Elan impression 40

  • A handsome yacht with long, sleek lines, the Elan 40 will appeal both to the sailor who enjoys spending time out on the race course and to the cruising yachtsman looking for a fast and capable vessel. Its large wheel mounted right at the back of the boat reveal that he primary purpose is the enjoyment of sailing in sparkling conditions, but down below she has ample room for relaxation in her central saloon and the choice of two or three double cabins – making her ideal for extended family cruising.

    Technical specifications

    Model: Elan impression 40
    Type:
    Length: 12
    Beam: 3.85
    Draft: 2.1
    Displacement: 7000
    Motorboats: Yanmar
    Horse Power: 40
    Day by day capacity: 10

Destinations where you can hire a Elan impression 40

  • Yacht charter in Split
  • <p>Split is the largest city on Croatia’s Adriatic Coast and the most important in Dalmatia. It is marvelous to visit given its rich historical heritage and the wide variety of activities it offers. It can be the perfect starting point for any type of holiday if you decide upon <strong>yacht charter in Spilt</strong> here, there are many itineraries that can be followed on board your boat of choice. It makes no difference if you sail towards the north or to the south, you will always have a great time since there are multiple sailing destinations in both directions. </p> <p>A yacht charter holiday in Croatia and its surrounding area, allows for a wide variety of possibilities for visiting the main tourist attractions of central Dalmatia. The climate is Mediterranean, meaning warm and dry weather in summer with annual maximums of 30ºC and lows of 12ºC, although the winter is not warm.</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Split is the busiest Marina in Dalmatia, with thousands of yachts and sailing boats that sail every day with multiple berths for you to moor your boat. For this reason, if you decide to spend your holidays here and choose a yacht charter here to start your journey, you will have all necessary commodities on board. So take one of our yachts or catamarans like one of the Jeanneau models and spend some quality time in this entertaining marina! </p> <h2>What to do</h2> <p>There’s plenty to do when you charter a yacht in Split. For diving and nature enthusiasts, another possibility is to tour the neighboring Pakleni islands and enjoy the enchanting underwater life. So on your sailing holiday in Croatia on your bareboat or crewed yacht, make sure you make the most of the Adriatic, the Mediterranean and the local sailing and holiday destinations like Trogir, Dalmatia, Kornati, Hvar, Dubrovnik, Brac and many more Dalmatian and Croatian islands and locations. </p> <ul><li>Vis</li><p> Located only 47 kilometres from Split, Vis is known for its strong winds that make it ideal for all types of watersports. It’s one of the most popular diving destinations in Croatia, since the marine life includes Lobsters, scorpion fish and octopi. Dive in the “Blue Grotto”, an underwater cave known for its beautiful lighting and the flora and fauna that youkan find in it. If you like exciting vacations where you get to explore amazing new places, this island is for you. </p> <li>Pakleni Isles</li><p> If you want to find a fully untouched landscape that is completely natural while sailing in Croatia, close to Split there are a number of tiny islands stuck in time such as Pakleni. They are known for their deep clear waters that are inhabited by an overwhelming sea life. Forget returning to moor in a town one night and stay on one of these beautiful islands to escape reality. </p></ul> <h2>What to see</h2> <p>The beautiful old town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its streets and buildings. Split is testament to amazing historical change: the fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the change to the kingdom of Yugoslavia, and of course, the Second World War. Don’t miss out on the views from Maryan hill, Diocletian’s Palace, the cathedral and the National Theatre, even if it’s just to pass by them outside. </p> <p>You shouldn’t miss the opportunity to visit the nearby islands of: Hvar and Vis. These islands are still only very slightly affected by the tourism in the area and each have small, calm bays and incredible fishing spots. If you want to moor up your boat and spend the night on any of the islands, there are many options to choose from. </p> <p>As a sailing region, the central part of the Adriatic Sea is characterised by large islands, as well as by the large distances between them and it is therefore advisable to check the favourable winds and conditions before setting off. </p> <p>The boardwalk is another one of the must visits during your sailing holiday in Croatia. With the sea and the marina to one side, and a trail of Renaissance style houses going up the hill on the other, the boardwalk provides the most cosmopolitan social life in its multitude of bars and restaurants from which you can enjoy fantastic views! </p> <p>Located in the center, the local fruit market is a huge meeting place for the thousands of tourists that visit each day as well as the local farmers who come to sell their fresh produce. It offers a wide variety of fruit, vegetables and delicacies from the countryside such as honey, oranges, peaches and other such items from the Mediterranean diet. </p> <p>Finally, Croatia is filled with interesting and entertaining towns and ports that you