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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

20 December 2021 - 02 January 2022

13 days, Eendracht

From € 1187,5

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Sail Training

15-25: € 1187,5
25+ in 4-pers. cabin : € 2135,-
25+ in 2-pers. cabin: € 2375

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Eendracht:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

20 December 2021 - 02 January 2022

Christmas and New Year in the Canary Islands. Not a fan of the busy holiday season? Escape to the Canaries for a sailing adventure in subtropical climate instead! Join the Eendracht in Gran Canaria for a round trip of the archipelago. Spend almost 2 weeks exploring the islands with their exotic cultures, landscapes and wildilfe and enjoy the time in the sun. The sailing conditions are ideal, with good winds and the islands are relatively close together making them easy to explore. The Eendracht will take you to places where you would never go on your own. Celebrate the New Year on board and disembark on the 2nd of January, filled with sunny energy, great memories and new friendships. Open to Windseekers aged 15-80.

Ports

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 December 2021 - 2 January 2022
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • Open to Windseekers aged 15-80
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and Dutch
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

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