Founded in 1878, Real Club Náutico de Tarragona is the oldest of its kind in Spain .
First, no one a could understand how those young people make fun of paddling and sailing as fishermen .
The first clubhouse was located in a building in the neighborhood of the Seraglio, in 1917 construction began but building a flood destroys Francolí 1930.
After the reconstruction , the bombs of the civil war damaged the building again , which will not be rebuilt until 1945.
During the 60s the School of Seamanship in charge of Tarragona was opened in order to spread among young sports fans the sea. The result of this training task , the club received recognition through numerous sports titles and championships that fill the windows of the headquarters.
In 1997 SM King Juan Carlos I inaugurated the club headquarters.
The celebration of the 125th anniversary in 2003, shows that the sport is followed by young and dynamic people. Club works every day to promote sports and to promote understanding and respect for the sea.