Tuesday, 21 May 2013 18:33

Daily Sailing Trip Eight Hours

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Sailing4you offers you day sailing trips at at the bay of Agia Pelagia for 8 hours.
    

Day sailing trip 8h: The daily 8-hour trips start at 10:00 from the marina of the Venetian port of Heraklion. Optionally, we can arrange your transfer, from and to your place of stay to the marina. Upon your arrival our skipper will provide you with a tour and a brief description of the boat. The boat is now set to loose the ropes and sail away towards the island of Dia or the bay of Agia Pelagia for 1 hour and 10 minutes.

During the trip the skipper is going to provide you with useful information and sailing tips concerning the art of sailing. If you wish, you will have the opportunity to actively participate in the sailing process either by steering the wheel or by tightening the sheet under the full guidance of the skipper.

Upon the arrival to Dia, the boat will moor and you will be able to swim in the crystal clear waters of the island. Dia is a small inhabitable island just 6 nautical miles at the north of Heraklion where the seawater is light blue. You will have the opportunity to explore the rich animal life under-water and if you watch carefully, you will notice various broken ancient vessels. The gulf has a view of Heraklion and due to its orientation the weather is always calm.

Agia Pelagia BayYou will have plenty of time at your disposal to enjoy your swim and jumps from the boat and also to walk around the wild landscape of the island that makes it so unique. The island is a Natura protected area due to its biodiversity. Follow the path, which will lead you to the centre of the island and discover the remains of the now destroyed ancient forest. Look for the salty wetlands formed in the rocks when the waves hit the north part of the island.

If you prefer to visit the bay of Agia Pelagia you will have plenty of time at your disposal for swimming in the magnificent green-blue waters and for relaxing walks on the beach. The bay of Agia Pelagia is protected from the wind and the sea is always calm. The boat is equipped with masks, snorkels and fins that will facilitate your exploration of the deep clear waters. Admire the beauty of the landscape and perceive the scents of thyme, sage and rosemary that reach till the sea. You can wander around the narrow streets of the village and have lunch in the traditional taverns located along the beach.

When you wish, you can have a shower in the stern of the boat and afterwards, a refreshing fruit salad prepared by our skipper will be waiting for you. You can either savour it under the shadow of the tent or while sunbathing in the front of the boat on comfortable pillows. Additionally, we will offer you water, refreshments, coffee and yogurt with handmade sweets accompanied by the local cretan drink, raki.

Our return to the port of Heraklion will be 18:00, when we will say goodbye longing that your experience was unique and if you are lucky enough, to be accompanied by dolphins on our way back since these friendly creatures love our waters and consort our journeys.

**Optionally, upon prior arrangement, you can choose a lunch consisting of delicious salads and a main course of either pasta or BBQ meat or seafood BBQ, accompanied by wine and refreshments.

Published in What We offer
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 17:50

Funboat Sailing

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Funboat-sailing

If you can ride a bike, you can sail a Funboat!

Now sailing is for everyone who wants to enjoy playing on the water. This is truly leisure sailing at its best. For millions of people, the Funboat is their first introduction to sailing, often when they are on vacation at worldwide resorts.

A Funboat is durable, stable, easy to rig, and easy to sail. No centerboard means no hassle in leaving and returning to the beach; it’s easy to get in, push off and sail away.

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The Laser Pico is a fun, durable, confidence-inspiring boat that can be sailed by everyone.
It's ideal for entry-level sailors and is equipped with a removable jib and reefing main sail for easy rigging.

 

                                                                   

Laser16

Laser 16 is a modern, spacious cruising dinghy designed for leisure and family sailing.
Laser 16 is ideally suited for coastal explorations & groups.
Easy to handle, carrying 6 persons, safe even in heavy weather, Laser 16 is perfectly suited to groups or families wanting to day sail along the Pantanassa gulf.

 

 

3 hours coastal exploration & swimming.

Boat Rental.

Lessons for beginners and intermediate.

 

Boat-rental

Either Laser 16 and Laser Pico are available for rental without skipper. Renters must provide proof of sailing experience (sailing certification).

 

3hours

(Only with Laser 16)
We offer an amazing adventure through sailing with skipper around the Pantanassa gulf and swimming  at Panagia beach. Laser 16 provides space for keeping basic supplies with (beach bags). We provide masks and flippers.

 

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We offer private or group instruction with certified instructor for people of all  skill levels aged 9 and older children and adults (lessons for younger children can be arranged with a parent). They can choose one or more stages of instruction.

 

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Published in What We offer
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 15:57

Sailing Lessons

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Sailing4you gives you the opportunity to attend offshore sailing courses through flexible training programs, either short or long term and of all experience levels, enjoying in the mid-time your vacations in the Aegean sea. Our courses are being held by our skippers, who are well accomplished in the field and will reveal you the secrets of the art of sailing while offering high-level knowledge. Alone, with your friends or your family, choose your destination and benefit from your time on the boat, the mooring and the night sailing under the stars of the Aegean Sea, to fulfill the contents of an offshore training course. Moreover, the sea where the lessons will take place is ideal for gaining or accumulating sailing experience, since you will not also encounter calm seas but also the north winds usually blowing in our islands during the summer.

