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Seychelles Sailing trip – 8 days / 7 nights

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Cruising area
Praslin, Seychelles (map)
Price:
from € 134 ($155) per day
Duration
from 8 days
Guests
up to 12 persons
Crew:
2 persons
Accommodation
private cabin
Meals
full board
Emphasis
Sightseeing, snorkeling
Seychelles cabin cruise on catamaran

12 Knots invites you to explore the inner islands of the Seychelles! Enjoy a relaxing cruise aboard luxury crewed Sailing Catamaran with the fun and adventure of sailing and cruising at your own leisurely pace. Seychelles sailing trip aboard crewed catamaran offers a great chance to enjoy stunning landscapes, sunbathe, snorkel and relax on a spacious deck. There are number of water sports facilities offered on board of the catamaran from snorkeling equipment to fishing gear to keep you busy during the day.

Seychelles, sailing trip - day1 - Mahe – St. Anne Marine Park
Day 1
Mahe – St. Anne Marine Park
Boarding will be in Mahe late morning. Enjoy a welcome drink while we are setting sails for the night anchorage at Saint Anne Marine Park.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day2 - Cocos Island - La Digue
Day 2
Cocos Island - La Digue
Late morning breakfast after which you may explore Saint Anne Marine Park islands that offer great snorkeling spots. After lunch we will cruise to Cocos Island one of the most spectacular landmarks in Seychelles. Ile Cocos is the most renowned snorkelling spot where crystal clear waters combine with rich marine life. Formed form a big rocks Cocos Island presents a beautiful sight with a great harmony of shapes and colours.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day3 - La Digue
Day 3
La Digue
Take a chance to rent a bike and to explore La Digue by yourself. You will love this beautiful and quiet island. Сurved back roads under tall palm trees, houses with roofs made of palm branches, small factories, where locals drie coconuts, stunning white beaches dotted with huge smooth rocks – La Digue can be considered one of the most beautiful islands of the Seychelles. There are no cars, only bicycles and carts drawn by oxen. Also on the island you can ride on horseback. Mooring for the night in the harbor of La Digue.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day4 - Cousin – Baie St. Anne (Praslin)
Day 4
Cousin – Baie St. Anne (Praslin)
In the morning we will arrive to Cousin Island, a natural reserve and home to rare species of birds and giant tortoises. After lunch on board of the catamaran we will sail to Praslin. There you will have a chance to visit the Vallee de Mai, one of the places in the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is one of only two places in the world where you can see the rare «Coco de mer» palms growing in their natural state. Take a walk through the valley under these beautiful giant trees that reach height over 40 meters. Gently swaying in the wind, they fill the air with mysterious rustling. Mooring for the night in St. Anna harbor.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day5 - Grande Soeur – Curieuse or Anse Petite Cour (Praslin)
Day 5
Grande Soeur – Curieuse or Anse Petite Cour (Praslin)
Morning passage to Grande Soeur. Here we will have barbecue on one of the most picturesque beaches in Seychelles. Take a short walk to explore the island, practice some water sports, or relax on the deck. Anchorage for the night in Curieuse or Anse Petite Cour.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day6 - Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio (Praslin)
Day 6
Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio (Praslin)
Curieuse Island is a part of the Marine National Park, home for more than a hundred of tortoises. After lunch we will sail to Saint Pierre islet covered with massive rounded rocks crowned by tall palms swaying gently in the wind. This is a typical scenery of Seychelles depicted in countless glossy magazines! Apart of beautiful scenery it is an excellent snorkeling spot with magnificent underwater world. Anchorage in Anse Volbert or Anse Lazio, Praslin for the night.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day7 - Mahe
Day 7
Mahe
Take your time for snorkeling and swimming or simply sunbathing on beautiful beaches of Praslin Island. After launch we will sail back to Mahe.
Seychelles, sailing trip - day8 - Mahe
Day 8
Mahe
Final breakfast aboard before a farewell with your crew and disembarkation by 10:00.

Diving

Seychelles coastal waters home to a huge number of rare marine inhabitants: butterfly fish, razor fish, Picasso fish, stone fish, hammerhead shark, shark Mademoiselle, big-nosed shark, blue marlin, fish Cardinal, 17 species sea urchins, swordfish, yellowfin tuna and toothy, brown and green moray eels and oldest and largest tortoises in the world. Most dive sites are within 10-40 minutes by boat from the shore. Professional instructors working in diving centers, speak several languages and it is possible to rent the necessary equipment. Visibility in the open sea can be up to 30 meters with water temperature form 24 to 30C. Diving season is limited by the monsoons, as the greatly reduced water clarity. Seychelles underwater world is presented in all its glory during periods of April-May and September-October.

