Joining Instructions - Gibraltar to Palma Adventure

Joining Instructions - Gibraltar to Palma Adventure

Jolly Parrot Sailing

The Tower

Queensway Quay Marina




Thank you for choosing to sail with Jolly Parrot on another of our outstanding events. We look forward to welcoming you on board in Gibraltar.

To help you enjoy the event, please take a moment to read through the following information.


Contacting Jolly Parrot :      +44 7925 784407


To be confirmed




Event times: 

Start: 18:00 at Queensway Quay Marina, Gibraltar

Finish: 16:00 at Palma de Mallorca – Real Club Nautico de Palma


When you arrive in Gibraltar, please make your way to Queensway Quay Marina.  The meeting point is Pontoon B outside The Lounge Restaurant, located on the quayside in the marina from 18:00hrs.  Your Skipper will be close by wearing a Jolly Parrot shirt so should be easy to spot!


Flight Information

Many airlines fly to Gibraltar Airport which is a 5-10 minute taxi ride to Queensway Quay Marina.  You can also fly to Malaga Airport and catch a bus, or taxi (approximately €150) to Gibraltar.


What to bring:

Your yacht will be comfortable and equipped with all necessary safety equipment. You will need to bring a sleeping bag and towel. For your comfort please bring sensible warm comfortable clothing.  Whilst on passage you will be watchkeeping during the nights and it can get quite chilly, so make sure you bring some warm clothes.  Don’t forget to bring your RYA G15 /G158 Logbook.


What should I wear on board?

You should wear clothing that dries quickly and is comfortable (jeans are not ideal). Soft soled trainers, deck shoes or sailing boots should be worn when on board. It can get chilly out on the water.


In addition to your usual clothing we recommend packing:


  • refillable water bottle
  • Sunglasses
  • Passport
  • Quick dry trousers for sailing (not jeans)
  • Sun Cream
  • Deck shoes/boots, or soft soled trainers
  • Beanie / Cap
  • Euros
  • Personal medications
  • Clothing for trips ashore


Please note that in both the summer and winter months it can still get cold when at sea so ensure some warm clothes are packed.


Hard suitcases cannot be stored on board so please pack your clothes in a soft holdall.


Will I be sharing a cabin?

There is a possibility that cabins may be shared although we try to avoid this if possible, unless you want to of course! It is however part of the adventure of yachting!


Where will we sail to?

Our event will start in Gibraltar and finish in Palma de Mallorca, Real Club Nautico de Palma

Can I be contacted whilst sailing?

With most mobile phone plans offering roaming at no extra charge, it’s even easier to stay in touch.  Wifi can also be found in most marinas, restaurants and bars.


Are there toilet & showering facilities on board?

The yachts are equipped with a shower and a toilet. Overnight stops will be at marinas which provides these facilities ashore.      


Do I need travel insurance?    

We recommend that you take out a travel insurance policy that covers Sailing.                                                                                                            


Looking forward to welcoming you on board.

Jolly Good!