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You will find no better training in the Algarve

These guys really know what they are about, handy when coming about! I cannot recommend Learn 2... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2018
Albufeira, Portugal
Professional, competent & confident sailing instruction

What a superb experience, we had some sailing experience however, nothing as comprehensive and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Sailing Boat Day Trips and Sunset Cruises from Albufeira Marina, all year and every day.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Marina De Portimao | Edifício Administrativo - Ponta da Areia, Portimão, Portugal, Albufeira 8200-315, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally found some time over Christmas to write a review learn2sail asked me to do. I. Not a TripAdvisor member so set up an account. I note many do the same as lots here have one and two reviews. Been to a couple of schools...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

These guys really know what they are about, handy when coming about! I cannot recommend Learn 2 Sail high enough they are fantastic as are the yachts they have in their fleet. from Crew to Master they do it all. And ...its all year round...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

What a superb experience, we had some sailing experience however, nothing as comprehensive and professional as this. My wife and I did the Day Skipper Course with our instructor for the week "Simon". After a nervy start Simon soon had us filled with confidence and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

The marina at Portimao offers a range of really good restaurants, we particularly liked "Senhora da Rocha", less than 5 minutes stroll from the berth; and there's plenty of local sightseeing for those with time to spare. Would be Day Skippers will not have a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

I booked this course having never been on a sail boat before. I had absolutely no idea how a sailing boat worked. At the end of the two weeks not only could I name different parts of the sails but I could actually sail the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

After spending most of the summer working on our Day Skipper theory course online, it was a real pleasure to join Learn2Sail for five days on the Algarve aboard their boat "Osprey", for the practical test. Our instructor/examiner Brian was extremely knowledgeable and professional, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

We have just returned from 5 days of sailing and achieved the competent crew qualification. 5 women, 4 coming up to 50yrs and 1 over 60. We had a fabulous time, Mark is extremely patient and made our experience great fun. We would recommend this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend Learn2Sail to anyone. From beginning to end I cannot fault them in any way. The setting on the Algarve, the booking and the admin, the boat and the tuition from Mark we’re all first class.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Just returned from a fantastic 10 day course comprising 5 days Competent Crew followed by a day off and then a 5 day Day Skipper Course. Despite my initial reservations of being able to complete the practical course as I'd only managed 4 of 12...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

I have just spent 10 days on the beautiful yacht Osprey... Competant Crew followed immediately by the Day Skipper Course. In my opinion this is the best format to follow as the experience you gain from the CC course is a great help in assisting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Rob S
17 November 2017|
Response from LEARN2SAIL |
Hi there. Sorry. We only do sailing courses and the shortest is the 3 day Start Yachting course. See our website for details. Thanks for the enquiry.