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Deep-sea cruises 13.10 - 3.11.2018

Mallorca to Tenerife

Do you want to travel miles for your Swiss sea license, or are you looking to gain more experience on the high seas, or simply live an extraordinary experience?
For sure, you will find your account by participating in this cruise that will take you from Palma de Mallorca to Tenerife, via Malaga.


13.10 - 20.10.2018: Palma de Mallorca -> Malaga - stopovers planned in Ibiza and Alicante (around 450 miles)
20.10 - 03.11.2018: Malaga -> Las Galletas (Tenerife) - possibly a planned stopover - passage through the Strait of Gibraltar (around 750 miles)

During our stopover in Malaga, a change of crew is possible, for those who wish to participate only in the first or the last two weeks.

Discussed subjects

During the cruise, we will discuss the following topics:
- Safety at sea
- Preparation for offshore navigation
- Navigate in heavy weather
- Weather (obtain weather files, interpret available data (files, barometer, cloudiness)
and make the right decisions)
- Managing shifts and life on board in general
- Astronomical navigation using a sextant and classic navigation (two logbooks will be kept)
- Introduction to electronic instruments (charts, satellite reception, AIS if available, radar if available, routing)
- Use of the VHF
- Sea food

Of course, other themes can be tackled according to the moods and interests of the crew.


We will have the pleasure of sailing on a Sun Odyssey 519 from 2018 (it will have sailed one season) with 5 cabins and 3 bathrooms.

The maximum number of team members is set at 10.

Nautical Skipper CV
  • International Certificate for Operators of pleasure Craft

  • RYA Yachtmaster Offshore

  • RYA Yachtmaster Ocean Shorebased

  • Long Range Certificate

  • ISAF & MOB internship

  • Many cruises as skipper, second and crew in Brittany, Manche, Côte d'Azur, Greece, Sicily, Scotland, Canary Islands, Antilles, French Polynesia, RORC Transatlantic race

  • Instructor at CCS Lémanique

  • Week 1: CHF 600 / person (full - on waiting list)

  • Weeks 2 and 3: CHF 900 / person (full - on waiting list)
    + approx. EUR 150 / week / person for the on-board cash register

Palma de Mallorca, Malaga and Tenerife are all three cities easily accessible by plane (easyjet with direct flights for example) for very attractive prices.

Cruise monitoring

The cruise can be followed live on passion-sailing by your relatives and friends.


Each participant is himself responsible for his insurance. It is advisable to have insurance with Europe cover (including the Canaries) with repatriation included (type ETI booklet from TCS for example).


Registration form:

Registration is confirmed after payment of the amount due on the following account:
IBAN: CH2509000000143064123 (Passion-voile, CH-1033 Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne)

In addition to this, you need to know more about it.

For any further information, please contact me: or +41 79 415 73 08 .

Please note: places are limited.

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