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					        Discover your inner Seafarer
                             Seafarer Cruising & Sailing Holidays
4-5     INTRODUCTION TO SEAFARER                            29      GREECE TAILOR-MADE

6-7     GREECE INTRODUCTION                                 30-31   SHARE A YACHT - CYCLADES ISLANDS



8-11    IONIAN BEACH CLUB                                   32      TURKEY INTRODUCTION
                                                            33      TURKEY AEGEAN COAST FLOTILLA – INTRO & MAP

12-13   IONIAN FLOTILLAS – INTRO & MAP
                                                            34      TURKEY AEGEAN COAST ITINERARIES

14      SOUTH IONIAN ITINERARIES
                                                            35      TURKEY AEGEAN COAST – YACHTS

15      NORTH IONIAN ITINERARIES
                                                            36      TURKEY AEGEAN COAST - SAIL & STAY

16      SAIL & STAY IONIAN ISLANDS
                                                            37      TURKEY TAILOR MADE

17      SOUTH IONIAN – YACHTS

                                                            38-39   CROATIA MID-DALMATIA FLOTILLA – INTRO & MAP
18-19   SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE FLOTILLA – INTRO & MAP   40      CROATIA MID-DALMATIA ITINERARIES
20      SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE ITINERARIES              41      CROATIA MID-DALMATIA – YACHTS
21      SARONIC GULF – YACHTS                               42-43   CROATIA MID-DALMATIA – SAIL & STAY
22      SARONIC GULF LEARN TO SAIL – RYA COURSES
23      SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE – SAIL & STAY            44-45   CARIBBEAN FLOTILLA INTRO & MAP

                                                            46-47   CARIBBEAN FLOTILLA & YACHT SHARE ITINERARIES & YACHT INFO

24-25   NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION FLOTILLA – INTRO & MAP

26      NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION ITINERARIES              48-49   WORLDWIDE BAREBOAT YACHT CHARTER INFORMATION
27      NORTHERN SPORADES – YACHTS

28      NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION – SAIL & STAY
                                                            50-51   GENERAL INFORMATION

                                                            P1-12   PRICE & INFORMATION GUIDE - INSERT
seafarers love seafarer holidays

If you’re reading this brochure you probably share our belief that there is a Seafarer somewhere
within all of us – that free spirit for adventure that can only be satisfied barefoot on deck at the
helm of a yacht on open water.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a regular, weekend, occasional or even first time Seafarer, among
these pages you will find excellent company and the ideal holiday at exceptional value for money.


HERE’S WHY YOU’LL LOVE SEAFARER TOO:
●      We operate modern yachts, all of which are meticulously maintained and many are 2006-2010 models

●      Our flotillas are smaller, often 6-8 yachts up to a maximum of 12, whilst our lead crew are hand picked for their experience and local
       knowledge.

●      Whilst we offer an excellent choice of flotillas in varied desinations across 4 countries, we remain a smaller company employing a
       maximum of 30 dedicated people.

●      This means we can offer high quality and a more personal service at great value prices for arguably the best flotilla and beach club
       holidays on the market.

●      All our packages are designed to suit you. Simply tell us what you want from your holiday and we will do the rest.

●      You can choose from a selection of fantastic destinations in the warm waters of the Eastern Mediterranean and Caribbean as well as a
       Worldwide Bareboat Charter selection.

●      Your holiday is financially secure as we are fully bonded and ATOL licensed so you can book with total confidence.

It all adds up to the perfect holiday afloat – plot your course for adventure now and setsail with Seafarer this summer. If at any time, you
require more information to ensure that you get the holiday of your dreams, please do not hesitate to call our experienced and dedicated
reservations team.



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Your summer Seafaring starts here!
Seafaring is a way of life for us and our crew. All Seafarer staff are handpicked and
professionally trained both in-house and on the water. They will ensure you have a safe
and enjoyable experience, and share their wealth of local knowledge to guarantee you
get the best out of your holiday.

SEAFARING FOR BEGINNERS
If you’re about to go seafaring for the first time you’re simply spoilt for choice. You can
learn to sail with both RYA and pre flotilla courses on offer, whether you join one of our
tuition yachts, charter your own yacht complete with private instructor, or start in a more
modest way with dinghy and yacht courses at our shore-based beach club.

Seafaring for Families
We love having kids on our flotilla holidays, but we do appreciate they often want things
to do other than just sail. Accordingly, during school holidays, we organise events such
as beach volleyball and dinghy races, and carry frisbees, beach balls and the like to keep
them amused. At our beach club, we operate a free children's club as well as children's
sailing whilst our 10 acre site is an ideal family holiday environment.

SEAFARING FOR CULTURE VULTURES
You’ll be sailing in the wake of history in these beautiful Mediterranean waters and our
crew will make sure you have every opportunity to enjoy the local culture by pointing out
the sights and sites of interest. We’ll also take in festivals, celebrations and taverna
cooking demonstrations.

SEAFARING FOR EVERYONE
Seafaring is a way of life for us, but we do understand that this is your hard-earned
holiday and will do everything we can to make your experience a happy one. That way
we hope to get you returning to sail with us summer after summer!
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Seafaring in the wake of Homer and Helen
The Greeks have been a nation of seafarers since time immemorial – no surprises
when large parts of your homelands are either islands or virtually inaccessible by land.
Homer referred to these waters as his ‘wine dark sea’, while Helen of Troy was the
legendary ‘face that launched 1,000 ships’.

And while this Eastern end of the Mediterranean has been both a highway and a
crossroads simply for ever, the shores around have provided safe harbour for the
travellers and adventurers of history. Today their legacy of picturesque harbours, classic
ruins, Byzantine churches and ancient temples is your playground.

We have seafaring options in Greece to suit everyone. More adventurous sailors should
set a course for the Northern Sporades and Pelion Coast while those looking for a more
leisurely time will enjoy the clement waters cruised by our Saronic Gulf and South
Ionian flotillas. New for 2010 in our North Ionian flotilla sailing from Preveza. The
Peloponnese coastline plays home to our beach club, while Lefkas and Poros are our
home ports for learn to sail courses.

Finally we offer ‘bareboat’ charters from a range of bases in the Ionian, the Agean, the
Cyclades. The Sporades or the Dodecannese – the choice is yours.




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IONIAN BEACH CLUB
PELOPONNESE COAST




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Our Beach Club is set in 10 acres of mature gardens directly on a good beach with
stunning views of distant mountains accross the gulf. This is definately 'off the
beaten track' Greece, and the property also attracts a local Greek clientele giving
you a more authentic Greek holiday experience. This is unlike other exclusively
British centres,though Seafarer's sailing club is offered exclusively to Seafarer
guests. At our superb beach side setting we have excellent dinghy sailing and
windsurfing equipment at your disposal during your stay. There are great facilities for
all the family, whilst use of all the sailing equipment, as well as the tennis courts and
swimming pool plus half board meal arrangements are all included in the price of
your holiday. During school holidays we operate a free kids club.

A week at our Beach Club is the perfect addition to a flotilla holiday for your first or
second week on our two Ionian flotillas or our Saronic Isles flotillas.

Situated on the coast of historic Achaia in the north western Peloponnese, the club
has 80 bungalows set in extensive gardens of over 10 acres, directly on a long,
sandy beach.

Within a short drive is the traditional fishing hamlet of Alikes with authentic fish
tavernas. The nearby market town of Kato Achaia has a good range of shops as well
as banks, chemists etc.

CLUB/FLOTILLA
For those booking an additional week or two on one of our Ionian flotillas, a transfer
to our flotilla base is included. The Beach Club can also be combined with our
Saronic Gulf flotilla, though this does involve a longer transfer




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IONIAN BEACH CLUB
DINGHY SAILING, WINDSURFING & MUCH MORE


                                 Local Excursions                               more active, apart from all the sailing on
                                                                                offer, there are two tennis courts, table
                                 There is a wealth of notable excursions        tennis, crazy golf, mountain bikes and
                                 available in this area. The most famous is     even beach volleyball.
                                 Ancient Olympia, birth place of the
                                 Olympic Games. At 40 minutes drive, the        There are complimentary internet
                                 city of Patras is the 3rd city of Greece       stations available in the reception
                                 with a bustling shopping district and lively   building as well as mini market/gift shop.
                                 nightlife.
                                 Notable sights include the attractive old      Our children’s club operates during
                                 town and ruined castle and the well            schoolholidays for children aged four and
                                 known Achaia Klaus wine museum.                above. A babysitting service is available
                                 Further along the coast the new Rion           by private arrangement through
                                 bridge is one of the world’s longest           reception.
                                 suspension bridges linking the
                                 Peloponnese with the mainland and an           The pleasant bungalows offer hotel style
                                 ideal route to visit ancient Delphi. Close     accommodation and all have a
                                 by to the west are the Araxos and              terrace,en-suite bathroom with shower or
                                 Metochi lagoons and Strofylia forrest,         bath tub, air conditioning, colour TV, wall
                                 protected wetlands of international            safe and mini fridge. The rooms generally
                                 repute.                                        accommodate two or three. A small
                                                                                number accommodate two adults plus
                                 Car hire can be either pre booked or           two children in bunk beds. Superior sea-
                                 booked locally.                                front, pool-front bungalows and family
                                                                                suites are available at a supplement.
                                 FACILITIES
                                                                                Accommodation is offered on half
                                 On site facilities include the terrace         board basis with breakfast and
                                 restaurant overlooking the beach, the          dinner daily.
                                 lively club-house bar which stays open till
                                 late and has a pool table, darts and a
                                 large beachside terrace. The beach bar
                                 with its chic sofas is perfect for either
                                 beach refreshments or pre-dinner drinks.
                                 There is also a snack bar overlooking the
                                 large freshwater swimming pool. For the
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                                                 Dinghy Sailing & windsurfing
        THE WEATHER
         Daily sunshine is virtually             Our sailing club caters for a maximum of 60 Seafarer guests and is run by
         guaranteed. The season runs May         our own team of instructors and safety crew.
to October with temperatures ranging from
the low to mid 70s in early and late season      Equipment on offer includes 20 windsurfers with a choice of rigs, a range of
up to the high 80s or even low 90s in late       sailing dinghies including 4 Taz by Topper,4 Toppers, 4 Lazer Picos,2 Laser
June through August. Winds are generally         Bahias as well as 2 larger Omega dinghies and two Dart 16 catamarans.
predictable with moderate to fresh winds         None of our equipment is more than four years old whilst much of it has been
(force 2-5) in the afternoon.                    renewed over the last two years. We also have a 30 foot yacht based at the
                                                 site for optional sailing courses and day trips *.Our club sailing team offer
        FLIGHT                                   continuous supervision and safety boat cover as well as advice and regular
        INFORMATION                              complimentary sailing clinics for beginners and intermediates alike.
          Saturday morning scheduled
flights from Gatwick or Heathrow to              Daily Club operating times are typically 09:30 to 17:30 when our safety patrol
Athens,with afternoon or evening return.         and beach staff are on duty. Times may vary according to wind conditions.
Other days also available. Flight time is 3
hrs 20 mins. Direct regional flights available
                                                 Optional one and two day sailing tuition courses on offer include:
from Luton and Manchester on request.
Sunday morning flights Gatwick to Preveza        Intro to sailing / windsurfing: Beginners course for adults or children 8 and over.
– flight time 3 hours. Also Tuesday flights      Level II - intermediate skills: Courses are offered for dinghy sailors and
from Stansted to the local Araxos Airport        windsurfers.
with Air Berlin have been introduced in
2010.                                            One day courses cost just £29 pp, two day courses cost only £49 pp and can
                                                 be pre booked or booked locally.
         TRANSFER
         INFORMATION                             Pre Flotilla Courses*
          2 hours 30 minute - 3 hours road
transfer from Preveza or around 3 hours          Pre-Flotilla yacht sailing courses are available from 2 days to 5 days and cost
from Athens. Transfer from Araxos airport        between £99 - £249 pp. These can be pre-booked or booked locally.
takes just 20 minutes.

