Palamos Christmas Race Week 17 - 22 December Blue Oyster Sailing 5 Days Race/Cruising On Board SY Dogstar and SY Aurora

Open to all skill levels our Christmas Race/Cruise December 2017 with Blue Oyster from historic Club Nautic Costa Brava Palamos £595. Read all about the Palamos Christmas Race here!

Followed by our Christmas Palamos Barcelona Majorca Balearic Cruise £695 departing 26th December 2017

Join us on board SY Dogstar our Beneteau 473 Oceanis and SY Aurora our Bavaria 46 Cruiser and Tristaina Beneteau 37 for a week of racer cruising from Club Nautic Costa Brava Marina Palamos Spain Barcelona Blue Oyster Sailing Zoran

Five nights aboard and five days sailing. An ideal way to learn more about race sailing in a safe and fun environment. The Palamos Christmas Race will host its 41st Regatta for all Dinghy Classes and we'll be sailing our larger yachts around the cans in our Racer Cruising Division.

Our yachts are ideally matched for day racing and will be skippered by RYA Yachtmaster Instructors. Our Instructors will be at the helm of SY Dogstar and SY Aurora. Guest RYA YMI will be steering our Beneteau 43 during the week.

No previous experience required! You will be taught to be a useful member of the crew but experienced hands will also be able to fine tune their racing skills aboard our 48 foot yachts.

You’ll work as part of a team and sail the yachts from day one. You will be encouraged to take an active role in the sailing of the yacht, helming, trimming sails, tying knots and working withBlue Oyster Gibraltar Mile Building Courses the skipper to sail safely and compete in our week of day racing from historic Club Nautic Costa Brava Palamos.

You'll be sailing in good company with Palamos Bay full of different race classes all week. Evening entertainment after sailing will be provided in our local town of Palamos with a host of different restaurants and bars to choose from. Christmas festivities on the water in the warm Mediterranean sunshine. We'll provide all safety and wet gear so travel light is the order of the day.

Our Minibus offers collections and returns to both Barcelona and Girona Airports if required. Car hire between the 17 - 22 December very inexpensive and Club Nautic Costa Brava Marina Palamos offers free parking to our Race Crew students. Buses also run directly from Barcelona International and Barcelona Girona Airports.


Barcelona Palamos Christmas Race Week Students in life jackets Dogstar

Five (5) days sailing £595 fully inclusive just bring personal spending money.

The week will comprise a series of 1 day races and the course will be set with the weather in mind shortly before each start time of 1000hrs. All accommodation is provided on board with a choice of 37 and 48 foot yachts to sail on.

The week is fully inclusive of accommodation, all food and beverages on board, fuel, moorings, fresh bedding, RYA/MCA Skipper, wet gear and all safety equipment. Our yachts have an Instructor Race Student ratio of 1 - 5 maximum for this week.

The Palamos Racer/Cruising Week includes sailing in The Bay Of Rosas in the lee of the French Pyrennees, day race to Cadaques, Estartit, Rosas, Palamos, and Port D'Aro. Nearest airports to Palamos are Barcelona - Girona or Barcelona El Pratt all major airlines.

Pre Christmas Festivities get away from the UK for a few days prior to Christmas and enjoy this wonderful Palamos Christmas Race Fiesta now in its 40th year.

When the Racing has finished why not join us over Christmas/New Year 2016 for our Palamos Barcelona Majorca Balearic Cruise?

On the 26th December 2016 SY Dogstar is sailing from Palamos to Majorca. If you would like to stay and sail with us after the racing has finished berths are available. We'll take you away for the rest of Christmas and New Year 2016/17. The fun doesn't stop after the Palamos Christmas Race. We sail right through Christmas returning to Barcelona and Palamos on December 30th/31st for New Year 2016/17 Celebrations.

The Christmas New Year Majorca Balearic Cruise 26 - 31 December fully inclusive tariff £695 plus a free overnight berth on board for New Years Eve and depart on the 1st January 2017.

Charter a Yacht if you wish of your own from our range of yachts available and sail in company as we explore the Balearics in the New Year of 2017. Yachts are available to choose from here.

What To Bring Fast-Track-Yachtmaster-Sophie

  • Travel light no hard cases with wheels please.
  • Towel
  • Sunblock Sun glasses and a Sun hat
  • Deck or soft shoes
  • Warm fleece for the evenings
  • Wash kit
  • Comfortable sailing clothing
  • Travel Insurance recommended

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