Saturday, 17 November 2012

RYA Barcelona Sailing School our Tariffs are Fully Inclusive

We thought you would like to know what you get for your money with us at Barcelona Sailing School. We have been sailing here for 10 years our RYA Instructors are all British professional and fully employed RYA Yachtmaster Instructors. Our yachts all MCA Coded for your safety and comfort. What else? Fully inclusive weekly courses, your own berth/cabin, breakfasts, lunches, snacks, pre-prepared evening meals (more time for your sailing) fresh bedding, wet weather gear (if needed) all included, moorings wherever we sail (no kitty required) fuel, RYA Certificates (new passport ID cards), free WiFi, parking (free at Barcelona L'Escala home of our RYA Water Sports Centre). Low cost airport transfers for Sunday arrivals, 6 nights on board 5 days sailing. Importantly Barcelona Sailing School is a RYA Recognised Training Center open all year. We sail every Monday no minimum numbers so once your course is booked we will deliver it! Contact us by email for a rapid reply or call +34 972 662 494Experience The Difference - choice of yacht sizes available for all courses. We look forward to sailing with you from any of our bases Barcelona Gibraltar Antibes.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Barcelona RYA Shorebased RYA Coastal/Yachtmaster Advanced Navigation Course

RYA Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster Theory Course. We have 2 places available on our 5 day RYA shorebased advanced navigation course. The course contents are available here and also at our Barcelona Sailing School information page here. The exam will be invigilated and acceptable for the Master Of Yachts and OOW (Officer Of The Watch) navigational entry requirements. The course costs £325 for the 5 days fully inclusive all meals and accommodation. Email us here or call +34 972 662 494

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Barcelona Sailing School Blue Oyster Maritime Training Opens New RYA Shorebased Facilities in Port Olimpic Spain

In line with our commitment to deliver the very best in Maritime Training between Gibraltar Barcelona and Antibes we are pleased to announce the opening of our new shore based facilities in Port Olympic (Olimpic) Barcelona, Spain. With frontage directly onto the marina and spread over two floors our classrooms have dedicated seating and desks for 25 in our larger room and in the second 14 students can sit in comfort at their own desks. Both rooms are well equipped with all the latest study aids. Our reception area is welcoming encouraging new students to come in and talk to our RYA Instructors. We have a separate dedicated area on the second floor for VHF/SRC and Radar Training. Everything is set up ready to go so why not drop in for a chat and a coffee. We are easy to find in Port Olympic just follow the RYA Training Centre Flags. Our yachts power and sail are moored right outside.  We have a full stock of RYA Books on sale and we can order most  yacht spares and clothing from our main supplier for delivery within 24 hours. If you would like to book a meeting regarding RYA/MCA Training please call us on +34 972 662 494. More information on Blue Oyster Maritime Training here.

Thursday, 25 October 2012

RYA Theory Courses Weekends and Evenings in Barcelona Port Olympic (Olimpic)

Please ask us if you would like to complete any of the RYA Theory or One Day Courses in Barcelona. Our RYA Instructors run weekly and weekend courses all year. Just Email us here with your course requirements.

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Maritime English Language Training for RYA/MCA Training Courses Barcelona

Maritime English Courses Barcelona Spain Gibraltar and Antibes France. If English is not your first language and you are interested in a career at sea, then you will need to master the basic Maritime English.
Our courses are delivered by Professional English Language Teachers who have RYA Instructor Qualifications. In order to pass all of the RYA/MCA written and oral exams you must demonstrate a good use of Maritime English. Our English Maritime Language Courses are designed with only one aim in mind - to ensure you pass the Maritime Exams you have chosen for your career. One to one coaching or small groups. For further course information for Barcelona Gibraltar and Antibes course dates please email us here or call +34 972 662 494. Further on line information visit our website login here.

Saturday, 25 August 2012

RYA Theory Courses Barcelona Weekends and Evening Classes

Our RYA Theory Courses are run all year from Barcelona in our City Centre Classrooms easily accessible. Choose from RYA Basic Navigation, RYA Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper Theory and RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Celestial Navigation. We also offer VHF, First Aid, Sea Survival, Radar and the (PPR) Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course for Professional Skippers. Email us here.

