UK to Gran Canaria, Las Palmas
Gain Offshore sailing miles and experience on this delivery trip from the UK to Las Palmas in the Canary Islands
The trip departs from Cowes in the UK and sails South West towards the Channel Islands then onwards around the Bay of Biscay. From there we sail down the Portuguese Coast and Southern Spain before heading across the Straight of Gibraltar and sailing down the African Coast towards the Canary islands
What to expect
This sailing passage is really a good value sailing trip, all yacht costs, food etc are included. You can gain thousands of sailing miles and experience on board a great passage making yacht with superb instruction from our team of highly qualified skippers
You will be part of the watch system and will be expected to take an active role in sailing the yacht, cooking, general onboard housekeeping and lookout duties.10
You will have the opportunity to get skippered passages, log ocean miles and receive expert tuition in passage making, professional skippering skills and navigation instruction.
You can expect stop overs in Brest and la Coruna before crossing the Straights of Gibraltar and down the African Coast before crossing over the beautiful Canary Islands. Once there you will island hop, visiting numerous ports and anchorages and sampling the fantastic Spanish atmosphere of these stunning Atlantic volcanos islands. You will gain around 1000 sea miles and passage experience as well as RYA qualifications, skippered passages and watch-keeping skills. You could also use the trip to qualify for your RYA Yachtmaster.
Departure dates for this sailing trip – 17th October 2020
ETA Las Palmas Gran Canaria – 6th November 2020