Vessels: The Canary Islands MSFS
Vessels: The Canary Islands MSFS
Vessels: The Canary Islands MSFS
Vessels: The Canary Islands MSFS

Vessels: The Canary Islands

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Seafront Simulations

  • $15.97


Contrail App
Desktop Client
Contrail App
MSFS
Designed For
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Seafront Simulations
Developed By
Seafront Simulations

The Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago nestled just 67 miles off the Northwest coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. They consist of the main islands of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, La Palma and Tenerife but also include the less visited destinations of La Graciosa, La Gomera and El Hierro. There is rich nautical history here too. The port of San Sebastian la Gomera was the last stopping place of Christopher Columbus on his first transatlantic voyage in 1492. Today it is a port of call for the Fred Olsen Benchi Express, a small catamaran ferry that serves the various destinations on the island. El Hierro, also known as Ferro once served as the prime meridian, as it was the most westerly place known to ancient geographers.

Today the Islas Canarias (as they are known in Spain) are a bustling tourist destination with Tenerife and Gran Canaria being busy maritime hubs for cargo and cruise shipping as well as offshore oil drilling operations. You will find all of that represented in this scenery with the ports of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria being especially alive with nautical traffic.

The scenery includes many ferries from the various operators in this area with all but one (the little Benchi Express) having helidecks that you can land on as they move from port to port. We have also included landable, moving supply ships, cruise ships, drilling ships and a semi-submersible oil platform (that is being towed) to maximise your helicopter fun (see map below for starting locations of these).

    Note: The free Vessels Core library is required. The Contrail App will install this automatically for you.

    Tips: 

    • Set ground wind to 3m/s (7 knots) or above for the more realistic waves and wakes.
    • Adjusting the time slightly can reload the boat traffic fully if it seems too low on first starting a flight (known MSFS bug).

      Features:

      • PBR models
      • Night lighting
      • Animated vessels
      • Wake and smoke VFX
      • Several moving, landable ships!

              Available since
              2024-01-11

              Version
              v1.0.0

              Supported Simulators
              for Microsoft Flight Simulator

              Supported Operating System
              Windows

              Installation Method
              Contrail App

              Download Size
              752.8 MB

              Installation Size
              757.7 MB

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