EVENTS

First Celestial Navigation Course for Beginners

The first Celestial Navigation Course for Beginners, held aboard the Giraldilla in Puerto Sherry, starts on 1 May. The course will be given by Victor Páez, from 9.30am to 5.30pm. What will you learn? How people used to navigate before they had electronic systems, basic concepts of coastal navigation. Introduction to the sextant, its parts …

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First workshop organised by the Fundación Vela Clásica de España

Celestial Navigation Course in Puerto Sherry aboard the Giraldilla On 1 May, the first workshop organised by the Fundación Vela Clásica de España took place in Puerto Sherry. It was a celestial navigation course for beginners, aboard the historic Giraldilla, a classic vessel launched in 1963. Victor Paez, a Maritime Transport student in Cádiz, taught …

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THE CHILDREN OF FUNDACIÓN OLIVARES ENJOY A DAY OF CLASSIC SAILING IN THE PUERTO SHERRY MARINA

The Fundación Vela Clásica de España gave the children with cancer of Fundación Olivares a day they will never forget aboard the classic boats, Gipsy and Giraldilla. The children were able to live the unique experience of sailing a yacht: the freedom of navigating on the open sea and learning from traditional navigation. The navigation …

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Presentation of the Fundación Vela Clásica de España

The Fundación Vela Clásica de España was born in Puerto Sherry with the objective of promoting classic sailing, and caring for and maintaining these gems of the sea, as well as train professionals so they may work as boatwrights or provide the exquisite care these vessels require. | Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz), 3 June …

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