Sailing course in Barcelona

Sailing course in Barcelona

Have you ever thought about taking the helm and steering a sailboat? For 3 hours you can make this dream come true and sail the sea taking the sailing course in Barcelona.

The course can be taken on one of the two sailboats available: the J80 or the J105. The J 80 for dinghy sailing and cruising is 8.50 m long. length and a width of 2.50 m. It has a lead keel at the bottom to keep the boat stable and to be able to sail against the wind.

On the other hand, the J10 is a fast fixed keel sailboat, easy to sail, with good stability, sail control and can withstand winds of up to 15-20 knots.

If you are a beginner, the instructor will teach you the basics of sailing and will help you all the time to steer the sailboat and try different maneuvers. But if you have more experience, it will teach you how to improve the trimming of the sails to take advantage of the wind’s energy and gain speed and other more technical maneuvers.

Once you are familiar with one of the two sailboats, you can set sail and start the adventure, first crossing the port of Barcelona until you reach the open sea.

During the tour you will be able to enjoy a beautiful view of the city.

Other details of the sailing course in Barcelona

Start with 3 participants, maximum 6. The meeting point is the Olympic Port of Barcelona, a marina located in front of the Olympic Village, in the middle of the beaches of Barceloneta and Nova Icària (San Martín district). It is managed by the company POBASA (Port Olímpic de Barcelona S.A.).

The course can be taken from Thursday to Sunday throughout the year from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Although there are morning hours, you must check availability in advance.

The minimum age to take the course and sail is 12 years old, with parental authorization. No experience is required, just a desire to learn to sail and enjoy the immensity of the sea.

You should wear comfortable clothes and shoes that do not have black soles. Pregnant women, families with children under 12 and people with disabilities should consult in advance.

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Sailing boat or sailboat

It is a boat that uses the wind as its main propulsion mechanism. The Egyptians were the first to build sailing ships. They were made more than five thousand years ago to navigate the Nile and then the Mediterranean.

We encourage you to take the sailing course in Barcelona. It will be a wonderful and delightful experience.