RYA Yachtmaster Offshore/Ocean Milebuilding & Adventure Sailing
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Mile Building and Ocean Passages 2019 Barcelona to Gibraltar and on wards from Queensway Quay Gibraltar. We run Mile Building Passages all year! Please ask us for 2020 schedule in addition to the passages below. Next dates 3rd November Gibraltar to Barcelona via Majorca 7/10 days Mile Build and Adventure Sailing.

Sail aboardBarcelona Gap Year Students our Beneteau 473 Oceanis legs or whole passages are available for most of our Mile Building and Adventure Sailing passages. We also use our larger yachts for mile building Bavaria 46 Cruiser and yachts from our charter fleet.

Milebuilders are designed not only for bashing out long passages. You will have a RYA Instructor or Commercially Endorsed RYA/MCA Yachtmaster Offshore on board to pass on as much knowledge and skill as you require and certify your miles and qualifying passages.

For those candidates who are suitably qualified at the start of the passage, we can build in wherever possible your 60 mile qualifying Yachtmaster passages.

Mile Building and Adventure Sailing from our Gibraltar base start most Mondays and finish Saturdays throughout the year. We depart Queensway Quay and subject to weather head out into the Atlantic via The Straits of Gibraltar.

Usual destinations include Barbate, Cadiz, Chipiona, Ayamonte, Lagos, Tangiers, Ceuta, Smir, Blue Oyster RYA Day SkippersEstepona, Duquesa, and Sotagrande.

Mile Builders are fully inclusive and you may join on a Sunday and depart Saturday for weekly passages.

A few examples are below, but we run many more throughout the year.

  • February 27th 2020 Gibraltar – Barcelona - minimum 600 miles via Balearics
  • March 2020 Tenerife – Gibraltar - Barcelona 1250 miles £1250 (one leg available £795)
  • March/April 2020 Barcelona – Sardinia / Corsica - Balearics - Barcelona 1200 miles £1200 (Individual legs available)
  • June July September November December 2020 Barcelona - Balearics (optional 5 -7 day Balearic Cruise) – Barcelona - 300 miles from £550 (Balearic Cruise add £495)
  • February and May 2020 Barcelona – Morocco – Canaries – Chipiona - Seville – Cadiz - Gibraltar – Barcelona 2000 miles £2295 (individual legs available)
  • 2018 Monthly Mile Builders Gibraltar – Morocco – Seville – Cadiz – Gibraltar 600 Miles £695

Isavena Gibraltar Arrival Mile BuilderEmail or phone for dates and departure details at Blue Oyster berths can be booked for individual legs, discounts available for sharing a cabin. All sailing tariffs include breakfasts, lunches and evening meals taken onboard, wet weather and safety equipment. (Additional costs on some passages include fuel and berthing split, between onboard crew).

Group Booking Discounts available, book the yacht exclusively for 4 people and this closes the yacht.

We also offer all Sail with Power Boat courses and MCA STCW10 so everything is here at Blue Oyster, Sail and Power Boat.


We run Milebuilding and Adventure Sailing regularly from Gibraltar and Barcelona on large 48 foot performance yachts. Isavena Night Sailing Blue OysterYou'll sail further and faster in greater comfort with Blue Oyster.

What Do You Get For Your Money?

Full Board, Fuel and Moorings, Wet Gear, Fresh Bedding, RYA Instructor, Qualifying Passages Signed off, Tidal Sailing from Gibraltar, Optional 48 Foot Performance Yachts For Faster Sailing More Miles for Your Money!

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