For prices see page P2



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FLOTILLA
IONIAN ISLANDS




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Flotilla
Ionian islands


These Ionian Seas offer a stunning combination of cruising opportunities.
At one extreme you can still discover uninhabited islands and hidden away
coves. At the other you have harbour sides full of Venetian charm and
sophistication. In between, translucent waters, short passages and clement
conditions ideal for the more relaxed sailor.

In the Northern Ionian, sailing from Preveza over one or two weeks, we
take in delightful bays and harbours on the Epirus mainland as well as the
beautiful Isles of Paxos, Anti-Paxos with the lush island of Corfu featured in
the 2 week itinerary.

In the Southern Ionian, sailing from our base at Lefkas we plot a course for
the pristine waters of Meganisi and onwards to the sophistication of
Fiskardo and the sheer serenity of Aghia Efymia.Week two takes us via
Kastos and Kalamos to Ithaka and the stark beauty of the Dragoneras
before returning to Lefkas.

Each island and every port of call has it’s own unique allure as part of the
patchwork Ionian experience. You can swim in iridescent waters, explore
timeless villages set amongst olive groves and vineyards, and indulge in
the tastes and flavours of native Greece in traditional tavernas and lively
bars. It’s a wonderful fusion of ease and adventure.




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ITINERARY
SOUTH IONIAN ISLANDS
DEPARTING EVERY SUNDAY FROM MAY TO THE OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


THE LEFKAS ROUTE
Sun    Fly UK to Preveza and transfer to Lefkas harbour for embarkation. Our home port is
                                                                                                            THE WEATHER
       the islands capital, well worth a wonder and ideal for provisioning.                                  Reliable sunshine is virtually
                                                                                                             guaranteed during the season
Mon    Meganisi – we have a choice of anchorages and tavernas on this quiet island which is         between early May and late October, with
       almost the exlusive preserve of visiting yachts.                                             temperatures ranging from the low 70’s in
Tue    Fiskardo (Kefalonia) – lively and sophisticated but retaining some traditional Greek         early and late season up to the high 80’s
       charm and character, a great place for people watching.                                      or even low 90’s in late June through
                                                                                                    August. Sailing conditions are generally
Wed    Aghia Efymia – a pretty village with a dramatic mountain backdrop.                           moderate with winds typically force 2-4.
Thu    Kioni (Ithaka) – quiet and very charming with a choice of tavernas.                          The Northern Ionian offers slightly more
                                                                                                    challenging sailing with the ocassional
Fri    Free sailing, visit Vathi or explore the uninhabited Dragonera Islands.                      longer crossing and more varied winds.
                                                                                                    Both areas are considered moderate and
Sat    Sail to Lefkas for our farewell night out two week clients continue on free sailing
                                                                                                    ideal for a leisurely sailing holiday.
       including Krioneri, the Dragonera Islands and mainland coast.

                                                                                                            FLIGHT
THE ITHAKA ROUTE                                                                                            INFORMATION
                                                                                                              Sunday morning charter flights
Sun    Arrivals and departures from Lefkas. Two week clients continue on free sailing
                                                                                                    from Gatwick to Preveza with afternoon
Mon    Kastos – unspoilt and traditional with great swimming and tavernas.                          return. Flight Time 3 hrs. Regional charter
                                                                                                    flights from Manchester available on
Tue    Frikes (Ithaka) – tranquil and enchanting with a choice of rather sophisticated tavernas.    request.
Wed    Syvota (Lefkas) – a pretty fishing village in a deep sheltered bay with a scenic backdrop.
Thu    Meganisi – we have a choice of anchorages and tavernas on this quiet island which is
                                                                                                            TRANSFER
       almost the exlusive preserve of visiting yachts.                                                     INFORMATION
Fri    Free sailing – explore the bays of Meganisi or the varied Lefkas Coast.
                                                                                                    Direct road transfer to Lefkas or Preveza
Sat    Return to Lefkas town for our farewell night out (or continue free sailing).                 in approximately 20 minutes.

Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating conditions.     For prices see page P1
Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.



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ITINERARY
NORTH IONIAN ISLANDS
DEPARTING EVERY SUNDAY FROM MAY TO OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


THE PAXOS ROUTE
Sun    Fly UK to Preveza and transfer to Preveza harbour for embarkation. Our home port is the county capital and ideal for shopping plus a lively
       spot in the evening.
Mon    Liggia – A well sheltered fishing harbour with shower facilities ashore and a harbourside taverna, with more choice in the nearby hill top
       village.
Tue    Mongonissi (Paxos) - A delightful anchorage with a jetty and taverna ashore
Wed    Gaios (Paxos) - A bustling and charming little port that looks and feels like a river estuary thanks to the shelter of two close lying offshore
       islands. Good choice of eateries and watering holes ashore.
Thu    Ammoudia - We anchor in Fanaria bay, opposite Ammoudia village which stradles the Acheron river estuary. A traditional fishing village
       offering good fish tavernas and an excellent river boat trip to ancient Nikopolis and the “Oracle of the Dead”.
Fri    Free sailing, Call into Liggia for water and head on to Vonitsa or Lefkas
Sat    Sail to Preveza for our farewell night out. two week clients continue on a free sailing including Corfu Town, Petriti and mainland coast at Mourtos.


THE PARGA ROUTE
Sun    Arrivals and departures from Preveza.
Mon    Two Rock Bay – Made famous by Odysseus, unspoilt and tranquil with great swimming. Chill out under the stars and dine on board.
Tue    Parga – Dominated by the 'Kasteli' fortress, this historic and picturesque town is now a well established resort with plenty of choice for a good
       night out.
Wed    Anti Paxos - a scenic spot with turquoise waters, a good beach and tavernas ashore. Popular with day tripper boats, it becomes totally
       peaceful after they leave in the afternoon.
Thu    Lakka (Paxos) - A pretty village in a beautiful almost land locked bay providing a safe anchorage, that's quite a lively spot in a laid back sort of
       way.
Fri    Free sailing – 2 week clients can visit Corfu or alternatively head south, exploring the Epirus Coast.
Sat    Return to Preveza for our farewell night out (or continue free sailing).


Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating conditions.
Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.

For departures of during school holidays, we will operate a 14 night itinerery which will visit Liggia, Antipaxos, Lakka (Paxos), Corfu Town (Kerkira) Petriti
(Corfu) Gaios (Paxos), Mourtos (mainland), Mongonissi, Parga, Amoudia, Free sailing (2 Rock Bay, liggia, Vonitsa or Lefkas) & return to Preveza                  greece
                                               LOA/LWL            10m/8.5m
BAVARIA 32
                                               BEAM               3.35m
                                               DRAFT              1.5m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling        SAIL AREA          46 m2
mainsail & furling genoa, electric windlass,   ENGINE             19hp
bimini, CD/DVD player, holding tank, hot       CABINS/BERTHS      2/4-5
water, autopilot and GPS/chart plotter.        SHOWER/WC          1/1
Note: Sun Odyssey 32.2 also avalable.          YEAR               2005 & New 2010


                                               LOA/LWL            10.3m/9m
SUN ODYSSEY 34.2
                                               BEAM               3.29m
                                               DRAFT              1.7m
Wheel steering, dinghy, slab reefing mainsail SAIL AREA           55.6m2
with lazy jacks & furling genoa, electric      ENGINE             27hp
windlass, bimini, CD player, holding tank, hot CABINS/BERTHS      2-3/4-6
water and GPS. Both two cabin and three        SHOWER/WC          1/1
cabin versions available.                      YEAR               2001-2002


                                               LOA/LWL            11.4m/9.75m
BAVARIA 36/37                                  BEAM               3.6m
                                               DRAFT              1.65m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling        SAIL AREA          63m2
mainsail & furling genoa, electric windlass,   ENGINE             29hp
bimini, CD/DVD player, holding tank, hot       CABINS/BERTHS      3/6-7
water, autopilot and GPS/chart plotter.        SHOWER/WC          1/1
                                               YEAR               36/2004, 37/2007

                                                  LOA/LWL         12.3m/11.2m
BAVARIA 40                                        BEAM            3.99m
                                                  DRAFT           1.9m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling mainsail SAIL AREA        84m2
& furling genoa, electric windlass, bimini, spray ENGINE          40hp
hood, CD/DVD player, holding tank, hot water, CABINS/BERTHS       3/6-8
autopilot and GPS/chart plotter.                  SHOWER/WC       2/2
Note: Elan Impression 384 (2009-3 cabins/         YEAR            Bav40-2002-3
2 sh/wc) also available.                                          Elan 384-2009


BAVARIA 44                                        LOA/LWL         13.95m/11.9
                                                  BEAM            4.2m
                                                  DRAFT           1.65m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling mainsail
                                                  SAIL AREA       85m2
& furling genoa, electric windlass, bimini, spray
                                                  ENGINE          55hp
hood, CD/DVD player, holding tank, hot water,
                                                  CABINS/BERTHS   4/8-9
           autopilot and GPS/chart plotter.
       16                                         SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                                  YEAR            2002-3
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IONIAN ISLANDS
SAIL & STAY

LEFKAS                                                                                                                                                Western Peloponnese
This verdant island, is probably still more popular with locals than foreigners which gives it a more authentic feel and ensures you can find good    The tranfer to this area is a worth while
food. Some 35 miles long by 15 miles wide, this beautiful island boasts, mountain peaks, cascading waterfalls, fertile planes and crystal clear       trip in its own right, with varied and
waters. There are some fabulous beaches along the west coast and plenty of mountain villages to explore. The island is joined to the mainland         stunning scenery virtually all the way.
by a causeway and moving swing bridge which make transfers convenient and exploring further afield easy.                                              There is lots to see and explore, though
                                                                                                                                                      for Seafarer guests, the main attraction is
                                                                                                                                                      our Sailing Club at Ionian Beach.




Club Nikiana 3*                                     Hotel Porto Liggia 4*                               Vassiliki                                     Ionian Beach Club
A pleasant simple beach front property              A well run modern tourist class beach               Greece's windsurfing capital with a
with a pool and a decent taverna. An                hotel with good facilities including pool,                                                        Our 10 acre beach front complex offers
                                                                                                        choice of windsurfing operators offering      unlimited dinghy sailing and windsurfing
ideal base to relax and watch the world             restaurant and bar, comanding an idylic             state of the art equipment and ideal
sail by. All rooms have air conditioning            beach front position.Fully air conditioned                                                        for all the family, as well as a great range
                                                                                                        conditions. We offer a range of rooms         of facilities incuding tennis courts,
and balcony with sea view.                          and well appointed.                                 and self catering studios in smaller family   swimming pool, restaurants and bars, all
                                                                                                        run properties.                               in a beautiful setting.
7 nights from £175 pp BB                             7 nights from £249pp
                                                                                                          7 nights from £195pp BB. Studios,           See page 8 for details.
A shore based pre flotilla training                 Private Villas - We offer a choice of privte          7 nights from £225pp SC
package is available at this property.              villas, most with swimming pools and
                                                    private gardens, enjoing stunning views of          A range of windsurfing and catamaran
                                                    the island and the coast. Villas are typically      packages are availble localy and can be
                                                    from 2 - 4 bedrooms sleeping from 4 to 8            booked on a daily or weekly basis.
                                                    with prices from £249 pp for 7 nights.




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FLOTILLA
SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE




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FLOTILLA
SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE



The narrow waterway between Poros and the mainland makes a great
natural harbour for our homebase, complete with waterfront tavernas and
bars. From here our first week normally takes us north via Epidavros, with
its fabulous amphitheatre, to visit the floating fruit and veg boats in the
pistachio and pottery port of Aegina town. En route we drop anchor at
sleepy Perdika, Korfos and Vathi.

Week two finds us south of Poros in the mythical and sheltered waters of the
Argolic Gulf visiting Hydra, rich in local art where cars are banned and
donkeys rule the road. We then slow things right down for the final few days
cruising around the delightful fishing ports of Ermioni, Plaka and Astros.

We usually hold our beach party on the island of Spetses, then a day's
freesailing before returning to Poros – make sure you don’t miss this
ancient volcanic island’s neo-classical wrought iron balconied buildings, all
multi-coloured doors and shutters marching up the hillside.




