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Sail to Africa This Weekend


Weekend Breaks to Africa

Escape the Winter Blues and have a blast of summer, without using up your holidays!
Sail across the Straits of Gibraltar on a Skippered Performance Yacht, call at Ceuta, Smir and Chefchauen, sail back to Gib and fly home in time for work on Monday..It is possible!!!!!!!!!
How it works:
Leave the office Thursday night, catch the Friday morning flight from Gatwick (BA) Manchester or Luton (Monarch).
Arrive Gibraltar midday:
Shop till you drop in Gibraltars busy Tax free Main Street.
1730 from Marina Bay, sail across the Straits of Gibraltar to Africa
2030 arrive in the Spanish enclave of Ceuta on the Moroccan coast:

Protected by Hercules, Ceuta comes alive on Friday evenings, Tapas, Bars, Restaurants and bustling streets, form the ideal location to let off steam or just relax and people watch after a hard weeks work.
.Saturday: Leave Ceuta after breakfast, sail 12 miles to Smir into real Morocco. There we meet
DSC00987-716148our awaiting minibus to take us into the Rift Mountains to the hidden Blue City of Chefchauen.
Chefchauen offers an insight in to real Morocco, the winding blue alleyways uncover new sights around every corner, Bazaars, Artists, Coppersmiths, Markets, Bakers, Snake-charmers, all hidden in this secret mountainside city.

DSC00990-733033The return journey to Smir allows time to stop at the varied wrought iron and pottery roadside stores, to buy souvenirs and gifts the like you will not find anywhere except Morocco.

2000 Arrive in Smir, dine out at the fabulous Rio Grande restaurant, overlooking the Marina.
Sunday morning: after a leisurely breakfast, set sail back to Gibraltar

  • 1600 Safely back in Marina Bay, time for a Sunday lunch with all the trimmings, from one of the many harbour side restaurants. Relax here with a glass of wine as the sunsets, in time to catch the 1925 flight back to the UK.

Enjoying yourself all weekend in the sun has never been easier.

The Cost only £290.00 per person. Based on bookings of minimum 4, maximum 6 per weekend.

What s included:

  • MCA Yachtmaster Skipper
  • Breakfasts/snacks/refreshments on board
  • Use of lifejackets/sailing outer clothing
  • All fuel/marina fees
  • Travel costs from Smir to Chefchauen

What s not included:

  • Flights/transfers
  • Meals ashore
  • Personal travel insurance

Current available dates:

  •  March
  •  April
  •  May

(at date of writing 12/01/16)

Please contact us to book your break on this very popular deal at:

Tel 00447808174186

Author: Atlantic Charters

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