Learn sailing in Bilbao at the sailing course for beginners in just half a day

Acquire the most important theory for sailing in 45 minutes at the sailing course in Bilbao and subsequently go sailing along the Basque coast for approx. 4 hours to practicse setting the sails, using the rudder and making knots. Learn sailing in Bilbao with lots of fun!

  • Tour / activity duration: ~5 hours
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Transfer: no, not included
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  • English-speaking service
  • Hassle-free booking change or cancellation
  • Usually cheaper than at site

Introductory sailing course in Bilbao for beginners

Within just half a day, you'll learn sailing in Bilbao: First you'll hear the most important basics, then you go sailing for 4 hours along the coast and practice what you've learnt. Ideal for everybody who wants to start sailing on his own!

Price overview

  • ca. 5 hours introductory sailing course in Bilbao - per person380.-€
Learn sailing in half a day

Booking option: Learn sailing in Bilbao at a sailing course for beginners

An experience skipper welcoms you on board of his Bavaria 30 sailing yacht (built 2006) for your sailing course and first explains you the theoretical basics of sailing within approx. 45 minutes. You'll not only learn the names of the sailing boat parts and for what they're existing, but also how you steer the sailing boat in- and outside of the harbour and sail with the wind.

You'll also learn the most important sailing maneuvres at the sailing course in Bilbao, which you're going to put into practice at the subsequent, approx. 4 hours sailing along the picturesque, Basque coast. Under professional supervision, you sail yourself and practice how to make the sailing knots, handle the rudder, set the main sail and the genoa, how you keep your direction, how you orientate yourself and how you set a course. The perfect introductory sailing course in Bilbao for beginners!


  • Duration: ~ 5 hours
  • Hours: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Days: daily
  • Months: possible all-year
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Pick-up not included
  • Starting points: Bilbao


  • Skipper, fuel, theory, insurance, boat ride, toilet on board
Important information

Please bring along:

Sailing shoes or shoes with bright, flat sole, sunglasses, sun blocker, long trousers / jacket, hat

Detailed description

Learn sailing in Bilbao at the sailing course for beginners

Have you always been keen on learning how to sail just by using the power of the wind? At the sailing course in Bilbao with maximum 5 sailing students on board, you'll learn the most important basics in a short time and afterwards have the possibility to put the learnt things into practice, while an experienced sailor supports and trains you. As every course, the sailing course in Bilbao first starts with the approx. 45 minutes theory, which will inaugurate you to the basic terms, the regular sailing maneuvres, the sailing knots and the sailing commands. In the meantime, you can always ask questions, which will be answered by the sailing instructor.

After the theoretical part, it's time for some exercises: At the approx. 4 hours sailing along the coast of Bilbao, you'll learn sailing from beginning till the end - lend a hand! Practice how to set the sails correctly, how to make the simple and more complex sailing knots you need, how you find out the correct course and keep it and how you use the ruder. Step by step, you'll be learning sailing under the supervision of a knowledgeable sailor, who loves to pass on his passion for sailing at the introductory sailing course. Get to know, what's the difference between main sail and Genoa and learn how to gybe and tack on your own - become a sailor at the sailing course in Bilbao!


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

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