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ITINERARY
SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE
DEPARTING EVERY SATURDAY FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


THE AEGINA ROUTE
Sat   Fly UK to Athens and transfer by hydrofoil to Poros for embarkation.                                                                  THE WEATHER
                                                                                                                                             Daily sunshine is virtually guaranteed.
Sun   Perdika on the southern tip of Aegina Island. A nice beach and great choice of sea                                                     The season runs from April to late
      front bars and tavernas – don't miss the sunset!                                                                              October with temperatures ranging from the low
Mon   Epidavros – visit the spectacular ancient amphitheatre or enjoy the beach.                                                    to mid 70s in early and late season up to the high
                                                                                                                                    80s or even
Tue   Aegina Town – take a taxi to the Temple of Aphaia or shop for fresh fruit and                                                 low 90s in late June through August. Winds are
      vegetables from colourful floating stalls in the harbour.                                                                     predictable with moderate to fresh winds (force 2-
Wed   Vathi – a charming and timeless little harbour.                                                                               5) in the afternoon.

Thu   Independent sailing including Angistri, Methana, Monastery Bay or Hydra.
                                                                                                                                            FLIGHT
Fri   One week flotilla clients return to Poros for a lively evening in town.                                                               INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                            Saturday morning scheduled flights from
                                                                                                                                    Gatwick or Heathrow to Athens,with afternoon or
THE HYDRA ROUTE                                                                                                                     evening return. Flight time 3 hrs 20 mins.
Sat   Poros – arrivals and departures – Two week flotilla continues independent sailing                                             Regional flights available from Luton,
      before rendez-vous in Ermioni.                                                                                                Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow on request.
                                                                                                                                    For cruise & stay, flexible durations are available
Sun   Ermioni – after dinner, stroll the scenic route around the pine-clad headland.                                                due to the daily flight service.
Mon   Hydra – take a donkey ride through the charming narrow lanes, or watch the world
      go by from a café as boats come and go from this busy little harbour.                                                                 TRANSFER
Tue   Plaka – great swimming or stroll up the hillside path to explore the ancient cliff-top                                                INFORMATION
      town of Leonidhion – well worth a visit.                                                                                              40-50 minute road transfer to Piraeus
                                                                                                                                    1 hour Hydrofoil/Flying Cat crossing to Poros.
Wed   Spetses – take a ride on a horse-drawn carriage into this elegant and fashionable                                             Where ferry times dictate, as an alternative we
      little town. We anchor in a quiet bay for a swim and our beach party.                                                         provide coach transfer direct to Galatas opposite
Thu   Independent sailing including Porto Heli, Baltiza Creek or Hydra.                                                             Poros (2 hrs 30 mins).

Fri   Poros – time for drinks onboard before a lively evening in town.                                                              For prices see page P3

Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating
      conditions. Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.


 20    THE MONEMVASIA ROUTE - In July and August we will operate a seperate 2 week itinerary which is an extension of the Hydra route exploring the South East Peloponnese coast
       including Kyparisi,Gerakas, Nauplion for ancient Mycenae and the historic walled town of Monemvasia. Ask for details or see our website.
                                              LOA/LWL         8.80m/7.70m
                                              BEAM            2.98m                   21
sun odyssey 29.2                              DRAFT           1.40m
                                              SAIL AREA       45m2
Wheel steering, dinghy, lazy jack mainsail    ENGINE          18hp
& furling genoa, bimini, CD player, holding
                                              CABINS/BERTHS   2/4
tank, hot water and GPS.
                                              SHOWER/WC       1/1
                                              YEAR            2001-2

                                              LOA/LWL         9.50m/8.22m
sun odyssey 32 & 32i                          BEAM            3.30m
                                              DRAFT           1.50m
Wheel steering, dinghy, lazy jack mainsail    SAIL AREA       52.5m2
& furling genoa, electric windlass, bimini,   ENGINE          18hp
CD player, holding tank, hot water and        CABINS/BERTHS   2/4-5
GPS.                                          SHOWER/WC       1/1
                                              YEAR            32-2002,32i-2007

                                              LOA/LWL         10.75m/9.74m
sun odyssey 35, 36.2 & 36i                    BEAM            3.49m
                                              DRAFT           1.85m
                                              SAIL AREA       58.6m2
Wheel steering, dinghy, slab reef mainsail
                                              ENGINE          29hp
with lazy jacks*, roller furling genoa,
                                              CABINS/BERTHS   3/6-7
electric windlass, bimini, CD player,
                                              SHOWER/WC       1/1
holding tank, hot water and GPS.
*except 36.2 with in mast furling             YEAR            2006-7
                                              36.2            1998 (refurb. 05)

                                              LOA/LWL         11.40m/9.70m
                                              BEAM            3.27m
SUN ODYSSEY 37.1                              DRAFT           1.8m
                                              SAIL AREA       50.7m2
Wheel steering, dinghy, furling mainsail &    ENGINE          18hp
genoa, electric windlass, bimini, CD          CABINS/BERTHS   3/6-7
player, holding tank, hot water and GPS.
                                              SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                              YEAR            1996(refurb. 05)

                                              LOA/LWL         12.17m/11.09m
oceanis 40                                    BEAM            3.96m
                                              DRAFT           1.95m
Wheel steering, furling genoa, slab reef      SAIL AREA       38.6m2
mainsail with lazy jacks,electric windlass,   ENGINE          40hp
dinghy, GPS, CD/MP3 player, hot water,        CABINS/BERTHS   3/6
holding tank, bimini, GPS chart plotter.      SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                              YEAR            2007-8              greece
LEARN TO SAIL
SOUTH IONIAN AND SARONIC GULF
                                                                                                                                                                   POROS YACHTING ACADEMY


              The warm sunny Greek seas are the
              perfect place to learn or improve
              your sailing skills and the profes-
              sionally qualified native English
              speaking instructors of our affiliated
                                                           Our Courses...
                                                           Pre-Flotilla Refresher Course 2-3 Days                               RYA Day Skipper
                                                           If you have yacht or dinghy experience but feel a                    6 days – with 7 days accommodation onboard
              RYA sailing schools are the ideal
                                                           bit rusty, this course will refresh your techniques                  The next step up for those with crewing experience,
              tutors. Courses are on offer for all         for navigation, mooring and anchoring. Once you                      this RYA accredited course is designed to develop
              abilities from complete beginner up          have regained your confidence we will issue you                      the competence and confidence required to skipper
              to Coastal Skipper and Yachtmasters          with a competence certificate and you can                            a yacht. The recommended experience for this
              on our own ‘live-aboard’ yachts              continue your flotilla holiday as skipper, under the
                                                                                                                                course includes 5 days on board a yacht, 100 sea
                                                           guidance of our lead yacht crew.This tuition is
              operating from Seafarer’s flotilla and                                                                            miles, and 4 night hours sailing. Ideally you will have
                                                           offered as part of a 1 or 2 week flotilla holiday with
              charter bases from April until               the instructor usually staying on your yacht.                        taken the RYA day skipper shorebased theory
              November.                                                                                                         course, or be able to demonstrate a corresponding
                                                           Pre-Flotilla Comprehensive Course 6 Days                             level of knowledge. Course content follows the non-
              Alternatively you can choose to charter      For the sailing novice or less experienced sailor,                   tidal syllabus.
                                                           this course will give you all the skills you need to
              a yacht for your own party and we can                                                                             RYA Coastal Skipper
                                                           join the flotilla as skipper of your yacht. Course
              provide a live-aboard instructor for an      content is similar to the refresher course and can                   6 days – with 7 days accommodation onboard
              RYA course or pre-flotilla training – it’s   be combined as part of a 2 week flotilla holiday,                    These courses are for more experienced sailors
              a great way to combine a holiday and         either on our shared tuition yachts or on a your                     only. This is an advanced course where you learn
              sailing course for friends or the family.    own flotilla yacht.                                                  the skills you need to skipper a yacht safely by day
                                                                                                                                or night throughout the Mediterranean or other non
              Some nights we meet up with the
                                                           RYA Competent Crew                                                   tidal waters. Previous experience recommended:
              flotilla for social events, and after one    6 days – with 7 days accommodation onboard
                                                                                                                                15 days at sea, 2 days as skipper, 300 Sea miles
              week’s training many guests progress         This RYA (non-tidal) course is ideal for teaching                    and 8 night hours. Also note that 50% of the
              to skippering a yacht in the flotilla in     beginners or dinghy sailors all the basics required                  qualifying experience shown above can be gained
              week two.                                    to be competent crew members. It covers yacht                        in non-tidal waters.
                                                           handling under sail and power, rope work, man
              Courses on our tuition yachts include        overboard procedures, mooring and anchoring,                         Ideally students will have taken the RYA shore
                                                           rowing a dinghy and assisting with day-to-day                        based Coastal Skipper/Yachtmaster shorebased
              continental breakfast and light lunch
                                                           onboard routines. The RYA Competent Crew                             theory course or should be able to demonstrate a
              plus fuel, port dues and taxes. Own                                                                               corresponding level of knowledge.
                                                           Handbook (Ref CCPCN) is recommended pre-
              boat tuition is on a self-catering basis
                                                           course reading.
              with fuel and mooring extra.

22                                                         Note: We can offer shore based theory courses as an extension to the above including day skipper theory, coastal
                                                           skipper/yachtmaster theory, RYA marine VHF radio course. Also on offer are 6 day ‘mile builder’ and ‘experience yachting’ cruises on
                                                           our tuition yacht. PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS.
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     SAIL & STAY
     SARONIC GULF & PELOPONNESE

POROS                                            SPETSES                                          Peloponnese                                  Athens
Two islands for the price of one on this old     A lovely island with wooded hillsides, good      With tourists hopping over from Athens       This historic and vibrant city has seen a
volcanic quirk of nature – Spheria with its      beaches and small coves served by local          since Homer’s time there are any number      new lease of life since the Olympics,
busy harbour, and Calavria larger, more          boats, Spetses town and harbour are              of fabulous places to stay and explore.      whilst more recently the new Acropolis
mountainous and wooded. Situated on a            delightful, with atmospheric quayside            The culture is excellent, the scenery        museum is a notable addition. If you
small isthmus and canal it’s the perfect         tavernas and bars which make for a very          breathtaking and the nightlife colourful     havn’t done the sights of Athens before,
combination of beach and waterfront charm.       colourful upbeat and thriving local nightlife.   and vibrant.                                 then we recommend you do so.




Nicky's Village 3* superior                      Atlantis Hotel 3*                                Private Villas & Apartments                  Hotel Parthenon 3* superior
Overlooking a pool and the town of Poros         A small hotel within walking distance of the     If you want a bit more privacy, feel like    Comfortable and centrally located just a
across the bay with a bar, pizzeria and a mini   town and harbour, the Atlantis has 35            getting off the beaten track, or simply      short walk from the Acropolis and glitzy
market on site. Neorion Beach is a short         airconditioned rooms with TV and balcony         fancy unadulterated luxury, we know any      Syntagma square, the hotel is fully air
walk. Studios, 1 bedroom (sleeps 2-4) and 2      or terrace overlooking a pool and pleasant       numberof privately owned villas or           conditioned and all rooms have TV and
bedroom apartments (sleeps 4-6), are aircon-     snack bar. There is a good beach just 5          apartments throughout the Peloponnese        minibar.
ditioned,and comfortably furnished, with a       minutes away.                                    region, and on Spetses, Poros and the
balcony, kitchenette and colour TV.Studio                                                         islands. Many of these are close to          Twin from £49pp per night BB
                                                 Twin 7nts from £129pp BB                         beautiful beaches, some have pools and
7 nts from £129pp                                                                                 lovely gardens. All are well appointed and   Hotel Royal Olympic 5*
1 bed from £149pp, 2 bed from £149 SC            Zoe's Club 5*                                    comfortable places to do your own thing      Stylish and perfectly located on the edge
                                                 Zoe’s has comfortable 1, 2 and 3-                for a week or two.                           of the Plaka district, this deluxe hotel has
Hotel Serene Beach 4*                            bedroomed units with kitchen, sitting room,                                                   an outdoor pool and rooftop terrace with
Recently renovated with a tranquil beachfront    terrace or balcony. Air conditioning and TV                                                   great views.
position, there’s a restaurant, 2 bars, a pool   are standard. There is a shady pool and bar,
and a private beach. The rooms are               and the bustling harbour is a short walk.                                                     Twin from £75pp per night BB
comfortable and air conditioned with TV, safe
and balcony. Most have a sea view.               Studio 7nts from £349pp, Suite 7nts
                                                 (4 share) from £335pp SC
 Twin 7nts from £299 pp BB                       3 bedroom villa from £400pp SC                                                                                                  greece
FLOTILLA
NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION




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FLOTILLA
NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION



Now most definitely ‘off the beaten track’ Greece, this coastline once
played home not only to Jason and his Argonauts, but was also the spot
where Achilles set sail to conquer Troy. The small islands here are beautiful
with sandy beaches, wooded headlands and pretty villages. It’s a ‘must
see’ area for Greece lovers with ‘must sail’ waters for more experienced
crews.

