SEXTANT SAILING COURSE, ADAPTED TO ALL DIPLOMA LEVELS: PNB, PER, PY, CY AND PPER.
For the first time in the Canary Islands we are organising the PETREL SEXTANT SAILING COURSE in collaboration with the Company NAVEGAR EN CANARIAS, on board their excellent catamaran MARHABA.
This is really a course in Survival at Sea, where the pupils will receive sufficient knowledge to enable them to get back to land, regardless of their qualifications and experience. They will only have a watch, a sextant and a Spanish Nautical Almanac to help them, and will not need to use a calculator.
FRIDAY 07/06/2019: we set sail from the Marina Rubicón at 1000 Hours. We will work on HRB; horizontal, equator and uranographic co-ordinates, description of the sextant and how to adjust it; calculation of the time by observation at dusk. Lunch break. Calculating Latitude by the Polar Height. Practice with the Sextant and obtaining of the Polar Height.
SATURDAY 08/06/2019: calculating Latitude of the boat using the Polar data, obtained the previous day; calculation of Latitude by observing the sun's meridian; calculating the time by the meridian; obtaining of the meridian height. Lunch break. Calculation of Latitude of the boat using the data obtained at midday.
During this training course we will navegate paradisical places such as: Playa del Papagayo, Isla de Lobos, Isla Graciosa. We will also learn “trolling” which is a kind of fishing skill and make a delicious Carpaccio Petrel with our catch.
Day aboard the Marhaba Catamaran with whale watching and apnea baptism from the best professionals in the sector: Apnea Canarias. The activity includes tapas and drinks and the possibility of snorkeling.
Departure from Muelle Deportivo Los Gigantes, Tenerife.
December 7 from 11am to 3pm.
* Day valid as the first day of accredited level 1 course. Possibility to continue in training. Price: € 120 / person
Scientific dissemination on board with an oceanographer at Los Gigantes Cliffs, Tenerife. A pleasant tour with the intention of fostering the critical sense among the participants towards the actions that cause the degradation of the sea in order to change customs and habits. We will study and analyze microplastics and plankton with research instruments on board that you can use yourself, we will also monitor marine mammals with hydrophones to know their behavior, social structure and age classes. A research project in your hands, approach the ocean in a different way, with respect and awareness. Without neglecting leisure, we will take a bath in one of the coves, you can snorkel. Drink and snacks / lunch included.
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Discover our new trips through the Canary Islands!
A new way to explore and enjoy the archipelago for the pure pleasure of sailing, sharing expenses.
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Organise your own island crossings and we will do our best to make your dream come true or join in one of our own island crossings:
> NIGHT CROSSING: On board the Marhaba Catamaran.
Los Gigantes (TENERIFE) - Marina Anfi (GRAN CANARIA). Night from November 14 to 15.
The Marhaba Catamaran crossings are entertainment, participatory crossings, where collaborates in both navigation maneuvers and life tasks on board and they are intended to enjoy sailing, comfortable and at the same time exciting, in which participants do not need to have experience. If they have it will be better.
On board we will teach you basic knowledge of terminology and parts of aship, hoisted and lowered sails, knots and moorings, positioning in the nautical chart, plotter reading, elements and safety measures on board, etc. We will only sail if the weather conditions are not extreme always putting theeveryone's safety because the idea is to ENJOY.
The catamaran has four double cabins and a bunk bed for these crossings, therefore, the former must be shared. All food, beverage, berths, fuel, insurance and cleaning expenses are included in the contribution that will be € 150.00 per participant.
Maximum number of participants 6.
Being a night navigation, bridge guard shifts will be created.
There will be free access to drinks and cooking.
We have every permits, insurance and security elements required by the regulations in force.
Safety conditions and regulations mandatory.
The participant declares:
1. Be of legal age.
2. Accept the rules of security and coexistence dictated by the Employer.
3. Not have any illness or physical ailment that hinders movement or living on board and not being medicated while browsing.
Registration at travesías@navegarencanarias.com
For more information call us at (+34) 666 80 77 88
For diary reasons, we have brought forward the starting date for our forthcoming 8 island Tour, which will pass from June to the week comprising 15th to 21st May, departing from the Marian Rubicon.
