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Tenerife YACHT CHARTERS, Canary islands

12 Knots offers crewed and bareboat Yacht charters in Tenerife, Canary islands. You may choose the right boat for you from 109 yachts listed on the web site. Click on the one you like to make an easy reservation for your sailing vacation in Tenerife.Rates start from $777 per week.

Free cancellation of reservation without obligations! You may reserve any boat and it will be on hold for you for 4 days free of charge




“The boat was in super condition”

The charter was excellent, everything perfect. The boat was in super condition (brand new), and very clean. The staff was helpful, and very kind. We enjoyed the trip very much and are looking forward to our next booking.

Gerzsenyi Andras




Puerto Rico

“A mega thank you for your excellent service!”

A search on the internet produced the 12 Knots operation. With apparent quality staff and experience along with the best price on a bareboat monohull influenced me to book a boat with them. We were not disappointed. Correspondence was timely, courteo…

Gary Ziegler





“с погодой не очень повезло”

Все было отлично, с погодой не очень повезло, самые холодные майские праздники на моей памяти. По яхте все ок, понятно что она не новая, но претензий нет, все работало

Воробьев Илья





“Thanks for arranging everything”

Hi Grigory, thanks for checking in! It was awesome! Boat great condition and the charter company very professional! Thanks for arranging everything. We are planning two trips next year, maybe you can help: 1. 2 week trip St. Vincent / Grenadines with…

Alberto Goosen





“The sailing was great. The Exuma Islands were amazing.”

I apologize for the delay. We have been out of the country for almost a month. The sailing was great. The Exuma Islands were amazing. The staff at Navtours were helpful and professional. On the last day (on the crossing back)—the impeller went bad. W…

Duy Vuong





“We had a lovely time and the boat was really easy to handle”

Grigory, we had a lovely time and the boat was really easy to handle and only about 5 months old. All the equipment was in really good order and everything worked without a hitch. We had a really good handover from Nomicos who got us through the chec…

Charlie Clarke

United Kingdom




“Everyone had a very nice time”

Thank you - it was a really nice experience. You were very helpful during our departure and arrival. The boat was amazing, well outfitted, and everyone had a very nice time. I'll be sure to send you some photos over the weekend. We also have some dro…

Jeff Ott



Tenerife, one of the most beautiful of the Spanish Canary Islands, offers everything vacationers need to enjoy a West African escape. The lush volcanic rocks and year-round picturesque skies make Tenerife one of the most sought-after sailing destinations in the world. While not as well-known as the Mediterranean and Carribean, these beaches attract serious skippers for many reasons. It is the perfect place for stargazing on the beach, experiencing Canary Island wildlife, and enjoying some incredible international attractions such as Mount Teide and The Masca Walk.

12 Knots wants to help every sailor make the most of their Tenerife yacht, sailboat, or catamaran charter. Before you book a sailboat rental in Tenerife, here is what you should know:

Sailing Conditions in Tenerife

The winds in Tenerife blow consistently throughout the year, influenced by the north-east trade winds. These trade winds are strongest in the spring and summer, especially July. The tides in Tenerife are also very consistent, with the greatest tidal range averaging around 2.8 meters. While winds in the Canary Islands may be strong for beginner sailors, the benevolent weather and calm seas can provide a pleasurable sailing season.

Best Time to Vacation in Tenerife

The best time to visit Tenerife and the Canary Islands is the spring and early fall. The island becomes crowded with tourists during the summer months, making it less pleasurable for sailors. Entertainment, dining, and island excursions will also be more expensive during the summer. March, April, May, and September offer the best weather and fewer tourists on land, which is when 12 Knots recommends our clients book their trips.

Sailing Difficulty Level

Sailing in Tenerife is very enjoyable for experienced sailors, and can provide a great first challenge for beginners. All seven main islands of the Canaries are within a day’s sail of each other, offering plenty of opportunities to sightsee and enjoy your West African trip to the fullest. Between the islands, however, are more challenging sailing trips that could pose difficulty for novice skippers.

Wind speeds change more quickly near Tenerife than in other seas. It is not unusual to experience a calm 10 knots, only for the winds to kick up to 30 knots within a short distance. You must be vigilant for white caps, and be ready to reef when wind speeds kick up. Therefore, those with little sailing experience may fare better with a crewed charter due to the sailing challenges that can be more complex than Caribbean sailing.

Main Charter Bases

Tenerife is one of 12 Knots' most popular sailing charter destinations. We offer a variety of sailboat options for bareboat and crewed operations. Some of our primary bases in Tenerife include:

  • Marina San Miguel
  • Puerto Deportivo Radazul
  • Marina del Sur
  • And many more!

Boat Types for Charters

12 Knots offers both crewed and bareboat charters in Tenerife. In order to fully enjoy your trip to the Canary Islands, you want to choose a vessel that meets your needs. We have over 79 boats from which to choose that are available in Tenerife. Some of your options may include:

  • Sailing yacht
  • Powerboat
  • Catamaran
  • Gulet
  • Trimaran

Other Information

Before booking your Tenerife sailing vacation, you should know the basic travel requirements for the Canary Islands:

  • Official currency: Euro (EU)
  • Entry Requirements: Non-European citizens are required to have a visa and a passport that is valid at least three months after their trip. European citizens typically only have to have a passport valid until their departure date.
  • Best months to visit: March, April, May, September, October, November
  • Average daily cost to visit Tenerife: $65 - $115; €60- €100
  • Medical information: There are typically no vaccine requirements for Tenerife unless your country is at risk for certain diseases. Most European citizens can receive reimbursements on medical costs using EHIC resources.

Frequently Asked Questions about yachting in Tenerife

How much does it cost to charter a boat in Tenerife ?

Price for yacht charters in Tenerife depends on the size & year of the boat. Rates for small boat rentals start from $777 per week while more luxury yachts can be up to $6,970 per week. The median cost of yacht charter in Tenerife is - $2,619 .

How many yachts are available for rent in Tenerife ?

There are 85 yachts available for bareboat and crewed charter.

What types of yachts are available for charter in Tenerife ?

You may find the following yacht types available for charter in Tenerife : 99 - Sail yachts 10 - Catamarans
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