Sailing regattas

Join the crew of a Sailwiz sailing regatta
Have you ever thought about participating in a sailing regatta? Of course, it is not an easy decision to make, as important factors such as experience influence it. However, now is the time to be part of a professional team of sailors , because in Sailwiz we have selected the best sailing regattas in which it is not necessary to have previous experience . Join the Sailwiz patrons and compete as a team for the final victory!
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Regatta VII Garvalín League from Santa Pola
From 3 Apr to 5 Apr
3 Apr
3 days
8 More information Reserve for 160€
Spring Trophy Regatta in Gijón
5 Apr from 11:30 to 17:00
5 Apr
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Participate in the Ruta de la Sal regatta from Valencia
From 7 Apr to 12 Apr
7 Apr
6 days
33 More information Reserve for 575€
Ruta de la Sal 2020 from Barcelona
From 8 Apr to 13 Apr
8 Apr
6 days
8 More information Reserve for 480€
Salt Route from Barcelona
From 8 Apr to 13 Apr
8 Apr
6 days
8 More information Reserve for 575€
XXXIII Ruta de la Sal - Denia Version
From 8 Apr to 12 Apr
8 Apr
5 days
5 More information Reserve for 520€
XXXIII Route of the Salt - Barcelona Version
From 8 Apr to 13 Apr
8 Apr
6 days
5 More information Reserve for 600€
Catamaran Salt Route from Denia
From 8 Apr to 12 Apr
8 Apr
5 days
4 More information Reserve for 550€
Regatta Route of the Salt from Denia
From 8 Apr to 12 Apr
8 Apr
5 days
6 More information Reserve for 550€
Regatta Route of the Salt from Barcelona
From 8 Apr to 13 Apr
8 Apr
6 days
3 More information Reserve for 525€
Cruise to Formentera in exclusive sailboat
From 8 Apr to 13 Apr
8 Apr
6 days
8 More information Reserve for 560€
Les Voiles De St Barth
From 12 Apr to 18 Apr
12 Apr
7 days
8 More information Reserve for 1,070€
Race team training in Gijón
17 Apr from 18:00 to 21:00
17 Apr
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Antigua Sailing Week
From 24 Apr to 2 May
24 Apr
9 days
8 More information Reserve for 1,540€
One day participation in the 5 Clubs Regatta on the Costa Blanca
25 Apr from 09:30 to 16:00
25 Apr
1 day
8 More information Reserve for 150€
Spring Trophy Regatta in Gijón
26 Apr from 11:30 to 17:00
26 Apr
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Regatta VII Garvalín League from Santa Pola
From 8 May to 10 May
8 May
3 days
8 More information Reserve for 160€
Spring Trophy Regatta in Gijón
10 May from 11:30 to 17:00
10 May
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Race team training in Gijón
15 May from 18:00 to 21:00
15 May
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
One day participation in the 5 Clubs Regatta on the Costa Blanca
16 May from 09:30 to 16:00
16 May
1 day
10 More information Reserve for 150€
XXXI José Quiles Parreño Trophy. Santa Pola
From 22 May to 24 May
22 May
3 days
8 More information Reserve for 160€
Spring Trophy Regatta in Gijón
24 May from 11:30 to 17:00
24 May
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
XXXII Trofeo Peñón de Ifach:Round trip from Calpe to Formentera
From 27 May to 30 May
27 May
4 days
8 More information Reserve for 520€
Salt Route 2020 from Valencia
From 27 May to 31 May
27 May
5 days
7 More information Reserve for 550€
Salt Route 2020 - Barcelona Version
From 29 May to 2 Jun
29 May
5 days
8 More information Reserve for 550€
Sailing regattas from Algeciras
31 May from 10:00 to 20:00
31 May
1 day
8 More information Reserve for 850€
Race team training in Gijón
12 Jun from 18:00 to 21:00
12 Jun
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Regatta Trofeo Presidente in Gijón
22 Aug from 10:30 to 16:00
22 Aug
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Villa de Gijón Regatta - El Comercio Trophy
5 Sep from 10:30 to 16:00
5 Sep
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Villa de Gijón Regatta - El Comercio Trophy
6 Sep from 10:30 to 16:00
6 Sep
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Menorca Regatta Biosphere Reserve
10 Sep from 17:00 to 18:00
10 Sep
1 day
6 More information Reserve for 500€
Race team training in Gijón
18 Sep from 18:00 to 21:00
18 Sep
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
19 Sep from 11:30 to 17:00
19 Sep
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
One day participation in the 5 Clubs Regatta on the Costa Blanca
27 Sep from 09:30 to 16:00
27 Sep
1 day
10 More information Reserve for 150€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
3 Oct from 10:30 to 17:00
3 Oct
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Astronomical Regatta to the Canary Islands
From 10 Oct to 17 Oct
10 Oct
8 days
4 More information Reserve for 790€
Race team training in Gijón
16 Oct from 18:00 to 21:00
16 Oct
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
17 Oct from 11:30 to 17:00
17 Oct
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
One day participation in the 5 Clubs Regatta on the Costa Blanca
17 Oct from 09:30 to 16:00
17 Oct
1 day
8 More information Reserve for 150€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
31 Oct from 11:30 to 17:00
31 Oct
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Race team training in Gijón
13 Nov from 18:00 to 21:00
13 Nov
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
14 Nov from 11:30 to 17:00
14 Nov
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
One day participation in the 5 Clubs Regatta on the Costa Blanca
28 Nov from 09:30 to 16:00
28 Nov
1 day
8 More information Reserve for 150€
Trofeo de Otoño Regatta in Gijón
29 Nov from 11:30 to 17:00
29 Nov
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 100€
Race team training in Gijón
11 Dec from 18:00 to 21:00
11 Dec
1 day
1 More information Reserve for 50€
Sailing around the world in 18 months! - ARC Regatta from the Caribbean
From 16 Jan to 16 Jul
16 Jan
547 days
4 More information Reserve for 18,000€
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  • What is a regatta?

