Join the crew of an adventure sailing yacht for two magical weeks of sailing, training and exploring in the southern Caribbean.
The emerald-clad islands of the Grenadines are world famous for their beauty and sailing there is like stepping back in time to the Caribbean as it once was.
Join this adventure sailing in the southern Caribbean trip and you’ll learn to navigate and visit new islands every day. There’s time every day to row ashore and explore the rainforests, volcanoes and wildlife, snorkel by the turtles and coral reefs or sit at anchor and watch the spectacular sunsets. Islands we visit include Mustique, Bequia, Mayreau, St Vincent and the Tabago cays.
- Caribbean’s most beautiful islands
- World famous Tobago Cays
- Coral reefs and tropical fish
- Learn to sail with expert tuition
Why We Love This Adventure
- No previous sailing experience needed - expert tuition provided on board
- Great mix of fun sailing and on-shore exploration
- Chance to swim with thousands of tropical fish and turtles, and explore the most beautiful beaches
Two weeks of sailing, training and exploring in the southern islands of the Caribbean.
Exploring St Lucia
We start with a couple of days training and exploring the beautiful shores of St Lucia and her world famous pitons.
Sailing to Bequia, Nantucket of the Caribbean
We now have an exhilarating full day of sailing south toward the archipelago of the Grenadines. The beautiful island of Bequia is our first stop and there's a full day to swim, wander up Mount Pleasant and enjoy Admiralty Bay.
Exploring Mustique & Canouan
Now we sail to the famous islands of Mustique and Canouan. Beloved of the film stars, these islands are the almost perfect islands for snorkelling with turtles, extraordinary beaches and wonderful small villages.
Mayreau & the Tobago Cays
The five uninhabited small islands and coral reefs of the Tobago Cays are one of the word's most special places. It is a short sail from Mustique and we will anchor here for at least a day. Expect to swim with thousands of tropical fish and turtles, and explore the most beautiful beaches
Sailing back to St Lucia
After 12 days of sailing round and exploring these islands, it's time to have a fun blast north. These 60' yachts are in their element on these passages and your skills will have improved markedly during your time on board. Now we can hoist as much sail as possible and charge back to St Lucia, ready for rum punches under the starry skies at our final anchorage of an incredible holiday
Absolutely everything except flights to and from St Lucia. All the food, accommodation on board, equipment and training is included.
What's Not included
The flights to and from St Lucia and any alcohol you may wish to drink!
Trip Duration15 days
Start LocationSt Lucia, Caribbean
End LocationSt Lucia, Caribbean
Average Group Size8
You are provided with accommodation (a berth) on the yacht from 1200hrs local time on the Start Date to 1200hrs on the End Date.
The yacht itself is an expedition yacht that was previously a round the world race boat. The accommodation on the yacht is comfortable, warm and spacious. Each bunk is 6′ 7″ long and has its own USB charger and light. Sleeping is in one 8 berth cabin. There are two toilets, a shower, hot water and lots of food!
We eat very well on board and we will take as much fresh fruit and veg as we can. Ocean sailing is an exercise in using food creatively but you can expert lovely warm meals, as much as you can eat, freshly baked bread and more. We can cater for most diets and have loads of veggies on board. If you have any severe allergies you must check with us before booking
You should join the boat in Rodney Bay, St Lucia after 1200 hrs on the start date. It is good if you can join us as close to 1200 hrs as possible, but if your flight or ferry gets in later than this on the start day, that is fine. We will ask you closer to the time to let us know your travel details. You will disembark the boat in St Lucia at 1200 hrs on the end date.
This Trip is Suitable For
These adventure sailing holidays are open to everyone aged 18 years and over. If you are aged 70 or over, or have any concerns about your health, we ask that you get a doctor’s note before booking. This is just to make as certain as possible that you will be okay out on the water.
Frequently Asked QuestionsDo I need previous sailing experience?
No. We do not require previous sailing experience and full sailing instruction is included during your time on boardWho joins the crew?
We get a mix of people from all around the world. Most crew have a few weeks of prior sailing under their belt but are by no means expert sailors. They join us to learn, to have fun and for some incredible sailing. There is usually a 50:50 mix of men and women and the average age is 47, but we get people joining us from 18 years through to 75 years!Can I join solo?
90% + of the crew join solo, so absolutely!I am vegetarian. Is that OK?
Absolutely. Quite a few of us are vegetarian too and you will eat as well as you ever do on board – maybe better!Will I be safe on board?
As Europe’s leading ocean and adventure sailing company the operator runs the best, safest yachts that are highly specialised and have circled the world three times with experienced instructors running them. They are full of safety equipment and satellite communications equipment. The safety culture on board is second to none.
Dates & Availability
- 02 Feb 2019 – 16 Feb 2019
We love this sailing company’s ethos – to help people do three things: sail, train and explore. They are passionate about enabling people to experience life out on the open ocean, building sailing skills and exploring some beautiful countries. After years of training people to become professional sailors, and having covered thousands of miles between them, the company Founders realised that so many people had dreamt of setting off across an ocean, but hadn’t the skills, the boat or crew to make those dreams come true.
The company now runs expeditions on a specialised 60’ yacht to some of the most exciting places out there – often largely inaccessible from land. With no previous sailing experience required, the two instructors will guide you every step of the way as you develop your sailing skills, maybe even earning an RYA qualification during the week. Exploring on land as they go is just as important and the bikes and a kayak mean you can head off and enjoy everything there is to see along the route.
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