The trade wind
The trade wind
Sailing is an incomparable experience. The enormity of the ocean, the salt air, the touch of the breeze … Whether it's your fist time out on the ocean or you're an experienced sailor, the Canary Islands offer exceptional sailing conditions. The enviable climate, considered the world's best, and the constant Trade Winds make every trip an unforgettable experience.
The Trade Winds or Alisios are the motor of the Atlantic Ocean,b Legendary mariners have used them for centuries for swift and reliable sailing.
“The Latin root alis was first used in 18th Century French to describe these reliable, smooth winds that blow constantly and without violence”
Not one sea
The sea of the Canary Islands is generous, It gives you its all, allowing calm crossings for family sailing trips and more exciting sails that test the skills of the most experienced sailors.
The Canary Islands are home to great sailors that have trained in our waters on the way to winning Olympic water sports medals. This is why it's no surprise top find extensive and modern facilities for almost all classes of sailing. The islands effortlessly host a wide range of competitions.
Finn, 470, Flying Dutchman, Soling, Tornado, Star, Laser and Vela Latina have deep roots and are popular and there are plenty of sailing schools with qualified staff that can teach you to sail or hone your skills.
Now it’s your turn!
See this calendarfor events that you just can’t miss:
26/08/2017 - 02/09/2017
XIX Vuelta a Fuerteventura en Kayak
Gran Prix del Atlántico