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For travellers looking for blissed-out sailing, bays and beaches, Sunsail, the global yacht charter company that offers sailing holidays to first time sailors and experienced adventurers, announces an updated Ithaca flotilla, itineraries in Greece and Croatia and trusted drinks partner.
Kate Staniforth, Head of Marketing for Sunsail, comments, “The demand for sailing in the Mediterranean continues to be strong in 2022 and 2023 for Greece and Croatia. That’s why I am really excited to announce Sunsail has just launched a sensational new bareboat route from Dubrovnik to Montenegro as well as an updated Ithaca Island hopping flotilla and two-week charter from the Athens base, exploring the popular Cyclades Islands. We are also delighted to announce Lost Years, a rum brand with a purpose, as our latest drinks partner.
“Whether our customers want to book a bareboat, flotilla or skippered charter, we have something to offer all year round. If calm, protected waters and short island hops are your thing, or you would prefer exhilarating blue water passages, we have a holiday to suit your sailing level.”
Laura Bowtell, Global Sales Operations and Sustainability Manager for Sunsail, adds “At Sunsail we are dedicated to sustainable travel to ensure our customers are able to experience authentic sailing holidays in the most responsible way. To protect the natural world, people and culture, we strive to help our customers travel the right way. We are delighted to launch ‘Our OCEAN Promise’ which identifies five core pillars of focus for now and in the future. We are looking forward to sharing more details on this very soon.”
Updated two-week Ithaca flotilla
Discover Sunsail’s updated two-week Ithaca flotilla, explore Paxos in the first week and then island hop in style around Meganisi, Kalamos and Ithaca on your second week.
The most sociable way to tour the sparkling Ionian by yacht, great for families, groups, couples and solo sailors, flotillas offer an informal, hassle-free and incredibly unique experience. Enjoy deliciously fresh Greek seafood, try exciting water sports, spot dolphins, gaze at ancient history and visit picturesque fishing towns, all while sailing the calm waters of the gorgeous Ionian Sea.
Sheltered anchorages, calm conditions and easy mooring options make Lefkas the perfect destination for newly qualified sailors. Average temperatures rise from 18°C at the start of May to 28°C in July and can hit the mid-30°Cs in July and August at the height of summer.
Prices for a two-week Ithaca flotilla, departing Lefkas, for a fully equipped Sunsail 34, based on four people, starts from £ 7,429.15 and includes a flotilla fee, Wi-Fi and damage insurance.
New two-week Cyclades itinerary for Athens
Be inspired by Sunsail’s new two-week Cyclades itinerary for Athens. Take the helm and enjoy a skippered or bareboat sailing holiday around the stunning Cyclades Islands, the most popular island group in the Aegean Sea.
Enjoy fantastic Saronic sailing diving and snorkelling, ashore the is plenty of unique history for you to explore, from the sacred Island of Delos, Little Venice in Mykonos and The Temple of Poseidon in Sounio. With great hiking and stunning beaches, the Cyclades Islands offers a cosmopolitan lifestyle that can suit any taste.
Prices for a two-week Cyclades itinerary, departing Athens, for a fully equipped Sunsail 41, based on four people, starts from £6,867.15 and includes fuel and damage insurance.
New Dubrovnik-Montenegro one-week itinerary
Explore two sought-after destinations over one week with Sunsail’s new Dubrovnik -Montenegro one-week itinerary. Set sail from the base in Dubrovnik and head south to Montenegro where you will be transported in time and immerse yourself in the rich culture, art, history, and ancient architecture of both destinations.
As well as sublime sailing, swimming and diving into crystal clear waters, there is plenty to do ashore. Get the cable car from Dubrovnik for an unmissable view of the Adriatic Sea and if you are a fan of Game of Thrones, you should walk the full circuit of the city walls, where you will meander through forts and lookout towers and experience amazing views. With temperatures hovering comfortably around 20 °C in the daytime, spring is the perfect time to sail, whereas in August temperatures reach highs of 29 °C. The modern Montenegro towns of Budva and Bar are home to both buzzing culture and spectacular wildlife. Be it shopping, hiking or snorkelling, there really is something for everyone.
Prices for a Montenegro one-week itinerary, departing Dubrovnik, for a fully equipped Sunsail 34, based on four people, starts from £1,563.30 and includes Croatian tourism tax, Wi-Fi, fuel and damage insurance.
If you would like book, please call +44 (0) 330 332 1182 to speak to a friendly Holiday Planner, or visit: www.sunsail.co.uk.
Sunsail announces Lost Years Rum as new drinks partner
Sunsail has announced its latest drinks partner, award-winning spirit brand, Lost Years Rum. As a brand, it is dedicated to creating a range of outstanding rums, devoted to saving endangered sea turtles. Lost Years works closely with its charity partner, SEE Turtles, a company that helps fund community-based conservation at key nesting sites across the Caribbean and Latin America. In the brand’s first year alone, it raised enough money to save more than 31,000 sea turtles. Lost Years use the most eco-friendly products and services available, are plastic free, and work with partners who share its commitment to sustainability.
Find out more at www.lostyearsrum.com