Sailing / Yachting - Gibraltar Travel and Holiday Information Guide

Sailing / Yachting

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Tours / Activities

RYA Sailing / Yachting Schools and Trips in Gibraltar

We can’t imagine a better place for a sailing holiday than Gibraltar. The strait of is one of the best places in the world to learn to sail. Gibraltar offers a temperate climate, a sheltered area wherein you may take sailing lessons that range from the novice to more advanced classes, all of which are taught in one of the most beautiful outdoor classrooms in the world today.

Gibraltar’s spectacular scenery, its warm climate the mild seas (for the most part) and the tidal areas make it a great place to sail for a weekend, a week long holiday or to take lessons. Learn to sail in Gibraltar where the waters are warm, the sun always shines and your chances are very good of interacting while you sail with some amazing sea life such as the pods of whales or the beautiful friendly dolphins that are part of the landscape of Gibraltar.

RYA Sailing Yachting Schools Vacations GibraltarWith many accredited sailing schools in Gibraltar, your classroom will be one of the best tidal training areas, situated as it is where the ocean meets the seas and with views of both Europe as well as Africa.

If you’re looking to begin a new hobby, take a weekend break or a week long vacation sailing the waters around Gibraltar, or if you are looking to begin a whole new career in sailing, there are RYA certifications that will meet your needs, and are offered by the sailing schools of Gibraltar.

You can take a class in sailing in Gibraltar that will range from Competent Crew, right up to your Yacht master, all of which are taught on new sailing vessels, with instructors who are accustomed to the waters and the marine life surrounding the Gibraltar area, and can teach you everything you need to know to gain experience in sailing.

If you’re already a well qualified sailor, then Gibraltar still has something special to offer you, by virtue of the many wonderful sights and sounds that this area can give, the interaction with the sea life and the wonderful, made for holiday climate that you will enjoy as you sail Gibraltar Strait.

Gibraltar will afford you one of the best sailing experiences in the world, and with its proximity to Spain, is particularly attractive to the Spanish or the UK traveler, as it offers such wonderful weather nearly year round.

Gibraltar temperatures are generally ten to fifteen degrees warmer than the UK as a whole, and the winds normally will arrive from east or west, though there are plenty of days when not a breath of wind will be seen. There will be conditions in the Strait of Gibraltar to suit any traveler from novice to those who want a challenge. With this much beauty so close at hand, don’t neglect your chance for a sailing holiday or sailing lessons in Gibraltar.

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