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Sailing Nations Sail - Discover - Celebrate We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us! CONTENT 02 04 06 08 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 About us Greece Saronic Greece Mykonos Greece Corfu Croatia Trogir Croatia Dubrovnik British Virgin Islands St Barts & St Maarten Vincent And The Grenadines Ibiza and Formentera Sardinia / Costa Smeralda Turkey Ijsselmeer Our Boats Jun 04, 2016 – Jun 11, 2016 May 28, 2016 – Jun 04, 2016 Jul 09, 2016 – Jul 16, 2016 Jun 25, 2016 – Jul 02, 2016 Jul 23, 2016 – Jul 30, 2016 Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 19, 2016 Jan 14, 2017 – Jan 21, 2017 Dec 10, 2016 – Dec 17, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 – Aug 27, 2016 Sep 10, 2016 – Sep 17, 2016 Oct 01, 2016 – Oct 08, 2016 Ongoing Sailing Nations| Visitus at www.sailingnations.com 1 SAILING HOLIDAYS Sailing Nations provides unforgettable sailing holidays. Come by yourself or gather your friends, book a yacht and be part of an epic adventure exploring the bluest of seas and the most fascinating countries. Join us and you will sail, discover and celebrate with your friends. The Concept We’ll sail along the most beautiful European coastlines during summer and explore the Caribbean waters during winter.

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Sailing Nations Sail - Discover - Celebrate
We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us!
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About us
Greece Saronic
Greece Mykonos
Greece Corfu
Croatia Trogir
Croatia Dubrovnik
British Virgin Islands
St Barts & St Maarten
Vincent And The Grenadines
Ibiza and Formentera
Sardinia / Costa Smeralda
Turkey
Ijsselmeer
Our Boats
Jun 04, 2016 – Jun 11, 2016
May 28, 2016 – Jun 04, 2016
Jul 09, 2016 – Jul 16, 2016
Jun 25, 2016 – Jul 02, 2016
Jul 23, 2016 – Jul 30, 2016
Nov 12, 2016 – Nov 19, 2016
Jan 14, 2017 – Jan 21, 2017
Dec 10, 2016 – Dec 17, 2016
Aug 20, 2016 – Aug 27, 2016
Sep 10, 2016 – Sep 17, 2016
Oct 01, 2016 – Oct 08, 2016
Ongoing
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SAILING HOLIDAYS Sailing Nations provides unforgettable sailing holidays. Come by yourself or gather your friends, book a yacht and be part of an epic adventure exploring the bluest of seas and the most fascinating countries. Join us and you will sail, discover and celebrate with your friends.
The Concept
We’ll sail along the most beautiful European coastlines during summer and explore the Caribbean waters during winter. We encourage you to explore each of the islands when the boat drops anchor, visit the idyllic coastal towns and dine in charming local restaurants and taverns. Seek out island activities, such as kite surîng, wind surîng, paddling or hiking and feed your adventurous spirit. Swim in bays that are nothing short of breathtaking and celebrate with like-minded travelers. Whether you want to explore the spectacular European coastlines or the Caribbean waters, celebrate or relax and socialize, our sailing holidays are the best ît for you. Sailing Experience is not needed. You just need to be fun and friendly to join.
Flotilla Sailing Holidays
Spend a week with Sailing Nations islands hopping around the most beautiful coastlines in the world. With a eet of 3 to 8 yachts per week and people from all over the globe, we make a bunch of happy sailors. Travel with us and discover an exciting new destination every day, experience the true culture of the islands and meet people from all over the world. So, why wait and not book your sailing holidays with us right now? We guarantee you will have the experience of your life.
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What you do • You will be part of the sailing crew, where you can learn about sailing (if you wish) • You will buy food for your yacht, and will cook food with your crew • You will be going out to amazing restaurants to explore the local cuisine • You will swim, snorkel, or just relax on your yacht • You will make friendships that last a lifetime
This is how your typical day looks like
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Time to wake up and prepare breakfast with your crew (if you wish)
Time to leave the port and sail to the next marina
Time for a nice lunch brake in a secluded bay, go swimming
Time to head to the next port, enjoy the sun on board Arrival at the port, have a snack and go o to explore the village
Meet your fellow sailors and crew member for dinner & socialize
Time to have some serious fun. Head out to amazing cocktail bars and clubs Bed time (if you wish)!
Testimonials
“It was simply unforgettable and beautifull” Oliwia Pi, Frankfurt, Germany (Greece Saronic)
“Wonderful memories ! ! ! Miss you all guys !” Laetitia Chauviere, Paris, France (Greece Saronic)
“It was amazing, stunning, crazy … just beautiful!” Uschki Henn, Munich, Germany
“1 word: EPİC!”
