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Canary Sail S.L

Calle Del Medio, 38800 San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 14 19 67
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Very Proffesional Staff, very satisfied on my Yachtmaster Offshore Fastrack

I spent 4 months living onboard all of Canary Sail boats while completing my Fastrack program... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christian F
Fabulous Staff

Spent a fantastic week with Canary Sail, working towards our RYA Coastal Skipper qualification... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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As a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised training centre, Canary Sail offers you the opportunity to combine a great holiday with wonderful sailing. The Canary Islands` sub-tropical climate and year-round sunshine provide ideal conditions to explore some of the world`s most breathtaking coastlines under the power of the wind. Canary Sail's aim is to give you a great holiday with wonderful sailing. We hope that we can make this such a rewarding experience for you that you will recommend us to your families and friends. We offer the full range of RYA practical and theory tidal sailing courses in the exquisite waters of the Canary Islands all year and in Malta in the summer months. We also have sailing yachts available for bareboat or skippered charter. We offer a comprehensive range of courses from Competent Crew and Day Skipper through to full Yacht Master and Cruising Instructor level. In addition, we also provide either skippered Yacht Charter or bareboat charter allowing you to enjoy the wonderful sailing conditions of the Canary Islands all year round, as well as Malta in the summer months. We can also arrange apartments so that you can combine time ashore to explore the islands further. We pride ourselves in the delivery of a quality friendly service and we offer you: - A six day course - A maximum of 4 students per boat - Your own sleeping accommodation - Seven nights accommodation on board - Safety in a controlled learning environment - Experienced Instructors - Excellent all year round sailing conditions - The personal touch
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Calle Del Medio, 38800 San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 4 months living onboard all of Canary Sail boats while completing my Fastrack program. Literally learned to sail with them, and can say that the instructors were all very helpfull, patient and knowlegable, most of them has been delivery skippers. Jim, the owner...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a fantastic week with Canary Sail, working towards our RYA Coastal Skipper qualification. Fabulous staff (special shout out to Tony!), nice boats and a brilliant attitude towards their clients. We will be back!

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! Pleased you are happy and look forward to welcoming you back:) #LoveSailing #LoveCanarySail #CanarySail

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

A couple of weeks ago, after a 4 hour drive to the 'local' UK airport, with snow, ice and road blockages to contend with, it was easy to relax super quickly upon arrival into the Canary Sail way of life. We were welcomed by Jim...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you Richard for taking time to write such a lovely review! And so good to hear how you enjoyed your escape from the UK weather! We look forward to welcoming you back again sometime in the future. Kind regards The Canary Sail Team

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This was our second charter with Canary Sail and I have to say Jim and the team effected a very smooth transaction. We were a crew of 4 and got a lovely boat for the week. Despite challenging weather we got out on the water...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Thank you kindly for taking the time to write your review and recommendation for Canary Sail! :) Kind regards The Canary Sail Team #LoveSailing #LoveCanarySail #CanarySail

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

I completed my day skipper course here. The boats are good and well equipped. The canaries is an excellent location to learn to sail with lots of variety of sea and wind conditions. La Gomera is a more interesting destination than Tenerife.

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thank you for the review WanderHopefully (Great name!) We are happy that you had a good time and congratulations on the Day Skipper! Maybe we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again one day. Kind Regards The Canary Sail Team

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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

I was doing the competent crew and I started from San Miguel in Tenerife. Terrible choice for few reasons. Firstly, the marina is full of Russian kids who take charter boats, who screams all the time and other Russian boats owners who are extremely loud...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2017

We are very sorry that this client was upset by noisy neighbors and his week did not go as well as he had hoped. It seems also that the sailing did not suit well and that was compounded by noisy evenings - one after the...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

I first used Canary Sail for a course in 2016, it was superb and I would recommend anyone looking to improve their sailing skills to contact them. This year I Bare Boat chartered a Bavaria 36 in November with two mates. The boats are extremely...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2017

Thank you Clive for taking the time to write such a lovely review! And thank you for the fab photos! We will look forward to welcoming you back again next year :) Kind regards The Canary Sail Team #LoveSailing #LoveCanarySail #CanarySail

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We rented a whole boat for 2, and did our "competent crew" course with Canary Sail. And this turned out to be the best and most memorable 5 days of our almost 3 weeks in the canaries. Our instructor/ skipper Mark was easy going, knowledgeable,...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2017

Thank you Alexander! What a lovely review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your sailing course and your whole experience with Canary Sail. Kind regards The Canary Sail Team #LoveCanarySail #LoveSailing #CanarySail

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

Our experience of Canary Sail exceeded expectations. The professionalism, efficiency and friendliness of Jim and Vicki onshore was replicated on the water. My husband and I completed our Day Skipper practical with 6 days of extensive sailing experiences with Tony. An excellent teacher, Tony guided...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review Kathy and Pa! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your sailing holiday with Canary Sail and look forward to welcoming you back again! Thanks and kind regards, The Canary Sail Team. #LoveSailing #LoveCanarySail...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2017

Great experience from initial inquiry through to the course itself. Friendly, practical advice and support from Jim and Vicki in the office; updates provided in the lead-up; prompt responses to queries all mean you arrive without stress and can focus on the sailing. Quality of...More

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Joy M, Guest Relations Manager at Canary Sail S.L, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2017

Thank you for your detailed review and congratulations on your Coastal Skipper! We look forward to welcoming you back to Canary Sail in the future. Thanks again and kind regards, The Canary Sail Team. #LoveSailing #LoveCanarySail #CanarySail

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