Learn about boat restoration in the old fishing village of Rianxo in Galicia, Spain

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  • Last activity: 30/01/2023



 Min stay requested: at least a week



  • Description


    I am from a town in Galicia with a sea and I have several boats, a sailboat and a wooden one. I am dedicated to restoring old boats and sailing the estuary as a hobby.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Being able to navigate in one of the boats on the river with sailing navigation is something that I think is different in this cultural exchange.
    I will be able to teach the maintenance of boats, from mechanics, painting, carpentry and all the tasks related to the boat and exchange opinions about it

    The location is Rianxo, an old fishing village where the main activity is mussel rafts and sardine fishing. It has a very large promenade with several trails to walk or run, 2 very large main beaches. It is a hobby of restoring ships and putting them to work

  • Help


    The tasks that can be carried out on the boats are general restoration, carpentry, mechanics, painting, electricity, plumbing ... all the tasks of the boat.
    The tasks to be carried out on the ship will focus on promoting what you like the most and where you have more knowledge about the restoration, being able to give the tasks that the volunteer likes the most

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    Spanish: Fluent
    English: Intermediate
    Portuguese: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    I would like to learn and improve my languages ​​at the same time that I could help

  • Accommodation


    The accommodation is a small apartment in Rianxo, where there is a living room, bathroom and common kitchen, and a private room with a large bed for 2 people.

    The food I will provide everything necessary for the basic meals of one or two people.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    You can lend a bike to tour the town to see the most emblematic places.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    I have a place to park any type of motorhome

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

    Máximo 4-5 horas al día, 5 días a la semana

Host ref number: 614338913236

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