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The Big Sail Diaries: Day 4

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I ended the night curled up on deck, at the front of our boat. Lying on top of our dingy and covered in thick blankets, I had the perfect view of the Dhokos hills sloping into the sea. As morning drew closer and the sun rose on another day in Greece, I got to watch the sky change colour. It was idyllic and a truly unforgettable experience…

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The Big Sail Diaries: Day 3

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Poros was a stunning island with a picturesque mix of rough hills and green trees surrounded by bright blue waters, so it was great to get the opportunity to explore it for a whole day. And what better way could you imagine to see an island than on the back of a quad-bike? Although I wasn’t used to having something so powerful between my legs…

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The Big Sail Diaries: Day 2

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As the marina began to wake up, the bright sunlight streamed through our cabin window. It was only nine in the morning, but I could already feel the sunlight warming my shoulders. As our friend turned 21 today, we decided to transform Eternal Love (our yacht) into The Black Pearl, to get the pARRRRRty started (Pirate joke – awful I know!). The plan was to spend all day sailing to Poros, an island renowned for its breathtaking scenery and its ‘devilish’ nightlife. So, after a delicious breakfast, we set sail – eye patches and all…

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A few words about our Skippers…

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The Yachtmaster certificate is a fantastic benchmark for us when we are looking to hire skippers. However, if you can sail – you can sail. We are firm believers that certificates are not the be all and end all.

All of our skippers are selected because they are highly competent and have an in-depth knowledge of the waters around Athens. So, formally qualified or not, we have our own criteria that all skippers must meet before being considered for a place in our close-knit team. We look for passionate, experienced and friendly people who have a fantastic attitude to safety on board a yacht…

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Calling All Students!

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Book today, pay a small holding deposit, then pay NOTHING until your Student Loan comes in next term!

We know lots of you would love to join us this summer, but the end of term is synonymous with lots of parties, lots of spending and digging into the overdraft. We want you to secure the best possible yacht for your budget & we don’t want you to miss out by waiting to book until you get money next term, so we are offering you a special deal…

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The Big Sail Launch Party

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Now taking Bookings!

The Big Sail hosted a fantastic launch event at the Brass Pig & VIP club: Pam Pam in Bristol last Thursday. Two lucky guests won free yacht charter holidays for this summer with The Big Sail! For all those of you that couldn’t make it – check out the photos from the event: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.471226289655623.1073741831.377236415721278&type=1

The bookings page is in its final stage of development – we are expecting it to be online in the next week – but don’t let that stop you! If you want to book or simply find out more: email info@thebigsail.com and we’ll help find and tailor the perfect sailing holiday for you!