Great flight costs when Sailing in Tenerife

June 22, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Clients are often worried about the cost of airfares in our busier winter months but there are some great bargains around at the moment.  With Monarch use the code CHEERUP (it must be a reference to the poor weather in the UK in June..), and with Easyjet a quick look at their website Continue reading

Club Yachting Summer News 2012

June 5, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Traditionally, summer runs through the months of June July and August, with longer days and shorter nights – and here at Club Yachting we certainly like to make the most of the summer months!

Average Temperature Tenerife

Average temperatures in Tenerife

In the Canary Islands temperatures in the summer months reach an average day time temperature in the high 20′s dropping down to the low 20′s at night, and with great winds and low humidity is perfect for a summer sailing holiday, RYA course or charter. It’s not known as the land of eternal spring for nothing.
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Sailing holidays for singles

April 22, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Sailing is a great way to spend your holidays – whether you wish to come with a partner, friends or on your own.  Courses and cruising weeks are available all year round – with summer sunshine in 30 degrees and winter warmth reaching the low 20′s its great all year round.
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Take time out: long holiday, Career Break or Gap Year?

April 17, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Dolphins swimming off Tenerife

If you have just left school and not sure which course to study at University you may be thinking of a Gap Year – why not think of learning to sail and then using your qualifications to get a job on a super yacht?

Or if you have worked for a number of years you will no doubt of thought about taking some time out – especially if you have watched your children, or your friends children?

Then why not take time out for a gap year….
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The Titanic disaster & SOLAS

April 15, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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RMS Titanic

White Star Lines RMS Titanic sadly sunk 100 years ago today, with the loss of 1503 passengers and crew.  The Titanic was not the only shipping disaster that occurred in the early 20th century – the loss of lives from British ships alone averaged at over 700 lives a year.  However the Titanic disaster was the worst passenger ship disaster that had ever occurred and the subsequent investigation lead to the British government setting up an international conference in London in November 1913 which was attended by 13 nations.  This convention was adopted on 20th January 2014 and is known as SOLAS – Safety of Life at Sea.
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Club Yachting Easter 2012 Update

April 10, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Andy, Janet and the rest of the team at Club Yachting
would like to wish you a very Happy Easter

Over the last three months we have:

  • run lots of RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper and Coastal Skipper courses for both Sail and Motor

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Sailing School Challenge 2012

April 8, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Watch this space for more information!

The Sailing Schools Challenge is a festival programme for sailing schools with some great racing thrown in. The week’s events take place in the Solent with a Club Yachting Instructor’s as skipper (last year Andrey Raykov and Andy Williams)
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Club Yachting enters the Round the Island Race 1st June 2013

April 8, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Passing the Needles rocks

The world famous one-day Round the Island Race is organised by the Island Sailing Club.  The race first started in 1931 with 25 entries rising to nearly 2000 today.   It is an annual yacht race around the Isle of Wight, an island situated off the south coast of England.  The race regularly attracts around 16,000 sailors, making it one of the largest yacht races in the world.   Continue reading

New Year Regatta

March 31, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Club Yachting Regatta February 2012

Due to popular demand we are running a New Year Regatta on matched First 40′s in the warm sunshine of the Canary Islands.   To see what its all about have a look at a video of our Club Yachting Regatta January 2012

If this is not for you please remember that we are also offering our normal RYA courses – with the option of joining in the events in the evenings!

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Viktor Yazykov – a wonderful sailor

February 29, 2012 by Club Yachting · Comments Off
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Viktor Yazykov's latest Yacht

Over the last couple of years we have been lucky to have met with Viktor Yazykov.  We were first introduced to him by Andrey Raykov who is one of our Russian Instructors.  Andrey said to us that he was a “famous Russian sailor” and had a yacht about 30? long with no engine and could Club Yachting tow him in.  Little did we realise that the boat was not fitted with an engine, and Victor had sailed around the world.

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