Visit the beautiful natural harbours of Valle Gran Rey on the west coast of La Gomera and Playa Santiago to the south with other destinations added depending on the wishes of the crew and of course, the weather.
1 week (6 full days sailing)
No previous knowledge
Your skipper is an RYA qualified instructor. You will be a crew member so may be asked to assist where required. Learn as much or as little as you wish
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We will meet and welcome you at your chosen base, from the ferry in La Gomera or at the San Miguel Marina in Tenerife and settle you onto your yacht. Ideally, you will start preparations and safety brief in the evening in preparation for an early start the following morning. You are then invited to join us for drinks to meet the team, your instructors and fellow students or crew who start their full week courses. You will be made very welcome by the Canary Sail team and we can advise the best restaurants for you to sample!
After the initial safety briefing, you will learn the ropes, be shown how to prepare the boat for departure and almost always be taken out for an introductory sail in the “WAZ” (Wind Acceleration Zone) just off the harbour wall. This is to help you feel comfortable and (for some of you) familiar with your new surroundings on board.
Instruction on boat handling in and around the marina before making the first passage to Marina Los Gigantes situated on the northwest of Tenerife or from our Tenerife base, directly to La Gomera. Here you will moor the boat in ideal.
The schedule for these days will depend on what you hope to achieve and the winds. We aim to sail around the north of La Gomera to Vueltas or Valle Gran Rey on the west of the island. This route takes us through no less than 2 more of our WAZ Zones thus almost ensuring you of great sailing in superb conditions on all points from this charming habour and for those of you still energetic enough of Vueltas serves us with ideal training conditions for sailing exercises during the following day. You may then depart Vueltas and complete your circumnavigation of La Gomera calling into Santiago, a beautiful fishing village. When the Trade Winds are set and in ideal conditions, we might also cruise to the other western islands of La Palma and El Hierro.
Following further sailing, anchoring and general boat handling we finish back at our home port of San Sebastian or San Miguel. Remember your accommodation on board this evening is also included!
Leave the yacht at 09.30 latest please for your return home or to continue your holiday on La Gomera or Tenerife. Please see our stay page for accommodation.
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