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May 08, 2013 - Cooking dinner at the back of the boat is a central part of an enjoyable sailing holiday. In some locations a charcoal barbecue will be supplied which can be intimidating for those not familiar with this style of cooking. For people preferring gas and not keen to take on the challenge of lighting and controlling a real fire as a cooking appliance I would implore upon you to take this chance to give it a go. These following tips will be useful.
April 10, 2013 - "On this boat you will notice a lot of ropes, they each serve a purpose and respectively have their own names. There are Head-sail sheets, Main-sheets, Lazy sheets, Brace, Down-haul, Vang, Topping-lift, Tack, Halyards, Warps, Reefing lines, Painters, Out hauls, Cunningham, Back-stays, Fore-stays, Shrouds, Chords and of course Lanyards. YOU WILL BE TESTED ON ALL OF THESE AT THE END OF THE DAY"
February 17, 2013 - Our three weeks Sailing Charter in Tahiti last October was a replenishing break. We enjoyed 10 days as the no2 lead boat alongside Penny Whiting MBE on one of her cabin share charters; as well Sail Connections had 2 bare boat charters enjoying the company as a flotilla. The balance of time our families joined us and we took the opportunity to sail around all the main Society Islands of Raiatea, Taaha, Huahine and Bora Bora, visiting the new and checking up on old favorites.
October 15, 2012 - The ultimate holiday is to be found on a well chosen boat in the company of people who share with you and add value to the destination of your dreams. A sailing holiday is not a one size fits all experience. It is not an independent experience, there will be people on board to help turn your dream into a reality. Being on a boat places you in a micro community in which you play a role. The more you pay the more this role is reduced right up to the premium end of the market that is the fully crewed charter. But for most of us a sailing holiday is about sharing the experience and playing our part in making it a success.
July 30, 2012 - Released from the trials of life you set sail to experience new cultures and scenery. Your well planned holiday has proceeded without issue and you are immensely happy with the boat that will provide shelter and safe transport for the week(s) to come...
May 08, 2012 - Catana 55 . Charter sailing in Tahiti 2013
February 28, 2012 - Sailing is a sophisticated holiday. It is the detachment without compromise that sets it apart from the experiences happening ashore. Pace and place perpetually adjusted to suit your mood with company encouraged as desired...
February 12, 2012 - The trends this year are starting to emerge. Europe is offering good value for those exchanging more resilient currencies. There is no doubt that this shift in the mix of charterer nationalities and the effect of world news has changed the profile for the Mediterranean.
November 29, 2011 - As a cruising destination New Caledonia is a land of contrast offering more variety than any other Pacific destination. If you are looking to visit that brochure shot, a long white sandy beach, lined with pine trees and coconut palms overlooked by a moody volcanic peak. It’s here.
November 21, 2011 - With the latest technology to guide you and all the modern home comforts on board, sailing these new boats has raised the level of appeal that is sure to convert the most reluctant recruits in your crew.
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