End of the week Crew photo opportunity in Gibraltar - Blue Oyster Fast Track Yachtmaster

Posted: 24th Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Left to right: Mike, Chris, Hamish, Alex T(centre) and Alex E (seated right) all aboard SY Dostar. RYA Courses, Fast Track Yachtmaster Sail and Motor can be completed at all of our Barcelona and Gibraltar Bases. Email here for course details.

Four BOS Students Jez Shanyl Iain and Martin pass RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments!

Posted: 21st Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Well done to Jez, Shanyl, Iain and Martin who all successfully completed their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments today. Great job in extremely challenging conditions. Our RYA Competent Crew Course is also running with RYA Instructor Rob teaching Dawn and Latiff on SY Aurora. To the South of Barcelona some 600 miles away RYA Instructor Chris aboard SY Dogstar is coaching, Hamish, Alex, Little Alex and Michiel. They have completed passages from Gibraltar to Ayamonte, Ceuta, Duquesa and tonight in Sotogrande before returning to Gibraltar. All of our courses can be combined from Barcelona and Gibraltar Bases during Fast Track Courses if required. Email here for course details and low cost transfers.

Barcelona Sailing School (Blue Oyster Sailing) RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Prep Week

Posted: 17th Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Students at our Barcelona base have been busy prepping for their RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments next week. Plenty of RYA Shore based theory revision and practical exercises including SRC VHF and RYA First Aid. Next week RYA Competent Crews join us and our Fast Track Yachtmaster Students sailing in Gibraltar return to sunny Barcelona. We offer a full range of RYA Courses, including 14 days of RYA Fast Track Day Skipper. Following this course you can charter one of our Yachts for your sailing holiday as Skipper. Email us here for further information. Welcome back Instructor Rob seated top left.

Mile Build Gibraltar to Melilla SY Dogstar arrives after 182nm Passage well done to all aboard

Posted: 7th Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Arrived today in Mellila a Spanish autonomous city located on the north coast of Africa. Mellila and Ceuta are two permanently inhabited cities on the mainland of Africa. The passage covered 182 sailed miles. Mile Building and RYA Courses from Queensway Quay Gibraltar contact us here for course information.

Blue Oyster Yachts are sailing today north of Barcelona and Mile Building Gibraltar to Melille

Posted: 6th Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Mile building aboard our 48 foot yacht this week passage making tonight from Gibraltar to Melille Alex, Hamish, Michiel, and Alex number 2 welcome week 1 of Fast Track (photo above in the galley of Dogstar). You can follow their progress here just search Dogstar. To the north of Barcelona 600 miles away and finishing their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Training Shanyl, Jez, Martin and Iain. Our weekly training program or Fast Track Courses start every week email here for full details.

Charter without Skipper from Majorca and Barcelona - Charter Fleet Hanse 415 455 505 575

Posted: 4th Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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We have added 8 New Yachts to our Charter Fleet this year all new from 2017. See the full specifications of these yachts on our charter page here. Available now from Barcelona Bases then Majorca from April to October. Sail Bare Boat on these superb yachts or hire one of our RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Skippers. Email to request a brochure or make a reservation.

Barcelona Costa Brava Bases had sunshine strong winds and snow - but it was sunny here!

Posted: 3rd Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Sailing north of Barcelona from Palamos and L'Escala trying to escape the worst of the weather we experienced strong winds, sunshine, heavy rain and we didn't escape the snow! Not as much as many other places but all the students aboard can claim to have completed a RYA Competent Crew and Day Skipper Course in Spain in the snow. Congratulations to Juri, Vytaute and Romain who managed inadvertently to miss the worst of the UK weather by sailing here! New BOS Skipper Dan lent a hand in the strong conditions. In the classroom completing their RYA Coastal Skipper Shorebased Theory Course Iain and Michiel. Jez and Shanyl returned from Gibraltar and worked through PPR Courses and began Passage Planning for their YM Offshore Assessments. New Charter Yachts 2018. We have added a new fleet of charter yachts and BOS Hanse 575 visited Palamos this week. The charter fleet is based in Barcelona during the winter Majorca from April 1st. Hanse 415 x 2, Hanse 455 x 2, Hanse 505 x 2, Hanse 575 x 2. Details will be published shortly. For information on RYA Courses, sailing holidays and yacht charters email here.

Gibraltar RYA Competent Crew and RYA Day Skipper Course March 2018 +34 629 881 923

Posted: 3rd Mar 2018 (0 comments)

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Well done to all the students sailing at our Gibraltar base this week Paul and Wife, Alex, Hamish, Jez successfully completing RYA Day Skipper and RYA Competent Crew Courses under the supervision of RYA Instructor Chris. Strong winds Thursday and Friday challenged all but the weather has improved today for our mile building this week. One last berth remains if anyone is available to arrive Gibraltar Sunday night. Tariff for the week 7 days £695 fully inclusive start and finish Gibraltar. Email here for further information.

Blue Oyster RYA Coastal Skipper RYA Day Skipper Fast Track Courses + Mile Building 2018

Posted: 24th Feb 2018 (0 comments)

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RYA Coastal Skippers Giovanni, Gabriel, Graeme and Iain all successfully passed their Practical Courses with BOS Barcelona this week. Congratulations. Ina, Jez, Hamish, Alex and Shanyl completed their mile building from our Gibraltar base over 3 weeks and covered in excess of 1250 nautical miles. Arthur and Dan passed their Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments from our Barcelona base. Our weekly courses start every Monday board on a Sunday, for Fast Track Courses, RYA Fast Track Day Skipper, RYA Fast Track Yachtmaster Coastal, RYA Half Track Yachtmaster and our 14/15/17 Week Fast Track Courses you can join our continuous training program from Barcelona and Costa Brava Bases in Spain or Gibraltar on any day subject to availability. Email BOS here for Course Information. You can sail in each of these great locations with a combined course for the price of a low cost transfer Barcelona Costa Brava, Balearic Islands, Gibraltar, Morocco, Portugal.

Catamaran Training with BOS Mile Building in The Atlantic and New Majorca Flotilla Sailing

Posted: 11th Feb 2018 (0 comments)

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Three of our Yachts are sailing this week from Barcelona bases and Gibraltar. Our Mile Building Yacht Dogstar has spent the week sailing from Gibraltar with Alex, Jez, Hamish and Shanyl visiting Marina Del Este and Duquesa. Tonight we pick up Ina from Gibraltar and head for Melille Spanish Morocco. Catamaran Ginesta with James and Partner aboard is in week two of his Catamaran Training with Catamaran Instructor Steve heading north from Palamos towards the Bay of Rosas and the French Spanish Border. Fast Track Students Tai, Arthur and Dan are getting ready for their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Assessments end of the week. Radley joins tonight for a week of RYA Competent Crew and Iain rejoins for 5 weeks of BOS Yachtmaster Training. Join our new Majorca Flotilla departing Barcelona in April singles, couples, mile builders all welcome. You can Skipper your own yacht or join a yacht with one of our Skipper/Instructors. Majorca Flotilla Holiday details from Barcelona are available here.

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