Nuray Gökalp, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Turkey)
“Absolute fantastic sailing trip with a great crew and wonderful places” Silvia, Germany (BVI)
“Best way to travel and a great group to do it with!! Can’t wait to do the next one!”(BVI)
“Fantastic Trip, Crew and Skipper!!!”
(BVI)
“Loved Greece and all the great people, Sun, Fun, and sailing! Loved it !”Kai, USA (Greece)
“Great trip, crew and Skipper! Tons of fun! See you soon again!” Skye, Amsterdam (BVI)
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GREECE SARONIC Sailing Holidays in Greece Saronic
Sailing Holidays in Greece Saronic Is it too grand a statement to say that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization, that politics, philosophy, history, the arts, medicine, trade and sportsmanship all had their origins in this gentle island nation? We don’t think so. Nestled in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Greek islands are set against turquoise water that shimmers under eternally blue skies. Here, anyone’s desire for a dream sailing vacation can be fulîlled. Whether you want to satisfy your wanderlust gene, have a good time or enjoy years of history and hospitality, our sailing holidays in Greece got it all.
Aegina We start our sailing holidays Greece in Aegina. Located near Athens, Aegina is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. Aside from breathtaking views and golden sunsets, the island will not disappoint those who are interested in history and Greek mythology. Put on your comfy shoes and begin your sailing holiday in Greece exploring the ancient villages and beautiful beaches.
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Aegina
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Hydra Simply stunning, Hydra is an unmatched gem of the Saronic Gulf. Sumptuous stone mansions, narrow sun-kissed paths, crystal clear water and the ban on cars are the reason why Hydra is such a unique destination. Yes, you heard us right! There are no cars or motorbikes in Hydra, only a few hundred donkeys as means of public transportation.
Leonidio For the ultimate sailing holidays Greece experience, we’ll stop next in Leonidio. Nested between the emerald sea and the valley of Mount Parnon, on the east
coast of Peloponnese, this town is truly fascinating. Wherever you look, there are pebble beaches surrounded by lavish wild landscape. In the harbor you will înd several îsh taverns and friendly local bars where you can enjoy a cold beer.
Nafplio Set sails! Our sailing holidays in Greece continue with a stop in one of the most romantic cities in Peloponessos. Spend the day cruising, swimming and walking down the streets packed with history. Admire ancient walls, medieval castles, neoclassical buildings and beautiful Venetian fountains.
Hydra
Spetses Untouched and charming, there is something truly idyllic about this island hidden in the Mediterranean Sea. With whitewashed buildings and chic cafes overlooking the emerald sea, Spetses is full of history, natural beauty and unique landscapes. Make sure you walk around and explore the city and its longstanding traditions.
Spetses
Poros Nested between two islands, Poros is the largest port in our Greece holiday. Home to a rich culture and thriving nightlife, Poros has plenty of attractions for everyone’s taste.
Poros
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IMPORTANT INFO
Inclusions
• 7 day yacht rental • Dinghy and Outboard engine with gasoline • Fully insured Yachts • Gas for the kitchen • Safety equipment • Sheets, blankets & towels • GPS & nautical charts • Final cleaning • Stereo with speakers • Tourist taxes • Tour planing and administration • A fully featured yacht with everything you need for amazing sailing holidays • A professional Skipper that will sail you to remote islands and amazing villages • Sun, sail, friendships, and unforgettable memories
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Exclusions
Variable cost for the yacht est. EUR 100 / week
• Food • Water • Gas • Marina Fees
Athens After a week of sailing holidays greece, our cruise ends with a stop in Athens, the historical capital of Europe. With a long history, dating from the Neolithic Age, Athens is a cradle of history and culture. Make sure to explore the city’s fascinating past, visit astonishing sights and end your sailing holidays in Greece on a truly amazing note.
Sailing in Greece
GETTING THERE
Arrival / Departure • Latest embarkation in on Saturday at 4:00 PM • Disembarkation is on Saturday at 9:00 AM
Getting There
• Closest airport is Athens International Airport (ATH) • You will need to take either a taxi or a bus to Alimos Marina, Athens
These are great portals for înding ights: • www.skyscanner.com • www.kayak.com
These are great portals for înding accommodation: • www.booking.com • www.trivago.com
Visas If you need a visa or not really depends on the country. You can see a list of requirements here: http://www.wordtravels.com/Travelguide/Countries/greece/Visa
ADDITIONAL INFO
• Please bing EUR 100 in cash for a cruising kitty to cover variable cost. • Advisable to bring some spending money if you want to go out in the evening
EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED
It is recommend to book as soon as possible, like at least 3-4 months in advance. It’s high season, once the yachts are full, they are full and no space will be available.
