Sailing training practices in Barcelona

Port of departure: Barcelona, Spain
220€ Per personFull boat
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If you want to sail and have the nautical qualification of PNB, PER, PY or CY, you can take the official Sailing Qualification practices and start to govern sailboats.

These practices have a duration of 16 hours and after completing them in Barcelona you obtain the official and approved certificate.

Unlike the Sailing practices of each title, these sailing qualification practices have a single program, so that it is enough to do them only once to be valid for all the nautical titles mentioned above.

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Plan
The practice has a total duration of 16 hours and is carried out in two days of 8 hours each.

During the practice, the following sections will be seen:
- Theory of sailing: 2 hours dedicated to the theoretical aspects of sailing, as well as some basic notions of fluid mechanics and the operation of sailing vessels. The directions of the boat will be explained according to the wind and the maneuvers of turning and jibe, and it will affect the planning of the route and interpretation of the meteorological forecasts.
- Rigging and sails: 2 hours dedicated to learning about the elements of the boat related to sailing (rigging, sails, rigging and appendages).
- Sailing maneuver I: 2 hours dedicated to rigging and unpacking the boat and to the basic principles of sailing. The most common knots will be practiced here and it will be explained how sails are bent and taken care of. How to raise and lower the sails and the precautions to follow will be explained.
- Sailing maneuver II: 2 hours dedicated to the knowledge of how the sail balance influences the movement of the boat and how it reacts to the setting of the rudder on one side or another and the reduction in speed involved. The adjustment of the sails will be made according to the heading of the boat, with explanation and use of all the lines for tuning and control of the sails. It will be shown how to take the waves depending on the heading and the influence of these on the progress of the boat .
- Sail maneuver III: 2 hours dedicated to carrying out the tack and jibe maneuvers.
- Advanced sailing maneuver: 2 hours dedicated to advanced sailing maneuvers, such as facing and stopping the boat and anchoring and leaving the anchorage under sail.
- Safety maneuvers: 2 hours dedicated to safety maneuvers, especially the collection of man overboard sailing. The risks of a man overboard sailing with a spinnaker and how to place the flag will be explained. We will also proceed to curl the mainsail and reduce the headsail.
- Safety in sailing: 2 hours dedicated to explaining the common risks of sailing.
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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.
Port of departure
Barcelona, Spain
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Meet David, the coordinator
Navigating I perceived that happiness is in the simplest things.
Adela and Pedro decided to start a new life together, dedicating themselves to what they loved most: THE SEA.
Our passion is the sea and water sports such as Paddle Surf or Surf.
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