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Western Canary Islands Cruise

Explore the stunning Western Islands of La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro on our one week cruise.

Join our exclusive 4 person cruise on a Hallberg-Rassy starting from our base in San Miguel, Tenerife. On the first day you will sail to San Sebastian on La Gomera, the start of approximately 250NM around the beautiful Western Canary Islands.

This cruise is intended for people with a sense of adventure ideally with some previous sailing experience. It provides a fantastic opportunity to explore under sail these beautiful islands while extending your sailing knowledge and gaining sea miles. This sailing area can be challenging but with the experienced RYA qualified instructors onboard you can be assured you will be in safe hands.

Cabin Prices

Single person (cabin sharing) €1000
Two persons (cabin sharing) €1800

Western Canary Islands Cruise

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Western Canary Islands Cruise

To book the exclusive use of our Hallberg-Rassy 'Merlin' on a Western Canary Islands Cruise let us know your dates and we will endeavour to accommodate your request.

The maximum number of guests is limited to 6 persons.

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  • Cruise Duration One week (Saturday to Saturday)
    Previous Experience Ideally you will have some coastal passage sailing as crew.
    Assumed Knowledge Some sailing experience but ideally RYA Competent Crew or equivalent is desirable. You will be expected to keep watch and helm during the passages under the guidance of your skipper.
    Cruise Destinations During the cruise from Tenerife there will be overnight stop overs in La Gomera, La Palma and El Hierro where you can eat out in local restaurants. Depending on crew experience there may be an opportunity for a night sail leaving more time to explore the islands.
    Experience Gained Experience of sailing in the Atlantic Ocean. Gained 250NM+ in your logbook with the possibility of a 60NM Yachtmaster qualifying passage.
  • NOTE: Sailing passage route is weather permitting and we reserve the right to change the destinations and order for your safety.

    Day 1 - Saturday

    You will be met at the marina by your skipper. There will be welcome drinks onboard to meet your fellow sailing crew and we will advise the best restaurants for you to try.

    Day 2 - Sunday

    Morning starts with a full safety brief on yacht systems. Set sail for La Gomera with practice drills in reducing sail and get everyone settled onto 'Merlin'. Relax around the bars and restaurants in historic San Sabastian offering great food.

    Day 3/4 - Monday/Tuesday

    After preparing 'Merlin', depart for Santa Cruz, La Palma. This will be the first full day of sailing but typically we will be in with plenty of time for dinner. The marina offers great facilities with WiFi etc. There are plenty of fine local restaurants for you to explore.

    You have a day to explore this fascinating island from it's ancient geology and fauna to the historical capital Santa Cruz.

    Day 5 - Wednesday

    The west coast of La Gomera is our next destination where we will stop for the night at Valle Gran Rey (Vueltas). This is a small fishing village offering an amazing selection of restaurants and cocktail bars.

    Day 6 - Thursday

    Providing you have survived the night before, we set sail for El Hierro and Puerto La Restinga. This is the smallest and most westerly island in the Canaries.

    Day 7 - Friday

    The sail back to San Miguel is the longest passage of the trip, but by now you will be well equipped to undertake it.

    We will visit one of our favourite restaurants for drinks and dinner before retiring for a well earned sleep on 'Merlin'.

    Day 8 - Saturday

    Depart 'Merlin' at 10:00 by the latest for your return trip home or perhaps to continue your holiday in Tenerife.

  • Western Canaries Cruise Map - Carbery Sailing

Included in your cruise

  • RYA qualified instructor/skipper
  • 7 nights accommodation on 'Merlin'
  • Fresh sheets, duvets, pillows and towels
  • Breakfast and lunch with coffee and tea
  • Safety gear including auto life jacket and safety harness
  • Marina fees and diesel
  • Approx 250NM+ with 60NM YM qualifying passage
  • Welcome drinks on arrival

Prices exclude:

  • Flights & transfers.
  • Meals and drink ashore.
  • Travel and Medical Insurance.

Carbery Sailing specialises in beginner's sailing and Fast Track RYA Day Skipper courses. We also undertake adventure sailing cruises on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, Ocean Passages to Spain, Madeira, the Azores and the Canaries on a Hallberg-Rassy 46.


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