For example, a beginners training includes the following:

Briefing on the safety regulations.

Knowing the boat.

Aerodynamics and sailing principles.

Nautical maps – Shipping and route design.

International regulation for preventing collisions at sea.

Mooring – Knots – Ropes.

Side and stern mooring.

Meteorology – Navigation.

Night sailing.

Engine check.

Safety equipment – Life raft.

Enjoy the beauty of the green-blue Aegean waters that will surely take your breath away. Your alternatives are countless, since you have the possibility to chooses either the islands of the Cyclades or the Dodecanese islands or both. Combine your vacations with the sailing courses and be double gained!  

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Tuesday, 23 April 2013 15:25

Regattas

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Do you already have sailing experience, whatsoever, and wish to participate in sailing races in the Aegean Sea in order to practice your sailing skills, gain experience and win competitions? Sailing4you give you the opportunity to participate in sailing events across the Aegean Sea with its boats. Live with us amazing moments, racing in the most important sailing events of the country, together with our experienced skippers.

All our skippers are certified trainers of offshore sailing courses, have taken part during the past years in various sailing events, and won among others, the following prizes:

2nd place in the 49th Aegean Rally in 2012 in ORC International IΙ category.

3rd place in the Cretan Rally, which was part of the 49th Aegean Rally in 2012..

2nd place in the 48th Aegean Rally in 2011 in ORC Club category.

1st place in the Aegean Regatta in 2011 in ORC Club I category.

2nd place in the Aegean Regatta in 2011 in the ORC Club category in the overall results.

3rd place in the Aegean Rally in 2011.

 

Published in What We offer
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 14:12

Special Occasions

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Sailing4you can satisfy any trip you have ever wished to make true. These can involve night rides for a night swim, excursions for romantic sunsets, as well as special occasions’ trips such as anniversaries, birthdays, weddings, photo shoots and even  special organized races for you in order to experience the true racing sailing.

In these special occasions trips, optionally, upon prior arrangement, you can choose a lunch or dinner consisting of delicious salads and a main course of either pasta, BBQ meat or seafood BBQ, accompanied with wine and refreshments.

 

Published in What We offer
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 13:32

Daily Sailing Trip Four Hours

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Sailing4you offers you day sailing trips at the blue waters of the island of Dia for 4 hours.
    

Day sailing trip 4h:  If you prefer the 4hour trip you will be able to choose between the morning departure (10:00) and the noun one (15:00). Optionally, we can arrange your transfer, from and to your place of stay to the marina of the Venetian port of Island of DiaDaiPortViewHeraklion. Upon your arrival our skipper will provide you with a tour and a brief description of the boat. The boat is now set to loose the ropes and sail away towards the island of Dia for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
During the trip, the skipper is going to provide you with useful information and sailing tips concerning the art of sailing. If you wish, you will have the opportunity to actively participate in the sailing process either by steering the wheel or by tightening the sheet under the full guidance of the skipper.
 
Upon the arrival to Dia the boat will moor and you will be able to swim in the crystal clear waters of the island. Dia is a small inhabitable island just 6 nautical miles at the north of Heraklion where the seawater is light blue. You will have the opportunity to explore the rich animal life under-water and if you watch carefully you will notice various broken ancient vessels. The gulf has a view of Heraklion and due to its orientation the weather is always calm.

You will have plenty of time at your disposal to enjoy your swim and jumps from the boat and also to admire the wild landscape of the island that makes it so unique.
Furthermore, the boat is equipped with masks, snorkels and fins that will facilitate your exploration. When you wish, you can have a shower in the stern of the boat and afterwards a refreshing fruit salad prepared by our skipper will be waiting for you. You can either savour it under the shadow of the tent or while sunbathing in the front of the boat on comfortable pillows. Additionally, we will offer you water, refreshments and coffee.

Our return to the port of Heraklion will be either at 14:00 or 19:00, depending on your departure hour. We will say goodbye longing that your experience was unique and if you are lucky enough, to be accompanied by dolphins on our way back, since these friendly creatures love our waters and consort our journeys.
 

**Optionally, upon prior arrangement, you can choose a lunch consisting of delicious salads and a main course of either pasta or BBQ meat or seafood BBQ, accompanied by wine and refreshments.

Published in What We offer
Monday, 15 April 2013 18:38

Oceanis 361 Clipper

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Comfort-meets-performance

The Beneteau Oceanis 361 Clipper has proven to be the boat where comfort meets performance. It is a steady boat when sailing that offers pleasure to its passengers during the journey and can accommodate from 8 to 10 persons together with the skipper. In the salon, the spacious interior, the light and the ventilation give out a sense of hospitality. It has three cabins, a kitchen and a spacious bathroom offering altogether the perfect place for relaxation and comfort.

In the cabins, you will find clean sheets and comfortable pillows for your sleep. Moreover, the kitchen offers anything you will need in order to prepare you meal, snacks and of course your tee or coffee.

As far as the sails are concerned, they are roller furling and can be adjusted according to the weather conditions and the sailing feeling each desires to experience.

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