From our homeport on Skiathos we take advantage of fresh sailing winds
heading west to the more sheltered Gulf of Volos to visit Paleo Trikeri and
historic Pegadi in the lee of the Pelion peninsula and Amaliopolis. Next we
visit the splendour of Evia and Orei where an ancient Acropolis still guards
the harbour. Our route back to Skiathos stops off at one of the areas
famed beaches, Koukounaries.

The Sporades cruise plots a course around relatively undiscovered islands
such as Alonissos with its scenic harbours at Patitiri and Steni Vala or
beatiful Skopelos. The beaches are simply lovely and the scenery is
stunning.




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ITINERARY
NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION
DEPARTING EVERY FRIDAY FROM MAY TO OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


THE PELION ROUTE
Fri   Fly UK to Skiathos and transfer to the harbour for embarkation.                                        THE WEATHER
                                                                                                              Reliable sunshine and good sailing
Sat   Paleo Trikeri – after a morning briefing sail to this sleepy fishing harbour, great for hill
      walks in this little island’s interior. Welcome punch party.                                            winds with flat seas along the
                                                                                                     southern side of th islands. The season
Sun   Amaliopolis – time to explore the gulf and a leisurely swim stop before anchoring for          runs from May to October with temper-
      the night.
                                                                                                     atures ranging from the low to mid 70s in
Mon   Pegadi – a quaint fishing harbour with authentic tavernas. Be sure to explore the              early and late season up to the high 80s
      ruined tower of Achilles.                                                                      from June through August.
Tue   Orei – sail to the north coast of Evia island and visit this lively little resort with its     Winds are predictable being moderate to
      ancient Acropolis guarding the harbour.                                                        fresh (force 3-6) the upper range
Wed   Koukounaries – we sail east towards Skiathos and famous Koukounaries, a fantastic              occuring during the late July / August
      beach backed by a pine forrest and a low key resort.                                           Meltemi wind season.
Thu   Our two-week flotilla commences two days of independent sailing, whilst one week
      clients return to Skiathos with the prospect of a lively night out.                                    FLIGHT
Fri   Arrivals & departures. Two-week flotilla on independent sailing – explore the South                    INFORMATION
      Pelion Coast or southern Skopelos then rendezvous at Patitiri on Alonissos.                            Friday morning charter flights from
                                                                                                     Gatwick or Manchster to Skiathos with
THE SPORADES ROUTE                                                                                   afternoon or evening return. Flight time 3
                                                                                                     hrs 10 mins. Regional flights from
Fri   Arrivals and departures in Skiathos – two week flotilla continues free sailing.
                                                                                                     Newcastle and Glasgow on request
Sat   Patitiri – Capital of Alonissos and an enchanting and timeless harbour.
Sun   Peristeri or Pelagos – a chance to escape and explore uninhabited islands. The                         TRANSFER
      perfect venues for our fortnightly beach party.                                                        INFORMATION
Mon   Steni Vala – a pretty fishing village with a choice of good tavernas ashore.                          Direct road transfer to Skiathos
                                                                                                     town marina in aproximately 15 minutes.
Tue   Skopelos – Capital of the island of the same name and a charming harbour town
      rising amphitheatrically from the scenic harbour.
                                                                                                     For prices see page P4
Wed   Agnonda Bay or Panormos Bay – these fjord like bays lined with wooded hillsides
      boast great beaches, waterside tavernas and good shelter.
Thu   Skiathos – a swimming stop and a leisurely sail back to our base. Time for drinks on
      board before a last night out in this real party town.
Fri   Arrivals & departures. Two-week flotilla on independent sailing with rendez-vous at
      Paleo Trikeri.
      Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating
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      conditions. Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.
                                           LOA/LWL              10.2m/8.5m
OCEANIS 331                                BEAM                 3.35m                       27
                                           DRAFT                1.5m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling or SAIL AREA            56.5m2
lazy jack mainsail & furling genoa,        ENGINE               27hp
electric windlass, bimini, CD player, hot CABINS/BERTHS         3/6
water and GPS.
                                           SHOWER/WC            1/1
                                           YEAR                 2000/02

                                                 LOA/LWL        10.35m/9.4m
                                                 BEAM           3.48m
OCEANIS 343
                                                 DRAFT          1.85m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in mast furling or       SAIL AREA      50.3m2
slab reefed mainsail with lazy jacks & furling   ENGINE         29hp
genoa, electric windlass, bimini, CD player,     CABINS/BERTHS 3/6
holding tank, hot water and GPS.                 SHOWER/WC      1/1
                                                 YEAR           2003-5
                                           LOA/LWL              11.1m/9.5m
OCEANIS 361/Bavaria 36                     BEAM                 3.8m
                                           DRAFT                1.53m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling    SAIL AREA            64.5m2
mainsail & furling genoa, electric         ENGINE               29hp
windlass, bimini, CD player, holding tank, CABINS/BERTHS        3/6-7
hot water, autopilot and GPS.              SHOWER/WC            1/1
                                                 YEAR           361/2001-3, 36/2005

                                                 LOA/LWL        11.5m/10.6m

OCEANIS 393/bavaria 38                           BEAM           3.98m
                                                 DRAFT          1.55m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling          SAIL AREA      75m2
mainsail & furling genoa, electric windlass, ENGINE             48hp
bimini, spray hood, CD player, holding tank, CABINS/BERTHS      3/6-7
hot water, autopilot and GPS.                SHOWER/WC          1/1
                                                 YEAR           393/2003-5, 38/2005-6
                                                 LOA/LWL        13.95m/11.9
BAVARIA 44/OCEANIS 411                           BEAM           4.2m
                                                 DRAFT          1.65m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in-mast furling          SAIL AREA      85m2
mainsail & furling genoa, electric windlass,     ENGINE         55hp
bimini, spray hood, CD player, holding tank,     CABINS/BERTHS 4/8-9
hot water, autopilot and GPS.                    SHOWER/WC      2/2
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SAIL & STAY
NORTHERN SPORADES & PELION

                                             Hotel Aloe 4*                                                                              Hotel Plaza 4*
                                             A traditional style family-run hotel                                                       If you’re holidaying with the family we
                                             delightfully situated at the southern end of                                               can highly recommend this good
                                             Aghios Iouanis village overlooking                                                         quality hotel 100 metres from
                                             colourful gardens and a quiet sand and                                                     Kanapitsa beach. There are 80
                                             shingle beach. All the rooms are air-                                                      rooms, all fully air-conditioned
                                             conditioned with TV and mini fridge, and                                                   complete with a minibar and large
                                             the hotel has a pleasant restaurant and                                                    balcony or patio.The Plaza has its
                                             café bar. A truly idyllic setting for a                                                    own swimming pool and children's
                                             relaxing week.                                                                             pool, restaurant, bar and sauna.

PELION                                       Twin 7nts from £199 pp BB                      SKIATHOS                                    Twin 7nts from £329 pp HB
The Pelion Peninsular curves around on                                                      If you were going to design a Greek
                                             Xenonas Karamarli 4*                                                                       Villas and Apartments
itself to form the sheltered Gulf of Volos                                                  holiday island from scratch it would
which makes not only for calm waters         Situated in the charming mountain village      almost certainly end up looking like        If you’re looking for something a little
but some absolutely magnificent              of Makrynitsa, this lovingly restored 18th     Skiathos. At one end you’ll find the main   more extravagant or a little more private
scenery guaranteed to take your breath       century merchant’s mansion offers nine         town harbour full of bobbing boats,         we can offer a selection of villas in
away. There are loads of charming and        rooms all individually styled. The property    waterfront restaurants, shops and villas.   Skiathos and Skopelos with between one
historic villages to explore, impressive     enjoys breathtaking views of the Gulf of       At the other end are the sands of           and five bedrooms. All are well appointed
architecture, great tavernas and             Volos and there is a delightful scenic         Koukounaria – beaches so extravagant in     and comfortable, some have private
wonderful harbour-side restaurants. It’s     terrace and snack bar. This is a real ‘find’   their beauty they’re almost mythical. In    pools, many are close to a beach. Villas
totally authentic Greece and nowhere         with high standards of service and great       between you’ll discover pine clad hills,    and Apartments are offered on a selfca-
more so than the mountain vilages. Also      attention to detail.                           hidden coves, out of the way tavernas.      tering basis.
recommended the medieval monasteries                                                        The word ‘idyllic’ doesn’t do it justice.
                                             Twin from £49 pp per night BB                                                              Please call for details.
at Meteora – not to be missed.




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GREECE
TAILOR-MADE

              Anything you want, anywhere in Greece
              you want it
              When you sit down and consider the diverse history, culture and natural beauty
              of Greece, with so many fascinating places to see and explore the possibilities
              are limitless and simply beyond the reach of the standard package holiday.

              If you fall into this category why not let Seafarer ‘tailor-make’ a holiday to your
              bespoke specification? We’re skilled at doing this for cruising holidays or
              landbased breaks, but really excel for those who want to combine time on the
              water with time ashore in an individual way.

              We can make all arrangements for your detailed itinerary, or offer you the
              benefit of years of wisdom travelling mainland Greece and the islands if you
              feel in need of inspiration. Alternatively, if you want the ultimate life of luxury,
              check out the fully serviced island-hopping cruises in Seafarer’s Small Ship
              Adventure brochure. Don’t be shy to ask – the whole of Greece is waiting on
              the end of a phone.

              Call for details on Freephone: 0800 496 4670




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SHARE A SAIL
THE CYCLADES

               If your party is too small for you to charter a sailing yacht, our Share a Sail formula is the ideal sailing holiday. Book a cabin or more
               on one of the 7 or 14 day scheduled sailing dates and share the stunning Cyclades Islands with another 3 couples maximum.
               This sailing holiday is ideal for beginner and intermediate sailors alike.

               Life ashore
               Every day brings a new island, new beach, new harbor and new places to explore. Your typical day includes 3 to 6 hours of sailing, a
               swim stop with a simple lunch. Overnights are always in port with the opportunity to dine ashore.

