An Atlantic Christmas

Caribbean Sun

Portimão, Portugal - St George’s, Grenada

Join Blue Clipper in Portimao on 7th December 2019 for an unforgettable 35 day ocean crossing from Portugal to Grenada.  Crossing an ocean under traditional sail is far from easy, but one of those bucket list experiences you just need to complete.  Ocean passages can bring conditions fit for only the boldest adventurers seeking the ultimate challenge.  The voyage aboard this beautiful schooner will end in St George’s, Grenada, where you will disembark on 11th January.  This voyage will include Christmas and New Year at sea or in the Caribbean, depending on the speed of the crossing.

ShipTwo Berth En-SuiteFour Berth Shared Bathroom
Blue Clipper£3,500.00£3,000.00
EmbarkationDisembarkationDays Sailing
December 7, 2019January 11, 202035
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An Atlantic Christmas - Portimao, Portugal - St George's, Grenada

7th December 2019 - 11th January 2020

Voyage Highlights

  • Crossing the Atlantic on board a traditional rigged Tall Ship
  • Escape the rat race, technology and smart phones
  • Meet like-minded people
  • Star-filled nights
  • Amazing sunrises and sunsets

Voyage Description

On a sailing voyage we never use the word itinerary, as skippers will always be aiming for the best sailing and shore landings for the forecast and most idyllic or sheltered anchors and ports. They are as keen as you to include some of the highlights describe, but you have to go with Mother Nature, not fight her. The description below is based on what we think might be possible, based on past trips, or experience, but nothing is guaranteed on a sailing voyage. If the following voyage description is not fulfilled for any reason, Maybe Sailing and Maybe Sailing Youth Initiative cannot be held responsible.

Have you ever dreamed of quitting your day job, buying a yacht and travelling the world’s oceans? While you might not be quite ready to ditch everything for this dream just yet, how about spending a month at sea travelling between Portugal and the Caribbean? On board Blue Clipper we are offering you that exact opportunity. 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. Ditch your smart phone and all the distractions that come with it and replace it with the open water, it’s weird and wonderful wildlife and an adventure of a lifetime.  Spend Christmas and new year in your new floating home, with new friends, sharing stories, toasting to 2020 anchored off an idyllic Caribbean beach.

 

What is included in the voyage cost:

  • All meals on board Blue Clipper – 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 fully qualified crew

What is not included:

  • 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 on shore (unless otherwise stated)
  • VISA fees

Portimão, Portugal

St George’s, Grenada

Embark Travel Information

Portimão, Portugal

Disembark Travel Information

St George’s, Grenada

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