aquos TV and large storage spaces throughout the boat.

*This description may not be exact or may have changed due to subsequent changes. The use of some services such as the dishwasher, TV or air conditioning may be restricted to the port or at certain times at the discretion of the skipper. The owner/skipper is not responsible if any element or accessory described is damaged just before or during the departure.


Rental for cruises and crossings, regattas, hourly rides, Charter day, sunrises, sunsets, ashes at sea, celebrations, etc. Ask us and we will organize a personalized quality service for you.
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  • Model: Dufour Yachts - 525 Grand Large
  • Capacity: 11 spots
  • Length: 15.32 m
  • Cabins: 3
  • Year: 2008
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • Life jackets
  • VHF
  • Sounding line
  • Electric windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Wind equipment
  • Generator
  • Tender
  • Bow thruster
  • Shower
  • Bimini
  • Fishing rods
  • HI-FI equipment
  • Wifi
  • TV
  • Equipo de snorkel

Additional Information

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

5 · 31 reviews

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    José Ramón
    May of 2023
    Fantastic experience, everything very well organized, Ignacio's workshops and explanations are very interesting, and the boat is very spacious, comfortable and well maintained.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Jose Ramon! It has been a pleasure to share with you this journey aboard the sailboat. To highlight your ability as a sailor, collaborative attitude, open to continue growing and constant sympathy, good skipper and good companion. Good winds ;)
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    May of 2023
    Great boat and great skipper!! A great experience
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Carlos! It has been a pleasure sharing this journey with you and your wife. I especially appreciate your excellent willingness and desire to learn. A hug and good winds;)
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  • IMG_0344
    May of 2023
    Excellent training with a great navigator and a better person.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Sarah! A pleasure to share with you this journey on the sailboat. I loved your good vibes and desire to learn. good bow
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  • foto2022
    May of 2023
    Good skipper, answers all your questions and encourages interaction among the crew. Comfortable and safe boat
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  • Foto PER-NUEVA
    April of 2023
    I will repeat. That says everything. Wonderful days and great experience. I recommend it, you learn to take care of the crew, the voyage and the boat, and that is not in the books.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Antonio, what a beautiful way to summarize the essence of the sailboat, the people;) Always attentive, collaborative, socializing and learning... It has been a pleasure to share this journey with you. Good bow mate, see you ;)
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    April of 2023
    It's been 10 in everything! The boat is a dream, Ignacio and María Jesús are first class people, always attentive to all of us so that we are well, safe and happy. And to top it off, I've learned an awful lot! Ignacio is the cane teaching. The boat has stayed in my heart forever! I will be back.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Rosa, you are a charm;) With people like you everything is easier, the merit belongs to the whole crew. You have given everything, as a sailor and as a person. You have given yourself to learn to the fullest, to enjoy the experience, to be happy, and that has passed on to all of us. See you soon mate, good winds ;)
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