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Community Sailing Trip to the Seychelles!

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Location: Victoria, Seychelles
Duration: 11 days
Product code: 62798P9_CXL0


Overview
We include you into planning each days itinerary. We are true to a real sailing spirit and plan together with the wind, weather and you! Therefore, please just treat the below itinerary as a general idea. We will customize it to meet your crew wishes and the current weather. Only the mad ones sail against the wind!Day 1: MAHE, EDEN ISLAND MARINAOur starting point is Eden Island Marina in the capital, Victoria. The largest city of the whole archipelago counts 60,000 inhabitants, but feels more like a paradise village. Arrival from Seychelles international airport to the marina will take you only 15 minutes (7 km). It really could not be closer.Day 2: THERESA ISLANDA sailing path between coral reefs leads us out of the marina. Enjoying our first day under sail, we sail around the north tip of Mahe island. A few hours later, we arrive to Theresa island and drop anchor for the night. It is an uninhabited island! As stars come out, we feel that we are in paradise. And it’s only the beginning!Day 3: SUNSET AT ANSE SOLEIL BAYWaking up to the sweet sound of tropical birds, setting the kettle for a coffee and tea and then diving straight into the sea from our yacht for a refreshing swim! Life at it’s most beautiful. Arriving at Lazare Bay, we stroll a wide open beach with overhanging palms. What do you say for sitting on the beach and admiring the sunset?Days 4-5: LA DINGUE ISLANDIt’s time to sail further to the smaller islands of the Seychelles. From Mahe, we sail towards La Dingue, making a lot of sea miles that day!  La Dingue is known as granite island and is mostly covered in tropical forest. There is also an enormous granite boulder which is a national monument. This monolith was formed around 750 million years ago. Day 6: THE SISTERSIn the evening, we drop anchor at The Sisters. It is a small island, but of superlative beauty. Palms? Great boulders on the beach? White sands? All that you associate with the Seychelles is here. Let’s enjoy! Day 7: COCO ISLANDCoco island is one of the most impressive snorkelling spots. Coral reefs surround this heavenly place. Shallow turquoise sea, fringed by expanses of coral, provide the most breath taking experience. Day 8: CURIEUSE ISLANDThe whole island of Curieuse is a protected area which aims to conserve the rainforest, preserve the biodiversity and care for the 150 Giant Tortoises who call Curieuse their home! The trail from Bay Laraie to Anse José bay passes through thick mangrove forest and is one of the most breath-taking sites on the island.Day 9: SILOUETTE ISLANDBeing one of the richest biodiversity hot-spots in the Western Indian Ocean, Silhouette Island is another protected area of the Seychelles.Day 10-11: MAHE, EDEN ISLAND MARINAWe arrive back in our host marina. Many memories and new friends made!
Supplier Name
Naleia Discovery Travel
Additional Information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking,Not wheelchair accessible,This is a very social experience and you should expect to be part of a team and play your role (sailing, taking care of the boat, cooking (if you can ;)) and shopping.,This is not a party sailing trip, so please find another trip if you expect to drink till you sink.,Additionally we will encourage plastic free trip, conscious purchases and sustainable travelling mode, so be ready to take that into account and accept little adjustments to your habits (i.e. using bio-degradable shower gel or not using single use plastics on board). We want to take care of our planet in the end, don`t we?,The boats which we are using for our trips are 0-5 years old, have 3-4 double cabins, 2-3 showers, fridge, stove, stereo, outside shower to wash off the salt water, saloon and socializing area outside. Additionally there is a tender and outboard engine to go ashore if not in the marina. Each cabin has lockers reading lights, and little port-holes (windows).,Minimum age is 21 years, however we suggest the participants who are under 25 to read very carefully the trip description and decide if they want to join only after careful considerations of all the points.,Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. So far we have not had any cancellation and we make it our pride to keep it like that.,Not recommended for participants with back problems, unfortunately sailboats are also not wheelchair accessible.,We suggest only the people who are willing to share and live a week on a sailboat to join. It may be challenging at times but in our opinion it is the most rewarding way of travelling.,This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund,This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions:
Inclusions,A comfy bed on a fully equipped catamaran, end cleaning, tourist taxes, bed linen, towels, etc… If you join solo you share a same-sex cabin.,Pro Skipper who is in charge of sailing. S/he is a part of your crew, facilitates the trip and shows you the best secret spots. Skippers are fun, sailed the 7 seas and are socially capable professionals.,Travel insurance is always included. Our partner AXA is providing it. It covers:,MEDICAL EXPENSES AND COSTS OF IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE: 20.000,PERSONAL ACCIDENT: 2.000,TRAVEL LUGGAGE: 200,TPL: 50.000
Exclusions:
Exclusions,Please allow 200€ to cover exclusions which will go for:,Food and drinks on board (we have fridge and stove on board) and in the restaurants,Fuel for the yacht

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$1,168.53