Set sails with Eye of the Wind for an ocean mile builder from the Spanish coast to Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.
Join historic windjammer Eye of the Wind for a sailing adventure from the North coast of Spain to the island of Lanzarote in the Canaries.
- Fully crewed tall ship
- Sea mile builder
- Great for adventurers
- Private ensuite cabins
- Long passage at sea
YOUR SAILING AREA
The Atlantic Ocean
Leave the Spanish port of La Coruna in the horizon as you prepare for an Ocean going adventure and set the sails toward the Canary Islands.
In the Canary Islands, the trade winds bring warm air from Africa, creating a pleasant average air and water temperatures of about 20 degrees in November around the eastern islands. As you approach Lanzarote, the unmistakeable black, brown and red peaks of the volcanic cones rise more than 600 metres into the air. Parts of the island are covered with a black layer of lava; palm trees and agaves make up most of the flora. The vast moon-like landscape is best explored by rental car, and a half hour drive takes you to the centre of Timanfaya National Park with the Montañas del Fuego, the mountains of fire – a must see whilst you’re there.
Take the helm, become a member of the deck crew, and settle into the watch system, as life at sea takes over. You will learn every aspect of sailing a classic tall ship on this ocean sailing voyage. As you leave the Spanish coast behind, fully immerse yourself into life on the ocean, with golden horizons and deep blue waters. Lanzarote is where your voyage will end, and with feet on solid ground we’ll be surprised if you’re not already dreaming of your next sailing adventure.
LIFE ON BOARD
This voyage is perfect for this looking for that next adventure and wanting to immerse themselves in the sailing of a traditional tall ship. Become part of the crew as you learn the rhythms of open water sailing, taking the helm and setting the sails. Enjoy private ensuite cabins and an onboard chef to cook up hearty home-cooked meals after a day in the salty air. This voyage may also involve a fair and relaxed watch system to include overnight sailing under the stars.
|Voyage||Set Sail||Days||Cost p/p|
|Offshore Passage Sailing to the Canary Islands||30 October 2023||13||£2,080.00||Enquire now|
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Eye of the Wind
Guest berths: 16 Rig: Brig
With incredible amounts of character, Eye of the Wind has all the modern amenities and an authentic interior, with a teak maritime décor. Oozing with maritime history, the opportunity to sail on Eye of the Wind is one in a lifetime. This beautiful ship is as eye-catching as they get and she has even featured in several movies, including White Squall, due to her breath-taking appearance as a 1911 brig.
This windjammer offers luxurious holidays on board, cruising some of the most stunning locations in the world.
Although the ship has a large, capable engine, traditional sailing is naturally the preferred mode of travel so there is plenty to get stuck into on deck. The crew are extremely experienced and ready to teach you the workings of a classic tall ship, so no prior knowledge is necessary. Join the crew at any number of the large maritime festivals they appear at, cruise the European coast, or relish some winter sun and climb aboard for their voyages in the Caribbean – including a transatlantic crossing back from the Caribbean to Portugal.
Thanks to the 6 luxurious cabins, all with ensuite bathrooms, Eye of the Wind can sleep a total of 12 guests ensuring ocean passages can be travelled in true comfort. A large dining area, library and sun deck offer a multitude of different spaces to unwind and to get to know your fellow guests and crew.
Deck planMore about Eye of the Wind
What COVID policies are in place for sailing with Eye of the Wind?
All guests must either be fully vaccinated or have a relevant recovery certificate which is required upon booking.
Are all meals included?
Yes. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Hot and Soft drinks are included in your ticket price. Alcohol can be purchased as extra onboard
Can you cater for dietary needs?
Yes, please let us know when making your booking.
What language is spoken on board?
English and German
Do I need to tip the crew?
Tips are not mandatory but are welcomed by the crew!
What are the sleeping arrangements?
There are 6 cabins and a total of 16 guest bunks.
How many bathrooms does she have?
Each cabin has its own ensuite.
Is there an age limit?
No! Please double check for under 8's.
Is there WIFI?
No, but you should easily reach 3/4G from the shore, just make sure your phone is set up for international roaming. There may be some locations that will not get good signal.
Can I charge my phone/camera?
Yes, 12V sockets are available
Are there life jackets provided?
Are Waterproofs provided?
No, please bring your own.
Do I need sailing experience?
Not at all. We give everyone who joins us on board the choice to do as much or as little as they like.
Will I be seasick?
Everyone reacts differently but if you are unsure, we recommend taking tablets up to 24 hours travelling.
Is there air conditioning?
Yes, Eye of the Wind has air con in each cabin.
From: La Coruna, Spain
To: Arrecife, Lanzarote