RYA Mile Building May and Adventure Sailing Barcelona to Gibraltar 650 Miles RYA Qualifying

Posted: 2nd May 2019 (0 comments)

Mile Building with RYA/MCA Qualifying Passages departing Barcelona Palamos for Queensway Quay Gibraltar in early May. RYA Instructor aboard our Beneteau Oceanis 473. Fast comfortable all inclusive sailing aboard this 47 foot yacht. Ideal for RYA Day Skippers Mile Building and for RYA Coastal Skippers who need RYA Qualifying Yachtmaster Offshore Passages. Email here for further details or call +34 629 881 923. An experience to remember our last passage was completed in five nights.

RYA Fast Track Day Skipper 9 and 14 Day Options with BOS Barcelona +34 629 881 923

Posted: 24th Apr 2019 (0 comments)

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Three of our Yachts were sailing over The Easter Weeks Isavena our newly aquired Jeanneau 45, Aurora Bavaria 46 Cruiser and DS our Beneteau Oceanis 473. Two families joined forces aboard Aurora with BOS RYA Instructor Dan to enjoy the blustery April conditions. Challenging sailing was shared by all north towards the French Spanish Border. Well done also to Chris from the Isle Of Wight who completed his RYA Coastal Skipper Combined Practical and Theory Course with BOS.

Fast Track RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Course 10th June Gibraltar Mile Building to Barcelona

Posted: 24th Apr 2019 (0 comments)

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Blue Oyster Sailing Students completing RYA Shorebased Theory Revision prior to their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments on 29 April. SY Dogstar and SY Aurora were both lifted and antifouled this month prior to the start of the season. Congratulations to Simon and Dennis who completed RYA Competent Crew Training this week and to Barry who successfully completed his RYA Day Skipper Practical Course. Many thanks to Jacob a Fast Track Student from last year who returned to lend a hand over Easter. Our RYA Courses start every Monday all year board in Gibraltar or one of our Barcelona Costa Brava Bases. Email here for course information. Join our RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Skipper 7 Week Course from Gibraltar 10th June.

Mile Building 10th March depart Gibraltar for Barcelona and 20th Barcelona Majorca Menorca

Posted: 5th Mar 2019 (0 comments)

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Departing Gibraltar on March 10th our Beneteau Oceanis 473 is mile building for Barcelona arriving on or around 17th March the passage is 650 miles. We are then mile building around the Balearic Islands of Menorca and Majorca from the 20th March 7 days round trip 400 miles. RYA Instructor aboard who can set and assess qualifying passages for suitably qualified navigators. Email here for further information. Well done to all aboard SY Dogstar today waiting for the tide in Lagos Portugal.

January 2019 Mile Building 2500 Miles with Qualifying Yachtmaster Passages - Blue Oyster!

Posted: 25th Jan 2019 (0 comments)

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Blue Oyster Mile Builders set off from Palamos/Barcelona and arrived Gibraltar this week with a brief stopover in Marina Del Este for a night ashore. Well done to RYA Instructor Dan and to the students aboard Nona, Kevin, Joe, Eric, Benoit and to John who completed leg 1 Palamos/Barcelona to Port Ginesta before returning to Barcelona for skills training. We offer Mile Building from Gibraltar and Barcelona all year. If you need to get Tidal and Qualifying Miles we have Yacht berths available. Contact us here for further information. Dan's Sea Base was caught whilst on annual leave. Heading out into the Straits of Gibraltar today hoping for bigger fish. Contact us for mile building and Fast Track Courses by email here.

RYA Yachtmaster Power and Sail Students Pass with Blue Oyster Sailing in December 2018

Posted: 27th Dec 2018 (0 comments)

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Congratulations to our RYA Instructor Dan who successfully completed his RYA Sail to Power crossover this month and to our Fast Track Students Rob and Bill passing RYA Yachtmaster Sail and Power and to Joe RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Sail. December proved to be a diverse month with both RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal Skipper Combined Courses running, RYA Power Courses and a new arrival a Beneteau Oceanis 45 delivered to our Palamos Charter Base ready for April Charters. The 43rd Palamos Christmas Race with 250 Competitors from around the world concluded on the 22nd December we now have a short break until 31 December. Need a RYA Course from the 31st December ............We have one, just email here for additional information for our first course in 2019! First Mile Build from Barcelona departs 12th January 2019 for Gibraltar 7 days (650 miles), then 3 weeks Gibraltar, Morocco, Spain, Portugal (1250 Miles) and Gibraltar to Barcelona (650 miles). Contact BOS here for details. Next RYA Fast Track Yachtmaster Course starts 7th January 2019.

Passage Making with Blue Oyster Sailing in The Bay Of Rosas Spain Today +34 629 881 923

Posted: 8th Nov 2018 (0 comments)

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RYA Training Yachts Aurora Bavaria 46 Cruiser and our Beneteau Oceanis 473 Dogstar are sailing in The Bay Of Rosas today to the north of Barcelona near to our charter base in Palamos. A warm sunny day out on the water with students completing RYA Courses. Welcome back to RYA Instructor Iain who is Skippering Dogstar and photos provided courtesy of RYA Instructor Dan aboard Aurora. This winter we are providing Catamaran Training aboard Ginesta from our Palamos Charter Base. If you are looking for training aboard a multihull check out Ginesta specifications here. Email us for further details on our Charter Boats, RYA Courses and Yacht deliveries. Above Rob using Auxiliary Tiller right RYA Instructor Iain.

Blue Oyster Fast Track Yachtmaster Courses start every Monday Barcelona and Gibraltar.

Posted: 7th Nov 2018 (0 comments)

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Next Fast Track RYA Yachtmaster Sail and Motor Assessments are on the 12th December. Rob, Bill, Jo and Antonio will be completing their 17 Week Fast Track Courses with both Sail and Power Assessments. You can join one of our RYA Yachtmaster Prep Boats during the week of December 5th for a RYA Yachtmaster Sail prep with RYA Yachtmaster Coastal or RYA Offshore Assessments on the 12th. Contact BOS here for course details. Congratulations to returning student Stan seated above on returning to complete his RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased Theory Course this week. In the sea today off Cadeques Spain BOS RYA Competent Crew student Kevin.

BOS RYA Fast Track Day Skipper 14 Days Barcelona Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019

Posted: 7th Nov 2018 (0 comments)

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RYA Fast Track Day Skipper Courses are running throughout Christmas and New Year 2018/19. 14 Days of continuous live aboard tuition that can lead to a International Certificate Of Competence and an Internationally Recognised RYA Day Skipper Certificate. Join us at Christmas or New Year all meals aboard are included.Email here for further information. RYA Instructors Charlie and Dan enjoying end of week with students aboard including brothers Evgeny and Ilia from Moscow on their RYA Day Skipper Combined Course. Well done to Fast Track Nona this week who successfully completed her RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Theory Course. Contact BOS here.

Latest Mile Builder with Qualifying Passages 21 September Gibraltar Malaga Ibiza Majorca Barcelona

Posted: 16th Sep 2018 (0 comments)

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Join our Beneteau Oceanis 473 for a 600 mile plus Passage from Gibraltar or Malaga destination Barcelona via Ibiza and Majorca on 21st September 2018. Qualifying Miles and Passages to suitably qualified students. RYA Instructor aboard. For further information email here. Boarding in Gibraltar or Malaga en route to Barcelona. All inclusive passage - meals aboard, safety gear, loan of wets, fuel and moorings.

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