Phoenix – Grand Soleil 46.3
7 days Sailing Adventure for 4 Guests and the Crew (Skipper and Mate).
Affectionately known as a “Spaghetti Swan”, she was built by the Cantiere del Pardo yard in Italy. She is a beautiful Racer/Cruiser with superb, spacious interior and accommodation. Her full teak decks provide a feel of real luxury and quality.
Phoenix is the perfect yacht for both Sail Training and Vacation Charter.
Phoenix is maintained regularly, and surveyed annually to ensure she is ready to meet the rigours of our Sailing Adventures.
A circum navigation of Antigua is the best way to take in the variety of coastlines, beaches, bays and harbours that Antigua is famous for.
Day 1: Deep Bay
Depart Jolly Harbour and head north to the snorkelling wreck of “The Andes”. Enjoy a relaxing evening with sundowners and sunset, before rounding off the day with supper and drinks.
Day 2: Great Bird Island
After a lunch stop at Prickly Pear Island, we head for this isolated island on Antigua’s North West coast. Nestled between Long Island and Guiana Island, this idyllic, deserted paradise offers stunning views, red billed tropic birds, and the famous “Antigua Racer Snake” (not dangerous)! Snorkelling on the surrounding reef is fabulous, and you may well choose to spend a little longer in the solitude of this location and extend your stay into Day 3.
Day 3 or 4: Green Island
The anchorages at West Bay and The Garden of Eden are difficult to choose between. Both offer calm and breezy conditions, peaceful strolls and fantastic snorkelling. Again, you could be tempted to linger a while into Day 5!
Day 5 or 6: Nelson’s Dockyard
This is a must for any visitor to Antigua. Being the only working Georgian dockyard in the world, and a Cultural Heritage Site, it is steeped in the naval history of Admiral Horatio Nelson, and his defence against the French. You cannot fail to let your mind wander back to the 18th century. In season, super yachts from around the world locate here providing a stark contrast between the old and the new. The world famous lookout at Shirley Heights is another must do!
Day 7: Home to Jolly Harbour
We sail home by way of a tour of Falmouth Harbour and even more outstanding yachts of all marques, and lunch in Carlisle Bay for some snorkelling and turtle watching. The afternoon becomes a leisurely downwind sail home to reflect on the wonderful experiences your week has provided.
Again we stress this is merely our suggestion. If you have any particular favourite locations or itinerary suggestions, we would be more than happy to discuss these with you.
Price : It’s the price per day where you order a 7 days sailing adventure.
We can tailor your Sailing Adventure with you. Please contact us via GrabMyBoat.com to setup all the details of your adventure.