• Professional RYA Instructors
  • MCA RYA Inspected Yachts 
  • Own berth with fresh bedding 
  • Breakfasts, Lunches, Snacks  

  • Low Cost Airport Transfers 
  • Mooring fees and fuel all included! (We never ask for a kitty) Wifi 
  • Courses start every Monday no minimum numbers max 1 : 5 
  • Once your course is booked we deliver it - no waiting lists EVER!
  • Choice of 48 and 37 foot yachts

Barcelona Sailing School RYA Training Courses and Sailing Lessons from Spain & Gibraltar

Recognised RYA Training Centre for Spanish Sailing Courses in Barcelona Spain & Gibraltar RYA Practical & Theory Courses are available in Barcelona, Spain & Gibraltar 365 days a year


RYA Practical Sailing Courses start every Sunday at 1700hrs


We offer private tuition for all recognised RYA Practical and Theory Courses taught by recognised RYA Instructors and Examiners. These courses can be run in conjunction with a charter holiday where not all of your crew are studying for RYA Qualifications.

RYA Competent Crew / Sailing Lessons & Sailing Holidays Barcelona,  Port Olympic and Port L'Escala Spain & Gibraltar

This is a basic introductory 5-day course for both the complete beginner and those who may already have some experience of either dinghy sailing or cruising. An ideal way to learn more about sailing in a fun and safe environment. (More information)

RYA Day Skipper (Patron de Yate) / Sailing Courses & Sailing Holidays Barcelona Port Olympic and L'Escala Spain & Gibraltar

For those who know how to sail. A 5-day practical course enabling you to take command for the first time. You will be taught how to skipper on short passages, involving planning the trip, crew briefing, boat handling, navigation and other sailing skills. (More information)

Barcelona Sailing School Day Skipper Practical & RYA Theory Courses Combined. Barcelona Spain & Gibraltar

A combined practical and theory course run over approximately 10 days and run alongside shorebased courses. The practical element can include an overnight passage to the Balearics (mile-building) and a return passage to our home port. Study and sail has become very popular particularly with those looking for Fast Track Training. RYA Day Skipper Combined Course costs from £1095.

Barcelona Sailing School RYA Coastal Skipper, RYA Coastal Skipper Theory Barcelona  Spain & Gibraltar

A 5-day course that introduces the more experienced skipper to command a vessel on longer passages by day and night, focussing on passage planning, provisioning and crew welfare. Your theory should be to Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster level. (More information)

Barcelona Sailing School Yachtmaster Prep

This course helps to prepare the already experienced skipper for the RYA / MCA Yachtmaster exam. An instructor will coach you in any areas where you feel you may be weak, and you will gain experience and confidence in handling the yacht in the area where you will take your exam. (More information)

Yachtmaster Prep - We also offer one-to-one private tuition. 

Own Yacht Tuition - Our instructors can undertake all of the above on your own yacht.

International Certificate of Competence (ICC) Spanish Sailing Courses in Barcelona, Tarragona, Spain & Gibraltar

Any British Citizen or British Resident sailing outside of the UK should have an International Certificate of Competence (ICC). More info...


If it's miles you're after then we can build some exciting sailing between our bases at Barcelona-Spain and Gibralta.

Theory Courses from Barcelona Sailing School

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased theory

An elementary course covering the basics of navigation, pilotage, weather, rules of the road and passage planning.

RYA Day Skipper Combined

A theory and practical course of approx 10 days duration.

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Offshore Shorebased Theory

This is an advanced course for skippers preparing for their Yachtmaster exam.

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Theory Shorebased

This course covers astro-navigation, meteorology and passage planning.

Our courses start every Monday throughout the year.