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Surely, you have imagined to be the one controlling the boat’s rudder, but it just a dream, a thought or an illusion… Well, then, we want to help you to make it a reality since is much more easier than you think. There are different sailing activities and courses which aim is that you control and drive the boat. Discover the reasons about why sailing enjoys a major group of fans and the definition of “hobby”.
1. Meet & explore the sea
With a sailing course, you will learn how to explore the sea, an imprescindible aspect to go sailing safe and calmly. You will know the water state, knots, wind currents, coastal breeze, atmosphere pressure, and more… This is just so important to know, before departing in a sailing trip.
Of course, you will need to study necessary theory and practical concepts and topics first, to go sailing, anchor, moor, etc…. Once you know really well all the parts of the watercraft, norms and rules and the necessary safety materials, maneuvers, and know how to read meteorology conditions, you will be prepared to start navigating.
2. Encourages teamwork
Whether you decide to enroll in a sailing course to obtain a degree, or to go sailing recreationally, compete… It will be very important to gain strengths from all the participants to reach the goal. Since the first moment, you will always have the help and opinion from an expert monitor, and then, it will be you and your companionship, and a lot of times, your friends, who you will need to help to make the best decisions and take the correct trail. In these moments of tension or doubt, where approval or discrepancies become really important and great friendships begin.
3. Be the skipper of your boat trips
Imagine that during your next vacations in the beach, you provide a great boat trip to your family members and friends, and when they arrive at the port to board and ask for the skipper, you surprise them, by saying: "I'm the skipper!". It will be great to see their faces of amazement, and the best of all, is that you will be able to decide at all times the directions to follow, where to stop and moore, which places to pass, and much more… You will feel the liberty in the middle of the sea,that it will be a hard sensation to transmit…. You will be able to reach unknown and far places, where you will not suffer agglomerations, and where you will only hear the sound of the waves.
4. It is not necessary to have a boat, rent it!
I guess you are thinking about this, “like everything seems great, but… Did you know how expensive a boat is?!” Relax, there is no need of worry. You can start by renting a sailing boat every time you want, and in the future, if you are a real fan and have the money, to buy your own boat. Meanwhile, you will have the option around all the coastal provinces, and in those that have wide rivers or swamps, like San Juan in Madrid, to just rent a watercraft and loose yourself for hours, with the people you like and love.
5. Mind and physical wellness are secured
With the sailboat, you will find the perfect balance between body and mind. On one hand, the peace that the sea transmit, will get you really relaxed, distressed and even make you to lose time and place notion. On the other, you will need to be in constant movement, something that will maintain you active and improve your muscles strength. Also, the sea breeze and sun will sunbath you, giving you a great skin color until Winter.
Thinking about starting exploring the sailing world?
If you are thinking about trying this thing called sailing, it doesn’t matter which season of the year is, you can do as long as the climate conditions are optimal, you can go and navigate the sea. If you are looking to obtain a degree to certified that you are a captain, we recommend you to seize Autumn or Spring seasons to obtain the certifications, because that way, you will be prepared to rent a boat during Summer and put into practice everything that was learned.
But, in the contrary, you are thinking about recreational sports, we recommend you to carry it out in Spring and Summer since the temperatures are nicer and the sea state, normally, has the best conditions to sail in.
Frequently asked questions about Sailing in Spain
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