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

Posted: 25th Jan 2019 (0 comments)


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.

Barcelona Fast Track Yachtmaster and Gibraltar Mile Building September 2018 Every Monday!

Posted: 7th Sep 2018 (0 comments)

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Just a sample of the student photographs this month. Well done to JT, Jaime, Jacob, Antonio, Arnaud, who all passed their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore and RYA Yachtmaster Coastal Assessments and a special congratulations to Jaime who also passed his RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Motor. Our Fast Track Courses Yachtmaster Motor and Sail, Yachtmaster Coastal and Fast Track Day Skipper run all year and you can join any day to suit your incoming flights. Fast Track students this week are sailing aboard our Beneteau Oceanis 473 from Gibraltar if you need more miles in September and October call now for boarding information. Our theory courses run all year start any Monday RYA Day Skipper and RYA Coastal. Just for good measure our youngest student Harriet centred with the cap enjoyed some big boat sailing this summer. We have had a great summer sailing from our Barcelona and Gibraltar bases now we have winter sun to look forward to. Contact us now for your winter RYA Training and don't forget our Barcelona Christmas Regatta. Singles, couples and groups all welcome aboard for Christmas and New Year in Barcelona 2018/19.

Gibraltar Tidal Mile Building with Blue Oyster Sailing 2nd September three to four weeks

Posted: 22nd Aug 2018 (0 comments)

Mile Building in September 2018 with Blue Oyster Sailing from Gibraltar. Our Beneteau Oceanis 473 is Mile Building and for suitably qualified students the opportunity to complete qualifying Skippered Passages. Our route is out into the Atlantic with passages to Cadiz, Ayamonte and Lagos Portugal. The sailing will also encompass passages to Morocco with the opportunity to overnight in some spectacular ports. RYA Instructor aboard all fuel and moorings included along with provisions, loan of safety and wet weather gear for the duration. Contact us here for further information.

Blue Oyster Sailing (Barcelona Sailing School) RYA Students Sailing to the north of Barcelona

Posted: 5th Jul 2018 (0 comments)

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Beautiful sailing this week in The Bay Of Rosas to the north of Barcelona with excellent winds and clear blue sky. Tessa and her friends all successfully completed their RYA Competent Crew Courses (top left) and found some excellent restaurants for their evenings ashore. A particular favourite in Palamos was La Gamba. Nick and Adriana joined our rolling Fast Track Yachtmaster program, Cliodhna and Eoghan arrived for RYA Courses. A special well done to Abdrazack who completed his 14 day RYA Day Skipper Fast Track Course and to Andres who finishes his on Sunday. Good luck with the final theory assessments. You can join our Fast Track Courses on any day of the week subject to availability. Our weekly RYA courses board on Sundays disembark Fridays 1600hrs all year. Contact BOS here for further information.

BOS RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore Students Alex E, Mike, Alex T and Alessandro - Pass!

Posted: 26th Jun 2018 (0 comments)

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Congratulations to four of our students who all passed their RYA Yachtmaster Offshore Exams Sail with Mike successfully completing his RYA Yachtmaster Power Crossover. As you would expect a busy month at BOS Barcelona and Gibraltar with Yachts coming out of the water for anti-foul and replacement anodes. Aurora one of our Barcelona Yachts seen below being lifted at Port D'Aro before heading back to Palamos and L'Escala. A warm welcome to returning clients this month and to our Gibraltar Fast Track Students who completed a successful mile build this week aboard SY Dogstar and visited Portugal, Atlantic Coast of Spain and Morocco before returning to Gibraltar on Sunday. Email us here for full course information.

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