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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Just completed 5 day crewing course with Mark. Really enjoyable, material professionally delivered. Mark is particularly good with kids, our two kids aged 10 and 11 had a great time. Definitely recommend Learn2Sail. Cannot fault any aspect, instructing, boat, facilities, food etc all excellent. Thank...More
What a brilliant week! Many thanks to Mark and Osprey for their patient, thorough teaching of the basics - all aspects covered and consolidated for confidence going forward. I can't recommend this course strongly enough.
The day skipper course was recommended by a friend and lived up to expectations.
Although I had relatively little experience, but had done the theory course, Mark proved a great teacher for the week. Patient but firmly moving us along. I did the course with...More