The Benalmádena Municipal Nautical School expands its training offer with introductory rowing workshops, the objective of which is to learn the techniques for team rowing in competition boats in the Llaütmodality, a boat made up of 8 rowers and a helmsman. This municipal school is a joint commitment of the Puerto Deportivo de Benalmádenaand the Club Náutico Marítimo to promote the practice of nautical sports and bring them closer to the public with the aim of “transmitting the passion for the sea, for the marine environment and the conservation of the environment”.
This new course is aimed at mixed groups from 16 years old, with no age limit and registered in the municipality. Likewise, the development of three courses of three days each, with an approximate duration of two hours per day (Friday afternoon: 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday mornings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) are also foreseen.
In the opinion of the councilor of the Port, Encarnación Cortés, “this activity confirms the constant growth of the courses available at the Municipal Nautical School, which in this last quarter has incorporated rowing and diving activities into its regular catalog”.
In fact, according to Cortés, the municipal intention is the future conversion of this municipal school into a nautical training center in which official and approved titles are given.
Regarding the new course offered, the manager of the Puerto del Puerto Deportivo, Manuel Jiménez, explained that he will offer participants the basic notions of the boat and the sea, as well as theoretical notions of rowing and practices at sea, such as launching and stranding, paddling as a team, among others.
Dates and registration
The dates of the three planned courses will be October 22, 23 and 24; November 5, 6 and 7; and November 19, 20 and 21.
Likewise, all registrations will be made through the Club Náutico website and, according to municipal sources, each student must pay the amount of 10 euros while the remaining cost of the course will be subsidized.
The organizers remember that once the registration has been made, those interested must send the certificate of registration in Benalmádena.