Training Camps Info

TRAINING CAMPS INFO2016 - 2017 Winter Season

During the winter season, teams from a number of countries use Real Club Náutico de Gran Canaria as their training base.

Some of the world’s best sailors choose the harbour in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for their preseason training every year, along with many national teams in various Olympic classes and some international classes, such as Formula 18 and Optimist.

In December, January and February we organise four international races where sailors can compete against each other and see how their preparation’s going. To organise your training camp, please contact our sailing club by e-mail:


– Storage area with capacity for more than 300 boats
– Marina with 135 mooring places and room for coaching boats
– Although the club’s main activity is sailing, other sports and activities are available. Our facilities include a large gym, paddle tennis, frontenis, basketball and 7-a-side football
– Parking area
– 50 metre pool, squash courts, jacuzzi, sauna, library, exhibition room, children’s club, pool tables, games room, TV lounge, therapeutic massage, study room and wireless internet throughout the club
– We also have restaurant facilities, with three dining areas for members and guests (pool area, restaurant and terrace on the main floor) and a private dining area


– Send an e-mail requesting the dates you’d like for your training camp, including a list of sailors and coaches.
Teams may hold as many training camps as they wish during the winter, but must give the club one week’s notice before their arrival.
– You must apply for a user card to access the club 


Winter accreditation cards will be done at the Regatta Office ( Sailors,Coaches and Visitors) – Please click here for prices information.

The payment of these fees gives full access and use of the facilities of the Club. Access to the restaurant or Sailing area to collect sailors could be allowed for Team Members or Families.

The Real Club Náutico de Gran Canaria has a limited offer of Transport Aids for Teams. If your Team wants to benefit from it, click here!

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At the Real Club Náutico de Gran Canaria, there are a series of rules of conduct, which would be convenient to follow, so that all runs properly during the stay in our Club

Dress code:

1. Those with access to the club must wear adequate clothing and shoes according to the premises and social activities being held.

2. On the main and upper floors everyone can wear a proper informal outfit during the day. After 6pm men will not be allowed in shorts or bermudas, only long pants.

3. Swimming suits can only be worn at the swimming pool area, adequate clothes and shoes are required.

General restrictions for minors:

On the main, upper floors and “Nestor Room” children under 12 will be able to remain as long as they are accompanied and watched by their parents or responsible adults.


Due to limited space, parking at the club is reserved for members only.

Sports facilities:

The club´s facilities should be used in a positive and sportsman like manner.

1. No roller skates, inadequate clothes or shoes can be worn on the sports facilities, or any other equipment that may damage them.

2. Adults have preference for the use of sports facilities.

Swimming pool:

1. Please use the shower before using the swimming pool.

2. Due to the limited number of chairs and lounge chairs, children under 14 must offer them to adults.

3. It is forbidden: to disturb the tranquillity of the users by shouting, playing games or other bothersome and noisy activities

4. Drinks and food can only be consumed in the designated areas.

5. Chairs and lounge chairs cannot be reserved with clothes articles.


1. The access to the gym is restricted to children under 16 years of age. Apart from adequate clothing and shoes the use of a towel is needed. Bags must remain outside the gym.

2. Children under 16 can access the gym and martial arts room only when accompanied by a previously authorized coach.


1. Please shower before using the sauna and wear a towel or suitable attire.

2. People under 18 are not allowed to enter the sauna.

Changing room lockers:

The changing room lockers are scarce so we ask that you do not block them and leave sports bags under the supervision of the employees thereof.


– Show an educated and respectful attitude towards other club members or sailors in the club.

– Pay the amount required for training.

– Observe the rules with regard to legislation on tobacco, alcohol and other such substances.

– Show a level of responsibility during the training sessions.


Dates and info coming soon…

Dates and info coming soon…

Dates and info coming soon…


February 2013, Training CampAuthor: Javier Padrón

Optimist Sailing CampDanish Team 2013