sunsail wwcharter broch06 by fjwuxn

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									         DESTINATIONS
         Croatia
         Kornati, Kremik and Dubrovnik
         Turkey
         Northern Aegean - Phokaia (Sunsail Club)
         Bodrum Peninsula - Turgutreis - Marverde (Sunsail Club)
         Lycian Coast - Orhaniye, Göcek and Fetiye - Perilli (Sunsail Club)
         Greece
         Ionian - Vounaki and Vonitsa - Vounaki (Sunsail Club)
         Sporades - Milina
         Epidavros




     Mediterranean


     All along the Adriatic coast of Croatia, through three favourite yachting
     areas along Turkey’s stunning southern coastline and in two very different
     destinations in Greece, you’ll find beautiful scenery, fascinating history,
     rich traditions, local cuisine and of course, superb sailing.




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Croatia
ONE OF THE WORLD’S NEWEST COUNTRIES AND A YACHTING FAVOURITE,
CROATIA’S FORESTS, WATERFALLS AND MOUNTAINS MIX WITH CULTURAL AND
HISTORICAL WONDERS CREATING A FASCINATING DESTINATION.

Cruising notes
Encompassing the breathtaking backdrops of          Kremik is characterised by tiny island towns     Bases – Kornati, Kremik and Dubrovnik
forests and waterfalls surrounding Kremik, the      set against a dramatic backdrop of fertile
Dalmatian Coast is an area of islands, culture      mountains. Enjoy idyllic sailing conditions in   Wind and sailing conditions
and history offering perfect 5 to 20 knot           gentle, clear waters. Head north to Primosten,   In Kremik, morning winds are typically light
sailing conditions.                                 one of the most popular resorts on the           and variable with westerly and north-westerly
Our two Croatian bases now cover over 800           Adriatic coast. Further up the coast explore     breezes between 10 to 20 knots picking up
kilometres of shoreline along the Adriatic,         the beautiful southern Kornati islands.          in the afternoons. Nights are normally still
named the cleanest body of water in the world       One of Europe’s best-preserved medieval          with very light winds in the summer months.
by underwater legend Jacques Cousteau.              cities, founded in the 6th Century,              Early and late in the season (April and
From Kremik down to the world-famous                Dubrovnik’s walls surround the old town          October) it is common to experience south
walled city of Dubrovnik, discover Croatia’s        enclosing a fascinating mix of Renaissance,      to south-easterly winds of variable strength.
perfect cruising grounds. Cruise out to the         Gothic and Baroque architecture. Find a small    In Dubrovnik, where the distance between
‘long island’ of Dugi Otok where the large,         courtyard café in one of the splendid squares    islands is short, the winds tend southerly and
beautiful bay at Telescica is truly breathtaking.   and relax while you people-watch.                westerly between 10 and 20 knots.



                                                                                                        YOUR SAILING CHOICES
                                                                                                        Bareboat Charter
                                                                                                        Skippered Charter
                                                                                                        Flotilla
                                                                                                        Croatia Yacht Rally, 27 Jun -12 Jul 08




                                                                                                        HOW TO GET THERE
                                                                                                        Kornati
                                                                                                        Fly to Split Airport or Zadar Airport.
                                                                                                        Transfer - approximately 2 hours (Split) or 20
                                                                                                        minutes (Zadar).
                                                                                                        Kremik
                                                                                                        Fly to Split airport.
                                                                                                        Transfer - approximately 30 minutes.
                                                                                                        Dubrovnik
                                                                                                        Fly to Dubrovnik airport.
                                                                                                        Transfer - approximately 20 minutes.



                                                                                                        TRAVEL NOTES
                                                                                                        Language
                                                                                                        Croatian. English and German widely spoken.
                                                                                                        Currency
                                                                                                        Croatian Kuna.
                                                                                                        Recommended Reading
                                                                                                        ‘Lonely Planet Croatia’ by Jeanne Oliver.
                                                                                                        Season
                                                                                                        April to October.




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                                                                                                                 IONIAN SEA




     Greece
     IN THE IONIAN, YOU’LL FIND PERFECT ANCHORAGES FROM QUIET FISHING
     VILLAGES AND TRADITIONAL TAVERNAS TO LIVELY RESORTS WITH                                                                                       THE SPORADES


     EXCELLENT NIGHTLIFE.

     Cruising notes
     Ionian                                             Sporades
     In the southern Ionian our marina at Vounaki       The Sporades, meaning ‘scattered’ in Greek,
     nestles in the base of the Arkanika Mountains.     are islands that spread out to the east from
     It’s perfectly placed with Paleros only a 15       the sheltered Gulf of Volos. A hive of activity in
     minute walk away and Levkas being just a           the main holiday season, tavernas, restaurants
                                                                                                             Bareboat bases – Vounaki, Milina and Epidavros
     short sail across the water.                       and busy bars rub shoulders with shops and           Flotilla bases – Vonitsa, Vounaki, Milina and Epidavros
     Head south to enjoy sheltered sailing amongst      nightclubs in the bustling narrow streets.           Beach Club – Vounaki
     the islands of the southern Ionian. Steeped in     Visit the harbours and villages of the Trikeri
                                                        peninsula at the southern end of the Gulf of         Wind and sailing conditions
     legend, Ithaca, Odysseus island, offers a bounty
     of beautiful bays and stunning anchorages.         Volos and soak up the spectacular scenery.           Prevailing winds in the south of the Ionian
     Explore the east coast and the impressive          Cross to Paleo Trikeri on the west side of the       Sea blow from the north-west at 5 to 15
     harbour entrance at Vathi or head north and        Gulf and explore the little village of Pegadi,       knots, occasionally 20 knots. The northern
     soak up the picture perfect scenery at Kioni.      or head south to Orei where a host of                Ionian can be slightly more demanding.
     Visit the town of Agios Euphemia in the south      tavernas and fish restaurants are a short            The Sporades trade winds blow mainly from
     and the underground caves of Lake Melissani.       walk from the dock.                                  the north-east between 10 to 15 knots.