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GREECE MYKONOS Sailing Holidays in Greece Mykonos
Sailing Holidays in Greece Mykonos A huge component in Western Civilization, Greece is home to many origins including history, arts, medicine, and trade just to name a few. South of Athens, the Cyclades have about 220 islands, one of the most well-known being Mykonos. All of the islands are surrounded by the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea and feature a mixture of rugged coastlines with clis and gorgeous sandy beaches. The traditional whitewashed architectural design is seen throughout the buildings. Everywhere you visit, there are hidden gems just waiting for you to explore. The islands oer interesting culture and history, great places to eat, a vibrant night life with shops open late and charming tavernas. There are plenty of uninhabited islands to explore and enjoy in complete isolation and maybe even sleep under the stars during your sailing holidays in Greece.
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Island of Alimos
Alimos/Kalamaki Your sailing holiday begins in the port island of Alimos. Prior to embarking on your sailing holiday in Greece, you can visit the beach on Kalamaki or visit any of the great bars and food areas exploring the area.
Kythnos Mericha Lying south-east of Kea, this rocky and barren island of karstic limestone is usually covered in an abundance of
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Kythnos Mericha
colorful owers in the early months of the sailing season. The island is not developed for visitors on holiday but during your brief visit, swimming in the Mediterranean Sea is a great activity. If you are a fan of hiking, this can be a fun activity on the island in spring and autumn when the weather is not too hot.
Syros Ermoupolis Well-known for its hills, the island lies halfway between Kythnos and Mykonos. A center for trade, the port in Ermoupolis, the capital city, features plenty of opportunities to walk around and explore the city and its longstanding traditions.
Mykonos & Delos The rocky island of Mykonos was historically one of the most important trading centers in the western Aegean. Its beautiful beaches have made it one of the most popular holiday islands in the Aegean. Mykonos is also the starting point to visit the neighboring island of Delos. Delos is one of the smallest islands of the Cyclades. A great archaeological site, Delos has importance in Greek mythology as it was the birthplace of Apollo. Both islands oer visitors on a sailing holiday a beautiful escape.
Kea The island of Kea is the most westerly of the larger Cyclades. There is tourist traïc from the Greek mainland but nothing that deters from the beauty of the island. The south side of Nikolaos Bay, an old pirate stronghold in the 13th century, is the port Korissia. The island still has remains of the ancient town walls and a Sanctuary of Apollo. On the north side of the island stands the little Church of St. Irini amid the remains of a strongly fortiîed ancient city which includes the oldest temple found in Greece. Overall, the island oers visitors a historical experience when they walk through the city.
Kea
Sounio Put on your walking shoes and enjoy exploring the historic architecture on this island including the ruins from the Temple of Poseidon. The Temple was built in 444 BC with 34 pillars although only 15 pillars remain today. While you’re there, after visiting the ruins, head over to the beach and wait to watch the golden sunset over the Aegean Sea.
Sounio
Alimos/Kalamaki
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IMPORTANT INFO
Inclusions
• 7 day yacht rental • Dinghy and Outboard engine with gasoline • Fully insured Yachts • Gas for the kitchen • Safety equipment • Sheets, blankets & towels • GPS & nautical charts • Final cleaning • Stereo with speakers • Tourist taxes • Tour planing and administration • A fully featured yacht with everything you need for amazing sailing holidays • A professional Skipper that will sail you to remote islands and amazing villages
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Exclusions
Variable cost for the yacht est. EUR 100 / week
• Food • Water • Gas • Marina Fees
Mykonos
Finishing your sailing holiday right where you began, you can choose to revisit places you may not have gotten to visit prior to setting sail on your holiday in Greece.
Sailing in Greece
GETTING THERE
Arrival / Departure • Latest embarkation in on Saturday at 4:00 PM • Disembarkation is on Saturday at 9:00 AM
Getting There
• Closest airport is Athens International Airport (ATH) • You will need to take either a taxi or a bus to Alimos Marina, Athens
These are great portals for înding ights: • www.skyscanner.com • www.kayak.com
These are great portals for înding accommodation: • www.booking.com • www.trivago.com
Visas If you need a visa or not really depends on the country. You can see a list of requirements here: http://www.wordtravels.com/Travelguide/Countries/greece/Visa
ADDITIONAL INFO
• Please bing EUR 100 in cash for a cruising kitty to cover variable cost. • Advisable to bring some spending money if you want to go out in the evening
EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED
It is recommend to book as soon as possible, like at least 3-4 months in advance. It’s high season, once the yachts are full, they are full and no space will be available.
