Competent crew & Day skipper cours
SPAIN - GIBRALTAR - AFRICA - PORTUGAL - CANARIES - MOROCCO
Welcome to Gib Sailing School!
Beginner courses to professional Yachtmaster
Tidal certified Courses by the RYA
Gib Sailing School is based in the new Alcaidesa Marina Spain situated just outside the border to Gibraltar, with good parking, pontoons for easy boarding with ample room to practice med and pontoon moorings. Just short walk away from Gibraltar and just over one hour drive from Malaga and Jerez airport, providing a range of tidal sailing courses to cater for all levels from your first time sailing to Yachtmaster.
Courses take place in and around the Gibraltar Strait where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Mediterranean Sea. The area enjoys plenty of sunshine and good winds, sailing to different marinas, discovering interesting and challenging cruising grounds, most weeks we see dolphins and sometimes whales.
Our aim is provide hands on practical approach to sailing, navigation and boat maintenance on a well maintained fully equipped sail training yacht to ensure that all sailors attending a Gib Sailing School course have a memorable and enjoyable sailing experience combined with high quality instruction to suit each individual.
An experienced Yachtmaster Ocean instructor will lead each course. Whether sailing for pleasure or for a future career, Gib Sailing School will ensure your progression and tailor teaching to suit your individual needs.
School Principal & Chief Instructor
Jeff Nunn, originally from the United Kingdom, comes from a teaching background and has been sailing since the early 90’s. Jeff holds a commercially endorsed Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor's certificate and is an RYA Diesel Engine Instructor. He also possesses a Level 2 Kitesurfing Instructor's licence.
Jeff has owned and cruised on many different types of boats as well as solo sailing. As a successful engineer in the marine industry Jeff brings a wide and varied background to his role as an instructor.
Jeff takes pride in adapting to students in the way that they learn and at a pace that suits them learning in a safe relaxed manner that encourages confidence.
Whether you're wanting a career in sailing or own your own boat and want to do Ocean passages.
On our courses we not only cover all the RYA courses but also have the experience to cover all aspects of sailing, from boat maintenance to storm tactics.
Why Choose Our School
We are one of few RYA Training Centres that use TripAdvisor for independent feedback.
Most courses will be instructed by an experienced RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Instructor.
Gibraltar Strait is one of the best areas in the world to learn to sail and is tidal.
We sail to other marinas in Spain, Portugal and Morocco making sure you practice sailing in and out at different ports.
Our Principal & Chief Instructor specialises on preparing clients for Yachtmaster exams and will structure the training course to suit your individual needs.
Meander K is a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 40.3 is a dedicated training vessel fitted with A.I.S., Radar, autopilot, two electric toilets, sprayhood and bimini for sun and rain protection, Spinnaker and pole, sea drogue and all training materials.
We offer whole boat RYA courses ideal for group bookings, families and individual training.
Our prices are fully inclusive of accommodation on board, all breakfasts and lunches, lifejackets & harnesses, wet weather clothing (if necessary), mooring fees and bedding.
On RYA beginner/starter courses we supply the RYA Syllabus & Logbook G158 as part of the course so you can keep a record of your training.