have to visit during your time sailing in one of our crewed or bareboat yachts on your yacht charter! For example, at some point on your Mediterranean adventure, you have to sail along the Dalmatian coast, in the Adriatic Sea and visit fascinating places like Trogir, Kornati, Dubrovnik, Hvar and many other locations in Dalmatia. You’ll have to be busy if you want to fit all that Split and Croatia has to offer on your yacht charter and sailing holiday, but if you do, you’ll be experiencing one of the best sailing destinations that Europe has to offer! </p> <h2>The Coastline</h2> <p>The Dalmatian Coast has some stunning bays on offer, some of the most popular are: </p> <ul><li>Bacvice Beach</li><p>A very popular beach, especially among the locals. The local sport of Picigin is played here, so if you want to discover a new sport, this is the beach for you. </p> <li>Stomarica</li><p>It is one of the famous beaches of Barela, a fishing village and an important summer center on the coast of Makaraska, to the south. It is a rocky beach and it has the blue banner certificate. It is good for some water sports activities. This beach, as the others on the Makarskan coast, has a magnificent natural landscape, formed on one side by the high mountain of Biokovo (natural park) and on the other side by Hvar. </p> <li>Zlatni rat (The Golden Cape)</li><p>This thick sand beach, located on the south of the island of Brac, is one of the best pictures of the Adriatic. Its triangular shape submerging into the seas is spectacular. There is a very interesting natural phenomena occurring here: the tip of the beach changes of shape due to the winds and the waves. Right by the beach you can find a beautiful pine tree forest. This beach is nice for water sports, among them kitesurfing. The small fishing village of Bol offers a large selection of entertainment and excursions. </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>If you want to enjoy the nature, you can’t miss the Marjan Natural Park. It is made up of 340 hectares and rises 1.5 km. This forest park is a huge green area, and one of the biggest reserves in Croatia. You can get there walking from the centre to relax away from the lively urban atmosphere. </p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>During you time on board a chartered yacht in Split you ca eat some fantastic food. Split is characterized by having a varied and healthy gastronomy. In the numerous restaurants there is no shortage of high quality sea products or the meat, always accompanied by fresh vegetables. You will also find a large selection of sausages and cheeses, all of which is accompanied with traditional Croatian deserts and liquors. Having a glass of liquor is the way to start a meal; you know the saying, when in Rome… </p> <p>Some of the typical dishes of the region are the Brodetto, a fish soup served with Polenta from northern Italy, grilled fish, roasted octopus, always served with some olive oil, garlic, pepper and salt. The desserts include the Krostule, typical Dalmatian pastries and the Makaran and the Kastel cakes. </p> <p>Without a doubt, Split is an ideal place for a tourist that visits Croatia as it is the gateway into the Dalmatian way of life. With its millenary history, its marvelous waters and its healthy life full of music and culture, sailing along its coasts will become the best option to ensure some amazing holidays, be it with friends or family. Why not rent a luxury gulet or join an exciting flotilla for your sail trip in the Adriatic? Choose a yacht charter in Split and let the winds guide you on your sailing holiday, you will not regret it! </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Mallorca
  • <p>Charter one of our yachts and experience all that Majorca has to offer, it’s the biggest of the Balearic Archipelago and has Palma de Mallorca as its capital. It's the Mecca for anyone interested in sailing, that's why to <strong>rent boats in Mallorca</strong> is an ideal holiday. So take a skipper or one of our crewed or bareboat charters and set sail to explore the Balearic Islands like Formentera and Ibiza and sail to secluded coves, bays, hidden marinas and puerto! </p> <p>Known in times gone by as the island of calm, it’s one of the most popular tourist destinations in Spain for its beaches, bays, landscape and fun during the day and night. There are hundreds of small, rocky islands that surround Mallorca that you investigate and sail around. Majorca also has many towns and cities which are well worth a visit on our boats, such as the capital Palma de Mallorca, Pollença and the rustic town of Andratx. A yacht charter holiday in Mallorca is the easiest, and most luxurious, way to see the Balearics and enjoy the sun, sea and journey, to the full with your loved ones. <p> <p>It is very common for people interested in sailing to choose to charter a yacht in Mallorca as it’s a fantastic holiday destination. When talking about high quality options in the world of renting boats, Majorca doesn’t really have any rivals as it offers all the same benefits, and more, as its competitors. The crystal blue water, its bright sun and the fresh breeze make yacht charter in Mallorca the ideal escape for that getaway you’ve been looking for. So take a bareboat yacht charter and explore Majorca, the coast of Spain, Ibiza and Formentera, and have a fantastic holiday!