Only the Wind Sets the Course – Canary Islands Sailing Cruise

Only the Wind Sets the Course – Canary Islands Sailing Cruise

From EUR €3,236


Embark on an intense windjammer experience aboard the legendary SEA CLOUD, where adventure awaits with thrilling maneuvers and the captain’s expertise guiding the way. Plunge into the world of a tall ship during five exhilarating ocean days, sailing “into the blue” around the stunning Canary Islands. Witness the magnificent SEA CLOUD in action as you experience exciting sailing maneuvers, depending on the wind conditions. Get up close and personal with the captain during daily Captain’s Talks, where you’ll gain insight into the setting of the course for the day. A passionate sailing expert will also accompany the trip, sharing their knowledge and adding depth to your journey. This windjammer voyage promises an unforgettable immersion in the beauty of the sea, the thrill of the sails, and the wisdom of experienced sailors, making for a truly memorable and unique adventure around the Canary Islands.

Trip Name
Only the Wind Sets the Course - Canary Islands Sailing Cruise
Vessel Type: Tall Ship (Sailing) Length: 109 metres Passenger Capacity: 64 Built / refurbished: 1931 / 2011 Sea Cloud is a ship with a soul, imbued by the original owners, Marjorie Merriweather Post and her husband E.F. Hutton in the 1930’s. The ship has played host to royalty, known service in wartime, and sailed the world over. She is a vessel of incomparable grace that harks back to the golden age of ship travel. Once you’ve been on Sea Cloud under full sail, you’ll begin your own love affair. Welcome aboard a legend Sea Cloud accommodates 58 guests in 28 outside cabins including two original owner’s suites that still feature original marble baths and fireplaces. At 360 feet she is an expansive ship with extensive public spaces on the top deck, where we luxuriate in deck chairs and watch the crew of 18 go aloft in the web of riggings to hand-set her 30 sails. Her dining room is hung with marine oil paintings of the period and accommodates all guests at once for a single seating. We’ll gather in the lounge each evening for Recap. Life aboard is a uniquely pleasing mix of elegance and informality—a return to the golden age of sailing in shorts and deck shoes. You’ll find all shipboard services impeccable.  Discover the romance of tall ship sailingExperience something many people don’t know exists in the 21st century—the romance of life under square sails. Discover the thrill of standing on deck as Sea Cloud gently glides through the water, her crew aloft in the riggings, running out and reefing sails. Settle in to your favorite areas on the top deck and bask in the incomparable experience of traveling aboard the finest tall ship to ever sail the seas. Lose yourself in an adventure that, in this day and age, is almost unimaginable. Please note deck and suite plans are indicative only and may vary slightly.


Day 1 - Day 1 Las Palmas/Gran Canaria
Day 2 - Days 2 - 6 Days beneath full sails
Day 3 - Day 7 Las Palmas/Gran Canaria
Day 4 - Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €3,236GTY Double Cabin. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €3,677Category 5. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €4,343Category 4. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €5,009Category 3. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €5,396Category 2. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €5,756Category 1. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €6,593Category C. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €7,043Category B. From
20-11-202426-11-2024EUR €7,556Category A. From


    • Pure windjammer adventure: Plunge into the world of a tall ship for five long ocean days
    • Clear head and wide horizons: On this cruise around the Canary Islands, we literally sail “into the blue”
    • A tall ship in action: Experience exciting sailing maneuvers with the legendary SEA CLOUD, depending on the wind
    • Very close to the captain: daily Captain's Talk with the setting of the course for the day
    • Lecturer with a passion: An ardent sailing expert accompanies the trip and will share his knowledge with you