               Sat    Lavrion (Athens) – Fly UK to Athens and transfer to the port of            Sun   Naxos – Sailing from Mykonos we stop for a swim before
                      Lavrion for embarkation. Enjoy a welcome drink and meet your                     continuing our sailing to Naxos, largest and most fertile island in
                      crew and fellow passengers.                                                      the Cyclades. Its fascinating town is dominated by an imposing
                                                                                                       Venetian castle.
               Sun    Kea – Stop at Cape Sounio for a short swim stop under the
                      Temple of Poseidon and continue on to Kea. Overnight in Kea, a             Mon   Paros – Morning sailing to Paros/Naousa. Arrive in the Bay of
                      tranquil port in a large bay. Take a bus or cab trip to the pretty hill-         Naoussa for swimming before sailing into the delightful little town
                      top village.                                                                     of Parikia in the afternoon. Paros is the archetypal Cycladic isle
                                                                                                       with beaches and traditional villages aplenty.
               Mon    Kithnos – We usually make for Loutra, a spa resort since ancient
                      times where you can bath in the therapeutic waters.                        Tue   Antiparos / Sifnos – Morning sailing to Antiparos then on to
                                                                                                       Sifnos. You will swim in one of the most beautiful beaches in the
               Tue    Syros – The capital of the Cyclades and a lively cosmopolitan                    Mediterranean, then sail for Sifnos and enjoy the nightlife of
                      town of some size that retains much of it’s former splendour                     Apollonia.
                      combined with present day charm.
                                                                                                 Wed   Serifos – Morning sailing to Serifos. Stop at a beautiful beach for
               Wed    Andros – Northernmost isle of the Cyclades and a favourite with                  some swimming before sailing into Serifos harbour in the
                      local tourists giving a lively atmosphere. We moor at Batsi or                   afternoon. Be sure to explore the hill top capital of Chora with its
                      Gavrion. The interesting capital of Andros a bus ride away, is well              typical white washed sugar cube houses and wonderful views.
                      worth exploring.
                                                                                                 Thu   Kithnos Or Hydra – Your skipper will plan this part of the itinerary
               Thur Tinos – Morning sailing to Tinos. A swim stop en route, then on                    according to the weather. On Kithnos we head for the little
                    to Tinos, known as the Lourdes of the Aegean or Holy island                        harbour of Merikhas with its pleasant beach tavernas, or head for
                    thanks to the famous Icon and monastery of the Holy Virgin.                        historic Hydra with its picturesque amphitheatrical harbour town.
               Fri    Delos / Mykonos – Early morning sailing Swim stop at Delos with            Fri   Lavrion – sail for our home port for a late afternoon arrival. Time
                      possibility to visit this spectacular open air museum of an Island.              for last minute shopping and a final night out with your shipmates.
                      We then sail for chic and lively Mykonos.
                                                                                                 Sat   Lavrion – Arrivals and departures: Those staying for 2 weeks who
               Sat    Mykonos – Arrivals and departures. This unique island oozes chic
                                                                                                       joined at Mykonos can take the opportunity to visit the famous
                      and traditional charm in equal measure. Known as a gay paradise
                      it has great beaches, great shopping, fabulous food and endless                  temple of Poseidon at cape Sounion or head into Athens for a day
                      nightlife.                                                                       of sightseeing.

30             Note: This itinerary is indicative being subject to weather and operating conditions. During the Meltemi wind season during late July to mid August,
               we sometimes substitute an itinerary in the wonderful Saronic Isles and Peloponnese coast offering moderate conditions.
OCEAN STAR 51.2
                                           LOA/LWL         15.95m/13.32       31
A spacious and comfortable yacht with a
sailing performance well suited to this    BEAM            4.58m
area. There are four guest cabins, two     DRAFT           2m
with double beds and two with a double
plus single pullman berth. There is a      SAIL AREA       109.5m2
large saloon with dinning table and well   ENGINE          100hp
equipped galley. On deck there is a
                                           CABINS/BERTHS   5/10
spacious cockpit with bimini and
sprayhood as well as a dinning table.      SHOWER/WC       4/4
There is a separate crew cabin.




           THE WEATHER
           Reliable sunshine. The season runs
           from May to late October with
   temperatures ranging from the mid 70s in
   early and late season up to the high 80s or
   even low 90s in late June through August.
   Winds are variable with moderate to fresh
   winds (force 3-6+).the upper range being
   during the late July / August Meltemi
   season.

           FLIGHT
           INFORMATION
            Saturday morning scheduled flights
   from Gatwick or Heathrow to Athens,with
   afternoon or evening return. Flight time 3
   hrs 20 mins. Regional flights available from
   Luton, Manchester, Newcastle and
   Glasgow on request. For cruise & stay,
   flexible durations are available with daily
   scheduled flight services.


           TRANSFER
           INFORMATION
           30-50 minute road transfer to
   Lavrion port or Kalamaki marina If joining in
   the second week of the 2 weekly itinerary,
   express ferry transfer from Piraeus to
   Mykonos in aproximately 3.5 hours.

   For prices see page P4

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Seafaring on the Turquoise Coast
The word ‘turquoise’ comes directly from these coastal ‘Turkish’ waters – a
translucent iridescent shimmering mirage of blues that constantly changes.
The colour comes from the bright sunshine bouncing off the golden sands in
shallow coves – this is a fabulous part of the world to cruise in every sense of
the word.

Get a little offshore and the cruising can become quite challenging – with the
reward for an exhilarating day on deck coming in the shape of dinner and
drinks in a solitary ‘lokanta’ in a secure secluded anchorage inaccessible by
road, and so typical of this tranquil and unspoilt region.

Our home port is Marmaris on two alternating one or two week itineraries –
the Lycean Cruise and the Carian Cruise – which can be booked for either
one or two weeks with alternating embarkation in Orhaniye or Gocek.
Bareboat charters operate out of Mamaris and Gocek for the Lycian Coast or
Bodrum in the north for the Gulfs of Gokova and Hisaronu. We have limitless
Sail and Stay choices, and offer Gulet cruises through our Small Ship
Adventures brochure.




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    LYCIAN & CARIAN FLOTILLAS
    THE TURKISH COAST

With home ports at Marmaris, Orhaniye and Gocek the departure date you choose
will determine your first heading on your flotilla holiday. However, whether you start
off sailing South East or North West you’ll be on a voyage of discovery along a
coast dotted with pine-wooded fjords and secluded anchorages set amongst the
romantic ruins of ancient civilisations.

The Lycian flotilla cruises to the south and east between Marmaris and Gocek
taking in Fethiye en route.

The Carian route heads north and west sailing the coast between Marmaris and
Orhaniye including Bozburun and Datca. In high season we are introducing a two
week flotilla heading further north into the gulf of Gokova.




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ITINERARY
LYCIAN & CARIAN
DEPARTURES EVERY SATURDAY FROM APRIL TO OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


                                                lycian                                                                     carian
          THE WEATHER                           THE FETHIYE ROUTE                                                          THE DATCA ROUTE
           Sailing Conditions are reliable      For operating dates see price insert.                                      For operating dates see price insert.
           with north-westerly winds Force 2-   Sat      Arrivals/Departures Marmaris. Explore the bazaar, the shops       Sat      Arrivals/Departures Orhaniye.
  4, occasionally 5-6, from late morning to              and an endless choice of restaurants.
                                                                                                                           Sun      Sailor's Paradise (Rendezvous) – an almost land-locked bay
  late afternoon. These fade as the sun         Sun      Kumlu Buku – a wonderful setting for our welcome punch                     with a splendid restaurant ashore.
  goes down to give a calm night on anchor               party before dining at one of our favourite restaurants.
                                                                                                                           Mon      Datca – the local bazaar is a great place to buy that Turkish
  in one of the numerous sheltered bays         Mon      Ekincik – look out for turtles as you pass the famous Turtle               carpet you always wanted – don’t forget to barter.
  and anchorages. The sailing season runs                Beach breeding grounds.
  from April to November.                                                                                                  Tue      Sogut Limani – snorkel around the ancient ruins of a sunken
                                                Tue      Independent sailing – stay in Ekincik and visit ancient Caunos             harbour, before our beach party dining alfresco.
                                                         and the famed mud baths.
                                                                                                                           Wed      Bozuk Buku – climb to the hill top ruins of Loryma for a great
          FLIGHT                                Wed      Fethiye – a rich and colourful town, visit the bazzar, Turkish             view across the fjord then end the evening with some
          INFORMATION                                    baths and ancient Telmessus.                                               traditional Turkish belly dancing in a local taverna!
           Saturday day time charter flights    Thu      BBQ Bay – we raft up in this delightful bay for our beach party   Thu      Independent sailing - An array of choices from Bozburun to
  from Gatwick and Manchester to Dalaman                 organised by the crew                                                      the Greek Island of Symi, alternatively relax in a beautiful bay
  with afternoon or evening return. Flight                                                                                          such as Kumlu Buku.
                                                Fri      Gocek – Definitely a yachting town with good facilities ashore
  time 3 hrs 45 mins Direct charter flights              and a good choice of eateries and bars.                           Fri      Marmaris – time to explore the bazaar and seafront before we
  from other regional airports are available                                                                                        dine in lavish surrounds in the vibrant town of Marmaris.
  on request. For sail & stay, flexible
  durations are now available using daily       THE MARMARIS ROUTE                                                         THE BOZBURUN ROUTE
  scheduled flight services.                                                                                               For operating dates see price insert.
                                                For operating dates see price insert.
                                                                                                                           Sat      Arrivals/Departures from Marmaris.
          TRANSFER                              Sat      Arrivals/Departures Gocek – welcome aboard at our
                                                         traditionalTurkish home port.                                     Sun      Ciftlik – a chance to dine ashore in a lively local restaurant.
          INFORMATION
                                                Sun      Sarsala Creek – swim in the clear waters or swing in a tree       Mon      Bozuk Buku – your choice of bays and restaurants in this
          Direct road transfer to Marmaris in            slung hammock before lunch – a firm favourite of ours!                     large fjord overlooked by the ancient ruins of Loryma.
  approximately 1 hr 45 mins. Alternate
  transfers to Orchaniye (2 hrs) and Gocek      Mon      Cold Water Bay – a great sail across the bay to a hidden cove     Tue      Bozburun – the home of traditional Turkish Gulet building is
  (30mins).                                              on Olu Deniz, with a walk ashore to discover the ruins and                 facinating to explore
                                                         ancient mosaics on Gemiler Adasi if time allows.
                                                                                                                           Wed      Thyssanus – visit a local village and mosque before we raft up
  For prices see page P5                        Tue      Tomb Bay – a pleasant reach to our evening anchorage. Take                 in the ancient harbour for our beach party.
                                                         a stroll to the Lycian Tombs.
                                                                                                                           Thu      Independent sailing – try scenic Dirsek or head for the vibrant
                                                Wed      Independent sailing – try Kara Burun, or a spell in the mud                town of Datca.
                                                         baths at the Dalyan River.
                                                                                                                           Fri      Orhaniye – stop for lunch and a swim at Keci Buku before
                                                Thu      Ekincik – after a refreshing swim enyoj the panoramic views                heading into the excellent marina
                                                         from the sophisticated restaurant.
                                                Fri      Marmaris – chance to go souvenir hunting before our farewell      Note: During high season we will be operating
                                                         dinner.                                                                 an addition 14 night flotilla into the bay of Gokova.     turkey
                                             LOA/LWL           10.0m/8.89m
OCEANIS 323                                  BEAM              3.27m
                                             DRAFT             1.80m
Wheel steering, dinghy, lazy jack mainsail, SAIL AREA          50.70m2
furling genoa, electric windlass, bimini, CD ENGINE            18hp
player. hot water, holding tank and          CABINS/BERTHS     2/4-5
GPS/chart plotter*.                          SHOWER/WC         1/1
                                             YEAR              2006-7

                                             LOA/LWL           10.35m/9.40m
OCEANIS 343                                  BEAM              3.48m
                                             DRAFT             1.85m
Wheel steering, dinghy, lazy jack mainsail, SAIL AREA          50.30m2
furling genoa, electric windlass, bimini, CD ENGINE            29hp
player, hot water, holding tank and          CABINS/BERTHS     3/6-7
GPS/chart plotter*.                          SHOWER/WC         1/1
                                             YEAR              2006-8

                                               LOA/LWL         11.95m
OCEANIS 393                                    BEAM            3.98m
                                               DRAFT           1.55m
Wheel steering, in-mast mainsail furling,      SAIL AREA       75m2
roller furling genoa, electric windlass,       ENGINE          48hp
dinghy, bimini, CD player, hot water,          CABINS/BERTHS   6/6-8
holding tank and GPS.                          SHOWER/WC       1/2
                                               YEAR            2004-06

                                               LOA/LWL         12.17m/11.09m
OCEANIS 40                                     BEAM            3.96m
                                               DRAFT           1.95m
Twin wheel steering, electric windlass,        SAIL AREA       38.60m2
furling genoa, lazy jack mainsail,             ENGINE          40hp
dinghy, GPS/Chart plotter*, CD/MP3             CABINS/BERTHS   3/6
player, holding tank and hot water.            SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                               YEAR            2007-8

cycladese 50.4                                 LOA/LWL         15.45m/13.6m
                                               BEAM            4.55m
Twin wheel steering, roller furling genoa,     DRAFT           1.85m
in mast furling mainsail, electric windlass,   SAIL AREA       119m2
bimini, CD player GPS/chart plotter*,          ENGINE          78hp
holding tank and hot water
                                               CABINS/BERTHS   4+1/8+2
      36         * Extra charge for
                                               SHOWER/WC       4/4
                   electronic charts.
                                               YEAR            2009
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SAIL & STAY
THE TURKISH AEGEAN COAST

MARMARIS                                                                                             OVACIK                                         Hisaronu
The Marmaris bay area is absolutely delightful with 5kms of seafront backed by wooded hills          Ovacik lies between the famed sandy            Within a short 'dolmus' (local minibus)
vanishing into the mountains on the horizon. It’s a great place to put your feet up and equally      beach and protected conservation area of       ride from the busy centre of Fethiye, the
good if you fancy a party night or two in Marmaris town or nearby Icmeler. We offer the choice       Olu Deniz and the pine clad foothills of the   beautiful seaside resort of Olu Deniz with
of heading for the hills and tranquillity, or staying over in the pretty little coastal resort at    Anatolian coastal mountains east of            its blue lagoon and crescent beach, and
Turunc. Either way you get the best of both worlds and, if you need an adrenalin rush, hit the       Gocek. It’s a great holiday resort with        numerous sites of interest. Hisaronu is
beach for some watersports.                                                                          good nightlife.                                ideally situated for exploring the
                                                                                                                                                    'Turquoise Coast'.