</p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Due to the popularity of Mallorca as a nautical destination, there are 33 commercial ports, with up to 20 thousand mooring points. The marinas in Pollença and Palma will supply you with anything that you require. </p> <h3>Palma de Majorca</h3><p>It is the biggest port on the Balearic Islands and has space for 162 boats. Its location is excellent to sail around the southern and the southeastern part of the isle. This port does not only harbor yachts and sailboats, but big cruise liners as well. </p> <h3>Olimpic Calanova Port</h3> <p>It is located in the Palma bay and Major cove, it has modern amenities, a sailing school and numerous restaurants. </p> <h3>Public port of Pollença</h3><p>This port is located in the north of Mallorca and is the perfect place to start and see the natural beauty of the coast. Its location in the bay of Polenza offers it great protection from the weather. </p> <h3>Adriano Port</h3><p>This port is one of the most modern in Majorca and it has docking spaces designed for large yachts. It was designed by Philippe Starck and has offers a great range of high profile stores and bars and bistros. Several regattas and other seasonal activities are organized in this marina throughout the year. </p> <h2>What to do in Mallorca</h2> <p>As well as plenty of activities available to be enjoyed whilst sailing on our bareboat or crewed yachts, Mallorca offers plenty of activities on land too: you can take a bike trip on one of the many trails, or emulate the great Rafael Nadal and play tennis in his homeland. </p><p>The local night life is also very famous and really good fun. During your time in Mallorca on your chartered yacht you will have everything at your fingertips, on land and at sea. </p> <p>The coast line of Majorca is characterized by a multitude of landscapes, on the east side of the island you can admire bays and beaches with charming tones of blue; the north offers a safe selection of ports where you can moor your boat without a problem. The east coast will surprise you with its sheer cliffs and incredible views. Moreover, you should take your yacht charter and sail to Cabrera which hosts some stunning views and amazing water to sleep in. Explore on your yacht and enjoy all that it has to offer. All you have to do is choose your boat model and the dates for your yacht charter trip in Mallorca. Enjoy the great sensation that sailing provides in one of Spain’s favourite sailing destinations. </p> <h2>What to see in Palma de Mallorca</h2> <p>Palma’s boardwalk is over 5km in length and it is ideal for nice walks at sunset, or enjoying a delicious meal. The Mallorcan nightlife is very vibrant and you will find great bars, pubs and clubs throughout the city. </p> <p>To get to know the culture a little better, it is recommended that you visit Majorca's old town, accessed by the two railway lines and many enchanting bohemian streets. The Santa Maria de Palma Cathedral is without doubt the symbol of Mallorca but we shouldn’t forget other monuments of architectural value such as Bellver castle, the Lluc Monastery or Bendinat castle. </p> <h2>Beaches and Bays</h2> <h3>Cala de Formentor</h3><p>This cove, located close to the Port de Pollença in the gorgeous town of Pollença, is one of the most internationally well-known ports due to the quantity of famous people that have visited over the years including Winston Churchill and John Wayne. This kilometer long stretch of sand is an isolated, startling space, perfect for relaxing on you sailing holiday and one of the more peaceful bays in Majorca. </p> <h3>Cala Varcas</h3><p>This cove, situated to the south east, is one of the most untouched of them all. Its main attraction is the wide variety of activities you can take part in there: underwater caves and reefs admired by marine life experts as well as plenty of water activities such as diving or deep water soloing. Its great beauty can only be appreciated from the sea and therefore the best way to visit is by boat. </p> <h3>Cala Llombards</h3><p>Situated to the south, is one of the most beautiful in Mallorca, and removing the distance, it looks extremely like the Nordic Fjords (only properly appreciable from the water). It has fine white sand, and turquoise waters that would look more at home in the Caribbean. From this mix of Nordic and Caribbean influence you can also visit Es Pontás. If you are looking for a beach to make you feel fantastic, then this is the one. </p> <h3>Cala Mondragó</h3><p>This is also one of the most popular spots in Majorca and is situated in the region of Santanyi. It has one of the largest entrances to any cove in Mallorca making it ergonomic for boat access, with fine white sand and surrounded by pine trees. Its natural beauty is so extraordinary that it was declared a National Park in 1992. </p> <h3>Es Trenc</h3><p>Another untouched part of Majorca is Es Tranc, a vast expanse of sand located in the south which looks legitimately Caribbean. It mainly stands out as being the only non-commercialised beach in Mallorca, which makes it into a unique space. The beach is usually overwhelmed with tourists which makes it much more appealing to moor up your boat and enjoy the privacy that it provides. </p> <h2>Natural parks</h2> <p>Majorca has a significant quantity of unique natural spaces, considering its size. Discover its forests, cliffs, coves, bays and islets a short sail away. </p> <h3>Sierra Tramuntana</h3><p>With its highest point being in the Puig Mayor at a height of 1,445 meters, you can’t miss the gorgeous views that it offers.