DESCRIPTION OF THE TRIP
The Ionian is one of the most popular sailing areas in the world and our Ionian Easter Expedition trip is the ideal way to experience the Greek Easter in Corfu and visit the most beautiful and idyllic places of western Greece at the same time you will gain sailing experience and confidence. The Ionian Easter Expedition trip is ideal for beginners and advanced sailors as well. Depending on your level of experience you will be trained accordingly by our experienced skippers in order to participate in the day-to-day running of the yacht. Sailing across the Ionian sea will give us the chance to swim in the most beautiful and picturesque bays, visit unique sites, and sail in areas where the breeze is guaranteed. We will develop sailing and navigating techniques working as a team, we will explore sites their culture and cuisine and we will discover the real Ionian.
Each day’s plan includes dropping our anchor in one of the idyllic bays of the area and finishing the day in a different port each time.
Everyone will get involved with sailing and routine duties as part of the team that sails around the Ionian.
DATES AND COST
|Dates||17-27 APRIL 2022|
DURATION: 10 Days
TOTAL MILES: Minimum of 160 N.M
LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE: Beginners & Advanced Sailors
DAY 1: 17/04 — Joining day
On day one you will join the yacht and you will meet the rest of the crew and the skipper. On your arrival, you will be welcomed by the skipper and briefed about the basics regards the yacht and the surroundings. Once everyone has arrived we will have the chance to have a drink all together to know each other and discuss the details of the trip and our expectations.
DAY 2 18/04 — Sailing To Paxos / Gaios
- First day of the trip
- Safety briefing
- Familiarisation with the yacht
- Sailing North
- Lunch / Swim Stop to Antipaxos
- Sailing to Paxos
Day 3: 19/04 – Sailing To Kassiopi
Day 4: 20/04 – Sailing to Othonoi
Day 5: 21/04 – Sailing to Errikousa
Day 6: 22/04 – Sailing to Corfu Town
Day 7: 23/04 – Sailing From / To Corfu Town
Day 8: 24/04 – Sailing to Antipaxos
Day 9: 25/04 – Sailing to Fiscardo
Day 10: 26/04 – Sailing to Lefkas
- Sailing back to Lefkas
Our yachts are very well maintained by our engineers, fully equipped, and they comply with the international safety regulations. You will get easily your sea legs on a yacht like this, and you will find yourself participating in the sailing sooner than you thought. You will find plenty of space in the fully equipped galley of the yacht where we prepare our breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
The cockpit and the deck have lots of space for having our breakfast and lunch as a group and for having a drink while relaxing in the sunset. Depending on your reservation you will be accommodated on a bunk bed or a double bed cabin with or without a private head. The yacht gets thoroughly cleaned and disinfected before every trip.
Furling genoa, Full batten main sail, Lazy jack, Bimini, Sprayhood
Life raft, EPIRB, VHF-DSC, Fire extinguishers, Life jackets, Torch light, Bosun’s chair, Black ball, Horseshoe lifebuoy, Floating light, Emergency helm, Safety belts, Box of flares, First aid kit, Fog horn, Hand bilge pump and handle
Raymarine Plotter, GPS, Speed log, Wind instruments, Hand bearing comp, Divider, Parallel ruler, Greek waters pilot, Plotter, Clock, Binoculars
Gas stove & oven, Electric fridge, Cutlery – kitchen equipment, Pots & pans, Plates, Glasses
Engine’s & generator spares, Sails repair kit, Dinghy repair kit, Toolbox, Boat documents, Boat manuals
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Cost of drinks and dinner ashore
Cost of transfers and flights to/from our base
Cost for participating in activities like scuba diving, visiting archaeological sites, etc
INFORMATION AND ADVICE
These kinds of sailing holidays are adventure sailing holidays so you are considered as part of the crew once you proceed on booking.
As part of the crew, you will be getting involved in the day-to-day running of the yacht. You will be helping sail the yacht, involved in the planning, navigating, cooking and keeping the yacht clean and tidy.
This kind of adventure trip is a bit more demanding than some other ordinary holidays, All ages are welcome as long as you meet our basic fitness and medical criteria.
Please make sure you have read and agreed to our terms and conditions before booking.