Yacht Racing Charter & Sailing School

Yacht race training weekend Gibraltar Bay
Jan17

Yacht race training weekend Gibraltar Bay

15th & 16th February sees the 2nd Yacht race training weekend here in Gibraltar Bay. These increasingly popular weekends offer training for all levels, covering up wind speed, mark rounding, spinnaker and asymmetric work, start line techniques, sail trim and ultimately achieving target boat speeds. At only £150.00 for the weekend including accomodation on board if reqd theses sailing weekend really are good value for money and a...

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Day Skipper training in the Solent
Feb22

Day Skipper training in the Solent

Having just completed the second part of an RYA Day Skipper training course in the Solent in February I have to say what a refreshing experience it was, with clear skies and fresh winds the sailing was on a par with that experienced here in Gibraltar nearly all year round, if maybe a tad colder?? Our UK adventures took us from Hamble to Cowes, Ocean Village Southampton, Portsmouth and Port Solent finishing back in Port Hamble. With...

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Race training weekend Gibraltar / Sailing May 2010
May18

Race training weekend Gibraltar / Sailing May 2010

Saturday 15th May saw the first of our Race training workshops for 2010. With a fresh 20 knot Westerly breeze blowing we sailed across Gibraltar bay towards Algeciras with full main and No3 set. Exhilarating sailing followed on the way across towards the Straits of Gibraltar once the 1.5oz Flanker was hoisted and set. David Parody of www.dotcom.gi came out to photo us and took some awsome pics which can be viewed on our Gallery. If...

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Race training weekend Gibraltar / Sailing
May06

Race training weekend Gibraltar / Sailing

The weekend of the 15th/16th May sees our next race training weekend take place here in Gibraltar Bay. Covering: Spinnaker hoists, drops, gybes Up wind trimming, for speed or height Short windward / leeward course tactics Crew positions on race yachts Cost £180.00 per person The course is aimed at Fasttrackers, Yachtmasters, Instructors, Principals or anybody with an interest in points of sailing not normally covered by the RYA...

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RYA Training at Sancti Petri from Cadiz
Apr11

RYA Training at Sancti Petri from Cadiz

Our recent RYA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster prep course took us sailing out of the bay of Cadiz to the abandoned village of Sancti Petri 15 miles South of Cadiz, we sailed on board “Bongani” a Pronavia 38, sister ship to “Seawolf”, Bongani is now based in and operating out of Marina bay Gibraltar offering all RYA training courses and frequent sailing courses to Cadiz. The newly refurbished Castle at the...

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