Sail Martinique & "Pirates of the Caribbean" filming locations
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These islands have not been damaged by the hurricanes:
Martinique, St Lucia, St. Vincent, Mustique, Bequia, the Grenadines and the beautiful Tobago Cays.
Price for 2 weeks EUR Protected content person for boat charter & boat insurance.
+ kitty (fuel, water, gas, food & drinks on board, marina fees, final cleaning, boat insurance deductible waiver).
For beginners and experienced sailors.
Boat is a mono-hull Beneteau 50.5 with 5 cabins.
to confirm your participation a payment of deposit 50% of fee by 8 November is required.
In case not enough people the deposit will be refunded.
Do not yet book flights but wait until confirmed (depending on number of participants).
(return tickets Luxembourg-Fort de France EUR 469, as on 28/10).
Depending on the wind and crew preference to stay a day longer at some points, the itinerary could be:
Day Protected content Marin
Embark from Le Marin base in Martinique. The town of Le Marin is a true sailing hub for pleasure boaters and it is an excellent departure base for a cruise around the Antilles. Before setting sail, you will be able to refuel and stock up on supplies easily, ready to get under way on your cruise to the Grenadines
Day Protected content Marin to Castries Protected content
Head for Saint Lucia (Sainte-Lucie), a volcanic Caribbean island. You will be able to moor along one of the coconut tree lined beaches where they filmed the famous Pirates of the Caribbean films. As evening approaches, dock at the port of Castries, the most important town in Saint Lucia, which is in a well sheltered bay. Remember to check what authorization is required and what customs procedures are in operation at each stage of your cruise.
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Continue along your cruise towards Marigot Bay. On your to-do list: take a swim in the calm waters and walk in the sunshine. Visit La Soufrière, a small picturesque town which is very easily accessible on foot. In the afternoon, make your way back to Pitions Bay, and take the opportunity to discover the many waterfalls, hot water springs and volcanoes. An unforgettable journey, between the mountains and the sea.
Day Protected content Bay to Admiralty Bay Protected content
On this fourth day of your trip, hoist your sails and head in the direction of Bequia, the second largest island of the Grenadines. Previously home to whale hunters, today it is the ideal place for a dip in the sea and a look around the local markets. You can also visit Port Elisabeth, the capital. You can moor overnight at Admiralty Bay.
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From the port of Admiralty Bay, set sail for Moustique, a sophisticated island renowned for its charm and discretion. The island is also home to an exceptional natural landscape, from coral reefs to special places where sea turtles are born. Enjoy a picnic on the sand, a spot of diving or a dream like afternoon of windsurfing.
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Arrive at Mayreau, a small island, only 3km², where you will enjoy pure relaxation and tranquility. Gateway to the Tobago Cays islands, you will be seduced by this island with its white sandy beaches and coconut palms. Try crab fishing and visit the tiny villages. Moor for the evening at Salt Whistle Bay.
Day 7 – Mayreau to Tobago Cays (4 miles)
Let the waves take you towards Tobago Cays, a small group of islands within the Grenadines, and enjoy the breathtaking sea beds and coral reefs surrounding this archipelago. Enjoy a drink or dinner on the beach in one of the most beautiful lagoons in the Caribbean, with incredible views across the turquoise waters. Sit back, unwind and relax!
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Drop your anchor at Union Island, one of the most southerly islands of the archipelago. Don’t miss the majestic barrier reefs which offer some incredible sights, and enjoy a spot of shopping along Clifton Harbour. Leave again in the afternoon to reach Saint-Vincent. Moor overnight in the Blue Lagoon Marina.
Day Protected content time to begin your return journey towards Le Marin, by sailing north of Sainte-Lucie.