Come Cat sailing in Benissa

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Come Cat sailing in Benissa
: TRAPEZE ARTIST: Part of the fun of sailing a catamaran Photo credit: CBYA

SAILING takes many forms, from sedate cruising to fun-filled dinghy sailing.

For many people, the most exhilarating version of the sport is sailing a small catamaran, particularly the popular Hobie cat.

“When the wind is right and the sails are filled, these catamarans literally fly,” said Dave Proctor from the Costa Blanca Yacht Club.

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“You could easily end up hiked out on a trapeze as you race across the sea, providing a counter-balance to the sails. There is nothing more exciting, trust me.”

With the Costa Blanca Yacht Club, members can now enjoy sailing these catamarans.

They meet every Friday at 3pm during the summer at Las Antipodas Watersports, Los Bassetes, Benissa for a fun-filled afternoon with experienced skippers to show you the ropes.


See the https://cbya.org/ for membership plans and for details of all of their activities, which include dinghy sailing, cruising and numerous social events.

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Linda came to Spain to live when she was 24, just over 52 years ago, and her husband is Spanish. She began writing for English-language local newspapers in the mid-1970s and hasn’t stopped since! She leads a Spanish life, which she believes is vital when conveying the news to English-speaking residents, and along the way she produced two editions of Expand Your Spanish, helping English-speakers to enlarge their knowledge of the language. She was excited to be in at the birth of the Euro Weekly News in 1999 and is still passionately writing for the paper 22 years later.

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