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“great week of sailing and relaxation”
Review of Sail the Canaries

Sail the Canaries
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Owner description: Sail the Canaries is a recognised RYA Training Centre based out of Corralejo, Fuerteventura. We are a small training centre run by myself, Alex and my husband Clive Moreham. Our focus is on our customers and the quality of our tuition. We aim to give you the best holiday experience with the highest level of instruction. Fuerteventura is the island of adventure and offers amazing sailing in year round sunshine!
Reviewed 2 April 2018

we were a family of four with different levels of experience and jonny the instructor was able to adapt the week to suit us all. the six days gives enough time to cover the course material and relax too. a great way to see the islands while sleeping in different ports. not to mention seeing the sunset over the atlantic and sailing at night. highly recommended!!

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Alex M, Owner at Sail the Canaries, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Thank you so much for you review and we are so pleased that you had a good time with us. It was lovely to meet you all and help in your family get together! Thank you for choosing us to do this. I do hope that we get to see you all again one day. Take care and best regards, Alex, Clive & Johnny

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

5 of us signed up for the competent crew week with Sail the Canaries. 4 of us were complete novices and we all got something out of the week... good instruction, lots of emphasis on safety and still good fun. One of the group did her day skipper week.
The boat itself is very well equipped and the food provided was really good for our week's course.
The owners made every effort to accommodate our requests and were friendly and very knowledgeable.
Would recommend this company for a sailing experience regardless of your level of expertise.

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Alex M, Owner at Sail the Canaries, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi David, Thank you again so much for joining us. It was so lovely to meet you all and you really did all make us giggle - thank you! Thank you also for taking the time out to review us, we are so pleased that you had a great time with us and I do hope we get to welcome you all back again one day. Take care and thank you again, Best regards, Alex, Clive & Johnny

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Clive is a fantastic instructor who oozes nautical knowledge and, crucially, has that rare gift of being able to impart it, painlessly.

I booked a week's refresher [Day Skipper Plus] a year after completing my Day Skipper. Clive quickly discovered my level of (in)competence and set about bringing me up to scratch. He pushed me, but knew precisely when to ease off. And, crucially, he made sure I and the other crew members (of various ability levels) had a thoroughly enjoyable week.

Nothing was too much trouble for him or Alex who masterminded the arrangements with great skill

Highly recommended.

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Alex M, Owner at Sail the Canaries, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you Stuart so much for your review and for taking the time to do this - very much appreciated. We are so pleased that you had a great week with us and we really do hope to welcome you back again one day. Clive had a great time out with you all - thank you! Take huge care of yourself and we hope to see you again in the not too distant future. With very best regards, Alex, Clive & Team

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant week! Despite Emma providing somewhat unusual weather conditions, Jane our instructor made sure that our sailing experience was challenging, safe and at times really exhilarating! Veronica is a lovely boat, and it was comfortable, very clean and had everything we needed. Alex had stuffed it so full of food for us (we really appreciated the efforts she went to to make sure we had vegan provisions on board) and we ate - and drank - really well all week.

Thank Tony A
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Alex M, Owner at Sail the Canaries, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi Tony, thank you so much for your review and for taking the time out to do this - we really appreciate it thank you. It was a real pleasure to meet you both and we are so pleased that you had a lovely week. The weather was certainly a little odd that week but I am so pleased that you had great time. I do hope that we get to see you both again one day. Take care and thank you again for joining us. With very best wishes, Alex, Clive, Jane & Team x

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Best time of my life. What's there not to love about sailing around the Canary Islands with a wonderful bunch of people, spotting dolphins and learning how to be a competent crew member with an instructor who looks a little bit like Clive Owen. In fact, if Clive Owen was playing the part of a yacht skipper in a Blockbuster movie, this would be it; cool, calm and collected at all times. Thanks to the big man Clive and his wonderful wife (who actually runs the show) Alex for a truly magical experience. Will be back with bells on!!

Thank Simon M
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Alex M, Owner at Sail the Canaries, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank you so much Mel for your review, we really appreciate it. We had such a great time meeting you all and really do hope to see you again one day. Clive will be very pleased to be likened to Clive Owen - thank you! See you soon and thank you again for choosing to join us. With very best wishes, Alex, Clive & Team x

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