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Neilson Skippered South Ionian Flotilla

Neilson Skippered South Ionian Flotilla

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If you’re a complete beginner and think skippering your own yacht is out of reach, think again. With Neilson’s skippered flotilla holidays, you’ll feel totally at home on your yacht, sailing and having fun in no time!

You’ll be learning to sail with the help of your own personal skipper.  The skippered flotilla is just perfect for those who’ve never sailed before, but this holiday isn’t just for beginners. If you can already sail, you can enjoy your sailing holiday and learn more skills.

– Flights
– Transfers
– Yacht charter
– Lead boat crew support
– All fuel and water
– Marine insurance
– Damage waiver
– Grocery starter pack
– Navigation & safety kit
– Towels and linen
– Pilot books and charts

Day 1 – Vounaki Beachclub
Arrive at Vounaki Beachclub yacht marina. Get used to your boat and listen to briefing from the Neilson lead crew. Yachts are available from 5pm.

Day 2 – Vathi (Meganissi)
Sail to this picturesque inlet with charming tavernas and restaurants amongst the whitewashed houses.

Day 3 – Vassiliki
A pretty, cosmopolitan village on the southern coast of Lefkas, which is also big on windsurfing and mountain biking.

Day 4 -Fiscardo
Mix it up with the super yachts of the rich and famous in Cephalonia’s lovely harbour village.

Day 5 – Frikes
On the island of Ithaka, this is a beautiful, secluded spot, home to some wonderful restaurants.

Day 6 – Kalamos
Tightly packed houses on the slopes down to the harbour give you some wonderful photo opportunities.

Day 7 – Vounaki
It’s the last day of the flotilla, so you’ll be heading back to Vounaki Beachclub and the Vounaki yacht marina.

Day 8 – Departure day
Yacht check out time is 9.30am. If you have time before you catch your flight, you’re free to make use of the facilities at Vounaki Beachclub and if you’ve the energy for more, try a few of the beachclub activities (small supplement, payable locally).

During the week, You’ll be learning to sail with the help of your own personal skipper. You can even pick up a qualification along the way – RYA Level 2 sailing certificate

Once you arrive at your beachclub we’ll meet you down at the yacht pontoon and your skipper will show you around your home for the next week, your very own yacht. You’re then free to choose your cabin and settle in for your first night on board.

The following morning your skipper will join you on deck, before you know it you’ll be leaving your moorings behind and setting sail in the south Ionian.

Your skipper will be with you all day, teaching you the finer points of sailing but will leave your yacht in the evening to join the lead boat. That way you can enjoy some down time with friends and family.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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Board Basis

Self Catering


7 or 14 Nights

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