Fishing

Seychelles is a paradise for those who love fishing. The most notable trophies can be caught during the summer. During this period you may catch tuna, barracuda, tiger shark and mako shark, or even blue swordfish and blue marlin weighting over 400 kg. Best time for fishing is early morning. To have time to catch some small fish first and then use it as a bate for a lrger trophies. Bring your frhesh catch on the boat and our chief will make a perfect dish for you and yor fiends.

Surfing

You may try sufing during you sailing trip. Mahe and Praslin are the best places for this sports. Grand Anse the beach on the north-west of Mahe is the most popular place among surfers: waves here reach two meters. Other Mahe beaches, suitable for surfing are: Beau Vallon and Anse Bougainville. The best season for surfing is from November to April.
Yacht Model Mojito 82 Crewed (DREAM SEYCHELLES)
Length overall: 25
Beam:
Draft: 825
Passenges (max):
Berths: 24
Cabins: 12
Bathrooms: 12
Engine:
Additional information
Professional Crew: 3 persons (captain, steward / cook, deckhand) Crew is responsible for all operations of the vessel, sailing, cooking, cleaning, and servicing meals, drinks and snacks on board. Crew offers a wealth of knowledge, great service and make the sailing trip an unforgettable experience.
Crew
Your sailing cruise will be on board of modern catamaran (Mojito 82 or Eleuthena 60). Thise luxury sailing yachts were designed to meet expectations of the most demanding clients, and will comfortably bring you to the most secluded bays and lagoons. Catamaran can accommodate up to from 12 to 24 guests in double cabins, each equipped with air conditioning, shower and toilet.
Price includes
● Accommodation in air-conditioned double cabin with private bathroom (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm) ● Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner) ● Service of the crew : 3 persons (captain, steward/cook, deckhand) ● 1 sets of linen,towels and beach towels per person/week ● Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water) ● Insurance for the yacht and the passengers ● Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment and sea kayak

Price does not include
● Airfares ● Transfers airport – base – airport (optional) ● Beverages, soft and alcoholic beverages ● Cash box (mandatory) : 80 Euros per person per cruise payable on spot upon arrival
Flight & Transfer

Main international airport is located on Mahe Island, 6 miles southeast from Victoria, capital of Seychelles. There are number of flights with 1 stop from United States operated by Emirates and Etihad Airways and a lot of options of direct flights from Europe including flights operated by Air Seychelles.

  • Emirates
  • Air France
  • Qatar Airways
  • Etihad Airways

Transfer from the airport to the base is not included. However, we can help to arrange transfer by special request. Please inform us at least 2 weeks prior to the first date of your sailing vacation by filling an appropriate form (number of guests, flight number, time and date of arrival).

Hotels

If you arrive several days prior to the first date of your sailing vacation, or decide to stay for a few days after, you may find number of hotels Mahe. Please check all the availabilities on: Expedia.com or Hotels.com

Visa

There are no visa requirements to enter Seychelles. However, a valid passport and onward ticket must be shown in order to obtain immigration clearance at the Seychelles International Airport. For more details please visit Seychelles Department of Immigration web site.

Local currency – Seychellois rupee.

  • Exchanging foreign currency into Seychelles Rupees must only be done at banks, authorised money dealers at the Seychelles International Airport, or with the hotel cashier.
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15 Oct 2018 Mahe
3 days - (3d/2n) Mojito 82 Crewed
18 Oct 2018 Praslin
€ 760 from € 722 ($836)
FULL
15 Oct 2018 Mahe
7 days - (7d/6n) Mojito 82 Crewed
22 Oct 2018 Mahe
€ 1270 from € 1 206 ($1 396)
FULL
19 Oct 2018 Praslin
3 days - (3d/2n) Mojito 82 Crewed
22 Oct 2018 Mahe
from € 760 ($880)
19 Oct 2018 Mahe
10 days - (10d/9n) Mojito 82 Crewed
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
from € 2 230 ($2 581)
FULL
22 Oct 2018 Mahe
3 days - (3d/2n) Mojito 82 Crewed
25 Oct 2018 Praslin
from € 760 ($880)
Only 1 spaces left!
22 Oct 2018 Mahe
7 days - (7d/6n) Mojito 82 Crewed
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
from € 1 270 ($1 470)
Only 1 spaces left!
26 Oct 2018 Praslin
3 days - (3d/2n) Mojito 82 Crewed
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
from € 760 ($880)
Only 2 spaces left!
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
3 days - (3d/2n) Mojito 82 Crewed
01 Nov 2018 Praslin
from € 915 ($1 059)
FULL
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
7 days - (7d/6n) Mojito 82 Crewed
05 Nov 2018 Mahe
from € 1 525 ($1 765)
FULL
29 Oct 2018 Mahe
10 days - (10d/9n) Mojito 82 Crewed
08 Nov 2018 Mahe
€ 2230 from € 2 118 ($2 451)
FULL

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