Navegating in Malaga is a recommended activity for boat lovers, as there are few settings in the world such as those offered up by the capital of the Costa del Sol. There have been several sailing competitions held in Malaga, along the citys extensive coastline, making Malaga a renowned centre for the sport.
If you are looking to sail in Malaga, in this famous coastal city you will find everything you need. The port of Malaga has a dedicated centre for sailing activities called the 'Centro de Cctividades Naúticas del Puerto de Málaga'. In reality, it is a nautical academy where you can nautrally learn all about navigation in and around Malaga. The centre also offers various activities: sailing and diving, both professionally and for leisure, boat rentals, fishingtrips or hiking routes.
It is possible to rent sailing boats in Malaga, equipped and ready to sail. In addition, you can decide if you want to rent with or without skipper, if you need help managing the boat. The company 'Veleros del sur' are dedicated to renting sailing boats and we can highly recommend them. There are many visitors who wish to sail and who cannot afford a boat, so if you happen to be on holidays in a coastal city like Malaga renting a boat for one or several days is an excellent option.
In the Port of Málaga you will also find the Sailing School Escuela de vela del Puerto de Málaga, a nautical school which has seen several significant regattas organised in Malaga. 'La Liga de Jábegasis' is one such competition that is held annually in Malaga. This is a sporting event in which navigation is practiced by rowing, with each set of rowers competing with their boats. The 'Liga de Jábegas 2012' consists of 11 events, each organised by different clubs of the association.
The largest yacht club Malaga is the 'Real Club Mediterráneo', located in the 'Paseo de la Farola de las Malaguetas'. This sports centre has been active for over 100 years, teaching and training athletes, with some past and present students even competing in the Olympics. The club provides the chance to row and sail in Malaga.
Another Yacht Club in Malaga, of great importance, is the 'Club Nautico de El Candado'. This club focuses on the following activities: Alboran Regatta, Petubo Diving and incorporates the Enasol sailing school, and a further sailing and windsurfing school. Besides from acting as yacht club, it is a club that promotes many other sports.
The two major marinas in the province of Malaga are situated in Puerto Banus and Puerto Marina, both in Benalmádena, and which have very high boat traffic. Both marinas also encourage a large influx of tourists into the province of Malaga and bring many travelers who sail in with their own yachts and boats.
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