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
Price 1500.00 €
Available Spaces 5

 

DURATION:  10 Days
TOTAL MILES: Minimum of 160 N.M
LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE: Beginners & Advanced Sailors

DETAILED ITINERARY

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 
  • Sailing Techniques 
  • Lunch / Swim stop Northern Corfu 
  • Sailing to Kassiopi
Day 4: 20/04 – Sailing to Othonoi
  • Sailing around the Northern Islands of Greece 
  • Exploring Mathraki 
  • Lunch / Swim Stops 
  • Sailing to Othonoi 
Day 5:  21/04 – Sailing to Errikousa 
  • Sailing around the Northern Islands of Greece
  • Exploring Errikousa 
  • Lunch Swim stops 
  • Sailing to Errikousa 
Day 6:  22/04 – Sailing to Corfu Town 
  • Sailing South to Corfu Town 
  • Experience the Friday’s Ceremony
Day  7: 23/04 – Sailing From / To Corfu Town 
  • Sailing Around Corfu Town
  • Experience Easter in Corfu 
Day 8: 24/04 – Sailing to Antipaxos
  • Sailing South to Antipaxos
  • Spending the night in a Bay 
Day 9: 25/04 – Sailing to Fiscardo 
  • Long-distance sailing to Fiscardo 
  • Dinner at the most picturesque place of the Ionian 
Day 10: 26/04 – Sailing to Lefkas
  • Sailing back to Lefkas

 

THE YACHT

Fluid 3  is a Beneteau First performance yacht.
She was designed by Bruce Farr and Pininfarina, and she is considered a classic cruiser racing yacht. She is fully equipped, and she complies with the Greek and MCA safety regulations. Furthermore, she is carrying all the necessary training equipment in order for the guests to get adequate training sources during the trip.
She is very well maintained, and she was equipped with a radar at the beginning of 2021 and the students can get familiar with this very useful electronic navigation aid.
The size of our yacht is 45ft which is the ideal size for our 10-day adventure. Not too big so less hard job to do, not too small so more comfortable and faster. Our yachts also carry equipment for water activities you can use for free like snorkeling and SUP.

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.

 

GALLERY

Full Specifications

Yacht type: Monohull
Year Built: 1996
Length: 13,9 m
Cabins: 4
Heads: 2
Pax: 10
Water Tank: 1000lt
Fuel Tank: 200lt
Engine: 80hp
Engine type: Diesel
Beam: 4,25m
Draft: 2,4m
Sails & Rigging

Furling genoa, Full batten main sail, Lazy jack, Bimini, Sprayhood

Safety

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

Navigation

Raymarine Plotter, GPS, Speed log, Wind instruments, Hand bearing comp, Divider, Parallel ruler, Greek waters pilot, Plotter, Clock, Binoculars

Galley

Gas stove & oven, Electric fridge, Cutlery – kitchen equipment, Pots & pans, Plates, Glasses

Spares & Tools

Engine’s & generator spares, Sails repair kit, Dinghy repair kit, Toolbox, Boat documents, Boat manuals

Customizations
WHAT’S INCLUDED
  • Fuel
  • Mooring fees

  • Water, gas

  • Bed linen & towels

  • Snorkeling equipment, SUP

  • Safety equipment

  • Provisions for breakfast, lunch, and snacks

  • Soft drinks

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

KEY POINTS
  • Gain Confidence and Experience
  • Easter In Corfu Town
  • Ideal for beginners and advanced sailors

  • Minimum of 160 NM

  • Minimum of 10 destinations

  • Sailing in the most popular area of the Ionian

  • Swimming in crystal clear water bays

  • Anchoring in picturesque bays

  • Amazing local cuisine

  • Exploring local culture and traditions

  • Combine sailing, training, and fun

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.

 

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