• 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

Blue Oyster Sailing Barcelona Sailing School - Marina Berthing and Handling Courses

Power and Sail - Skipper, Family and Crew Training, RYA Sailing Courses Barcelona Palamos Spain 

Marina Berthing

Close Quarter Boat Handling 

for sail and Power craft


  • Bows and Stern to mooring
  • Side to Mooring, Springing off in confined spaces, For and Aft Springs
  • The Centre Line, short handed mooring alongside
  • The Windward Line, mooring up and departing in windy conditions
  • Prop Walk and Prop Wash
  • Close Quarter Manoeuvering
  • Power Turns
  • Static and Stationary turns within the boat's own length
  • Astern Manoeuvering in windy conditions or strong current
  • Recovering from Engine failure in the Marina
  • Crew and family training
  • Trim Tabs and how to get the best use (Power)
  • Twin Props, how to get the best from your power boat (Power)
  • Single engine failure, how to berth and manouver safely
  • Marina Exercises

The course is delivered in the marina over 1 or 2 days, usually a weekend, but the course is quite flexible. 

This Spanish Sailing or Motor Cruising Tuition can be delivered on your own yacht/motor cruisier or one of ours.

Tariff for the course 

Private tuition on your own power or sail craft including your family or crew: £350 per day plus travelling expenses.

If the course is delivered on one of our yachts £195 per day plus £85 per additional person.

For further information and availability please contact us.

Barcelona Sailing School is open all year for RYA Courses and Adventure Sailing.