Sailing school in Faro – Algarve

From novice to Yachtmaster. Experienced Instructor, maximum 3:1 ratio / students:instructor. The only school using a Nautor Swan 411.

Sailin courses in the Algarve | Learn with Algarve Cruising Center!

From beginners to advanced sailors, everyone can learn to sail or improve their sailing skills on a Algarve Cruising Center course. Have you ever dreamed of becoming a fully qualified skipper, learning to be an expert sailor or taking charge of your own yacht?

Sailing courses Algarve at Algarve Cruising Center sailing school offer you the chance to get the skills and experience needed to sail anywhere in the world.

We use a responsible tourism>> approach. The is no planet B!

Premium courses


Ratio Instructor|Student max 1:3 – check your course

Ability to sail all year round in the sunny and tidal waters of the Algarve

Your own personal Yachtmaster Instructor for the duration of the course

Explore a different Algarve / away from the busy touristic marinas

800.00 International Yacht Crew Algarve

International Yacht Crew

Premium course: max 3 students



International Flotilla Skipper

Premium course: max 3 students



IYT Yachtmaster Coastal Sail

Premium course: max 3 student

Night passage included



Bareboat Skipper Course

Premium course: max 3 students

VHF certificate included

ICC included

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Fastrack Bareboat Skipper

Premium course: max 3 students

VHF certification

ICC included

Night sailing


IYT Yachtmaster Offshore Prep

Premium course: max 3 students

ICC included

2 night passage (including Cadiz or Sines)

Offshore sailing


Yachtmaster Offshore Fastrack

Private course: private cabin guaranteed

VHF certificate included

Powerboat certification included

ICC included