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What are cookies?

Cookies are widely used tiny files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit our website.

Cookies allow websites to recognise that a user on an individual computer has previously visited the site. The cookies save some information about that user for when they access the site again in the future.

What do we use them for?

  1. Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are essential to make our website work. Our booking pages make use of cookies to enable you to make a booking. Without use of cookies, these features of the website could not operate.
  2. Performance cookies. These cookies collect anonymous information about users for the purpose of assessing the performance of a website. We use the well-known web analytics tool 'Google Analytics'.
  3. Functionality cookies. These are cookies that automatically remember choices that you have previously made in order to improve your experience next time you visit our website. The only such cookie used on our website at the moment is the cookie consent banner!
  4. Targeting or advertising cookies. These cookies are similar to performance cookies, in that they collect information about users' behaviour. However, this information is used at individual user level to advertise products and services. We currently use Google AdWords and FaceBook for internet advertising.
  5. Your consent to our use of cookies

    By using and browsing the Classic Sail Barcelona website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy.

    However, if you do not consent, you can use the security and privacy features of your internet browser to block cookies from this and other websites.

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    Personal data

    Who are we?

    Classic Sail Barcelona is the sole proprietorship of the owner and skipper, David Baird. You can contact David by email, WhatsApp, phone or post. See the contact page for details.

    How do we collect information from you?

    We obtain information about you in the following ways:

    Information you give us directly

    If you make a booking with us, we will collect your name, email, and phone number in order to communicate with you about your reservation.

    We use third party payment provider services who will collect your payment information. Currently, we use Stripe and PayPal. Please note that we (Classic Sail Barcelona, David Baird) never have access to your card details. These are handled securely by the payment providers and your information never passes through our systems.

    When you visit this website

    We, like many companies, automatically collect the following information:

    • technical information, including the type of device you’re using, the IP address, browser and operating system being used to connect your computer to the internet. This information may be used to improve the services we offer.
    • information about your visit to this website, for example we collect information about pages you visit and how you navigate the website, i.e. length of visits to certain pages, products and services you viewed and searched for, referral sources (e.g. how you arrived at our website).

    We collect and use your personal information by using cookies on our website – more information on cookies can be found under the ‘Use of Cookies’ section.

    How and why is your information used?

    We may use your information for a number of different purposes, including:

    • managing a reservation you have made with us
    • keeping a record of your relationship with us
    • conducting analysis and market research so we can understand how we can improve our services, products or information;
    • seeking your views or comments on the services we provide;

    Who has access to your information?

    We do not sell or rent your information to third parties.

    We do not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

    However, we may disclose your contact information to other service providers who we work with to deliver the events described in our website.

    Lawful Processing

    Data protection law requires us to rely on one or more lawful grounds to process your personal information. We consider the following grounds to be particularly relevant:

    Specific Consent

    Where you have provided specific consent to us using your personal information in a certain way, such as to send you email, text and/or telephone marketing, or browsing our website.

    Performance of a contract

    Where we are entering into a contract with you or performing our obligations under it like when you book a sailing trip with us.

    Review of this Policy

    We keep this policy under regular review. This policy was last updated in May 2018.

What our customers say

Over 250 ★★★★★ reviews

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence & Hall of Fame 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Beautiful memory from Barcelona

This was my first time sailing and I really had a nice and relaxing experience. The boat is beautiful, Mr. Dave was a good host and I truly enjoyed it. Would recommend this trip to anyone who want to escape the city for a while and just relax. I would definitely do this again. Really great memory from Barcelona!
Aida S | | 22 May 2018

Amazing evening on a beautiful boat!

So pleased with booked with Classic Sail, Dave was a fantastic host and the Sunset Cruise was such a wonderful to spend an evening with friends. Enjoyed every minute, will definitely book again!
Elakel | | 23 May 2018

True sailing on the Med.

If you've been rum punch sunset cruising in Hawaii or Key West, think about this sail differently. This is an earthy, jump on a cool wooden boat and get ready to just have a sail type of experience. You bring your own food and beverages so nothing fancy there. There is no music unless you bring your own -- so prepare for the sound of the wind and the waves. If the wind is high, don't expect to be strolling on the boat - but rather holding a rail without letting go and enjoying a bit of adventure. Hit the restroom first and if you are the seasick type and the wind is up take some dramamine first as it really is a sailboat not a party boat! Dave was a solid captain who knew his stuff, but not there to give you a tour - just there to sail the boat. I really appreciated his clear communication about what to expect as well as flexibility with us with a last minute member cancelling due to illness.
Laura S | | 29 March 2018

Spectacular!

This was a highlight of our family visit to Barcelona. With our family of five kids, ranging from a nine year old to a twenty year old, Skipper Dave was the bomb. He answered every one of my older son's questions on the how-to and physics of sailing. We learned a lot. We also were able to stop the boat and jump into the sea for a few minutes, which was a blast. The scenery was spectacular and the boat was unbelievably cool and classic. My wife and teenage daughters loved laying on the deck and soaking in the Vitamin D. To anyone visiting Barca, I'd put this sail trip high on your list. We absolutely loved it.
Eric M | | 26 July 2018

The perfect getaway

If you want to see Barcelona from another side, you certainly want to sail with skipper Dave.
stijns740 | | 6 September 2018

The most relaxing adventure of our trip!!

I would highly recommend taking a sailing trip with Dave!! He is wonderfully laid back and lets you make the very most out of the experience (unlike some of the larger/corporate excursions where they do not give room for a flexible schedule and you end up feeling like your on a school field-trip ), yet Dave is a safe and experienced sailor. My husband and I had been traveling for two weeks and this was the PERFECT break! We enjoyed the views, swam in the ocean, and even took a nap (yes, I was that relaxed)! If you are in Barcelona and want to have a great time out on the ocean, book with Dave!
Jaclyn P | Austin, Texas | 20 August 2015

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