</p> <h3>Cabrera Archipelago</h3><p>In the coastal area you can find the maritime archipelago of Cabrera, which is an idyllic location to go diving in and is easily accessible by boat. The surrounding areas guarantee an exceptional diving experience. </p> <h3>Dragonera</h3><p>The rich flora and fauna of Dragonera, whose name comes from the local lizards, will leave you breathless. It is only accessible by boat and it is full of hiking trails that will allow you to discover the area when you sail there. </p> <h3>S'Albufera natural park</h3><p>Every year the marshes and the swamps of S’Albufera becomes home to numerous migratory bird species. Several hiking trails go through the park, allowing you to enjoy nature and admire the numerous animal species that make this park their home. </p> <h3>Mondrago Park</h3><p>Located in the eastern part of Mallorca, the natural park of Mondrago has some spectacular views. Mondrago cove is known by sailing enthusiasts, who drop anchor every year in its turquoise waters.</p> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Majorcan gastronomy is famous for its sweets, its rice dishes and its fresh fish and shellfish. Its dishes are simply another reason you must visit.</p> <p>Mallorca is an electrifying destination offering the best beach tourism and an undoubtedly interesting culture too. You can even visit Ibiza and Formentera with a skipper or on your own bareboat yacht charter! Don’t miss an opportunity to charter a yacht on holiday in Mallorca to experience all that this island has to offer including, sailing, diving and exploring, you will not be disappointed.</p>

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  • Yacht charter in Trogir
  • <p>A <strong>yacht charter in Trogir</strong>, one of the sailing hotspots, is the only way to complete your sailing holiday Croatia. Surrounded by the sea, it is the perfect city to visit during your boat holiday in Croatia. Why not sail a gulet or a yacht like an Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat or crewed in Trogir, Croatia for your next holiday and find out for yourself how amazing a yacht charter sailing trip is! </p> <p>Trogir is in a fantastic location for you to use as a hub as you explore the nearby Mediterranean and Adriatic seas and coasts! Charter a yacht from us and sail your boat to a different town, marina or island every day during your holiday. We advise you don’t miss out on visiting amazing and gorgeous places such as; Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Trogir, Split and many more destinations in Dalmatia, the Adriatic and in Croatia too! </p> <h2>What to do in Trogir</h2> <p>With a yacht charter in Trogir you can appreciate this city which lies on the southern part of the Adriatic coast in the region of Split, and has one of the longest tourism traditions in Croatia due to its historical heritage and impressive natural beauty. As part of your yacht charter in Trogir, you will enjoy both sailing in the clear, blue water and anchoring your charter boat in one of the well-maintained ports to take a look at the city. </p> <p>For those who want to combine a yacht charter in Trogir with some culture, you can appreciate the beautiful medieval city with its white buildings and cobbled streets. While sailing along the coast, you will have a great view of those white buildings from your charter yacht. The most popular tourist attractions in Trogir are the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, the Church of St. Peter, the Duke’s Palace, and the St. Michael Bell-tower. The city’s Old Town has been included in the UNESCO World Cultural heritage register since 2007 as one of the world’s best preserved medieval centres, which makes it the perfect place to visit during your yacht charter holiday in Trogir. </p> <p>But don’t forget to take one of aBoatTime’s yachts or a gulet like the Oceanis or Bavaria either bareboat, crewed or skippered come sailing in Croatia as you visit some splendid destinations in the Mediterranean like Dalmatia, Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Sibenik and many more Dalmatian locations on your yacht charter sailing holiday in Trogir. Don’t miss out on the UNESCO sites in Croatia and the ones near Trogir and also remember to visit a new town or marina as much as possible during your trip. </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>There are some ports where you can moor the boat to go to the city of Trogir that have plenty of berths for you to moor your yacht in. If you require a marina that is quieter or more secluded, there are plenty of options along the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Here are some examples: </p> <Ul> <li> Marina Trogir </li> <p>This port has 133 berths for mooring a boat with up to 3 meters draft and 60 meters long. You will definitely find one of the berths suitable for you yacht. </p> <Li> Baotic Marina </li> <p>This port has 400 moorings and berths and a lot of services for customers. It can welcome vessels with up to 5 meters draft and 25 meters long. </p> </ul> <h2>The Coastline </h2> <p>The main reason a yacht charter in Trogir is so popular is due to the city´s marvellous beaches, beautiful waters, and spectacular landscape. </p> <ul><li>Cubo bays</li><p>Great for families, there are many services, such as restaurants, changing rooms, tennis courts, etc. They are surrounded by pine trees and rock formations. </p></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The cuisine is very influenced by Mediterranean cuisines, such as the Greek, the Italian or the Spanish. This influence is especially felt in the coastal region. However, it also has its own popular and traditional dishes. </p> <p>Olive oil and the good table wine are the two ingredients that can’t be absent from a traditional local table. Fish and shellfish cooked with rice, a good sausage from the Dalmatian region…one of the typical dishes Croatian dishes is the Kulen, which is a sort of dry spicy sausage. Another dish that you should try if you are interested in other culture’s cuisines, is the Brodest, which is a rice dish similar to the Spanish Paella. </p> <p>It is a luxury to sail in Torgir, not only because of its crystal clear waters and all the beaches and coves that it has nearby, but also because of the culture of the country it is in. Croatia is a country with a long maritime tradition, and that is why sailing on a yacht charter in the Adriatic will help you to understand in the best way the local inhabitants and their traditions. One of the best ways to discover the secrets that Croatia has to offer is with a yacht charter in Torgir. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Vigo
  • <p>Why not opt for a <strong>yacht charter in Vigo</strong>, Galicia which lies on the gorgeous Spanish coast? The largest city in Galicia, a region in the northwest of Spain. Its name derives from its location along the Ria (fjord) with the same name and this area of Spain offers a different kind of sailing holiday compared with a Mediterranean charter. It is also one of the largest natural ports in Spain and a very important fishing port. So take one of our yachts on a Spanish sailing holiday and enjoy a fantastic holiday on the coast, in the cities and in the beautiful Ria de Vigo! </p> <p>Visiting this area of Spain, Galicia, on a yacht charter is growing in popularity although it is not as well-known as Spain's Mediterranean yacht charter destinations, so you will find yourself being able to enjoy your sailing holiday in a more secluded atmosphere. The climate can be described as oceanic, although the summers and winters are usually warm because of its sheltered location, surrounded by mountains as well as the Cies Islands out in the bay towards the sea. During your holiday you´ll be blessed with pleasant weather conditions throughout a long sailing season. Don’t worry about sailing the boat yourself, even if you consider yourself a yachtmaster, you can take a skipper with you so you can sit back and relax! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>The ports in this area of the Spanish coast will cater for your every need during your sailing holiday and every marina is very pleasant to stay in. The main port in this Spanish city has numerous bars and cafes that allow the seafarers to meet and exchange their yacht charter experiences with other sailing enthusiasts. In addition, after a long day at sea, there is nothing better than to sit at one of the coastal bars and enjoy a cold drink, or a deliciously fresh shellfish dinner. Furthermore, you could sail around the northwest coast of Spain and visit the nearby port or marinas along the coast, in Coruna and the Bay of Biscay to add to your Spanish sailing holiday. If you are worried about finding a marina in Vigo and Galicia, don’t, there are plenty of anchorages and marinas for you to moor you boat or yacht at when you fancy a break from sailing. </p> <h2>What to see and do</h2> <p>This city that lies on the Atlantic Spanish coast is the perfect place to experience true navigation, being surrounded by a deep blue sea and a stunning wild environment that will allow you to disconnect from the world. There are many places that you can sail to in order to enjoy the stunning local environment. Apart from sailing, you can also do water sports like surfing, as the waves are a great attraction for surfers from all over the world. Just imagine sailing your own yacht up and down the Ría de Vigo, the cities gorgeous estuary that opens out to the Spanish Atlantic Ocean. </p> <p>The historic center holds the majority of activities that this city has to offer, from eating in one of the many shellfish restaurants, to walking into its bars, clubs and sun decks to enjoy the midday sun or very animated nights. </p> <p>Discover a very festive atmosphere, especially during the summer. You will be able to enjoy street performances, concerts, and the city center’s bars, which remain full from sunset until deep into the night. If you would like to get to know the Spanish culture, and discover one of the best gastronomies, a yacht charter in Spain is one of the best options for your next holiday. </p> <p>The majority of the shops can be found spread out through the narrow streets of the city center, especially on Principe Street. You also have the opportunity to visit traditional markets such as the market of A Pedra, where you will be able to find local products that you will not see anywhere else. </p> <p>On the outskirts of the city you will find Romanic ruins, such as the Santa Maria de Casterlos cathedral, of the XV century, and the XII century Santiago de Bembrive Cathedral.</p> <p>The city has a great ship building and sea faring legacy. Nowadays it is the home of six of the most important shipyards in Spain. This might be perhaps due to the ease of access by ship to many places in the region. The easy access that sailing on a chartered yacht offers to the coast, the Cies Islands, or the beaches and the nearby towns, makes the decision to spend your holiday on a yacht charter in the region a right one.</p> <h2>Beaches and Coves</h2> <p>Vigo’s coast has 38 beaches and coves where you can enjoy a sunny day on the beach, or simply admire the views of the bay of Rias Baixas from the deck of your ship.</p> <ul><li>O Vao beach</li><p>Has a large extension of fine sand where you can always find people windsurfing, playing volleyball and having fun with other beach and water sports.</p> <li>Samil beach</li><p>One of the most popular beaches, due to the quality of its services and to its proximity to the urban area. On it you will be able to find a long promenade with ice cream stands, restaurants and shops of all types that will entertain you through your walk.</p> <li>Rodas beach</li><p>It has been awarded the title of the best beach in the world by the British paper, The Guardian. It stands at more than one kilometer in length and sixty meters in width. It is one of the most beautiful as well, due to the turquoise color of the water and the dense vegetation that can be found right behind the white sand. Don’t forget to visit this beach, it’s perfect for relaxing! </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p> Galicia is a place with a lot of green areas due to the type of landscape, temperature and humidity. </p> <Ul> <li> A Riouxa Park </li> <p>This place of 60 hectares has a large number of tree species, some brought from different corners of the globe. </p> <Li> Castrelos Park </li><p>220,000 m² is the extension of this park, which also has a museum inside. It also has an outdoor amphitheater where events are organized. </p> <Li> Monte O Castro </li><p>This park has the best views of the surrounding landscape and the estuary. It is a mountain located in the middle of the city which also has an archaeological site within. </p> </ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The local gastronomy is recognized throughout the world for its flavors, the freshness of its products and for its high quality. Fresh fish and shellfish are typical products of the coastal region and are unmatched in flavor. </p> <p>Dining in Galicia will immerse you into a myriad of unique flavors. Its cuisine is much more than a gourmet experience, it’s an entire ritual. The gastronomic culture has manifested itself in all the daily customs, from the appetizers to the tapas and after work beers, or the weekend family barbecues. </p> <p>On top of this, there are dozens of gastronomic fiestas that are dedicated to show off all the local products. Typical Spanish dishes can also be found at these parties, dishes like the fried squid and the empanada. </p> <p>Sailing in Vigo on a yacht charter will give you the opportunity to discover first hand all the customs and secrets of this Galician city. You will taste its exquisite cuisine while aboard the yacht that best adapts to your needs. So make 2016 a year to remember and enjoy a holiday in Vigo, the Bay of Biscay and Galicia which will be an unforgettable experience. </p>

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  • Yacht charter in Sukosan
  • <p><strong>Yacht charter in Sukosan</strong> lets you visit the small city located in the western part of Croatia, on the Dalmatian coast. Lying in between Zadar and Biograd, it is a very popular tourist destination, specially known for its nautical tourism. Its lengthy coast is full of gorgeous coves and crystal clear waters. Its economy is strongly linked to tourism; companies and businesses in this sector are some of the most important in the region. </p> <p>Rent one of aBoatTime’s yachts or catamarans either bareboat or crewed with a skipper and go sailing in Sukosan which will allow you to have an adventure in the Adriatic Sea along the beautiful coast of Croatia! Go sailing in Sukosan, Croatia and the Adriatic and visit nearby sailing destinations that are very entertaining, places such as; Kornati, Dalmacija, Zadar, Sibenik, Biograd and also the hundreds of islands that are dotted along Croatia’s Adriatic coast that you can sail to if you want to – you’re in control of your yacht charter sailing holiday! </p> <h2>What to do in Sukosan</h2> <p>Open air and nautical activities are very popular in this region, as some of the most famous tourist attractions are its spectacular coasts, from the stony beaches to its beautiful cliffs.</p> <p>You can participate in guided visits and activities such as hiking through the numerous natural parks of the region. Another option is the practice of watersports, such as scuba diving and snorkeling, which will get you acquainted with the vibrant underwater life of this region. </p> <h2>What to see in Sukosan</h2> <p>There are many attractions that the city of Sukosan has to offer, the majority of which are from its religious heritage. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Church of Our Lady of Mercy:</li><p>This church is located in the center of old town. It was built in 1650 as gratitude to the virgin for protecting the city from the plague that the country has suffered. </p> <li>San Casiano church:</li><p>This church has roman and baroque characteristics, is also located in old town. </p> <li>St. Martin church:</li><p>This church has been a witness to the long history of this region. It has been destroyed on several occasions; until it was restored by the San Martin brotherhood restored it in 1753. </p> <li>Gates in the fortified area:</li><p>They were used to come in and out of the fortified city and now they are open for visits. </p></ul> <h2>Ports</h2> <p>Sukosan is home to one of the largest ports in Croatia, the Dalmacija marina. This port has 1,200 docking spaces and the capacity to host vessels with a length of up to 25 meters. It has the best services and the biggest luxuries, and it is designed for the maximum comfort of its guests. </p> <h2>Beaches and coves</h2> <p>Croatia’s shores are some of its most important attractions and Sukosan has a large number crystal clear waters. Some of them are: </p> <ul><li>DjeČji Raj:</li><p>A beautiful beach of sand and stone, perfect to visit with children. It offers services such as bars, restrooms, showers and changing rooms. </p> <li>Zlatna Luka:</li><p> located by the entrance to Sukosan and is covered with stones. This beach is surrounded by trees that provide shade during the hot summer months. It counts with showers, changing rooms and restrooms. </p> <li>Makarska:</li><p> this beach is very close to volleyball and basketball courts and it also has showers, restrooms and changing rooms. </p></ul> <h2>Natural Parks</h2> <p>Sukosan is a region with a rich natural heritage, it is surrounded by several natural parks that are perfect to spend several days relaxing and enjoying nature. There are 5 national parks and 2 natural parks in the vicinity. Some of the most important are: </p> <ul><li>Kornati national park:</li><p>declared national park in 1980 for its natural beauty, it has turquoise waters and a large animal biodiversity above and underwater. This archipelago has 144 islands covered in vegetation, creating a spectacular landscape. </p> <li>TelaŠČica natural park:</li><p> this natural bay surrounded by little islands is located 9 nautical miles from Sukosan. It is 10 km in length and it was declared a natural park in 1988. It has peaceful a shoreline on one side and rocky cliffs on the other. Its spectacular marine diversity makes it an ideal place for scuba diving. </p> <li>Vrana lake natural park:</li><p> located 25 km away from Sibenik, it’s a natural park where freshwater mixes with seawater in a lake that is 14 km in length, 4 km in width and 4 meters in depth. In this park you will be able to observe several types of birds. It is an ideal place for fishing and watersports. </p> <li>Krka national park:</li><p> an unbeatable natural landscape located by the Lrka river, it was declared a national park for its beauty in 1985. </p></ul> <h2>Currency</h2> <ul><li>Currency: Kuna (1kn=100 lipas// 1€=7.5 kn approx.)</li> <li>Places for exchange: banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels and camping sites. </li> <li>Accepted credit cards: Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Dinners.</li></ul> <h2>Gastronomy</h2> <p>The Croatian gastronomy is characterized by the large variety of different types of food that can be found in its restaurants and cafes. Sukosan’s specialties are based on fish and shellfish with olive oil and fresh vegetables typical of the region. </p>

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  • <p>Take one of our luxury yachts and enjoy a <strong>rent a boat in Barcelona</strong> - a great option for your holidays this year. The capital of Catalonia is the 2nd most populated city in Spain. Located on the Mediterranean coast, just 120km from the Pyrenees and the French border, it’s in the perfect spot for our crewed or bareboat yacht charters and idyllic for a Spanish sailing trip. Your skipper will be helpful and friendly, and our yachts are safe, comfortable and relaxing. </p> <p>Surround yourself with the life and soul of Catalonia, with a rich culture combined with sandy shores and water sport activities to enjoy. There is a wonderful mix of architectural styles, art, museums, and plenty of leisure activities for you to enjoy too. It has developed into one of Europe's most important yacht charter marinas, allowing you to discover the amazing coastline. </p> <p>Hiring a boat here is a popular idea as it is a great starting point for trips across the Mediterranean, and it is for this reason it is one of Europe’s most important, both for tourism, including cruises and yacht charter tourism as well as commercial traffic. In the marina you’ll find all the services and facilities you need for your trip, such as refuelling, supplies for your boat, and a wide variety of shops and bars on the promenade for you to revel in. Moreover, there are numerous hotels that are ideal for a short stay around the time of your sailing holiday. If you want to enquire about the chance to hire a boat, perhaps a catamaran either bareboat or crewed, you could visit the gorgeous Balearic Islands of Mallorca, Ibiza, Formentera or Menorca. Ibiza is a superb destination for a stag or hen party that you will never forget! Barcelona also has many options for stag and hen parties, including bar crawls and other festivities to explore, imagine renting a boat in Barcelona with the family and friends and sailing on the Spanish coast! </p> <h2>Ports</h2> <h3>One Ocean Port Vell</h3> <p>It provides you with anything and everything you will need during your vacation. Here you can perform many activities, as it has a variety of cultural and sports activities inside. It also has the capacity to house a total of 410 vessels with maximum draft of 16 meters. </p> <h3>Olimpic port</h3> <p>Built for the 1992 Olympic Games, it’s characterized by the wide