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Sailing & Yachting in Gran Canaria, Spain

Sailing to explore the beautiful coastline of Gran Canaria dotted with great sea and crystal clear waters to discover the idyllic spots together with swimming with the dolphins, surfing the waves is a must take attraction on your Gran Canaria holidays. It is one of the best things to do in Gran Canaria.

Gran Canaria offers a wide range of sailing possibilities for sailing lovers both under canvas or powered. The six marinas and yacht basins of Gran Canaria offer about 2,500 berths for pleasure craft of all types.

Gran Canaria has excellent sailing conditions for sailing and the island hosts several world and Olympic championships. The strategic position of the island on the transatlantic route and its being the intermediate point on the Gulf Stream that is flowing westward from Europe to America also make the island a popular and important sailing destination. The prestigious ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers) is the one of the most popular races that is held in Gran Canaria.


The best locations and harbours for sailing in Gran Canaria include; Puerto Rico, Puerto de Mogán, Pasito Blanco and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

All of these 4 harbours have berths for pleasure craft as well as all necessary ancillary services such as fuel, electricity, running water, slip docks, workshops, restaurants, supermarkets, etc. Puerto Rico is the perfect port for sailing lovers and is famous for its watersports and yachting opportunities with a big yacht harbour and 400 meters of artificially made golden sandy beach.

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