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A navigation paradise


The trade winds and the geographical situation on the sea route between Europe and the Caribbean have turned the Canary Islands into an intornational meeting place for lovers of navigation. The well equipped marinas of Mogán and Puerto Rico provide excellent infrastructure. For thse interested in learning, there is a Sailing School which offers 13-day courses in the summer months. The courses includad full board, physical preparation, theory of sailing, turns on sea and complementary activities, such as football, excursions, etc. The School of Nautic Sports offers skipper's courses for beginners as well as furher training to active captains. There are also courses for skippers of sailing boats for up to 1 ton. This school has brought out olympic champions!

Everybody can enjoy navigation thanks to the countless sailing and motor boats which offer cruises along the coast, including animation, lunch, fishing, etc. Furthermore, there are possibilities to rent catamarans with or without crew, make motor boat cruises to the area of El Parchel, and the weekly hiring of yachts with or without skipper. The beaches of La Verga, Puerto Rico and Amadores offer excelent conditions and installation for windsurfing beginners.

There are many forms of navigation. It also can be done renting jet skis or by water parachute 120 meter above sea level. In order to discover the seabed, have a cruise in a glass bottom boat or in a submarine.