We will specify the exact date of the departure on approximately 10th May.
We will start on board the Marhabas, and our trip will have various stages, and will last around 10 days (depending on the sea conditions).
This stage by stage trip will follow this route: depart from Marina Rubicón, Lanzarote setting sail for Lobos and Morro Jable in Fuerteventura, from here to Las Palmas, Pto. de Mogán in the south of Gran Canaria, Los Gigantes in Tenerife, Valle Gran Rey in La Gomera, La Restinga in El Hierro, Tazacorte in La Palma and from here straight to the last and smallest of the islands, La Graciosa. We will sail through the areas where it most likely for us to see a whale. Total number on board is 6 people for your comfort. You can join just one of the stages or several of them. We will inform you of the details shortly. If you like sail boats, observing marine life, taking photographs of nature or if you have a research project, this is a good choice.
Here is a list of the stages and the cost per crew member for each one.
Stage Nº 1. From Marina Rubicón, Lanzarote to Puerto de Morro Jable, Fuerteventura ...100.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 2. From P. de Morro Jable to the Sports Marina in Las Palmas de G.C ... 50.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 3. From P. de Las Palmas to Puerto de Mogan, south of Gran Canaria ... 100.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 4. From P. de Mogan to Puerto de Los Gigantes, Tenerife ... 150.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 5. From P. de Los Gigantes to Marina Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera ... 150.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 6. From M. Valle G. Rey to Pto. de La Restinga, El Hierro ... 150.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 7. From P. de La Restinga to Puerto de Tazacorte, La Palma ... 150.00€ p/p
Stage Nº 8. From P. de Tazacorte to Pto. de Los Gigantes ... 150.00€ p/p
Note. The stage from La Palma to La Graciosa will be undertaken as a separate trip - information to come later on.
We would remind you that all expenses are included accommodation aborad, food and drinks aboard, fuel, port docking fees etc. Transfer expenses for the members of the trips are not included.
There is a discount for participating in more than one of the stages.
The trips will start early in the morning and we will spend the nights on board docked in the harbours, except for the stage Mogán to Los Gigantes where we will set sail at night. From Lanzarote to Mogán there are 6 places available and from Mogán to the end there will only be 4 available.
Do not miss this magnificent opportunity and experience. Call us now for further information.
We offer you the chance to hold your own private event, both private or company, on our catamaran. For example, birthdays, stag and hen nights, engagement parties, retirement parties, business meetings, courses, talks, etc. We can provide the catering, decorations or music to suit your needs.
Or join one of the initiatives advertised in this section.
Model: Tonga Tora 37
Length: 11.50 mtrs.
Beam: 6.15 mtrs.
Depth: 0.95 mtrs.
Engines: 2 X Vetus M3.28 – 54,4 CV
Pilot: Simrad Robertson
Radio: VHF Simrad + Portable
Music and hi-fi: Alpine X 6 output
Batteries: Services 2 X 200 amp gel and 2 X 100 amp engines
Sails: Genova, main and foresail
Cooker: 5 burners + oven
Refrigeration: Vertical fridge and freezer
Hot and cold water inside and on deck.
Safety elements: All those required by current regulations, life raft for 12 persons, radio beacon mc. murdo, flares, life jackets, life buoys, etc.
If you are interested in the sea life and nature of the Canary Islands, at Catamarán Marhaba we can offer you sea trips, sightings and whale watching, birds, sea, coastlines and sea life in general, guided by experts, where you can join in, take photos, and find out lots more about all our surroundings.
We go on a sailboat, dive into the sea and walk amongst volcanoes.
A chance to spend an unforgettable day full of new impressions, getting to know the diversity of the marine world of the Canary Islands.
Enjoy the experience of living and feeling marine life on board our Catamaran Marhaba. An ecological boat, where we do not use any toxic cleaning or maintenance products and our antifouling paint on the submerged part of the boat is silicone. Our next step will be to install electric engines.
If you want to know more do not hesitate to contact us.