Welcome to The Boat School

Valencia · Denia · Javea
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Restart of practical training courses

We are pleased to announce that we will restart powerboat training courses on open boats from July 2021 onwards. You can use the links below to check out course dates and prices. You can reserve your course with our online booking portal.

If you have any questions or special requests, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly.

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Sail and powerboat training & charter

Welcome to The Boat School in Denia. Situated in the prestigious Marina el Portet, The Boat School is the only maritime training centre on the Costa Blanca accredited both to run internationally recognized RYA power and theory courses and to conduct training under the Spanish recreational boating scheme. Working with partner schools, we also run RYA sailing courses and examinations, including Yachtmaster Offshore and Coastal.

Your premier RYA Training Centre on the Costa Blanca

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Powerboat courses

RYA Powerboat level 2

A two-day course that trains you to handle a powerboat in familiar waters by day. Run from Denia and Javea.

RYA Powerboat Level 2

2-day UK National Powerboat Certificate

Spanish boat licence

A half-day course that gives you the basic knowledge and skills to take out a small motorboat. Run from Denia and Javea.

Spanish Boat Licence

4-hour practical training with online theory

Shorebased courses in Denia & online

RYA Day Skipper Shorebased

A comprehensive introduction to cruising
Online & face-to-face

RYA Yachtmaster Shorebased

Advanced theory for Yachtmaster candidates
Yachtmaster Coastal & Offshore

Powerboat rental

The Costa Blanca is a paradise for boating, offering warm, crystal-clear waters and dozens of bays and coves to explore. Click on the link to find out more about boat rental and see the selection of powerboats that you can rent with The Boat School.

You can also rent a boat and get training aboard. This is a “closed group” just for you and your family and friends. Please contact us if you’d like to book a course and rental pack.  

Powerboat rentals

Marina el Portet · Denia

Take a course with The Boat School and you’ll be qualified to rent one of our boats the very next day. With you as the skipper!

The Boat School

Recognized by the Royal Yachting Association to conduct Powerboat Training, Sail Cruising courses in the Yachtmaster (sail) scheme and Shorebased (theory) courses.

Recognized by the Spanish Directorate General for Merchant Shipping, the Comunidad Valenciana and the Region of Murcia to conduct sail, motor, powerboat and VHF training.

Recoggnised by the Spanish Merchant Marine service
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Operational Base Denia

Marina de Dénia (Sail courses)
Darsena de babor s/n
03700 · Denía
Alicante · Spain
Click to call

Marina El Portet (Powerboat courses)
Moll de la pansa, s/n
3700 · Dénia
Alicante · Spain
Click to call

Classrooms & pick up for certificates
Carrer de Fora Mur, 12
03700 · Dénia
Alicante · Spain
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Madrid Office

Greenwich Náutica
C/ Marqués de Lema 7, Local 6
28003 · Madrid
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