Olive Grove and Fig Tree Villas                      ES Appartments - Turunc 3*                      The Green Anatolia Club & Hotel 4*             Golden Key hotel 4*
Set amongst rolling hills in a tranquil              The ES Apartments offers magnificent            Offering a true touch of style and quality,    About 20kms from Marmaris, in its own
setting, the Olive Grove and Fig Tree                panoramic views from its hillside setting.The   the Green Anatolia hotel delights guests       secluded bay, the Golden Key is the
villas are two cottage style villas offering         beach is 50m away accessed by steps.            with good service, attentive waiters,          idyllic Turkish resort with bougainvillaea
the discerning holidaymaker the perfect              This small friendly complex offers              excellent cuisine and lots of sporting         clad villas and cottages set in elegant
place to relax and unwind, whilst                    accommodation on either a Self Catering         facilities.                                    gardens with lawns leading down to the
remaining within easy reach of the vibrant           or Bed & Breakfast basis                                                                       long sandy beach.
town of Marmaris (approx. 20 minutes).                                                               If you are looking for a choice of
                                                     All apartments have 1 bedroom with a twin       swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, fitness centre      The sea is warm, there are a range of
The Olive Grove offers spacious                      or double bed, a shower, washbasin and          and daily entertainment for all age groups,    watersports and the hotel has a pool and a
accommodation for up to seven persons                WC. There is a large living area with sofa      all provided in a natural tranquil             children’s pool. Breakfast and dinner are
in three twin bedded rooms plus an extra             beds and a TV and a small kitchenette           mountainside location, then the Green          served around the pool. Spacious aircondi-
bed. Fig Tree villa can sleep up to five             area with fridge, a kettle and 2 electric       Anatolia is the hotel for you.                 tioned rooms with balcony or terrace,
persons in two twin bedrooms plus an                 rings suitable for preparing snacks and         Each room has twin beds with ensuite           minibar and satellite TV, decorated in
extra bed. Each villa has a modern well              light meals. Air-conditioned apartments         bathroom, a private balcony, TV, mini bar,     traditional style. Suites sleeping 4 are
equipped kitchen.                                    sleep up to 4.                                  telephone and air-conditioning.                perfect for families.

4 -6 Share 7 nts from £149pp SC                      2 share from £149 self catering, 4 share from   Twin 7 nts from £149 pp BB                     Twin 7 nts from £295 pp HB
                                                     £120 self catering (Prices for B & B are on
                                                     request)                                                                                                                        turkey
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Seafaring in the wake of Marco Polo
This spectacular coast of a ‘thousand islands’ and it’s fabulous medieval
walled cities of Dubrovnik, Hvar and Korcula, would have been a welcome
sight for famed adventurer Marco Polo as he sailed back to his home port of
Venice. We think you’ll find the warm hospitality, relaxed charm and fine
cuisine equally welcoming.

There are four main cruising areas and bareboat charter customers can sail
from Biograd for the northern Kornati islands, Dubrovnik for the wine
producing peninsular of Peljesac, or Pula for Istria and the wonderful
Kvarner region.

Seafarer’s Dalmatian flotilla sails out of Split to cruise the best of the central
Dalmatian islands of Brac, Solta and Hvar, the southernmost Kornatis and the
Krka river waterfalls.

Wherever you sail you’ll be amazed how the serene beauty of nature blends
with a rich culture and lavish elegance harking back to the glory days of the
Venetian Empire when these waters were the final leg of the Chinese Silk
Route.

Mid-Dalmatia Flotilla
During the summer, gentle northerly winds provide great sailing and the
Seafarer flotilla makes good use of the sheltered coastal harbours and safe
anchorages amongst the islands. We set sail from Split's ACI marina, with its
ideal central location – before departure or upon your return, the catacombs
of Diocletian's Roman palace are well worth a visit.




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ITINERARY
DALMATIAN COAST
DEPARTURES EVERY SATURDAY FROM MAY TO OCTOBER - 7 OR 14 NIGHTS


The Southern Route
Sat    Fly UK to Split and transfer to Marina ACI in Split for embarkation.
                                                                                                               THE WEATHER
                                                                                                                You can expect it to be warm
Sun    Bobovisce or Milna on Brac Island – welcome punch party in these serene bays.                            and sunny throughout your
Mon    Starigrad on Hvar Island – visit the Roman villa and museum.                                    holiday. The season runs from May
                                                                                                       October. Temperatures range from the
Tue    Palmezana, Pakleni islands – dine at the lively local restaurant in this otherwise quiet        low 70s in early and late season to the
       and scenic spot.                                                                                high 80s plus, in late June through
Wed    Hvar – take a water taxi across the strait for a chance to explore Hvar town and castle.        September. Winds are usually
                                                                                                       predictable, moderate and occasionally
Thu    Bisevo – explore Bisevo and the Blue Caves and the famous beach at Bol, alternatively           fresh (force 2-5) in the afternoon.
       take a hydrofoil to Korcula.
Fri    Independent sailing for two-week flotilla including Milna and Rogac – One-week flotilla                 FLIGHT
       returns to Split to dine out in style in a local restaurant.
                                                                                                               INFORMATION
                                                                                                                Saturday morning charter flights
The Kornati Route                                                                                      from Gatwick and Manchester to Split
                                                                                                       with afternoon return. Direct scheduled
Sat    Arrivals & Departures – two week flotilla continues independent sailing with rendezvous         afternoon flight Gatwick to Split also
       in Maslinica.                                                                                   available. Direct charter flights from
                                                                                                       Birmingham, Bristol and Stansted
Sun    Maslinica, Solta Island – a charming venue for our welcome punch party.                         available on request.
Mon    Prvic Luka, Prvic Island – traditional villages and idyllic swimming.
Tue    Skradin – spectacular setting in the river estuary. Visit the famous waterfalls, then explore           TRANSFER
       this lively town rich in local culture.                                                                 INFORMATION
Wed    Rogoznica – An extensive well protected bay and the perfect venue for our beach party.                  Direct road transfer to Split
                                                                                                       (Marina ACI) in approximately 35
Thu    Trogir – a truly lively and historic town with a great choice of restaurants both inside and    minutes.
       outside the ancient walls.
Fri    Split, Marina ACI – dine out in style at a local restaurant for our last night. The 2 week      For prices see page P6
       flotilla commences free sailing.


Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating conditions.
      Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.

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                                                LOA/LWL        9.50m/8.22m
sun odyssey 32 & 32i                            BEAM           3.30m                        41
                                                DRAFT          1.50m
Wheel steering, dinghy, slab reef mainsail SAIL AREA           52.5m2
with lazy jacks, roller furling genoa, electric ENGINE         18hp
windlass, bimini, CD player, holding tank, CABINS/BERTHS       2/4-5
hot water and GPS                               SHOWER/WC      1/1
                                                YEAR           32/2001-4,32i/2007-9

                                              LOA/LWL          10.30m/9.00m
                                              BEAM             3.29m
sun odyssey 34.2
                                              DRAFT            1.7m
                                              SAIL AREA        55.6m2
Wheel steering, furling mainsail & genoa, ENGINE               27hp
electric windlass, dinghy, bimini, CD player,
                                              CABINS/BERTHS    3/6-7
holding tank, hot water and GPS
                                              SHOWER/WC        1/1
                                              YEAR             2000-2

                                                LOA/LWL        10.75m/9.7m
sun odyssey 35 & 36i                            BEAM           3.49m
                                                DRAFT          1.85m
Wheel steering, dinghy, slab reef mainsail SAIL AREA           58.6m2
with lazy jacks, roller furling genoa, electric ENGINE         29hp
windlass, bimini, CD player, holding tank, CABINS/BERTHS       3/6-7
hot water and GPS.                              SHOWER/WC      1/1
                                                YEAR           35/2003-6,36i/2007-9

                                               LOA/LWL         12.02m/11.2m
SUN ODYSSEY 40 & 40.3                          BEAM            3.95m
                                               DRAFT           1.95m
Wheel steering, dinghy, lazy jack or in-mast   SAIL AREA       74m2
furling mainsail, furling genoa, electric      ENGINE          50hp
windlass, bimini,spray hood, holding tank,     CABINS/BERTHS   3/6-8
CD player, hot water and GPS.                  SHOWER/WC       1/1
                                               YEAR            40/2000-1,40.3/2004-5

                                               LOA/LWL         12.85m/11.60m
SUN ODYSSEY 42i                                BEAM            4.18m
                                               DRAFT           2.13m
Wheel steering, electric windlass, roller      SAIL AREA       70.7m2
furling genoa, dinghy, bimini,spray hood       ENGINE          60hp
GPS, CD player, holding tank and hot           CABINS/BERTHS   3/6
water                                          SHOWER/WC       2/2
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SAIL & STAY
CROATIA

          SPLIT                                             DUBROVNIK                                        MAKARSKA
          A vibrant and historic port city with a wealth    The jewel of the Adriatic, and probably the      Arguably Croatia's most beautiful stretch of
          of cultural and historic interest that            best preserved medieval city in the world.       coast, with pretty white pebble beaches
          successfully blends the old with the              Its imposing walls date back to the 11th         lined with lush green pine forest and
          new.Local attractions include the 1,700 year      century and the city boasts a wealth of          ancient olive groves against a mountain
          old Roman ruins of Diocletian's Palace and        churches, monasteries, palaces and               backdrop. Known as the Makarska Riviera,
          its catacombs in the city's waterfront area,      museums from the Venetian and earlier            the resort has a colourful, vibrant town
          which is a UNESCO world heritage site. The        Byzantine periods. A walk along the              centre, with its old harbour full of local
          lively and cosmopolitan promenade lined           ramparts is a must before exploring the          boats and visiting yachts. There is a large
          with cafes and restaurants is within walking      many squares and cobbled streets hiding          selection of bars, shops and restaurants.
          distance of our yacht base.                       treasures too numerous to mention.
                                                                                                             Hotel Villa Marija 4*
          Hotel Split - 3* superior                         Hotel Lapad 3*                                   Situated in the centre of the small village of
          The Hotel Split enjoys panoramic views of         Situated on the approach to the Lapad            Tucepi and close to the yacht marina and
          the Adriatic and nearby islands. The              peninsula, west of Dubrovnik and                 coastal promenade - a popular feature of
          historic city of Split is a short taxi ride, or   overlooking Gruz harbour, the Hotel Lapad        many villages in the Makarska Riviera, the
          for the more energetic, a 45 minute walk          is built in the style of two elegant 19th        Villa Marija is a wonderful, small family-run
          away.                                             century Victorian pavilions centred round a      hotel that prides itself on its quality of
                                                            large courtyard with swimming pool. The 192      service and excellent restaurant cuisine. A
          This modern, well appointed and relatively        rooms are on two storeys in the main             heated indoor and outdoor swimming pool
          secluded hotel is set into the local wooded       pavilion and behind the reception are bars       are complemented by a large sun terrace,
          hillside above a Blue Flag beach amid             and an a la carte restaurant.                    massage, sauna and fitness room.
          attractive mature gardens. Facilities include
          restaurant, bar, beach bar, freshwater            There is a regular bus service to the old city   The hotel has 29 air-conditioned rooms, all
          swimming pool, a beauty treatment room            some 5km away and, during the summer             with full or partial views of the sea or
          with massage, tanning beds and sauna              months the hotel provides a boat service to      surrounding mountainside. Rooms have
          rooms. There is also a casino and                 local beaches. Rooms have satellite              satellite television, a hairdryer, minbar, radio
          nightclub. The hotel offers 204 air               television and a telephone. Most rooms have      and telephone.
          conditioned rooms with satellite TV, mini-        garden or pool views and most have a
          bar and telephone. All rooms have a patio         balcony. Some rooms have air-conditioning        Twin from £49pp per night BB
          or balcony and a garden view.                     for which a supplement is charged locally.

