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This is a holiday dedicated to
- Sailing School
Brief description of the holiday
Deep sea cruise from southern Brittany to the Canary Islands with a 10-day boarding. On the program of this sailing offshore, the Bay of Biscay, then the descent along Portugal to reach the Canary Islands.
With a departure from Lorient and an arrival in Las Palmas, this stopover is the end of the first stage of the crossing of the Atlantic before the departure of the RCAF in which we participate.
1300 nautical miles of deep sea cruise
As part of our participation in the ARC Transat. The first stage takes place from Lorient to Las Palmas on the island of Gran Canaria. A deep-sea cruise that is participatory and committed to discovering offshore sailing, with the first part of the crossing of the Atlantic.
Embedded and committed crew!
The first part of this deep-sea cruise will take you to Cape Finistère by "tasting" Gascony. Then we will find the best route to reach the Canaries, either along the Portuguese coast or further offshore depending on weather conditions.
8 to 10 days sailing in the Atlantic Ocean, punctuated by the rising and falling quarters. Everyone actively participates in the smooth running of the sailboat, supervised by 2 professional sailors, Captain 200 Sail graduates and State Certificate.
And for those who wish to continue the crossing of the Atlantic, possibility to participate in the ARC, the Atlantic Rallye for Cruisers. The departure will be given on November 24 to set sail for Saint Lucia.
Duration: 10 days *
Boarding: Lorient La Base
Disembarkation: Las Palmas in the Canary Islands
Navigation: South Brittany / Canary Islands Archipelago
Embedded crew: all levels
Dates: November 7 to 17, 2019
Price: 1600 €, box included (breakfast, lunch, dinner, consumables), FFV license not included.
* Crossing time subject to weather conditions.
These are representative photos of the model of the boat on which you will live the experience; do not constitute any contractual obligation for the service offered.
21m Racing Monohull, --hidden-- 67 type, with professional crew. Built for the BT Global --hidden--, these topics are important for offshore programs. Their large size is an advantage for training and anticipating all situations at sea.
Our trip starts here
Thursday 7 November from 8:00 until Thursday 7 November at 10:00
Our trip ends here
Las Palma de Gran Canaria, Espagne
Sunday 17 November from 10:00 until Sunday 17 November at 18:00
Other important information
For your return to France (Paris, Nantes, etc.), regular flights from 86 € from Las Palmas on airlines such as Volotea or Vueling.
Payment and cancellations
This Experience undergoes Sailsquare reservation and cancellation policies.
- Book this Experience paying directly online via credit card, or via wire transfer by contacting our Customer Support.
- If this Experience starts in more than 45 days and the share is higher than 500 Euros, you can pay a deposit of 30% and then pay the balance within 30 days before the departure date. Contact our Customer Support to benefit from this payment scheme.
- If the Experience is not Confirmed yet, you may cancel your reservation anytime and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
- Policy update - Covid19
Are you obliged to cancel a reservation of a Confirmed Experience? Contact our Customer Support within 30 days before the departure date and you will be entitled to a full refund of the paid shares.
Knowing what expenses are included and excluded from your booking fee will enable you to have a good idea of the total cost of your chosen experience.
Included in the price.
- Meals onboard
- Final cleaning
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 0-50€ per person.