Fancy combining sailing and kiteboarding? Sunsail has just launched its new kiteboard flotilla in the Caribbean for this November.
Sunsail’s first-ever kiteboard flotilla will be held in the pristine waters of the Abacos, one of the liveliest kiting areas in the Bahamas.
It will run from 5-12 November 2016, and will be led by professional sailor and BEST kiteboarding team member, Brock Callen.
Throughout the holiday, the boat will be a movable base, allowing flexibility to seek out the best wind.
Callen has been sailing since he was five and developed a passion for kiteboarding 12 years ago.
“I’ve been lucky to do both in some of the most epic venues. But the opportunity to live on the boat and use that as the platform for all the fun is definitely the best. This trip is designed with that concept in mind,” he said.
“I want to look through the binoculars and see a deserted beach and take the boat there and then ride in crystal clear Bahamas water. That’s what we all want, right?” he added.
The kiteboard itinerary is planned, but will change depending on weather conditions.
The starting point of the week-long holiday is Sunsail’s base at Marsh Harbour.
Here, guests will meet follow flotilla members and lead crew for the chart briefing.
The next day, the adventure kicks off with some flat water cruising on the northern tip of the island full of large sandy beaches and cays to explore.
Throughout the trip expect to be kiting in a variety of cays such as Guana, Green Turtle to ride the mangroves, No Name, Elbow to ride the Garbanzo’s surf break, Scotland and Treasure Cay, one of the ‘National Geographic’s Top 10 Beaches’ before heading back to Sunsail’s base.
Of course, dinner and drinks and Macke’s or the Abaco Inn can’t be missed nor lazy afternoons relaxing on the beach or snorkelling in calm blue sea!
There are three “waves” to get you on the water: charter a bareboat (price from £5,594), a skippered boat (price from £6,647) or hire a cabin on a skippered (price from £2,274).
Price includes a fully equipped cruising yacht, linen and towels, starter pack (only included on cabin bookings), breakfast on the first morning, snorkelling equipment, dinghy and outboard, cooking gas, water, fuel, yacht cleaning, yacht damage waiver, 24 hour support of the Sunsail lead crew.
Flights and transfers can be arranged separately.
The flotilla is not for beginners, but is designed as a sailing holiday for kiteboard enthusiasts.
For bookings and more information visit the Sunsail website.
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