Destination for sailing
The Mediterranean Sea
(Baleares … Mallorca / Palma)
A yacht charter from Palma includes the islands of Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza, Formentera and Cabrera in the Mediterranean, just 50 miles off the eastern coast of Spain. Palma enjoys a year round, dry and sunny climate with temperatures ranging from 20C (67F) in April, with some rain and can reach round 31C (88F) in July and August. Winds 5-15 knots, southeasterly in the western part of the cruising area and northwesterly in the eastern part of the cruising area.
Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands and a hugely rewarding sailing area and has a subtropical marine climate. The sun shines from April to October and the air is always mild.. Before setting sail from Palma, explore the enchanting medieval architecture of the capital and see the La Seu Cathedral. There will also be lots of opportunities to sample local cuisine and get in the holiday mood. The first stop, Port d’Andratx, is a glamorous Mallorcan town popular with film stars and celebrities whose villas are nestled amongst the hills.
All the coasts are well equipped. You will find in Mallorca more than 80 mooring points (calas) and ports . The of Cabrera, protected site can be visited. The region is of a fascinate variety: long white beaches which lay in front of a turkeese see. In the south-west from the coasts from Mallorca rise reefs from the deep blue water. You will find many hided bays to swim.
Climate & Weather
The sailing season runs all year in Mallorca due to the Mediterranean climate. The temperatures in spring and autumn are pleasant and range from 15 – 25°C. The summer begins in April and lasts until late October. In August, the water is 25°C and the average temperature during the day is 30°C. The winters are short, mild and rainy with an average temperature of 12°C. Mallorca has 303 days of sunshine a year.
The Wind often blows from south-west, from the south-west from Mallorca to Ibiza and Formentera. In Minorca the Mistral is strong and can be even stronger in spring and autumn. In the bigger bays around Palma or Alcudia there is always a nice breeze. – You can adapt your sailing turn according to the meteorological conditions.
… about 170 nm ( 1 week , 5 days sailing )
… to Cabo Blanco and to Marina La Rapita , about 20 nm
… stop for swim at Cala Caragol or near Cabo Salinas (C.Marmaols, C.Llombarts) – for the night Porto Colom , about 23 nm
… Cala Magraner , to Cala Ratjada or in the bay of Cala Gat , about 22 nm
… Marina Alcudia , about. 18 nm
… Cabo Formentor , stop for swim at Cala de sa Calobra , Puerto Soller , about 37 nm
… Dragonera, stop at the bay San Telmo, behind the island, after to Puerto Andraitx , about 25 nm
… back to Palma, Cala Portals Vels, Real Club Nautico, about. 18 nm