Sailing in Gran Canaria (Top Marinas, Ports + Video Tour Advice)

Last Updated on March 29, 2021

Here you can read our guide guide on sailing in Gran Canaria, including the popular marinas and ports, best sailing tours with insider advice. Sailing is one of the best attractions for sea lovers. Gran Canaria is an ideal destination for sailing lovers and the island offers great opportunities both under canvas or powered.


There are six marinas and yacht basins in Gran Canaria and they offer about 2,500 berths for pleasure craft of all types. The excellent sailing conditions of Gran Canaria with great weather and steady winds make the island home to a number of world and Olympic champions in different sailing categories.

In addition; the strategic position of the island, on the transatlantic route, being the intermediate point on the Gulf Stream as it flows westward from Europe to America.

This makes it an obligatory rest stage for the various international races, such as the prestigious ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers).

Along with Puerto de MoganPasito Blanco and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Puerto Rico are the perfect ports for the holidaymakers looking to sail along the beautiful coastline of Gran Canaria.


All four harbours have berths for pleasure craft, plus all necessary ancillary services such as fuel, electricity, running water, slip docks, workshops, restaurants, supermarkets and more.

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Top Selling Sailing Tours in Gran Canaria

Here we only suggest the proven ways and top rated ones with travelers’ comments. You can feel free to book one of the below top selling tours.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts