New Charter Bases

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Scansail presents two new bases in the Caribbean providing sailors with greater choices when planning their next vacation trips new Charter and sailing opportunities from Grenada and Belize with the current program of worldwide Charter destinations. So goes in October 2010 a new base in Grenada at the start and opened a new door in an idyllic corner of the Caribbean charterers. Sailing yachts and catamarans from 36-43 feet with or without skipper are provided where George’s harbour in the camper & Nicolson Marina, St. From here the magical Spice Island of Grenada and the North of the Tobago cays, Carriacou, Union Iceland, St. Vincent and the Grenadines opens sailors.

Many are these names already hear the steel bands and dreaming of Caribbean cocktails. In addition to the flair of the Westindies, the area offers excellent sailing conditions due to the constant trade winds, unique diving and snorkelling. The weather conditions are characterized by the change of dry and wet season. In the dry season (February to June) There is clear, sunny weather, which is only occasionally interrupted by some rain showers. Plenty of sunshine is also available in the period of rain, precipitation is however more often and occasionally even rainy days. The temperatures in the Southern Caribbean all year between 25-30 degrees Celsius and the wind blows constantly from Southeast to North-East with 10 to 25 node.

Recessions are extremely rare. In the winter months can storms over the North Atlantic swell cause, the anchorages on the North and west sides makes some uncomfortable. Grenada is served by the Condor from various airports in Germany. Flight day is Wednesday. Also the new base in Belize is a gateway into a hitherto little-traveled destination of the Caribbean. Placencia 7 catamarans of the type Leopard 384 available are there recently. The base opened sailors a territory of almost 500 km2 area. The largest barrier reef in the northern hemisphere, the Belize Barrier Reef, is protecting the waters and provides for a calm water surface and small waves. Yacht charterer will find here perfect conditions and short sailing distances. The trade winds all year round providing the region around the Placencia lagoon 15-22 knots of wind and ensures comfortable temperatures between 24 and 29 degrees Celsius. Tropical rain forest and the barrier reef allow nature of exquisite, tropical beauty. Segelcrews reach the station, for example, with Continental Airlines via Houston with a stopover. Contact: SCANSAIL YACHTS International GmbH Jochen Eschenburg Palmaille 124 B D-22767 Hamburg Tel: + 49 (0) 40 388 422 fax: + 49 (0) 40 389 32 77 Internet: E-Mail: SCANSAIL YACHTS International GmbH provides an independent agency sailing yachts sailing anywhere and all fleet operators worldwide. As no ties to specific Charter fleets, SCANSAIL YACHTS International takes up itself locally as well on the offerings of the world’s largest fleet operators, as well as on the well-maintained yachts of many smaller Charter, individual Specialise in sailing. Since each Challenger has its own vision of a successful trip, focus the Agency on individual consultations. In 1983, the SCANSAIL YACHT GmbH was founded, which began with the chartering of high quality sailing yachts (Baltic) on the Baltic Sea. In 1988 renamed SCANSAIL YACHTS International GmbH. Since then, the Hamburg-based agency very successfully operates arranging charter yachts worldwide.