RYA Day Skipper from Texas Passes with Blue Oyster in Barcelona

Posted: 15th Nov 2013 (0 comments)

Dear Susie,

Thank you again for the opportunity to sail on your beautiful boat. It was a wonderful experience and I hope to sail again with your company in the future. I have attached a copy of my Day Skipper Card with my photo laminated in place. (It is an old photo so I’m not really as youthful as I appear on paper!) Sabina (Blue Oyster RYA Instructor) was wonderful. Our crew was great. My warmest wishes to Mark and Harriett.


Brian Gray

Christmas and New Year Sailing from our Barcelona Bases in the Warm Mediterranean Sunshine

Posted: 15th Nov 2013 (0 comments)

Palamos Christmas Race and Sailing in The Spectacular Bay Of Rosas with the snow capped Pyrenees as your back drop. You can sail with us on a selection of yachts Bavaria 46 Cruiser, Beneteau Oceanis 343, 37, 40, and 43 this Christmas and New Year. We have availability for a Charter, RYA Course or just join us for your sailing experience and enjoy the Spanish Christmas and New Year festivities. Palamos is a historic market town with plenty to see and do in the evenings. Our Yachts are fully provisioned and Skippered by RYA Instructors and Commercially Endorsed Yachtmasters. We offer transfers from Barcelona International and Barcelona Girona Airports direct to our yachts. Contact us by email here or call +34 972 662 494

Blue Oyster Gibraltar RYA Day Skipper Practical Students Enjoy Sailing In The Straits

Posted: 15th Nov 2013 (0 comments)

Dear Susie,

I have attached a couple of pics from our time on Dogstar with Oliver, Dal and Andy, joined by Andres week one and James week two. On the last day of our trip we experienced the most exhilarating sail across the strait with good wind, calm sea, warm weather and dolphins – it was so good that I heard the words I hoped to hear from Sheenagh – “I think you and me can do this together on a smaller boat”. She was transformed, transfixed and tangibly moved to a point of emotion I had crossed my fingers for. Sheenagh and I had a fantastic experience which we successfully turned into a “holiday” too.

Thank you for arranging it all and for your patience in answering our novice questions. We have reflected very favourably on the two weeks which Oliver handled very professionally – I love the guy and would have no problem sailing with him anywhere in the world.

Very best regards, Jonathan & Sheenagh Rollison

Fast Track Gap Year Student in Gibraltar Receives a Surprise Visit

Posted: 15th Nov 2013 (0 comments)


I just made a quick visit this weekend to Gibraltar to catch up with Roddy. He seems very happy and highly motivated. I think that the only thing that he is missing is your cooking ! He made me so enthusiastic too that I was wondering if there might be a possibility of taking my Day Skipper Course when Roddy is back in Barcelona ? How many days would this take? I have RYA Powerboat Level 2, in case that is relevant. Please let me know your thoughts and costings

Many thanks Diane

We have Fast Track Gap Year Courses Starting Regularly Contact Us For Information and Availability.

RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Ocean and Mile Building Passages Tenerife to Gibraltar/Gibraltar to Barcelona

Posted: 16th Nov 2013 (0 comments)

RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifying Passages and Mile Building opportunities on our Jeauneau Sun Odysea 45 departing from Marina San Miguel Tenerife March 1st 2014. We are sailing the yacht from Tenerife via our Queensway Quay base in Gibraltar then routing on to our Barcelona base. If you need to complete your RYA/MCA Ocean Qualifying passage or want to Mile Build then this is an ideal opportunity. You can join us from either Tenerife or Gibraltar.

We are also offering Mile Building from the base in Marina San Miguel Tenerife to Salvagem, then Maderia, returning back to San Miguel passing close to La Palma. Berths for winter sailing in Tenerife are available now.

Places are limited only 2 berths for RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Qualifiers the remainder for mile building and adventure sailing. Contact us by email here or call +34 972 662 494.

Mile Building and Atlantic Sailing from Gibraltar November December 2013 Qualifying Miles/Passages

Posted: 19th Nov 2013 (0 comments)

November and December 2013 Milebuilding and Atlantic Adventure Sailing from Gibraltar to Portugal including Morocco and Spain. Throughout November and December we have berths available on board our Beneteau Oceanis 473 sailing from Queensway Quay Gibraltar. You can join us to complete all of your tidal miles and qualifying passages before the Christmas break. Sailing with Oliver our RYA Yachtmaster Instructor you will complete some exciting Atlantic sailing and build your skills.

To book your berth onwards from Monday 25th November board Sunday 24th email us here or call +34 972 662 494. Our weeks are fully inclusive full board throughout the tariff for 7 days £495. Mileage and destinations are weather dependent. The aim over the 3 week period is to complete as many miles as possible.