          Twin from £49pp per night BB                      Twin from £59pp per night BB




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St Vincent & The Grenadines

A picture-perfect collection of Caribbean Islands, this island nation nestles between St
Lucia to the north and Grenada to the south in the Windward Islands of the
Caribbean. Within St Vincent & The Grenadines, there are 32 islands in total covering
an area of 150 square miles, though only 9 islands are inhabited. Thanks to their
varied history and settlement, the islands have become home to a friendly, vibrant,
multi cultural community, well suited to the sunny, tropical climate.

Platinum white sands contrast with the azure blue sea. Inland you will find wooded
hills that resemble a Mediterranean landscape. The local cuisine is dominated by
fresh local ingredients and fresh sea food and is delicious. The pristine environment of
the Tabago Cays, an archipelago of low lying islands, reefs and lagoons is now a
designated national park. The Grenadines are amongst the most unspoilt islands in
the Caribbean, whilst the easterly trade winds ensure that the sailing is excellent.


St Vincent & Grenadines Flotilla

Our flotilla is based in Blue Lagoon on the main, and largest of the islands,
St Vincent. The island is steeped in history and rich in cultural heritage, much of which
can be seen when strolling around the capital, Kingstown. St Vincent is also the home
to the oldest botanical gardens in the western hemisphere, and a descendant of one
of Captain Bligh's breadfruit trees can be found, brought to the island on HMS Bounty.
During your Caribbean flotilla holiday around the islands, you'll visit Mustique, Bequia,
Union Island and the Tobago Cays to name but a few of the breathtaking islands that
make up this tropical paradise. From snorkelling around the corals in crystal clear
waters to dining on exquisite seafood and exotic local fruits, you are guaranteed to
experience the sailing holiday of a lifetime.
                                                                           caribbean
ITINERARY
ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES
DEPARTURES EVERY OTHER SATURDAY FROM 12 DECEMBER TO 10 APRIL - 14 NIGHTS


14 Day Flotilla Sailing Itinerary
Day 1   Arrivals and transfer to our flotilla base in Blue Lagoon, St Vincent for embarkation and
                                                                                                                  THE WEATHER
        welcome punch party.                                                                                         Sailing Conditions are
                                                                                                                     reliable with north-westerly
Day 2   After your full yacht briefing, set sail for Bequia and anchor overnight in Admiralty bay.        winds Force 2-5, ocassionally 6. The
        Go ashore and explore the town of Port Elizabeth.                                                 flotilla sailing season runs December
Day 3   After stocking up on fresh fruit from the boat boys, enjoy a lunch stop in Petite Nevis           to April, though one can sail this
        before sailing across to Mustique, anchoring overnight in Britannia Bay.                          area all year. Temperatures typically
                                                                                                          range from Mid 70's to high 80's and
Day 4   After rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous on this private island, head south east
                                                                                                          sunshine is almost guaranteed.
        to the unspoilt island of Canouan.
Day 5   A short sail after some snorkelling in the crystal clear waters takes us across to Tobago
        Cays, a perfect spot for Rum punches and a BBQ.
                                                                                                                  FLIGHT
                                                                                                                  INFORMATION
Day 6   Enjoy swimming and exploring the Cays before heading south to Petit St Vincent. Try the
                                                                                                                    Saturday moring scheduled
        exclusive hotel for dinner or dine aboard under the stars.
                                                                                                          flights from Gatwickor Heathrow to
Day 7   Sailing back north west, we head across to Union Island and anchor in Clifton Harbour.            St Vincent via Barbados, St Lucia or
        Enjoy the afternoon ashore exploring the island.                                                  Grenada with return departing
                                                                                                          afternoon or evening with early
Day 8   Stock up on provisions and then sail around the island to the unspoilt Chatham Bay, with          norning landing in the UK.
        no bars or restaurants, dine aboard and relax.                                                    Flight time 8 hrs. For sail & stay,
Day 9   After a refreshing early morning swim, sail across to Saltwhistle bay on the island of            flexible durations are available due to
        Mayreau.                                                                                          regular scheduled flight services.

Day 10 Soak up the beauty of Mayreau before sailing on to Canouan, where we anchor in
       another unspoilt bay for the night.
                                                                                                                  TRANSFER
                                                                                                                  INFORMATION
Day 11 Sail past Petit Canouan and Savan Island before anchoring once again in Mustique.
                                                                                                                  Direct road transfer to our
Day 12 After bidding farwell to Mustique, head towards Bequia and anchor off Princess                     base at Blue Lagoon, St Vincent in
       Margaret Beach.                                                                                    approximately 15-20 mins.
Day 13 Sail from Bequia towards St Vincent, anchoring in a choice of bays on the sheltered
                                                                                                          For prices see page P4
       leeward side of the island.
Day 14 Sail back around the island to Blue lagoon for a farewell get together ashore.
Day 15 Dis-embark and transfer to the airport for your journey home.

        Note: Flotilla routes may vary during the season according to weather and operating conditions.
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        Our flotilla crew will keep you fully briefed each day.
                                           LOA/LWL         10.30m/9.00m
sun odyssey 34.2                           BEAM            3.29m                 47
                                           DRAFT           1.7m
Wheel steering, battened mainsail & roller SAIL AREA       55.6m2
furling genoa, electric windlass, dinghy,  ENGINE          27hp
bimini, spray hood, CD player, hot water. CABINS/BERTHS    2/4-5
VHF, GPS and mobile phone.                 SHOWER/WC       1/1
                                           YEAR            2001-2

                                           LOA/LWL         10.97m/9.3m
beneteau 362                               BEAM            3.65m
                                           DRAFT           1.6m
Wheel steering, battened mainsail & roller SAIL AREA       62.25m2
furling genoa, electric windlass, dinghy,  ENGINE          27hp
bimini,spray hood, CD player, hot water, CABINS/BERTHS     2/4-5
VHF, GPS and mobile phone.                 SHOWER/WC       1/1
                                           YEAR            2001-2

                                           LOA/LWL         12.71m/10.9m
oceanis 411                                BEAM            3.95m
                                           DRAFT           1.7m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in mast furling    SAIL AREA       83m2
mainsail, roller furling genoa, electric   ENGINE          56hp
windlass, bimini, spray hood, CD player,   CABINS/BERTHS   3/6-8
hot water,VHF, GPS and mobile phone.       SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                           YEAR            2001-2

                                           LOA/LWL         13.11m/11.9m
grand soleil 43                            BEAM            3.96m
                                           DRAFT           2.1m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in mast furling    SAIL AREA       105m2
mainsail, roller furling genoa, electric   ENGINE          56hp
windlass, bimini, spray hood, CD player,   CABINS/BERTHS   3/6-7
hot water,VHF, GPS and mobile phone.       SHOWER/WC       2/2
                                           YEAR            2002

                                           LOA/LWL         15.4m/13.09m
beneteau 49                                BEAM            4.46m
                                           DRAFT           1.8m
Wheel steering, dinghy, in mast furling    SAIL AREA       116m2
mainsail, roller furling genoa, electric   ENGINE          78hp
windlass, bimini, spray hood, CD player,   CABINS/BERTHS   5/10
hot water,VHF, GPS and mobile phone.       SHOWER/WC       3/3
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BAREBOAT YACHT CHARTER
OCEANS OF CHOICE – THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER

