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Course offered by Luis

3 days
Available in French, English, Spanish
These internships consist of a forty-eight-hour journey in a triangular route along the north coast of Castellón and the Columbretes Archipelago and double your title as Recreational Boat Skipper.
- Obtaining the qualification to sail, which will serve you for this title and any higher one that you approve later.
- Enabling you to govern a pleasure boat of up to 24 meters and allowing you to pass from the Peninsula to the Balearic Islands.
We could have chosen a crossing to the Balearic Islands as many others do, but the prevailing winds mean that the outward journey is by motor nine times out of ten, with the return almost always also by motor or in a monotonous route under linear sail with fin winds. There is hardly any time left to learn to sail and conveniently cover the objectives set by the two practices, which are to make a long-term journey and learn to sail.
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  • Plan
    We will begin the journey in the port of Grao de Castellón, with a detailed review of the logistics for the forty-eight hours of navigation, including supplies. The weather forecasts will be examined and we will plan a route that allows us to sail for as long as possible within the practice requirements. It is about sailing in the greatest number of directions possible in the time available, not about covering sterile miles by motor. Based on such planning, the teams and task shifts will be organized to effectively meet our objectives.

    The content of the program to be covered will be

    - Port and anchor motor maneuvers.

    - Sailing maneuvers. Hoist, lower, tack.

    - Navigation in adverse conditions. The reduction of the rag.

    - Adjustment of the sails depending on the course.

    - Efficient steering and coordination with the trim.

    - Sailing approach and anchoring maneuvers. The taking of buoy and the use of the auxiliary boat.

    - Night navigation. Execution of maneuvers at night.

    And all this carrying the wheel and the sails from the first day.
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Other information
We will live on board, eating and sleeping on the boat. The cost of food is around €9 per day.
At the end of the course, a certificate of completion of practices will be delivered with the indications to register the qualification in DGMM.
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Meet Luis, the coordinator
99 reviews At Sailwiz since 2018
Yacht captain and PPER with extensive experience in crossings and regattas. I enjoy sailing in almost any situation, relaxed on vacation or competitive of regattas. I do not care about the bad weather or sleep little or anywhere but I detest the problems of coexistence on board.
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Boat details

Boat that combines comfort with good speed benefits for its length. Like all First, it defends its rating well for its hull design, a good size stick that supports a large sail area compensated by a daggerboard that lowers its draft to 2.35 m, and symmetrical spi. Although it is not comparable to a Swan type racer, its interior comfort makes up for it, offering good habitability. It plays a more than worthy role in regattas and offers good comfort for long stays on vacation.
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  • Model: Bénéteau - First 36,7
  • Capacity: 8 spots
  • Length: 11.00 m
  • Cabins: 3
  • Year: 2003
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • GPS
  • Life jackets
  • VHF
  • Sounding line
  • Electric windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Wind equipment
  • Tender
  • Shower

Additional Information

  • Insurance
  • Final cleaning
  • Professional skipper
  • Bed linens
  • Gas
  • Parking
  • Tender
Not included
  • Meals on board
  • Food and drink on land
  • Travel to the boat
  • Title processing
Payment methods
  • Credit/debit card
  • Wire transfer

5 · 99 reviews

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    March of 2023
    Ha sido un gran dia. Excelente patrón y profesor. Excelente tripulación y un tiempazo. No se puede pedir más. Super recomendable
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    March of 2023
    Excelente, no se puede calificar de otra manera. Un curso muy recomendable para los que se inicien en el deporte de la vela.
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    March of 2023
    Ha sido una jornada muy interesante, poco aire pero suficiente para empezar a entender conceptos. Luis como instructor muy servicial, atento y didáctico. Tuve la suerte de dar con un grupo fantástico. Muy recomendable
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    March of 2023
    Muy buen día comenzó en calma chicha y acabamos con buen viento. Experiencia con Luis muy formativa, gran profesional. Es un placer pasar este rato navegando
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    November of 2022
    Muy buena experiencia, aprendí mucho en poco tiempo.
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    Reply from Luis
    Muchas gracias, pusiste todo de tu parte
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  • 3F8F9036-A99E-4C14-A605-4EAC23B5F2C0
    October of 2022
    Muy ameno y recomendable
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    Reply from Luis
    Muchas gracias por tu opinión
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Next dates

  • Start: 26 Apr. WTh from 00:00 to 00:00
    6 places available
    345 € /person
  • Start: 3 May. WTh from 00:00 to 00:00
    6 places available
    345 € /person
  • Start: 24 May. WTh from 00:00 to 00:00
    6 places available
    345 € /person
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