Welcome To Classic Sail Barcelona
365 days a year
39 Gauntlets were built between 1934 and 1951. They were designed to be seaworthy and fast.
You can never have too much bling on an old boat.
Barcelona is blessed with a truly excellent public transport system.
Here's how to make the most of it.
Not many of us can afford to splash out on something special every day,
even when we're on holiday. That's when the menú del día comes to the rescue
of the poor cash-strapped tourist.
A few of my own regular go-to places and one or two treats.
Weather resources | Useful sources of weather information
NAVTEX forecasts for METAREA III
Sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset, planets etc.
Useful links for sailing in Barcelona
Sailing from Scotland to Barcelona.
If you would like to come sailing regularly on Gemini at a reduced cost,
join the club!
Tapes is Catalan for tapas. You pronounce tapes as... tapas! Easy.
Gemini is a 14 ton Berthon Gauntlet built in 1947 by the Berthon Boat
Company of Lymington, on the south coast of England. I became her owner in
In 2008 I sold my house, found the boat of my dreams, and embarked on an adventure voyage around the UK and then across the Bay of Biscay to Spain.
Products and suppliers I use.
Frequently Asked Questions
Please note, these conditions only apply to trips on
The first 2 kids go free on Gemini.
Trips on Gemini carry our famous good weather guarantee.