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VIII Trofeo Presidente Regatta in Gijón

Port of departure: Gijon-Oeste, Gijón, España
100€ Per personFull boat
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The skipper: Alvaro Z, 48 years old
Vancouver Island participates in this traditional regatta , the Presidential Trophy organized by the Real Club Astur de Regatas, held in coastal waters of Asturias. More than a technical regatta, it is a fraternization event and enjoy navigation.

Objective: Cruiser regatta. Sailing Timado. This activity is focused on learning, improving and / or improving sailing. During its realization we will learn to hoist and collect the sails in the safest way, trim them to favor the maximum wind and the different types of sailing that exist.

Lifting and collecting candles
• Location of each rope or sheet for its correct use.
• Prepare and clarify the lines before any maneuver.
• Lifting of the Major.
• Hoisting of Genoa.
• Furling operation.
• Collection of the Major.
• Collection of Genoa.

Trim of the candles
• Voting or lascar sheets in the safe way knowing the tension with which they work.
• Trim the sails in the best way depending on the navigation we are doing.
• Maneuver to uncover the boat to straighten and correct the list.
• Positioning of the crew on deck while sailing.

Types of sailing
• Navigation of close 40º-45º.
• Navigation to a 70º dismantling.
• Navigation through 90º.
• 110º long navigation.
• Fin 140º navigation.
• Stern navigation closed 180º.

Sailing maneuvers
• Tacked
• Gybes.
• Maneuver other ships.
• Stop the start.
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Activity dedicated to
  • Regatta
The schedule for the race day is as follows:

10:30 am: Departure from the marina of Marina Yates.
12: 00h: Attention and development of programmed activities.
5:00 pm (approximately): Return to port.
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Included in the price
  • Meals on board
Port of departure
Gijon-Oeste, Gijón, España
Cantabrian Coast
The boat
The Beneteau Oceanis 331 is a cruising sailboat whose main feature is the ease of use and its comfortable maneuver. It is equipped with the highest level of technology, its measurements make it the ideal boat to start cruising. With its three cabins, the comfortable kitchen, its spacious living room and bathroom, it is the ideal boat to sail with family and friends, for coastal navigation or long treks.
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  • Model:Bénéteau - Oceanis Clipper 331
  • Capacity:8 spots
  • Length:10.00 m
  • Cabins:3
  • Year:2001
  • Bathrooms:1
  • GPS
  • Life jackets
  • VHF
  • Sounding line
  • Electric windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Wind equipment
  • Generator
  • Tender
  • Fish finder
  • Shower
  • Diving equipment
  • Bimini
  • Water skis / float
  • Fishing rods
Meet Alvaro, the skipper
48 years old
CY E-MBA, with extensive experience in project management (certified PMP) and, above all, father of a passionate family of the sea, boats and Asturias. With a natural vocation of service to customers. Innovation and creativity are essential to move conversations from "cost" to "value".
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