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Sailing certification practices in Santa Pola

Port of departure: Santa Pola, Spain
180€ Per personFull boat
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The skipper: Carlos, 56 years old
25 reviews

Sailing Qualification Practices for PNB, PER, Skipper and Yacht Captain qualifications.

These practices are mandatory to be able to govern a sailing vessel, current legislation establishes that they must last 16 hours, we will do them in a 16-hour shift from 08:00 to 24:00 on the same day. They are carried out in RO 400 with a certified instructor from our School, we are specialized in sailing.

These practices will be carried out in the bays of Santa Pola, Guardamar and Isla de Tabarca. The official program published by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine is followed.

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In port, the route that we are going to take in our bay will be planned according to the weather conditions and we will comment on the weather forecast, we will teach you the operation of the different navigation elements.

We will start at sea with the process of hoisting sails and you will learn to navigate in all directions, regulating the sail correctly in each of them. We will practice the different maneuvers such as tacking or gybing.

We will explain all the terminology necessary to navigate (hunting, bending, falling, luffing, ...) and the different parts of the sails. We will practice the different necessary knots.

You will know how is the process of decreasing the sails before a rise in the wind, curling the mainsail and reducing the headsail, following an order to sail with the sailboat balanced according to the intensity of the wind.

You will end up mastering how to stop the sailboat, either to anchor or to perform the man overboard maneuver. We will explain the safety measures that we must take into account when sailing.

We will finish with the lowering of sails and their correct folding, as well as tips to keep the sails in good condition.

☆ Thursday, 8:00 p.m. those who come to sleep with a supplement of € 25.
☆ Friday, 08:00 to 24:00, practices.
☆ Friday night, possibility of sleeping on the boat after practice with a supplement of € 25.
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Included in the price
☆ Coastal navigation with professional instructor.
☆ Fuel.
☆ 4 double beds and 1 single bed.
☆ 2 toilets on the boat, showers at Marina Miramar.
☆ Kitchen, fridge, living room, bath table, ....
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Not included in the price
☆ Meals.
☆ Parking vehicles.
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Additional information
☆ Possibility of paid parking at Marina Miramar

☆ If you come from afar, we give you the option of sleeping on the boat itself for € 25 per person and night or we recommend accommodation near the Marina.

☆ Minimum 5 students.
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By booking this experience you will get miles redeemable on your next booking on Sailwiz.
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  • The miles accumulate on your profile and you can redeem them on your bookings.
  • 1€ equals 100 miles.
The boat
12-meter cruise-regatta boat equipped with 3 cabins, 2 bathrooms, kitchen with oven, electric refrigerator and a spacious 1.95-meter-high living room, with numerous portholes that can be opened to provide good ventilation to the interior. It is a fast model prepared to dribble with a major and genoa for practice. It has a folding table for the bathtub, stored in a locker to facilitate maneuvering.
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  • Model:Ronáutica - 400
  • Capacity:12 spots
  • Length:12.05 m
  • Cabins:3
  • Year:2015
  • Bathrooms:2
  • GPS
  • Radar
  • Life jackets
  • VHF
  • Sounding line
  • Electric windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Wind equipment
  • Tender
  • Shower
  • Bimini
  • HI-FI equipment
Crew members
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Meet Carlos, the skipper
56 years old · From Elche, España
25 reviews
I am a Senior Sports Technician for Sailing in Fixed Rig and Instructor for nautical titles. I was a sailing instructor for children and adults classes. In recent years I have dedicated myself to teaching cruise sailing classes and practices. The classes complement the compulsory practices of the nautical degrees.
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25 users have valued the boss
  • Curso de vela de un dia en Santa Pola
    August 2021
    A great sailing! Carlos is an experienced skipper and magnificent teaching maneuvers on board! In my case, I wanted to review them after several years without sailing .... it was intensive and fun ..... I recommend it for any level of previous knowledge. Also a group on board first class, best regards, Enrique
  • Prácticas de PER en Santa Pola
    August 2021
    Carlos is an excellent professional, very attentive and didactic with any detail. We learned a lot in this practice and we are already organizing the next one to repeat. I highly recommend it, an exciting and unforgettable experience.
  • Prácticas de PER en Santa Pola
    August 2021
    Excellent, both professionally and personally. Of pleasant treatment, he behaved in a positive way with everyone. He was always looking to motivate us and that we learn and practice.
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