General information

Subject type: Optional

Coordinator: Lluís Albesa Albiol

Trimester: Second term

Credits: 6

Teaching staff: 

Edgar Enrich Alturo

Teaching languages

  • Catalan

This subject is taught in a semi-face-to-face format.

The language of the classes and deliveries will be in Catalan.

Exceptionally, there may be material in Spanish or English.


Basic skills
  • Develop those learning skills necessary to undertake further studies with a high degree of autonomy 

Specific skills
  • Carry out programs for sports organizations and entities in the field of Leisure, Tourism, Leisure, and Sports Entertainment

  • Manage sports facilities

General competencies
  • Apply fundamental rights and equal opportunities for men and women, the principles of equal opportunities and universal accessibility for people with disabilities, solidarity, environmental protection and the values ​​of a culture of peace and democratic values

Transversal competences
  • Apply knowledge to their work, in a professional way, with the elaboration and defense of arguments and problem solving in the area of ​​Physical Activity and Sport


  • Develop leadership skills, interpersonal relationships and teamwork



This subject will deal from the point of view of its importance in the activities of recreational nautical and nautical sports, the importance of the correct direction and management of the marinas, like capital not only sport but socioeconomic of the port cities.

This subject has methodological and digital resources to make possible its continuity in non-contact mode in the case of being necessary for reasons related to the Covid-19. In this way, the achievement of the same knowledge and skills that are specified in this teaching plan will be ensured.



Introduction to marinas and technical vocabulary

Specific legislation on marinas

Catalan Coastal Planning Act

Around the marina

Marina operations

Certifications and requirements of marinas

Professional and recreational nautical certifications and qualifications

Business opportunities for yacht clubs, nautical bases and marinas

Organization and management of nautical-sports activities

Evaluation system

The final grade will be the weighting of the grades of the activities carried out throughout the term.

To pass the course, the final grade must be greater than or equal to 5 points out of 10.


The evaluation will take into account the following aspects with the assessments indicated:

• Activities and tests of continuous evaluation: 5 points

• Written work and oral presentation: 5 points




Evaluation activity




Criteria for averaging



Individual assessment activities and tests

Group assessment activities and tests







Thesis and oral presentation





- It will be necessary for the grade of each part to be greater than or equal to 5 points out of 10 to be able to make an average with the rest of the grade.

- The total or partial copying in any of the learning activities will mean a "Not Presented" in the subject, without the option to take the recovery test and without prejudice to the opening of a file for this reason .



In order to pass the subject in the continuous assessment format, the student must attend 80% of the face-to-face teaching hours scheduled during the term. If the attendance is lower than this %, it will be essential to pass a written exam in order to pass the subject.



During the same course, there is the possibility of recovering skills not achieved during the course. In accordance with current regulations, you can only opt for recovery, if the written work has been suspended. If the rating is Not presented, it will not be possible to opt for the recovery of this part and the subject will be suspended. Continuous assessment activities and tests may be retrieved through a written exam.

Evaluation activity in recovery period




Criteria for averaging


Final exam







Schedule and Guide to Activities.

All the evaluation activities will have specific dates of realization and delivery, that will communicate to the student / to during the asignatura by means of the Schedule.


Qualification system (Royal Decree 1125/2003, of 5 September) that establishes the European system of credits and the system of qualifications to the university degrees of official character and validity in all the state territory:


0 - 4,9: Suspended

5,0 - 6,9: Approved

7,0 - 8,9: Notable

9,0 - 10: Excellent



Francisco Javier Martín Pérez (2003). Practical course in the management of recreational nautical facilities. University of Alicante. Official School of Tourism.

R. Heron, The Marina-Sustainable Solutions for a Profitable Business, ISBN-13: 978-1105270345, 3rd Ed Lulu 



American Society of Civil Engineers (2000). Planning and Design Guidelines for Small Craft Harbors USA. ASCE Manuals and Reports on Engineering Practice.

Turespaña (2006). Nautical Tourism. Studies of tourist products. Madrid. General Secretariat of Tourism.

PLANCO Consulting GmbH; EFFICIENT AND PROFITABLE MARINA OPERATION; Practical advice for optimizing service provision, 

Capeta, S. The Nautical Charter. All about boat rental,, Editorial Juventud, SA, 2007