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Brief description of the holiday
Come aboard with us to discover northern Corsica by sail, with embarkation from the Spezia area on Thursday 14 July evening and night navigation.
We will sail from the Gulf of Poets to Corsica for three unforgettable days to discover the wild beaches of the north-west coast of the island, the fortified town of Calvi and the white sand beach of Saleccia . We will return to Italy on Sunday night to spend a relaxing Monday in the Gulf of Poets and return to the Marina for disembarkation around 19:00 on Monday 18th July.
PROGRAM OF THE DAYS
Thursday 14th July
boarding around 20:00 after the skipper's check-in. Departure at 10pm for the night crossing to Corsica (approximately 11 hours).
Friday 15 July
arrival at about 9:00 at the Giraglia lighthouse in Corsica and stop for the first baths. We will leave for about 12.00 for the second part of the crossing (about 6 hours) with lunch on board. Arrival before dinner in the Marina di Calvi, dinner ashore and visit to the suggestive fortified town.
Saturday 16th July
breakfast ashore in the beautiful town of Calvi after which we will take to the sea to discover the beautiful and wild beaches of the west coast of Corsica. Lunch and dinner on board, many swimming and night in the harbor under the stars.
Sunday 17 July
last day at sea in the unforgettable beaches of northern Corsica, after breakfast we will open the sails towards the north coast of Corsica to anchor in the famous white sand beaches (La Saleccia). Dinner on board with package boats (if the weather permits) and by about 10:30 pm we will return to the sea for the night crossing of return (about 14 hours).
Monday 18th July
arrival in the Gulf of Poets around 12:00, stop in the harbor for lunch and the last baths. Return to the Marina at 19:00, check-out of the charterer and disembarkation.
The itinerary may be subject to changes due to force majeure (e.g. adverse weather, administrative and / or technical problems, etc.)
Our trip starts here
Bocca di Magra, SP, Italia
Thursday 14 July from 20:00 until Thursday 14 July at 22:00
Our trip ends here
Bocca di Magra, SP, Italia
Monday 18 July from 18:00 until Monday 18 July at 20:00
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Other important information
The obligatory Starter Pack (40 €) is to be paid to the skipper upon boarding. Includes: tender rental with outboard engine and fuel; pillows and blankets; Gas, pans and kitchen tools.
The holiday itinerary will be confirmed based on the weather.
Night crossings : for the round trip night crossings, the participation of all the people on board is required to collaborate with the skipper in night surveillance. The crews (including the skipper) will split into groups of two for 1.5 hour surveillance shifts between 00:30 and 8:00 in the morning. During your turn you will only be required to stay awake in the cockpit and check for any lights in the sea around the boat. If you spot a light you will simply notify the skipper who will decide what to do.
The Boat : our boat will be a Bavaria 49.2 of 15 meters from 2008 (refitting 2019) with 3 cabins with double bed and 2 with bunk beds all large and comfortable, 3 bathrooms and a large sofa in the living room that becomes a double bed. It is well designed and is an example of comfort, safety and liveability of spaces. The cockpit is comfortable and spacious, the cabins are large and with effective ventilation thanks to the portholes. The kitchen is well equipped with 2 tilting burners, oven, 2 bowl sink and a large refrigerator.
There are some USB ports in the chart table and 220v sockets in the cabins (only working in the port). On deck we find: large central cockpit with table, wheelhouse console and navigation instruments, awning, various seats and sunbathing areas and outdoor shower with hot water. To reach the land, a tender with an outboard engine is available.
Cancellations and Refund
This experience undergoes Sailsquare's standard Cancellation and Refund Policy:
- As long as the Experience is Not Confirmed, you can cancel your reservation at any time and receive a refund of the amount paid.
- If the Experience is Confirmed, you can cancel your reservation up to 30 days before departure and receive a full refund.
- If available for the selected Experience, you can choose our Extended Refund Terms and cancel your booking at any time up to the departure, and receive a refund of the paid amount, upon the occurrence of certain conditions (illness, including Covid-19, work-related reason, domestic emergency, previous medical conditions and many more).
Knowing what expenses are included and excluded from your booking fee will enable you to have a good idea of the total cost of your chosen experience.
Included in the price.
- Final cleaning
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
In addition to the price, there will be some additional expenses that you will incur during your trip. Expenses have been listed below.
- Meals onboard
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
- Starter Pack (obbligatorio): 40€
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 50-150€ per person.