Do you want to experience strong sensations and enjoy speed over the sea? Come and learn how to sail in our sailing school with our Hobie Cat 15 catamarans: adrenaline and guaranteed fun! We have 2 and 5 day courses to adapt to your time availability. Don’t think about it and try it, you’ll love it!

  • Easy
  • weekends from 10:30 AM to 12:45 PM or from 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM.
  • 4,5h
  • 2-day course: 100 €
  • choose the week and book

What will you learn in our catamaran courses?

In our sailing school located in the heart of the Costa Brava we’ll teach you everything you need so that you can enjoy sailing from no knowledge.

We will teach you to:

  • How to rig and unrig the catamaran.
  • The basic principles of sailing.
  • How to identify the winds and the different directions.
  • The two main manoeuvres: jibe and tack.
  • You will learn to dominate the boat in any direction.
  • How to straighten the boat in case of capsizing
  • How to use the trapezoid with the harness for a better weight distribution onboard.

In addition, you’ll discover:

  • The sensations of freedom of being at the sea.
  • That it’s easier than you thought.
  • That it can also be a good way to introduce yourself in the world of sailing.
  • One of the most beautiful bays in the province of Girona.

Catamaran course details and requisites

We have 2 courses to adapt to your time availability:

2-day course:

  • The duration of the course is 4,5 hours divided into 2 sessions of 2 hours and 15 minutes per day.
  • Hours: weekend Saturday and Sunday to choose in the morning schedule from 10:30AM to 12:45 PM or afternoons from 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM.

5-day course:

  • The duration of the course is 11,25 hours divided into sessions of 2 hours and 15 minutes per day.
  • Hours: Monday to Friday to choose in the morning schedule from 10:30 AM to 12:45 PM or afternoons from 4:15 PM to 6:30 PM.

For both courses:

  • Age: any age from 12 years old.
  • Difficulty level: easy.
  • Maximum group size: 3 people + one instructor per catamaran.
  • Availability: check the course program with the BOOK button.
  • Languages: we speak Catalan, Spanish, English and French.
  • No previous experience or knowledge is required.
  • It is essential to know how to swim.

Discounts

In the following document you’ll find the applicable discounts we offer to families or by registering for several courses in the same season .

Why should you take our catamaran course?

In our humble opinion these are the reasons why we consider you should try our course and give the catamaran a chance:

  • The catamaran is the fastest sailing boat, and offers unique sensations on the sea.
  • Having an instructor throughout the course with you, accelerates learning because it’s much more personalized and safer.
  • The width offered by the catamaran’s two hulls give it great capacity and comfort when sailing.
  • It is a good way to stay active and enjoy the sea and nature.
  • When you finish the course you’ll understand much better the behaviour of the sea and all its meteorological conditions and will allow you to navigate on your own in mild wind and sea conditions.
  • It’s an original and different activity to do during your holidays, whether you live in the area or simply come to spend a few days on the Costa Brava (Girona). We are only 10 minutes away from Platja D’Aro and the urban center of Sant Feliu de Guíxols.

What’s included in the courses?

Our courses include everything you need to learn about catamaran sailing with the best guarantee:

  • Qualified instructor with necessary knowledge.
  • Catamaran Hobie Cat 15 with all necessary accessories.
  • Dinghy sailing harness for trapeze use.
  • Short or long wetsuits if necessary.
  • Life jackets (mandatory).
  • Rescue motor boat in stand-by if necessary.
  • Civil Liability and Accident Insurance.
  • A place in our facilities to leave personal belongings.

Who is the catamaran course for?

This activity is aimed for all types of audiences without previous experience:

  • Couples: surprise your partner by doing a different activity together, while you enjoy nature and the sea.
  • Groups of friends: it is a perfect activity to do with some friends.
  • Families: if you are a family you can take the course together.
  • People who have previously taken a light sailing course: it may be the opportunity to try the particularities of the catamaran.
  • Children from 12 years old: who the children’s boats have already become too small.

What do we advise you to bring?

  • Lycra t-shirt.
  • Sun protection cream.
  • Dinghy sailing gloves are recommended for people with sensitive skin.
  • Croakies if you need to use prescription or sunglasses.
  • Spare clothes and towel for once activity is finished.

We have our own changing room, and near our facilities there are showers on the beach and public toilets.

Other information to consider

The course will start at the indicated time with the maximum punctuality possible. For this reason, we recommend arriving 10 minutes in advance to have time to prepare and start on time.

The meeting point to start and finish the class and course will be in our Office (crooked and coloured little houses). In the following link you will find all the information on how to get there and the parking spaces available.

In the case of minors, the parents or, or legal tutor must sign an authorization so that the minor can do the activity. It’s mandatory to report any aspect related to health or other issues that affect minors and that are relevant to the development of activities, such as allergies, asthma, possible special educational needs (SEN), etc.

The development of activities is subject to weather conditions and the state of the sea. If these are not adequate, the activity will be postponed to another day.

For more details, see Contracting Terms and Conditions and Cancellation Policy.

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