There is so much to see and do
in the Canary Islands, and Lanzarote has now
become a serious destination for cruising
sailors. The island has a great tourism
industry, fantastic marinas and possibly the
best anchorage in all the islands. READ MORE...
There can be strong currents
and acceleration zones around the island,
sometimes making for an exhilarating
sail. The anchorages that are
available can be effected by easterly winds,
creating not just swell, but making them
untenable. Having said that, the
prevailing winds will allow you to anchor
quite comfortably, but be prepared to put up
with swell and currents, and be ready to
move if necessary. READ MORE...
The marina in Las Palmas is very well situated, has a boat yard with travel lift, and professionals in all aspects of yacht maintenance. Of the many industrial zones 'El Sebadel' is hard to beat, not only will you find chandlery, but every conceivable manufacturer and engineer, along with all the supplies. READ MORE...
La Palma has an area of 706 km2
making it the fifth largest of the seven main Canary Islands.
Like the other islands of the Canary Island archipelago, is a volcanic ocean island. The volcano rises almost 7 km (4 mi) above the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. There is road access from sea level to the summit at 2,423 m (7,949 ft), which is marked by an outcrop of rocks called Los Muchachos ("The Lads"). READ MORE...
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