variety of restaurants located in the area. It has 743 moorings for boats with a maximum draft of 5 meters. </p> <h3>Real Club Marítimo de Barcelona</h3> <p>It is one of the oldest, and has many facilities adapted to any need. The maximum draft of its boats is 8 meters. </p> <h2>What to do<h2> <p>If you go sailing aboard your own private crewed or bareboat yacht, you will find windsurfing, kite surfing and lots of fun to do on the local shores. There are many agencies that provide you materials and classes all over Barcelona. The water sports center is the ideal marina where you start the rental of your boat. It’s very lively and offers a good atmosphere and there is plenty of space to moor one of our yachts, one of our skippers can help you moor as well. Its stylish restaurants, clubs and bars are all splendid for any tourist activity. On the other hand, this port offers refuelling services, entertainment, culture and dining. Also, chartering gives you the chance to sail along the Costa Brava or to the south of France. Furthermore, as mentioned previously, you should try and visit the neighbouring islands of Ibiza and Mallorca whilst sailing your private crewed or bareboat yacht or catamaran. With good weather almost guaranteed, picturesque coastal towns and proximity to other attractions, Barcelona will meet and probably exceed your expectations. </p> <p>There are several options when you decide to rent a boat in Barcelona and go sailing in Catalonia: to sail towards the north of the Mediterranean Sea, stopping in France, or going for the southeast Spanish coast, as well as visiting the Balearic Islands by sailing yacht or by visiting the Levantine coast. </p> <h2>What to see<h2> <p>There are lots of things to do in this world famous city. The main tourist attractions are located in the Las Ramblas area, which is defined by its numerous shops and flower stalls, Parc de la Ciutadella, Plaça de Catalunya and of course the magic of Gaudi’s famous architecture. </p> <p>The Sagrada Familia is a must see for anyone visiting Barcelona. We also recommend seeing his other works, such as the Casa Milà, Casa Batlló, and the Parc Güell. If you’re a football fan you can’t miss out on seeing the Camp Nou, Europe’s largest football stadium. </p> <p>If you choose Barcelona for your sailing holidays, you can spend days on the beaches or in nearby towns on the Costa Brava. Located just 10 minutes from the centre is the famous la Barceloneta. </p> <h2>Currency<h2> <p>The currency used is the same as the one used in the rest of Spain: the euro (€). </p> <h2>Beaches and Coves<h2> <h3>Barceloneta</h3> <p>It is the third longest shoreline in Spain, with more than one kilometer long. The sand has a toasted tone and is full of palm trees, and the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea are perfect for swimming. It is the main place for tourists and has showers, toilets and all the amenities you need. </p> <h3>Icària</h3> <p>It is also a few metro stops from the town center. It has a long promenade and sandy areas where it is possible to practice any sport. </p> <h2>Gastronomy<h2> <p>Some of the typical dishes are, for example, Escudella I Carn D'olla, stew with vegetables, rice, noodles and potatoes, served as soup, cooked with white beans, which includes sausage (traditional Catalan sausage), pilots ( ground beef), bread, egg and spices, and rice casserole, like paella. </p> <p>In its fish specialties we can cite the "zarzuela" (name given to the operetta in Spain) grouper, monkfish, prawns, shrimp, squid and mussels. There is a higher quality version of zarzuela which has prawns instead of lobster. Another typical recipe is suquet peix, spiced cod in a tin container. Among its most typical desserts, it´s included the famous Catalan cream, which is a kind of egg custard, the mel i mato, cottage cheese with honey, and musician dessert, made with pine nuts and raisins. Among the local wines, reds include Peralada, Alella, Tarragona and Priorat. Among whites, the Penedes. And of course, the famous sparkling or cavas from Penedes and Peralada. </p> <p>Visit any time of the year, as there is such a wealth of cultural and art institutions, as well as a myriad of leisure opportunities, including shopping, bars and of course the beach. Sailing lovers will find everything they need to have a great time when not out sailing. Charter a yacht here and experience both the city’s rich culture and the beauty of sailing on the Mediterranean. </p> <p>There is a wealth of cultural and leisure activities just waiting for you, whenever you travel to Barcelona on your rented boat, don’t miss out on an amazing sailing trip on board a bareboat or crewed luxury private boat! Take advantage of our bareboat and crewed yacht charters with a skipper and sail in Barcelona whilst also sailing to amazing holiday destinations like Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca, the other Balearic Islands and other destinations around Spain. You will love your yacht rental as it is so different to anything you have experienced before when compared with your previous holidays. So make it a year to remember and embark on a luxury Spanish sailing trip. Why not sail in a catamaran along the Costa Brava and visit the luxury islands, towns, restaurants and marinas that are scattered along the Catalan coast on your boat rental break. </p> <p>Isn’t it aBoatTime you rent a boat in Barcelona?</p>

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