Spaces available due to cancellation on Spanish Milebuilding holiday

spanish rias

Add miles to your log book on this one way trip from La Coruna to Vigo.
We currently have 3 spaces.  1 male space to share a cabin with a solo male who has already booked and 2 places in a separate cabin.  You may book this cabin for 2 people to share, book on your own and we will find a member of the same sex to share with you or you may wish to have a cabin to yourself in which case you would only pay 50% of the berth fee for the second person.

The Galician coastline is home to a spectacular cruising ground, the Spanish Rias.  These long narrow inlets start with rugged capes that jut out into the ocean and penetrate far inland to beautiful ports and spectacular white sandy beaches.  This makes a fantastic cruising ground with a huge variety of anchorages and harbours to visit.

velvet Lady in Bayona at sunset Lins island sunrise over finisterre2 dolphins on the bow
There are 2 main areas,  the Rias Altas in the North and the Rias Bajas in the south.  They are separated by Cape Finisterre – a headland with a fierce reputation in bad weather but with hidden beauty.  Just behind Cabo Finisterre, in the lee of this rugged headland is a small and pretty fishing village of the same name. We aim to anchor here as long as the weather holds and walk to the lighthouse!
We will mainly be coastal sailing by day and expect to stop each evening, as most of the harbours are 25 – 30 miles apart, but as we are reliant on the weather we have to be happy to be out in the dark too!  The evenings will be spent either in marinas, unspoilt anchorages or little fishing villages. There is often time to wonder ashore before dinner and sample some local Spanish tapas!
We start in the bustling town of La Coruna, north of Finisterre and finish in historic Vigo at the head of the Ria of the same name.  Getting there is easy, there are airports in La Coruna, Vigo, Oporto and Santiago with good transport links.
This trip has gained the AAA rating because it involves sailing along the edges of the Bay of Biscay and around Cape Finisterre.  If we are unfortunate enough to have a lot of bad weather then we may not make as fast progress as we would like and the harbours either side of Finisterre may become inaccessible.
This would mean that we may have to do a longer sail to get around Finisterre from one safe haven to another and it may take 24/36 hours to get as far south as we need.   We are happy to take people of all levels of experience with us on this trip – but, because of the possibility of an overnight we do recommend that you have done a bit of sailing before.

Full details and to book see

https://www.velvetadventuresailing.com/adventure-sailing-holidays-2016/sailing-holiday-in-galicia-coruna-to-vigo