Atlantic Christmas

An Atlantic Christmas

Duration: 35 days
From: £3,000.00

Enjoy an Atlantic Christmas with Caribbean sun on this unforgettable Atlantic crossing from Portugal to Grenada.

Setting sail from Portimao on 7th December 2019 this 35 day Atlantic Christmas voyage offers the chance to spend the festive season on board a traditional tall ship. Your destination is the beautiful sunny islands of the Caribbean, where your voyage will end in St Georges, Grenada on 11th January 2020.

This is an ocean crossing for the boldest adventures seeking the ultimate challenge.  Set sail on this magnificent tall ship, learn how to steer, how to understand the waves and swell and how it’s affected by the weather hundreds of miles away.

Spend the festive season aboard your floating home, with new friends, sharing stories, toasting to 2020 anchored off an idyllic Caribbean beach.

Why you'll love this adventure

  • Spend the festive season crossing the Atlantic Ocean
  • Enjoy the Caribbean sun this Christmas
  • No experience necessary - learn all you need to know on board
Portimao, Portugal
St George's, Grenada
Trip Duration
35 Days
Group Size
Private Departure
Sailing, Tall Ship
Style of Travel
Guided Group, Solo Traveller




7 December 2019


11 January 2020


Crossing the Atlantic from Portugal on a traditional rigged tall ship to the beautiful Caribbean

Screenshot_2019-07-23 An Atlantic Christmas Maybe Sailing

What's included

All meals onboard – including daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal
Refreshments throughout the day
Use of safety equipment
Accommodation in a twin ensuite cabin
All instruction and lectures on board by a fully qualified crew

Travel to and from the boat
Personal travel insurance. Check out Top Sail for specialist Tall Ship sailing travel insurance
Alcoholic and soft drinks (a TAB system is in place during your voyage. Payable at the end of your voyage in cash (GBP or EUROS) on board.
Any shore excursions and meals onshore (unless otherwise stated)
VISA fees

Trip notes

£3000 twin en-suite (per person)

There are twin ensuite cabins, a 6 berth shared forepeak with shared bathroom and a larger 4 berth cabin with shared bathroom. Each cabin has a porthole so if you are on the top bunk you can watch the starlit horizon from the comfort of your bed. Each cabin also has an electricity point (2 pin European socket). Bedding is provided but you will need to bring your own towels.

All meals are included onboard –  daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal

If you have any special dietary requirements it is we need to know this prior to the voyage in order that we can try to accommodate your requirements in the planned menus.

I’ve never been sailing before and I’m worried about not knowing what to do.

The majority of people who sail with us have never sailed before. Don’t worry! The crew will explain things and guide you through everything you need to know to be able to sail the boat. You will get the opportunity to learn lots of new skills and have fun at the same time.

What about toilets and showers?

There are toilets and showers on board. There are ensuite cabins and a shared bathroom in the forepeak. When you arrive at the boat you will be given a housekeeping brief and using the toilets and showers will be explained.

How fast does the boat go?

Our average sailing speed is about 6 knots (nautical miles per hour) – that’s almost 7 land miles per hour. The maximum speed under sail can be over 10 knots. Under engine, the maximum is actually less: only 5 or 6 knots. But sailing is more fun than motoring, so even in light winds we often sail – albeit rather slowly!

Tour operator

Aiming to offer accessible, exciting tall ship experiences for everyone regardless of age, budget or experience, this sailing company owns and operates two tall ships with voyages around the globe; from Arctic adventures to Caribbean cruises.

Hello! If you’d like to chat about finding you the perfect adventure or guidance on what’d suit you then we’re very happy to help. Tori & Larissa 0207 097 1734 • [email protected]

A most helpful, friendly and knowledgeable travel company!

Very helpful and provided lots of research material and excellent personal perspectives on the tall ship sailing trip I was interested in taking.

— Martin

Excellent thoughtful service.

They were prompt and friendly, and so thorough and helpful in connecting me with my adventure.

— Tina

One of a Kind Service!

From the very beginning of reaching out to AWA, they were super helpful, enthusiastic and informative.

— Matt

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