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Course offered by Ignacio

3 days
Available in Spanish
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Would you like to sail and learn on a large sailboat?
Do you want to gain knowledge, experience and security? Do you want to discover incredible places? Whether you are already a skipper or would like to become one, or simply want to enjoy the sea and our coasts, come aboard the sailboat!
We propose a program where you will experience the life of a sailor, the excitement of sailing and the pleasure of discovering a unique environment, in a modern Dufourt 525 Grand Large. A very long sailboat, ideal to learn and enjoy with great safety and comfort.
We will sail towards Columbretes, one of the most spectacular nature reserves in the Mediterranean. An archipelago formed by a series of islets (Illa Grossa, la Ferrera, la Foradada and el Carallot) of volcanic origin and of great ecological value. Its settlement in the sea, 80 meters deep, has allowed the generation of red coral and a great diversity of marine species here. We will swim and snorkel over the bottom of what was once the crater of the volcano. And we will live a magical night under a spectacular starry sky.
It includes different workshops and practices for those who have learning objectives: Governance and safety on the sailboat (The boat, the skipper and his crew, the steering position, instrumentation, RIPA, POB, EPIRB, abandonment, logbook, positioning in the chart, control and tasks on board...), night navigation (guards, lights, AIS, Radar...), sailing (sails, maneuvering, courses, trim...), anchoring, moorings in port and buoy...
Learn and experiment as a sailboat skipper or simply sail and enjoy this great experience.
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  • Plan
    BOARDING: At 7:30 p.m. in the Royal Marina of Valencia DISEMBARKATION: At 7:30 p.m. in the Royal Navy of Valencia


    Welcome and boarding. The boat is already perfectly stowed and ready to sail, so after settling in, we will have a first "GOVERNMENT, SAFETY AND NIGHT NAVIGATION WORKSHOP". And already well prepared, after dinner, around 11:00 p.m., we will head to the Columbretes Islands to live the experience of a night cruise under the light of the moon and the stars. We will make navigation guards in turns, positioning ourselves on the chart and reviewing the indicators and security elements every 2 hours.


    Around 08:00 we will moor to one of the buoys on Isla Grossa, the crater of the submerged volcano, since anchoring is prohibited as it is a protected area. After a good breakfast, we will discuss the program and distribute the tasks on board, to later bathe or simply relax and enjoy the scenery. At 11:00 a.m. we will go ashore with the pneumatics to learn about the fauna, flora and history of these refuge islands, in a curious guided tour. Around 1:00 p.m. we can snorkel to observe the varied underwater life and a spectacular volcanic background. Around 2:00 p.m. we will enjoy an aperitif and after a tasty meal on board we will have free time. And in the afternoon we will have a new "SAILING WORKSHOP", to put it into practice during our next voyage. At sunset, we will enjoy the senses in this unique place. And after a good dinner we will identify lying on the deck of the sailboat some of the most important stars for sailors. Or we will simply let the imagination that awakens a lost islet under a starry sky.


    Around 8 a.m. we will taste a good breakfast that will charge us with energy for our return trip. Around 9:30 a.m. we will head towards Valencia to put into practice all the sailing theory learned the day before (heading, trim and steering the sailboat) and if we are lucky we will enjoy the visit of our friends the dolphins. In the middle of the morning we will regain our strength with a frugal lunch and good coffee while we chat, read or let ourselves be carried away by the emotions that the sea transmits. Around 2:00 p.m. we will not lack an aperitif again and a good meal, after which a pleasant conversation is guaranteed to share the entire experience.

    And finally around 6:30 p.m. we will arrive at our base port in Valencia where we will say goodbye to what will surely have been a great shared experience.

    *The suggested program could change 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 (Mandatory for complete sailboat rental): Bed linen, towels and final cleaning. 25 Eur/pax

-COMPLETE PACK (Mandatory for sailboat rental by places): Food and drink (full board), bed linen, towels and final cleaning. 75 Eur/pax

-FUEL (sailboat, auxiliary boat and generator): For places, an approximate provision of 25 Eur/pax will be made. We will prioritize sailing. In any case, it will be adjusted to what is actually consumed.

-PACK SUITE (Optional for sailboat rental by places): Reserve the spacious bow cabin with integrated bathroom. 75 Eur/pax

-SINGLE PACK (Optional for renting a sailboat by place) Reserve a superior aft cabin exclusively for you. 125 Eur/pax

-LAST MINUTE PACK (Optional for sailboat rental by places): When there are no more cabins, you can still go on board spending the night on the comfortable sofa in the living room. -50 EUR

-MOORINGS IN PORTS OR BUOYS: If due to weather or security it were necessary or chosen as an option, it would be distributed among the group.

-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 5 days before, the extras can be paid directly to the owner/skipper by bank transfer.
-Before boarding 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 people plus the Captain, to fully enjoy the large spaces and comfort of this great sailboat, and get the most out of the 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 · 16 reviews

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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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    April of 2023
    Wonderful professional and great person. Ignacio was constantly concerned about our well-being and that we had a good time and learned, pointing out our mistakes calmly and patiently.
    The boat was super-cared for and was comfortable to be in and magnificent to navigate.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thank you very much Alexander! A pleasure to share this journey with you. You have been a great help, always willing, collaborative, positive and encouraging the crew at all times as the good Captain that you have undoubtedly shown to be. Good winds mate ;)
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  • aaaa
    April of 2023
    Ignacio is a great skipper, who teaches and transmits his passion to all of us who embark on his sailboat
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thanks Vincent! As the good Captain that you are, you have the necessary attitudes and skills to also be an excellent sailor. You have shown a desire to learn, good attention on duty, collaboration in tasks and good harmony with colleagues. It has been a pleasure having you on board the sailboat. Good bow ;)
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    April of 2023
    Ignacio is a great professional, he transmits his wisdom to you with the passion he has for sailing. Methodical and strict, at the same time practical and rigorous in knowledge. We reviewed many concepts and learned many more; planning, anticipation,...
    The boat is magnificent, and in perfect condition, it has been a pleasure.
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    Reply from Ignacio
    Thanks Alberto! Permanent smile, always aware of everything, helpful, attentive to guards, eager to learn... attitudes that define you as a good Captain. It has been a pleasure sailing with you aboard the sailboat. Good bow mate and see you soon ;)
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