    A sailing regatta is a speed sports competition between several boats. Each sailboat is formed by a team of sailors who must pass different tests along a previously established route. The duration of a sailing regatta varies depending on the competition, in some cases they end in one hour and, in others, it can last several days. Do you dare to participate as a crew member in sailing regattas? Next, we tell you everything you need to know before living this adventure.
  • Is it necessary to have experience to participate in a sailing regatta?

    One of the most repeated issues when deciding to embark on a sailing regatta is experience. In this case it is not necessary to have experience or basic knowledge of sailing, it only requires a desire to have fun, enjoy the sea, navigation and meet new people. Once embarked, you will live an incredible experience, where you will learn navigation skills and work in teams, among many other things.
  • What clothes should be taken to a regatta?

    The days before the adventure, you are sure to ask yourself about the type of clothes you should wear for a sailing regatta . First of all, you should keep in mind that the clothes are light, since otherwise you could increase the weight of the boat. In addition, clothing should be comfortable and waterproof so as not to get wet. Finally, the shoes should be of the non-slip white sole, as this could prevent falls in the area of the deck.
  • What are the best known sailing regattas in Spain?
    Among the most important sailing regattas in Spain, we find two that stand out for the influx of participants and their media popularity.

    Salt Route.
    Officially called Ruta de la Sal - Pepe Ferrés Trophy. It is usually celebrated during the Easter holidays. This tall regatta consists of different routes that start from different places, Barcelona, Denia and Mallorca, and its destination is the port of Ibiza. In Sailwiz's blog you will find all the information about the route of the Salt Route .

    Ophiusa Regatta.
    This is one of the most important high-altitude races that take place in the Mediterranean Sea. Characterized by its high competitive level, the Ophiusa regatta is held during the month of April on the island of Formentera, leaving from the Port of Sitges and ending at the port of La Savina.

    At an international level, we can find regattas such as the Volvo Ocean Race , the most important transoceanic regatta in the world in terms of team competition and which has a duration of nine months, or the Barcelona World, a regatta held around the world, nonstop and that starts and ends in Barcelona.
  • What types of sailing regatta exist?
    Sailing regattas can be of two types:

    Regatta sailing.
    They are small-sized vessels, which lack motor propulsion and haggle near the coast. The route of this type of sailing regatta is usually marked with buoys or triangle-shaped beacons.

    Cruising sailing regatta.
    Sailboats of larger size are used for this competition, which normally have a motor propulsion. In cruising sailing regattas, the routes are structured from port to port and the distance varies depending on the class, the number of participating boats and the weather conditions.
  • What are the rules of a sailing regatta?
    Regarding the regulations governing a regatta, the points system is usually used to establish who manages to position itself as the winning team of a sailing regatta. The boat that wins is the one that accumulates less points in the sleeves, that is, in the tests held previously.

    Score for points: It is assigned according to the order of arrival. The boat that arrives in first position will get one point, the second two points, and so on.

    Discard: Once all the tests are finished, each boat can eliminate its worst result in the competition.

    Normally, the number of sleeves in a race is nine, although some may have less or reach 15.
  • Navigation maneuvers performed in a sailing regatta
    The essence of navigation is based on knowing how to govern the boat where it is desired by making a good combination of wind, sails and rudder. Racing sailboats are prepared to maintain maximum navagation efficiency in all directions. Below, you can learn about some of the navigation maneuvers used in a sailing regatta.

    Turned forward : It consists of turning against the wind, putting the cane to leeward and changing the directional sails. In turn, the crew of the boat also change position.

    Turned in round: It resides in putting the cane to windward to change the band candles. As with the previous maneuver, the crew also change positions.

    Now that you know the necessary information about sailing regattas, do you dare to join to live the experience? In Sailwiz you can find sailing regattas throughout the year, as we update daily the activities offered to accommodate all the sports competitions scheduled by the different yacht clubs.
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