(PPR) Professional Practices and Responsibilities Residential 4 day course

We are offering 4 day Professional Practices and Responsibilities Courses for new Commercial Skippers and revalidating Skippers from our Gibraltar and Barcelona RYA Recognised Training Centres. Four days in the classroom with sufficient coaching and tuition to enable the on line assessment to be taken in the afternoon. We are offering either 4 days continuous or 2 weekends. Prices vary depending on the course you take and if you require accommodation. Basic tariff £395. If you need help with Maritime English we can offer full translation services to guide you through the on line assessment. Call us on +34 972 662 494 or +34 629 881 923 for course information and start dates, or email us here at Blue Oyster Maritime Training.

Friday, 18 May 2012

Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course Blue Oyster Maritime Training Barcelona Gibraltar Antibes

Gibraltar and Barcelona. Our Fast Track YachtmasterPLUS courses not only include RYA Power Boat 1 and 2 Certificates, and STCW 95 but we also now include the Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course. This Certificate is now a mandatory requirement for commercial skippers revalidating and new commercial endorsement applications. To apply for a commercial endorsement you'll need a medical ENG 1 or ML5, PPR Certificate, and Sea Survival. Your first aid certificate must be current at all times to comply with MCA commercial requirements. If you need any of the above call us for advice on +34 972 662 494 or email us here. Blue Oyster Professional Practices and Responsibilities Course Enter Here For On Line Courses.

Friday, 3 February 2012

STCW 95 Training Courses 2012 Firefighting, PSSR, First Aid, Sea Survival

STCW 95 Training Courses for 2012 planned so far, we have other dates available at our other venues.

12 March, 26 March, 2 April, 16 April, 7 May, 21 May Course excludes Bed and Breakfast plenty of local accommodation nearby, and transfers to and from the venue. Includes lunch during the Firefighting and all Fire Fighting equipment, bring light weight old clothes, and for the Sea Survival swimming gear and a towel. Five day course with STCW 95 Certificates issued on the Friday directly to students includes PSSR, Firefighting, Sea Survival, Elementary First Aid. Five days at £1195 email us here for further information, we can book accommodation for you if required. Payment is by bank to bank transfer in Euro's or sterling to confirm your booking. Limited availability.

Yacht Skipper Position Available for RYA Cruising Instructor or RYA Yachtmaster Instructor

RYA Yachtmaster Cruising Instructor or RYA Yachtmaster Instructor wanted to Skipper a Bavaria 46 Cruiser on a permanent basis from Gibraltar and Barcelona. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent sailing and management skills, able to either live on board or close by, and willing to Instruct RYA Courses, or run the yacht on Charter. The Yacht will be sailing from Gibraltar but on Charter away from home port when business demands. Accommodation will be available on board, you will be expected to maintain and manage this yacht so that she is available to sail at all times. Salary negotiable. Apply with full CV.

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Practice your RYA Practical Theory on our Portsmouth France Portugal Spain Gibraltar Mile Builder

Mile Building and Adventure Sailing in April from Portsmouth to France Spain Portugal and Gibraltar. You can sail with us for the complete passage 1800 miles, or choose your own legs. With RYA Qualified Commercially Endorsed Skippers on board and 9 berths available. The yacht has a choice of accommodation including a large owners cabin forward, two aft double cabins, 2 saloon berths plus 2 bunks in a seperate cabin. Departing mid to late April we are estimating a 14 day passage. Email us for further information.

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

RYA Power and Sailing Courses start every Monday throughout the year FREE RYA Theory Pack with every RYA Practical Course

RYA Courses start every Monday throughout the year no long waits for any of our RYA Courses in Barcelona Gibraltar or Antibes! Email us for course information. 

London Boat Show Offer 2012 - Book a RYA Practical Course in February or March 2012 and we'll mail a RYA Theory Study Pack to you free of charge, self study and take the Theory Exam when you arrive.