Sailing Courses
from Novice to Yatchmaster

Accommodation onboard

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Notebook included

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Combo Sailing Expedition optional

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Solo Traveller Friendly

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Arriving to Faro from our Guadiana Expedition. Know more...

Certified Sailing Courses

International Yatch Training (IYT)

We love sailing and we want you to love sailing too! Our school is strategically located in beautiful Olhão, just 10 minutes away from Faro International Airport, making it a perfect location to learn to sail while enjoying the Algarve region.
You can combine your sailing course with a sailing expedition. Please check our website for sailing expeditions www.atlantic-explorers.com

Internal Courses

Algarve Cruising Center Courses (ACC)

Complementary Courses

Theory courses and more

These theoretical courses support the practical skills required for boating. .Our instructors can come and run VHF and First Aid Courses in your own sailing club or organization. Please contact us to discuss arrangements and costs.No minimum number of participants.

Included in all our sailing courses

Online theory prep
Notebook
Small groups
Accommodation onboard
Night sailing
Private bunk
Sail on a Nautor Swan 411
Food onboard
What to expect of our courses?

Available dates

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The following dates are already set, you can check for availability and course details on each of them. Also, if no date is good for you, please contact us and let's arrange one.

IYT:  International Yatch Training Certificate
ACC:  Algarve Cruising Center Internal Course

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Chris Springhall
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IYT  Bareboat Skipper
More than that, he really thought out what was needed to advise and help me with my handling of my particular boat. Skills and advice that I could not have learnt without own boat tuition.
Alberto Sellitto
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IYT  Bareboat Skipper
Well structured and complete. The teacher is clear and helpful!
Luís Gonçalves
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IYT  Bareboat Skipper
Seeing a full moon rising, from the sea, on the horizon is indeed very beautiful… a redish rising from the darkness. And with the clear sky that we had, we could also see the stars and constellations pretty well. Something to enjoy and contemplate.

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