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Sailing from Madeira to Tenerife

  • Vessel: Cherokee
  • Where: Portugal/Canaries
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Embark: Funchal, Madeira - 17 February 2022, 18:30
  • Disembark: San Miguel, Tenerife - 25 February 2022, 10:30

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Join Cherokee for an Atlantic Crossing from Madeira to the Canary Islands.

Join modern yacht Cherokee for a sailing holiday from Madeira to Tenerife. The voyage is the perfect sailing adventure for those who want to experience a longer passage at sea and build up some sea miles.

Life at Sea

As with all of our sailing holidays, exactly where you stop and explore will be entirely dependant on the weather and tides. As you board Cherokee, owner and Skipper Jouke, will have a better idea of a route and what to expect from the week.

No experience is needed to climb aboard but a list for adventure is a must as there will be some longer passages on the water with a need for “all hands on deck”. Get involved with hoisting the sails, taking the helm, some basic navigation and night passages along the way.

Island Sailing

Sail from the Portuguese island of Madeira to Canary Islands. With volcanic landscapes, green rugged cliffs and pebbly beaches, Madeira is the perfect backdrop to join Cherokee. Known as the land of eternal Spring, Madeira is well worth arriving early to for some pre-sailing exploration.

Once on board spend your first evening in port before setting the sails to explore the coast of Madeira and get used to the boat. Day two sees you set off across the open water for the Canary Islands, about 265 miles. The wind direction will determine which island Cherokee makes landfall.

If the weather cooperates you have time left to visit some other islands before making our final destination of Tenerife.




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Cherokee

Guest berths: 8 Rig: Cutter

In 2008, Jouke Lemmer purchased Cherokee after spending years sailing with his father’s ship amongst others. Cherokee was built in 2000 by award-winning boat builders J & J Design and a year after buying her, Jouke refitted Cherokee radically, transforming her into a truly comfortable charter vessel, giving her a cutter rig and space for a generator so as to offer his passengers power and hot showers!

She is a fast, 16m vessel with a stunning teak deck and spacious cockpit, and she operates with two crew members (her skipper and the bosun/chef). Cherokee is exceptionally good at what she was built to do – pure sailing. Read more about what to expect with life onboard here.

Jouke sails his ship all over the northern hemisphere, leaving Cherokee’s home port of Rotterdam in May and sailing anywhere from the Hebrides and the Channel Islands, the Faroe Islands and Ireland or even down to the North coast of Spain before making the journey back to Holland in October. Join him and his wonderful ship for the adventure of a lifetime – think exhilarating sailing, bucket list destinations and top-notch hospitality.




Deck plan

Cherokee Deck Plan More about Cherokee

FAQ

  • What COVID policies are in place for sailing with Cherokee?

    There are currently no Test & Sail policies in place for the 2022 season. Guests will just need to ensure they are following any international guidelines to travel to the boat.

  • Are all meals included?

    Yes, all meals on board are included in the price. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and soft/hot drinks) Alcohol is not included.

  • Can you cater for dietary needs?

    Yes, please let us know when making your booking.

  • Do I need to tip the crew?

    Tips are not mandatory but are welcomed by the crew!

  • What language is spoken on board?

    Dutch and English.

  • What are the sleeping arrangements?

    Cherokee has two twin berth cabins and two double berth cabins for guests.

  • How many toilet/showers does she have?

    Cherokee has two toilet/shower rooms.

  • Are bedding & towels provided?

    Yes

  • Is there an age limit?

    No!

  • Do I need sailing experience?

    Not at all.

  • Is there WIFI?

    No, but you should easily be able to reach 3G/4G from the shore.

  • Can I charge my phone/Camera?

    Yes charging facilities are available when the generator is running.

  • Are there life jackets provided?

    Yes

  • Are Waterproofs provided?

    You can hire Sailing suits for £35 for the week.

  • Will I be sea sick?

    Everyone reacts differently but we recommend if you are at all worried to take some medication 24 hours before departure.

Locations

From: Funchal, Madeira

To: San Miguel, Tenerife

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