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One week skipper course in Ibiza, departure from Valencia

Port of departure: Valencia, Spain
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Maria José
Coordinator: Maria José, 43 years old
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Do you have the navigation title?
Do you want to learn to manage everything you need to make a trip?
Would you like to rent a sailboat with friends and / or family, being the skipper of the boat?

Join this weeklong course with other people like you. It consists of 7 consecutive days of navigation without returning home with a maximum of 8 students on board, learning and demonstrating navigation knowledge during a continuous evaluation with a RYA instructor, who will decide at the end of the course whether or not you are eligible to obtain the Title.

During the course you will assume the command of the skipper and the responsibility of the sailboat in small passages. The role of the instructor in this course is based on providing advice and support throughout the navigation. The key element is feeling the responsibility of being a skipper and being able to make the right decisions to make a safe journey. Every day you will see theory - practice of the points that will be covered.

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Activity dedicated to
  • Sailing course
  • Cursos de perfeccionamiento a vela
Preparation for the sea, deck work, navigation, patrony, meteorology. Maintenance and repair work, engines, supplies, emergency situations, motor boat handling, sailing, night cruising, use of paper and electronic navigation charts, DSC calls and use of the radio, use of flares, harnesses of safety, use life jackets and rafts.

1. Organization of the trip: What to bring, what not to bring, how to help those who come to the trip without nautical knowledge know what to bring. You will have support checklists that will help you in this work

2. Route planning and alternative route: we will analyze the current weather and a refuge forecast in case it changes. In addition, we will analyze the anchorages, directions, nautical charts, etc.

3. Apps of interest to skippers: we will rely on apps for greater security and knowledge in decision-making.

4. Organization and management of the crew: being a good team leader, working on active listening and creating a good atmosphere of coexistence and team on the boat.

5. Kitchen on board: it is important to carry a meal plan, prior to purchase, so that there is no excess and no lack of food.

6. Basic mechanics and supplies of basic elements: Toolkit. Knowing how to use the tester, change an impeller, change a water pump, make a gasket, etc. The sea is a hostile environment that constantly presents us with adversities, and it is important to know how to face them.

7. Learn to anchor: we will practice anchoring correctly taking into account the abatement, the probe and the weather forecast.

8. Trim sails: in sailing, trim is essential. Learning to trim sails will allow you to optimize the wind flow to increase the speed of your sailboat during navigation.

9. Maneuvers: necessary for safety at sea and security in ports when docking the boat.

10. Training of radio equipment: to navigate we rely on various electronic equipment and computer applications, as well as to communicate we have to know how to communicate and on which station to be served.
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Included in the price
  • Final cleaning
  • Professional skipper
Not included in the price
  • Costs of mooring and anchoring
  • Meals on board
  • Gas
Additional information
Skills after the course:
- Become an experienced skipper capable of navigating familiar waters during the day

Navigator Profile:
- It is not necessary to have a degree, but to have sailed
- Willingness to learn, proactive attitude
- Interesting course for those who are going to get the PER or already have the PER, Yacht Skipper, Captain Yacht
- Interesting to learn in this infinite sea of learning

Other information:
- Experience prior to the course: Attitude and desire to learn
- Pre-course knowledge: Basic navigation
- Course delivery language: Spanish
- Course duration: 7 days in a row browsing
- Minimum age: 16 years
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Valencia, Spain
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Meet Maria José, the coordinator
43 years old · From Valencia, España
2 reviews
Adventurous, traveler, I have traveled all continents competing in Ironmans. I have done the mythical Titan Desert twice. Ultralight pilot and yacht captain. I am a nomad of the Universe wanting to travel the world.
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2 users have valued the coordinator
  • Una semana en velero por Ibiza y Formentera desde Valencia
    August 2020
    A memorable, fun and risky experience, very complete: we have been very lucky with the weather and we have been able to sail with little wind and medium-high wind; at night, calm; As soon as you return to Denia and have the boat moored in port, there was a storm time! It has been amazing! We have visited the city of Ibiza and the island of Formentera; but, above all, sailing along the coast from cove to cove, anchoring, bathing from the boat, entering the port on a sailboat, ... with sun, clear sky, breeze, ... unforgettable.
    Coexistence, key point: a 7-day dive of 9 people on a boat in which we have had moments of tension, but also very good times in a group that we will undoubtedly always remember each and everyone!
    Regarding the skipper, the ship was not taken by María José, but another skipper; I think this should be explained before booking; On the other hand, we set sail two boats at the same time from Denia, organized by María José, and we have done the whole trip together, in parallel. The two crews and the two skippers have connected very well! In addition, we have helped each other, passing ice when it was finished on a boat, lending us the SUP board or helping with a breakdown on the boat. We have all made an effort to make the trip to everyone's taste, following individual proposals and making group agreements. The bosses, always ready to make the trip to everyone's liking. And also, they have given us their enthusiasm for sailing and sailing and have passed on their knowledge and nautical experiences.
  • Semana de navegación a vela por Ibiza y Formentera
    August 2020
    Magnificent experience. To repeat without hesitation. Relaxation, idyllic landscapes, sport, food in very pleasant company, Captain with great experience. Difficult to improve
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