Posted on 26/08/2019
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Full-Day Sailing Cruise from Pylos & Methoni, Messinia, Greece  

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Enjoy a full-day cruise and marvel the beautiful coastline and the commanding medieval castles of Pylos and Methoni. Swim and snorkel in crystalline waters or sunbathe on the deck of the boat having a relaxed and fun day.

DURATION: 8 hours
LANGUAGES: English, Russian, Greek
ACTIVITY IS SUITABLE: For anyone
STARTING AT: 10.00 am
CUT-OFF TIME: 2 days

What is included

✔ Professional crew, certified with the highest safety standards.
✔ Traditional lunch or BBQ with naturally grown ingredients from our farm
✔ Mineral water, soft drinks and juices
✔ Naturally grown fruits from our farm
✔ Traditional Greek snack with local wine
✔ Snorkelling equipment. (Most common sizes 38-44)
✔ Photos & videos from the activities
✔ liability insurance, taxes on freight

Highlights

◾ Admire the amazing Navarino rock formations and listen to stories about the famous battle fought in these waters
◾ Marvel at the spectacular rugged coastline and the commanding medieval castles of Pylos and Methoni
◾ Swim and snorkel in the Aegean crystalline waters
◾ Enjoy a BBQ lunch with homemade organic ingredients
◾ Swim, enjoy snorkelling or fishing in remote beaches and caves.

Description

After a warm welcome and a short safety briefing, we depart from Pylos, the main wharf, moving through the amazing rocks formation of Navarino Bay listening to stories about the glorious battle of Navarino fought in these waters.

Sail towards Methoni and a Natura 2000 park with wild flora and fauna and admire the spectacular rugged coastline and the commanding medieval castles of Pylos and Methoni. We drop anchor at a secluded sandy beach of a remote island for swimming and snorkelling in the crystalline Aegean waters. Take time to watch wild goats “Ibex” while hesitantly come closer to you. While you are relaxing the crew is preparing a delicious BBQ lunch aboard. Alternatively, we can arrange to have lunch in one of the taverns right by the sea along Methoni.

On the return trip, we will further stop for swimming at the spectacular beaches of Voidokilia or Livadi depending on weather conditions. Along the way, we may encounter playful dolphins, turtles or seals. Coffee, tea, soft drinks, wine and beers, a small traditional snack and fruits will be on offer all along the trip.

About the boat

An ocean class 50 ft boat, rebuild 2018, reliable and innovative combining superior quality and modern design. The interior is made of selected oak woods and traditional craftsmanship with a focus on details. Both the construction and every detail meet the high demands of safety, manoeuvrability, speed and comfort. All equipment on the boat as the engine, rigging and winches come from the leading world manufacturers. Even in rough weather, the boat is responding superbly.

Her interior offers a very spacious saloon seating up to 12 persons around one big saloon table. Two triple ensuites (with heads) cabins are offered to our guests during our daily trips. The boat is equipped with all the modern and necessary navigational equipment such as GPS-Plotter-Echo sounder-VHF DSC. She is equipped with DVD player, TV, and sound system. She has a very big cockpit which offers to seat up to 20 persons with convenient swim ladder and gas BBQ. Photovoltaic panels and wind generator make her power autonomous. All deck is covered with Burma teak wood a luxury for the eyes and sunbathe on deck. She is certified to carry 25 persons on her daily trips.

Not included/Bring with you

Extra drinks or champagnes, birthday cakes, flowers (We arrange those on request for you at an extra cost)
Towels and weather clothes (Jackets and blouses)
Boat shoes, or rubber shoes (Onboard we are bare feet)
Sun lotion or cream, hat, sunglasses-repellents
Bring your camera-mobile phone-your favourite music, your own fit snorkelling equipment
Transportation from your hotel/resort to activities places and between them (We can arrange your transportation upon request)

Who can come/Other requirements

Everyone can take part in this sailing trip. Persons with disability are welcome to come on board and participate in the trip, however, a wheelchair cannot be used on the boat. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Animals are welcomed but they have to stay on deck wearing life jackets. They shall have valid registration and vaccination booklet.

Where we will meet

Pylos : At the main pier
Gialova: From the beach by rib boat
Methoni: From the pier by rib boat
Costa Navarino: From the beach (Life Guard tower) – By rib boat.

Additional Info

This cruise is offered only as a private for up to 10 guests

We serve customers from Pylos, Methoni, Gialova, Costa Navarino and all near-by beaches on appointment. No sailing experience is required.

A yummy extra full BBQ (35 euro/pp) with wine and beers, selection of meats, two salads, appetizers and delicatessen, dessert and fruits are offered aboard and is fully suggested. Please call us to arrange your menu at least 24 hrs in advance.

Required at least 48 hours in advance
1. For Charterer (Booker): Full Name, Address, Nationality, Passport Number
2. For all passengers: Full names, sexes, ages, any special care requirements.

Country

  • Greece