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GREECE CORFU Sailing Holidays in Greece Corfu
Sailing Holidays in Greece Corfu A sailing itinerary for Corfu allows you to visit the beautiful bays and coves of the Ionian Islands located o of Albania and Greece’s northwestern shore. The islands oer one of the most scenic experiences in Greece, woodlands spread over the hills and sandy beaches with picturesque îshing villages adding to the natural beauty. Oering a peaceful, serene ambience, the waters of these islands are calm and inviting. The typical sailing itinerary for Corfu focuses on both northern and southern Ionian Islands oering various adventures depending on what you are looking for on your sailing holiday. While on your sailing holiday in Greece Corfu, be sure to sample some of the famous Sofritos from one of the bistros or restaurants of Spianada.
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Bay of Lakka Paxos
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Bay of Lakka Paxos After sailing the Ionian Sea, your îrst stop is the small, scenic Paxos Island. Oering excellent anchorages o the small harbor towns of Lekka and Gaios, or to the south lies Anti Paxos, with a beautiful anchorage and a scenic creek. The beaches o of Anti Paxos oer breathtaking views to relax by and explore.
Ithaca Your next stop is Ithaca, home of Odysseus (Ulysses), hero of the Trojan War and Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Ithaca and neighboring Kefalonia are superior cruising grounds, which oer a mix of interesting towns with potential trips inland, pristine beaches, and coves. Going ashore to explore the villages and to savor a delicious meal in a taverna oers a relaxing way to enjoy your sailing holiday and explore the local culture.
Kefalonia The coves and bays along the stretch of the Kefalonian coast have a picturesque beauty with small port towns just waiting to be explored. Fiscardo is marked by two stone lighthouses and is located on the northeast end of Kefalonia. Assos, on the west coast of the island, has a looming Venetian fortress perched on its heights. If you are looking for seclusion during your sailing holiday, you can înd it on this island or if you are looking to enjoy the quiet nightlife, that is also available. If you are looking to scuba dive, Kefalonia oers a superb opportunity but it will need to be booked through an organized excursion due to regulations.
Lefkas While sailing from Kefalonia to Lefkas, enjoy the at seas and fair winds while you are surrounded by the Lefkas Mountains. TheIsland of Meganisi, located east of Lefkas, has plenty coves and bays. There are three communities on the island each oering its own character. Proceeding north up the east coast of Lefkas, you will înd the port towns of Sivota, Vlikho, and Nidri. Whether you are on Meganisi or Lefkas, go ashore, sightsee, and dine out to have a relaxing end of your day. If you rather stay onboard, a delicious dinner and quiet time in the cockpit around sunset also can be relaxing.
Kefalonia
Parga On an open-water passage to mainland Greece, you will visit the charming town of Parga. With picturesque homes and shops climbing the hillside in a rainbow of whitewashed walls and colorful roofs, Parga oers a great day life and nightlife. The nightlife is lively oering discos and bars, or if you prefer, there is a quieter experience at a tavern. Simply strolling along the bay is also wonderful as the waters of the bays are crystal clear and there are stony slopes surround you as you walk.
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IMPORTANT INFO
Inclusions
• 7 day yacht rental • Dinghy and Outboard engine with gasoline • Fully insured Yachts • Gas for the kitchen • Safety equipment • Sheets, blankets & towels • GPS & nautical charts • Final cleaning • Stereo with speakers • Tourist taxes • Tour planing and administration • A fully featured yacht with everything you need for amazing sailing holidays • A professional Skipper that will sail you to remote islands and amazing villages • Sun, sail, friendships, and unforgettable memories
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Exclusions
Variable cost for the yacht est. EUR 100 / week
• Food • Water • Gas • Marina Fees
Lefkas
Corfu Finishing your sailing holiday in Corfu, you will have plenty of time to enjoy an extravagant dinner at one of the restaurants near the marina before preparing to y home the following day.
Corfu
GETTING THERE
Arrival / Departure • Latest embarkation in on Saturday at 4:00 PM • Disembarkation is on Saturday at 9:00 AM
Getting There
• Closest airport is Corfu International Airport (CFU) • You will need to take either a taxi or a bus to Corfu Marina
These are great portals for înding ights: • www.skyscanner.com • www.kayak.com
These are great portals for înding accommodation: • www.booking.com • www.trivago.com
Visas If you need a visa or not really depends on the country. You can see a list of requirements here: http://www.wordtravels.com/Travelguide/Countries/greece/Visa
ADDITIONAL INFO
• Please bing EUR 100 in cash for a cruising kitty to cover variable cost. • Advisable to bring some spending money if you want to go out in the evening
EARLY BOOKING RECOMMENDED
Because of high season, it is recommend to book as soon as possible, like at least 3-4 months in advance.
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