               Go where you want at your own pace. With a compre-                                            The Western
               hensive inventory of domestic, sailing and safety equipment,                                  Mediterranean
               your boat will be anything but bare. All it awaits is you the                                 and the Canary Islands:
                                                                                                             Get a totally new perspective from the deck of a
               skipper, and your family or friends as crew or guests.                                        boat. Leave the crowds behind and take a fresh
                                                                                                             look at the Balearic Islands, the Canaries, the
                                                                                                             Cote d'Azur, Corsica, Elba, Sardinia and Sicily.
               The Greek Isles                               The Dodecanese
               A yacht is a magical way to explore these     The eastern Aegean, from Rhodes, Kos or
               mythical isles, arguably the worlds           Samos. A wonderful contrast between of
                                                                                                             THE CARIBBEAN
               foremost sailing destination. Hopping         some of the most cosmopolitan and               A sailing haven with average temperatures of
               between all 2000-odd islands would be a       tranquil of the Greek Isles with good           80°F and reliable trade winds. We particularly
               Herculean task, so opt for one of five well   sailing winds the being the norm.               recommend the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and
               established cruising areas:                                                                   The Grenadines. The BVI are a cluster of over 60
                                                                                                             islands and bays offering crystal clear waters and
                                                             TURKEY                                          countless anchorages. The Grenadines stretch
               The Saronic Islands                           At the crossroads of Europe and Asia,           from Grenada to St Vincent. Turquoise bays and
               Easily accessible from Athens, short          Turkey blends a fascinating culture with        palm-lined sandy spits contrast with volcanic
               distances separate bustling ports from        outstanding ancient sites and rugged            peaks.
               quaint harbours and quiet anchorages.         natural beauty, all with a touch of eastern
                                                             promise. From our bases in Marmaris,
                                                             Bodrum, Gocek and Orhaniye you can set
                                                                                                             THE WHITSUNDAYS
               The Ionian Islands                                                                            74 emeralds scattered off the coast of North
               Lush green beauty with gentle sailing from    off for unspoilt coves and fantastic sailing.
                                                                                                             Queensland. This enchanting national park is
               bases in Preveza, Corfu and Lefkas.
                                                                                                             sheltered from the ocean by the Great Barrier
                                                             The Croatian Riviera                            Reef and Coral Sea. Temperatures range 75° to
               The Sporades                                  and Dalmatian                                   85° while the trade winds are generally easterly.
               Picturesque, pine-clad, hilly islands with    Islands
               some of Greece’s finest beaches and a
               lively home port at Skiathos. Great sailing
                                                             A unique character created by a fusion of       THE SEYCHELLES
                                                             its varied history and influances from the
               winds for the more experienced.                                                               An exquisite archipelago of 110 islands in the
                                                             acient Greek and Romans to the
                                                                                                             southern Indian Ocean, almost uninhabited
                                                             Venecians and Austro-Hungarian empire.
                                                                                                             except for the main island of Mahe. These islands
               The Cyclades                                  Croatia has some of the most varied
                                                                                                             are renowned for the richness of their flora and
               Archetypal Greek islands with brilliant       scenery in the Med. An attractive
                                                                                                             fauna. Yacht charter is a relatively recent
               white buildings, blue domed churches, and     alternative to more mainstream areas, with
                                                                                                             arrival,temperatures average between 27° & 30°C
               superb beaches easily cruised from            light westerly summer winds.
                                                                                                             and the trade winds are usually easterly.
               Athens, Lavrion or Paros. Stronger winds,
48             especially during the Meltemi season.
               make this a choice for experienced sailors.
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CLASSIFICATION OF                                Additional facilities may include a swimming    TAILOR-MADE TRAVEL
                                                 platform, a jet ski or ski boat and even a
VESSELS                                          Jacuzzi. Each is unique and we have a
                                                                                                 Seafarer are experienced travel profes-
We have divided our charter yachts into                                                          sionals who can make all the arrangements
                                                 fabulous choice:
premier and Club fleets.                                                                         for your bareboat charter including:
Our premier fleet features the latest models     MOTOR YACHTS
(generally less than 3 years old) with up-to-                                                    •   plan arrangements to celebrate a special
the-minute specifications.                       The power, panache and panoply of                   occasion
Our Club fleet consists of slightly older        watersports equipment make a crewed
                                                                                                 •   book flights and transfers
models and some locally built yachts. These      motor yacht a particularly appealing
are maintained to the same high standards,       proposition.                                    •   organise transport to and from the UK
but are more economical to charter.                                                                  airport
                                                 SAIL CRUISERS                                   •   obtain excellent room rates at UK airport
Sailing Yachts                                   Revel in the romance and timeless elegance          hotels
Our selection encompasses classic cruising       of life on board a thoroughbred sailing
sailboats, cruiser-racers and catamarans.        vessel.                                         •   reserve airport parking and the comfort
These range from 28 to 61ft, and can                                                                 of an executive lounge
accommodate two to twelve passengers in          MOTOR SAILERS or                                •   pre-book extra activities such as car hire
comfort. Makes and models vary according                                                             or excursions.
to destination. There is generally a balance     Gulets
of French, American, and locally built           Sail-assisted motor vessels are especially
yachts.                                          popular in the Aegean and Adriatic. These       SAIL & STAY
                                                 traditionally built wooden yachts combine       You can combine your holiday afloat with a
Motor Yachts                                     traditional charm with modern comforts.         stay at one of our handpicked portfolio of
A modern motor yacht fuses spaciousness                                                          resorts, hotels and villas.
and style with the exhilaration of cruising at   Welcoming staff at our bases will brief you
greater speeds. We feature cruisers capable      thoroughly about your vessel and chosen         Call one of our experienced consultants for
of accommodating up to nine passengers           cruising ground. With the peace of mind of a    advice on the ideal location for your pre or
crewed                                           professional crew to look after you and the     post-cruise stay.
                                                 yacht, you are free to cruise without a care.
Crewed CHARTER
You have your own private yacht and to
enjoy the experience you can take a turn at
the helm – or not lift a finger.
Your skilled crew will endeavour to arrange
everything based on the activities, places
and cuisine you enjoy most. Larger vessels
are airconditioned.
GENERAL INFORMATION
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE –                WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE –                     larger yachts. This excludes cover for loss     may be sufficient (we will advise at the time
FLOTILLA HOLIDAYS                             BAREBOAT CHARTERS                                  of dinghy and outboard motor, anchor and        of booking). If you have only limited
                                                                                                 chain for which you would be liable up to a     previous sailing experience possibly gained
• Return flights from the UK                  • Fully equipped charter yacht for the
                                                                                                 maximum of £300. As an alternative to           by dinghy sailing at local club level or
• Overseas transfers between airport and        duration of the charter (as confirmed on
                                                                                                 YDW, you will be required to lodge a            perhaps acting as an occasional crew
  our yacht base                                the Holiday Confirmation)
                                                                                                 refundable security deposit of £900 (up to      member on a cruising/racing yacht, we
• A Seafarer welcome punch party              • The services of Seafarer representatives         35 ft), £1250 (36-39ft) and £1500 (over 40      recommend you enroll on one of our pre
                                                and/or our local agents                          ft) when you pay your holiday balance.          flotilla or RYA training courses, either pre
• A Seafarer Beach Party (14 day flotilla
  holidays only)                              • Option to join flotilla for a day (if cruising                                                   departure, or in resort. Crews sailing from
                                                within a Seafarer flotilla sailing area- £25     CHILD DISCOUNT (FLOTILLA HOLIDAYS)              other bases such as The Sporades in
• All airport taxes and local taxes (Except                                                                                                      Greece, The Dalmatian coast of Croatia or
                                                charge) longer periods are available at a
  in Croatia & The Caribbean, national                                                           We offer a discount of £100 per child
                                                supplement                                                                                       the coast of Turkey on flotilla or bareboat
  park fees, Turkey £10 arrivals tax,                                                            outside of school holiday periods or £50
                                              • Seafarer Cruise Notes when cruising                                                              charter, can expect more challenging
  Caribbean $10 departure tax, all payable                                                       per child during school holidays (age 2-16).
                                                within a flotilla sailing area                                                                   sailing. Therefore formal qualifications plus
  locally)                                                                                       Infants under 2 years are charged at £50
                                                                                                                                                 a higher degree of sailing experience and
• End cleaning of your flotilla yacht         Bareboat charter rates are quoted per boat         and are not provided with a seat on flights.
                                                                                                                                                 navigational knowledge are usually
                                              per week and exclude flights and overseas          We also ask you to provide your own life
• The services of our experienced flotilla                                                                                                       required. In the absence of qualifications, a
                                              transfers, which we can arrange at                 jackets/buoyancy aids for infants and
  lead crew plus the support of our base                                                                                                         resumé of your sailing experience backed
                                              competitive rates. Required security               chidren under 6. Child discounts are limited
  team / local agents                                                                                                                            up by a reference from a recognised sailing
                                              deposits and damage waiver premiums are            to one child per full fare paying adult.
• One full tank of diesel plus full water                                                                                                        club may be accepted in Greece or Turkey
                                              listed in our bareboat price list against each
  tank and cooking gas                                                                                                                           but not in Croatia. The larger yachts require
                                              yacht type. Bareboat charters exclude fuel         QUALIFICATIONS & SAILING
                                                                                                                                                 skippers with experience of handling yachts
• Starter pack ofbasic provisions and         (you receive the yacht with a full tank of         EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                 of a similar size and an internationally
  cleaning materials on all flotilla yachts   diesel and should return it full). End
                                                                                                 Skippering a flotilla yacht is immensely        recognized qualification such as Coastal
• Seafarer Cruise Notes                       cleaning of your yacht is excluded and
                                                                                                 enjoyable and relatively easy, particularly     Skipper or higher may be required, though
                                              payable locally unless stated otherwise on
• Bedlinen & tea towels. (hand & bath                                                            during the summer months when winds are         in general an ICC qualification is widely
                                              your confirmation.
  towels are generally not provided unless                                                       steady and the weather reasonably               recognized and accepted. In all cases
  requested)                                                                                     predictable. On flotilla, the short passages    original certificates should be taken
                                              SECURITY DEPOSIT & YACHT DAMAGE
                                                                                                 between anchorages mean that willing            with you. Should you have any concerns
                                              WAIVER (YDW)
                                                                                                 helpers onboard will not become bored or        regarding the suitability of a particular
Note: Mooring charges (except at flotilla
                                              Although all yachts are comprehensively            restless. Skipper qualification requirements    holiday, yacht or cruising area,then please
base) extra fuel or water; food, drink and
                                              insured, a security deposit is required to         vary between countries and though not           call our knowledgeable reservation staff,
items of a personal nature such as laundry
                                              cover the first part of any damage caused.         always required, we recommend that the          who will be pleased to discuss and advise
are excluded. For sail & stay, transfers
                                              For flotilla holidays an optional Yacht            skipper has an International Certificate of     on the options available to you. To help
costs from yacht base to your accommo-
                                              Damage Waiver premium is charged which             Competence (ICC) as a minimum, which is         verify the crew experience, the lead named
dation are usually excluded and payable
                                              covers the insurance excess in the event of        equivalent to the RYA Day Skipper practical     person making the booking should
locally unless you are booking a flight
                                              accidental damage to the charter yacht or          qualification. In the Saronic Gulf or Ionian    complete the Sailing Experience section on
inclusive package.
                                              for loss or damage to the equipment. This          Isles in Greece,formal sailing qualifications   the booking form and include passport
50                                            premium is typically £90 for yachts up to 35       are generally required though in these two      details. Seafarer cannot accept responsi-
                                              ft, £125 for yachts up to 39ft or £150 for         more moderate areas, verifiable experience      bility for expenses incurred by you or any
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liability, should a person in authority (flotilla   YACHT INVENTORIES                                 RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL
skipper or port authorities) deem it
                                                    Our yachts are thoughtfully designed and          At Seafarer we endeavour to respect the
necessary to provide a professional skipper
                                                    comprehensively equipped with an inventory        natural environment in which we sail as well
for safety or legal reasons to assist you in
                                                    specifically chosen for Mediterranean sailing     as the laws, people and culture of our host
sailing the chartered vessel during your
                                                    holidays. Aboard each yacht your will find:       countries. On this basis our staff will advise
holiday.
                                                    Adult and children size life jackets, life        on issues such as avoiding polution through
                                                    harnesses, an inflatable dinghy (outboard         use of appropriate eco friendly detergents
EMBARKATION AND JOINING
                                                    available at supplement), pilot book,             and on board our yachts, correct use of
INSTRUCTIONS
                                                    navigation charts and equipment, cooking          holding tanks and disposing of litter
If you are taking flights arranged by Seafarer,     utensils and a full set of bed linen. Fitted to   responsibly. We will also encourage you to
on flotilla, the transfers to the yacht base will   each yacht are: Shower with hot water, deck       conserve water which is an increasingly
be provided. However, if you are making your        shower, Bimini hood, an electric fridge, a        scarce resource in these communities. We
own travel arrangements then the yacht              CD/radio player, GPS and VHF radio. Most          will advise on local regulations you should be
location and our agent's contact details will       yachts are equipped with depth, log and wind      aware of.
be provided to you with your travel                 instruments. The inventory and specifications
documents. You can usually embark your              described within this brochure are given as a     Additionally, we actively promote the history
charter yacht by or shortly after 18:00 hrs.        general guideline and a fair representation of    and culture of our host countries and
                                                    the yachts and their equipment available from     endeavour to contribute to the local economy
The yacht will have been cleaned and will be        Seafarer Cruising & Sailing Holidays and our      and communities. For example we try to
presented to you in a seaworthy condition           suppliers or agents. Specifications may           make use of local suppliers and materials
with a full inventory of equipment, full tank of    change from one supplier to another. If confir-   wherever possible, support local events as
fuel, water, gas and bed linen. Towels are not      mation of specific equipment is required on a     well as support local conservation initiatives.
always provided onboard. Further details on         particular boat we will be pleased to provide     In this way we are hopefully doing our part
what to pack, check-in procedures and               this in writing.                                  towards the common goal of ensuring that
itinerary info will be provided with your travel                                                      these beautiful and largely unspoilt areas are
documentation. Disembarkation is by 9 am.           Note: Whilst we endeavour to ensure that all      there to be enjoyed by future generations.
                                                    flotilla yachts have holding tanks, on some
ITINERARIES                                         bareboats or additional yachts hired in to our    TERMS & CONDITIONS OF BOOKING
                                                    flotillas this cannot be guaranteed. This may
The Flotilla itineraries shown in this brochure                                                       See our price and information guide booklet
                                                    especially apply in Croatia due to initiatives
are intended as a general guide. Our flotilla                                                         (enclosed) for full details of our terms and
                                                    aimed at encouraging marina use. Yacht
skippers are responsible to act with the the                                                          conditions of booking including payment and
                                                    crews are encouraged to use the marina
safety and comfort of all persons in mind, as                                                         cancellation terms, our obligations to you,
                                                    facilities wherever possible. Croatian marina
well as to protect the yachts and equipment                                                           your responsibilities to us plus details of
                                                    charges range from £1 per foot per night and
on flotilla. They are permitted to vary the                                                           bonding & financlial protection.
                                                    most provide hot showers, toilets, and a
itinerary sailed if in their opinion the weather
                                                    reception with currency exchange, water, fuel,
or operating conditions make this necessary.
                                                    shore power,shops bar and a restaurant. In
                                                    Greece and Turkey marinas are less common
                                                    and mooring charges are considerably lower
                                                    or often simply not charged.

				
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