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Barcelona Watersports

In 2013 we set up Barcelona Watersports alongside our established company Lagoon Watersports in the UK. Lagoon Watersports has two RYA centres and 21 years experience of providing RYA watersports training and group events. Whether you plan RYA training, a 2 hour sail, a RIB Ride, an exciting group event or charter. Our flexible, and person centred approach will focus on your individual needs and requirements:

  • We have provided RYA training, corporate and group events since 1994
    Run by highly professional, experienced, qualified and friendly
  • We have a small team of instructors and keep course numbers to a minimum to maintain quality and keep training informative and
  • Extensive experience teaching RYA courses to superyacht crew from superyachts such as Katara, Ace, Eclipse and
  • Experienced in race events such as The Fastnet, Round the Island Race, Cowes Week and Barcelona Race
  • Highly experienced in corporate events of up to 500 people, including companies such as Microsoft, IMB, Vodaphone, Coca-Cola, Ernst & Young, Garnier, Natwest, Morgan Stanley and News
  • Access to superb marina facilities in Port Vell with changing rooms, showers, crew lounge, gym, restaurants and free WI-FI
  • Safety is of upmost importance and our major priority
  • Fully risk assessed and insured
  • All specialised equipment is provided
  • Suitable for complete beginners to advanced levels

Barcelona the cosmopolitan capital of Catalunya exudes energy, vibrancy, and fantastic culture. Barcelona is now one of the most dynamic and stylish capitals in the world, offering an interesting array of art, music, architecture, cuisine, shopping, bars and beaches – making this city a truly fascinating place to visit. The city is almost impossible to exhaust and even on a lengthy visit you will be likely to only scratch the surface on what it has to offer both day and night.

Location, Location, Location: Set right on the coast with warm sunshine most of the year Barcelona has superb sailing conditions. Our boats are based in Port Vell, Central Barcelona and since 2010 Port Vell has been undergoing huge transformations with significant investment in state-of-the art infrastructure, that position the marina as one of the leading superyacht destinations. Our customers will have full access to the marina facilities including changing rooms, showers, crew lounge, gym, restaurants and WI-FI. Central to just about everything, and where this vibrant city meets the sea, Port Vell is the perfect place to start your RYA training or watersport activity.

Some courses and activities will take you off the coast of Barcelona and give you a chance to see the city from the big blue, other courses and activities will take you further afield along the Catalan coastline, where you will have the chance to discover the wonderful ports and towns south towards Sitges and Tarragona or the stunning unspoilt rocky coastline, coves and hidden villages, north along the beautiful Costa Brava.

Whatever course or activity you choose – join us in Barcelona for a fantastic and unforgettable sailing, power or motor boating experience which will include; warm weather, perfect sailing conditions, wonderful coastline, unbeatable culture and cuisine, relaxing atmospheres and of course delicious tapas and sangria!


Yacht sailing is extremely diverse and there are opportunities for everyone aboard to participate. You can take the family cruising in warm climates, explore far-flung remote places with friends or try your hand at racing. If you are training to be a professional It can also offer an exciting and interesting career path. There is no sport like yachting; It offers a great variety of experiences, destinations and opportunity.

We run RYA practical sailing courses from Competent Crew and Dayskipper to Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster. With our performance yachts and experienced instructors we can offer quality RYA training to take you to your desired level. If you would like RYA tuition upon your boat we can offer this in most locations in Spain as well as Europe:

Sailing Tasters, RYA Start Yachting, RYA Competent Crew
RYA Dayskipper

Powerboat & PWC


The Med offers perfect powerboating conditions and the places you can explore are truly stunning, from Costa Brava to the Balearic Islands. We offer the popular RYA Powerboat Level 2 and the International Certificate of Competence (ICC). We also offer RYA Own Boat Tuition – for this we can be flexible and work around your schedule:

RYA Powerboat Level 2
RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship
RYA Marina SRC Radio Course
Own Boat Tuition

Personal Watercraft 

We run RYA Personal Watercraft Training (PWC). Spending a day on the water gaining your RYA proficiency off Barcelona is a cost effective, great way to combine high speed action, a RYA qualification and great scenic views of the iconic city:

RYA PWC Proficiency
RYA PWC Instructor


With experienced professional skippers we also run a thrilling 60 minute jet ski or powerboat ride with a skipper off Barcelona:

Jet Ski Ride
Powerboat Ride


Motorboating provides speed, excitement, versatility and fun. It’s great to spend time afloat whilst exploring a variety of locations in Europe. The Med offers perfect motorboating conditions and the places you can explore are truly stunning; from Costa Brava to the Balearic Islands to Costa Dorada.

RYA Helmsman
RYA Motor Dayskipper
RYA Motor Coastal Skipper
RYA/MCA Motor Yachtmaster
RYA Ownboat Tuition Motor


With many superyachts so big that they require upto 70 crew – the world of superyachts is expanding and they need trained crew. Crewing aboard a superyacht provides a stepping stone into an industry which offers a wealth of experience, travel and career opportunities. International maritime law requires professional qualifications for the crew manning the superyachts.

RYA/MCA Training Courses 
Superyacht Onboard Training

Charter and Trips

Barcelona Watersports provide bareboat and skippered charters. We can tailor a charter to suit your destination, needs and requirements. Either direction, duration or activity, you will be guaranteed a fantastic experience in Spain, with warm weather, perfect sailing or motor conditions, wonderful coastline, ports, harbours and stopovers.

Bareboat Charters:

Yacht Charter
Jet Ski Hire
Powerboat or Motorboat Charter

Skippered Day Trips:
With experienced and friendly instructors we also offer great day trips off Barcelona on our yachts and powerboats with a skipper onboard:

2 Hour Yacht Sails
Powerboat RIB Rides
Jet Ski Rides
Motorcruiser Adventures


Whatever activity you choose, join us in Barcelona for a fantastic and unforgettable day on the water which will involve warm weather, perfect sailing or motor conditions, wonderful coastline, unbeatable culture, cuisine and of course fantastic aprés sail! Barcelona Watersports offer the following groups the following activities:

  • Hen & Stag Groups
  • Corporate Events
  • Families & Groups

Ocean Blend – Yacht Sail, Powerboat & Jet Ski Rides
Sailing Regatta
Powerboat Rides
Jet Ski Rides & Hire
Motorcruiser Adventure

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