                                                                                                                YOUR SAILING CHOICES
                                                                                                                Bareboat Charter
                                                                                                                Skippered Charter
                                                                                                                Flotilla
                                                                                                                Club Bareboat
                                                                                                                Club Flotilla
                                                                                                                Skippered Share-A-Yacht
                                                                                                                Watersports Beach Clubs


                                                                                                                HOW TO GET THERE
                                                                                                                Vonitsa
                                                                                                                Fly to Prevaza Airport.
                                                                                                                Transfer - Approximately 15 minutes.
                                                                                                                Vounaki
                                                                                                                Fly to Prevaza Airport.
                                                                                                                Transfer - Approximately 30 minutes.
                                                                                                                Milina
                                                                                                                Fly to Volos or Skiathos Airport.
                                                                                                                Transfer - approximately 2 hours.
                                                                                                                Epidavros
                                                                                                                Fly to Athens Airport.
                                                                                                                Transfer - Approximately 1 hour 45 minutes.


                                                                                                                TRAVEL NOTES
                                                                                                                Language
                                                                                                                Greek.
                                                                                                                Currency
                                                                                                                Euro.
                                                                                                                Recommended Reading
                                                                                                                ‘Greek Waters Pilot’ by Rod Heikell.
                                                                                                                ‘Ionian’ by Rod Heikell.
                                                                                                                Season
                                                                                                                May to October.


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Turkey
DIVERSITY IS THE KEY WORD FOR THIS DAZZLING DESTINATION
WHERE RUINS OF ANCIENT CIVILISATIONS MIX WITH NIGHTLIFE
AND MODERN MARINAS.

Cruising notes
Turkey is less expensive than most                     Lycian Coast - Blessed by sunshine and good         Bareboat bases – Turgutreis, Gocek and Orhaniye
Mediterranean destinations and few others              winds, you’re almost guaranteed great sailing       Flotilla bases – Turgutreis, Orhaniye and Fetiye
                                                                                                           Beach Clubs – Marverde, Phokaia and Perilli
possess such a wealth of culture, history and          on moderate seas. Discover towns untouched
are as intriguing. Enjoy delicious and exotic          by tourism and beautiful bays still only
cuisine, meet friendly locals and uncover hidden       accessible by boat where fresh mountain rivers
treasures in an Aladdin’s cave of bazaars              run down through the lush green forests that
selling spices, silver trinkets and ‘kilim’ carpets.   fringe the shore.
                                                                                                           Wind and sailing conditions
Our cruising areas offer some of the most              South Eastern Lycian Coast - Sailing out of
stunning sailing grounds in southern Turkey.                                                               The Meltemi thermal wind (May to October)
                                                       Göcek you are immediately cruising through
                                                                                                           peaks in July and August.
Carian Coast - Our base at Turgutreis is the           a cluster of scenic coastal islands. The stunning
perfect location for exploring the Carian              Skopia Limani area makes for a peaceful stop.       Daily cooling breezes are generally stronger
Coast, which incorporates the Gulf of Gulluk           Fethiye has many well-loved anchorages, Kas         in the afternoons dropping to complete
to the north and Gulf of Gokova to the south.          has a welcoming atmosphere and the Kekova           stillness at night.
Relax on the delightful local beaches or head          area offers some of the best cruising with          Winds are usually west to north-west
straight out and explore the coastline.                Lycian ruins just below the surface of the water.   between 10 to 20 knots.


                                                                                                              YOUR SAILING CHOICES
                                                                                                              Bareboat Charter
                                                                                                              Skippered Charter
                                                                                                              Flotilla
                                                                                                              Watersports Beach Clubs
                                                                                                              Club Bareboat
                                                                                                              Club Flotilla
                                                                                                              Skippered Share-A-Yacht
                                                                                                              Watersports Beach Clubs


                                                                                                              HOW TO GET THERE
                                                                                                              Göcek / Fetiye / Orhaniye
                                                                                                              Fly to Dalaman Airport.
                                                                                                              Transfer - Approximately 30 minutes / 1 hour /
                                                                                                              2 hours 30 minutes.
                                                                                                              Turgutreis / Marverde
                                                                                                              Fly to Bodrum Airport
                                                                                                              Transfer - approximately 40 minutes / 30 minutes.
                                                                                                              Phokaia
                                                                                                              Fly to Izmir Airport.
                                                                                                              Transfer - Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
                                                                                                              Perilli
                                                                                                              Fly to Dalaman Airport.
                                                                                                              Transfer - approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

                                                                                                              TRAVEL NOTES
                                                                                                              Language
                                                                                                              Turkish.
                                                                                                              Currency
                                                                                                              Turkish Lira.
                                                                                                              Recommended Reading
                                                                                                              ‘Sunsail Pilot’, ‘Turkish Waters Pilot’ by Rod Heikell.
                                                                                                              Season
                                                                                                              April to October.

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