Joining Instructions - Palma to Gibraltar Adventure

Joining Instructions - Palma to Gibraltar Adventure

Jolly Parrot Sailing

The Tower

Queensway Quay Marina

Queensway

Gibraltar

 

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

Skippers:

To be confirmed                          

           

Email: info@jollyparrot.co.uk  

 

Event times: 

Start: 20:00 on Saturday 25th September 2021 at Palma de Mallorca – Real Club Nautico de Palma

Finish: 16:00 on Saturday 2nd October 2021 at Queensway Quay Marina - Gibraltar

 

When you arrive in Palma, please make your way to Marina Real Club Nautico de Palma.  C/Sant Pere, 1, 07012 Palma de Mallorca.  The yacht club is central in the harbour of Palma and the No.1 bus runs from the Airport along the harbour frontage so it is easily accessible.

Once there call your Skipper who will guide you to the yacht.  

 

Flight Information

Many airlines fly to Palma Airport which is a 15 minute taxi ride or a 30 minute bus ride (No.1 bus)

 

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 Palma de Mallorca and finish in Gibraltar at Queensway Quay Marina. 

 

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 seeing you all.

Jolly Good!