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Seychelles Sailing Flotilla

About Seychelles

A Seychelles Cruising Itinerary takes you into a vacation paradise. 

The marine preserves on islands populated with diverse and rare species of birds, lizards, and turtles in the Seychelles are exotic and intriguing. The plant life is varied too, from the coco-de-mer palms with huge double coconuts to the pitcher plants, gardenias, and orchids that grow on the mountain slopes. Passages combine a mix of open-water cruising in fair winds and short hops between adjacent islands for snorkeling and scuba diving on the coral reefs or simply relaxing on one of the many white-sand beaches. Although the Inner Islands of the Seychelles are mostly undeveloped (see Seychelles maps), some are home to seaside resorts and small settlements, providing plenty to do ashore as well as aboard your luxury yacht.   

Main Information

Dates:  October 6 - 16, 2019 

Sailing Catamarans

3 Lagoon 450 Luxe 

Destination Seychelles, Mahe  

Embarkation: October 6th at 6pm  

Disembarkation: October 16th at 9am   

Itinerary: Mahe - St. Anne - Curieuse - La Digue - Coco-  La Digue - Cousin - Islands

Price per night per person: CAD 300

* VIP package is available 

* Travel Insurance is required  

* Sailing experience is optional 

Tour Details

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Itinerary Highlights:

St. Anne Island  St. Anne Island is the centerpiece of this beautiful marine park, and nearby Moyenne, Round, and Cerf are just as scenic. During World War II St. Anne served as a base for a contingent of Royal Marines stationed there to defend the port of Victoria in the event of an enemy attack. In the early 19th century, the area was a busy whaling port. Today, cruising in St. Anne Marine National Park is a delightful foray into the wonders of Nature, with superb snorkeling and swimming, and a number of restaurants where you can dine out and savor the local cuisine.


Curieuse Island  Dotted with coco-de-mer palms and thick stands of mangroves, Curieuse Island is a typical example of the unparaleled beauty you’ll find in the Seychelles. In the distant past, the island was the site of a leper colony. Today, it’s a cruising paradise. 


Grande Soeur Island  Grande Soeur Island is privately owned, but boaters are welcome to enjoy the swimming, snorkeling, and sunbathing on its beautiful beaches on weekdays between 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. It’s well worth the effort to go cruising in Grande Soeur Island waters. 


Coco Islands  The four tiny islands of the Ile Coco Marine National Park are among some of the most beautiful in the Indian Ocean. They are often shown on brochures depicting the stunning beauty of the Seychelles. Coco Islands brings you to waters that offer the best snorkeling in the area


La Digue Island  The third largest island in the Seychelles, La Digue is a place with quiet charm. Hiking and horseback riding trails lace the lush, hilly land, and the views from Belle Vue and the top of Nid Aigle are truly spectacular. The island has several restaurants and an eclectic mix of shops. Colonial-era homes line the streets, a reminder of the storied past of the island that becomes obvious when you go cruising in La Digue Island waters. 


Cousin Island  Bird sanctuaries are an important part of the park system in the Seychelles. Rare birds such as the bulbul, black parrot, and the fruit pigeon are all protected species endemic to the islands. Cousin Island is a highlight of any Seychelles yacht charter 

Accommodation:

Sailing Catamaran Lagoon 450 Luxe: comfortable 4 guest cabins with a side access to the double bed, bedding sets, private toilets and showers for each cabin. 

 U"-shaped galley for greater comfort at sea, a spacious cockpit an ideal for sunbathing, on the same level as the galley, with a ventilation panel.

A cozy lounge with sofas and a dining table next to a modern kitchen, a special yacht barbecue on deck. 

 An inflatable motor boat to move a short distance from the anchored boat to the shore, snorkeling equipment 

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About Expedition

 

In the Flotilla format, we will exchange sailing experience and determine the best in a friendly race.

We are planning to visit the island of Mahe and stroll through Victoria - the capital of the island, admire the granite boulders on the island of La Digue, see the huge turtles of the island Kurez, swim with mask or scuba on the best coral reefs, stop at anchor in the most beautiful bays of Praslin Island. In the competitive struggle we will go in search of treasures.

We will do fishing straight from the board and cook it on board, be sure to have a picnic on the beach and much that is kept as a secret!

Price

CAD 300 per night (one place in a double cabin per person) 

Full service on board including  Breakfasts, Lunch and cruise activities

Air ticket, airport transfer, as well as tours and dinners on shore are not included in a tour price 

Air travel should be planned taking into account the time of embarkation and disembarkation.   

Payments

• by e-transfer to saillaviecruises@gmail.com

• by check to SAIL LAVIE SAILNG CLUB INC.,

10271 Yonge St # 357, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3B5

Bonus from Sail La Vie Sailing School & Club

For everyone - Introduction to Sailing catamaran under the guidance of the RYA YachtMaster.     

For  experienced sailors - the opportunity to be a member of the crew with Mileage Builder Program 

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