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Tips to Survive the Heat on your Next Sailing Holiday

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A sailing holiday could be a lot of fun for you this summer – not least due to the brilliant sunshine and warmth in which you could bask. However, if you aren’t used to a warm climate at home, the much higher temperatures overseas could have a few unpleasant but unheeded implications.

Here are ways that you could help yourself avoid nasty side effects of the heat – and so, during your sailing, free yourself to enjoy what is genuinely great about those warm temperatures.

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Greek Delicacies to Try While Visiting the Islands

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Residents of Mediterranean countries seem to have relatively high resistance to the onset of obesity and diseases including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. What is the Mediterranean secret? It could be the region’s diet, judging from findings of recent studies.

Greek food, like Mediterranean food more generally, is rich in freshness and olive oil while low in processed nastiness. Here are some delicacies particularly worth trying on a Greek island trip.

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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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