Gran Canaria receives in May to eleven large sailing vessels participating in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a transatlantic test in which ships train young people in sailing.

The regatta, organized by Sail Training International, commemorates the 150th anniversary of Canada in this edition and will be a very special preview for a new edition of FIMAR, the International Sea Fair organized every year by Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, From the 12 to the 14 of this same month of May.