Academia Nautica Oceano SL accredited as Starlight business in Alicante

With astrotourism and sailing activities, the Starlight certification of this and ten other nautical companies is part of the Sea Starlight project, united by the sea, twinned by the stars.

2024 / 01 / 10

Founded in 1998 by Tomás Rebollo, all of its teachers are qualified instructors with extensive experience both in teaching and at sea, and are currently working as captains. In addition, its students have a ninety percent pass rate.

These are the credentials of the Academia Náutica Océano SL in Alicante, which joins the network of Starlight companies linked to the nautical sector and committed to combining activities at sea with stargazing, something that is historically very closely linked to navigation.

academia náutica océanoCredit: Océano Nautical Academy

The Starlight Foundation grants this type of accreditation to spaces, activities or companies that meet a series of conditions favorable to stargazing and promote the development of activities related to this natural resource. For this purpose, a study is made of the resources and values of the place, the qualifications of the human team responsible for its management, the offer of quality tourism products linked to the natural and cultural resources of the territory, etc.

The Starlight certification of the Academia Náutica Océano SL and ten other nautical companies along the coast is subsidized with Next Generation funds within the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan included in the Tourism Experiences Spain project of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism of Spain, Sea Starlight project, united by the sea, twinned by the stars, led by Nautic Océano and supported by the Starlight Foundation.

Within this project is the realization of a course of Starlight astronomical monitors for these companies and nautical schools, which has been held on the island of La Palma between 11 and 16 December 2023.

Ocean Nautical Academy SL

The Ocean Nautical Academy was founded in 1998 in Alicante by Tomás Rebollo, a professional deep sea diver and fisherman in the marine reserve of Tabarca, an island certified as a Starlight site since 2022. This school is authorized by the Generalitat Valenciana with the number 0023ª.

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The teachers of Oceano, are active captains as sea workers, and with a lot of experience as teachers.

This school simulates a ship and has two classrooms for 12 students each, the deck classroom and the bilge classroom.

In the Ocean Nautical School they also work online through their own platform to offer courses for obtaining recreational nautical titles.

In all their courses they provide the necessary materials to learn the theory and practice according to the modality.

They also offer diving courses through the Federation of Underwater Activities, with instructors and group guides, their own swimming pool and an outdoor classroom.

Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias
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