Sail with us around Corsica and enjoy the rugged coastline lined with high white cliffs and a deep turquoise sea. We’ll sail about 400 miles in a week and practice night sailing, weather monitoring and sailing strategies. The voyage may also be recognized as practical preparation for the Class B - Yachtmaster Offshore exam.
We’ll visit ancient towns with a French flair, jagged cliffs of blood-red granite and the birthplace of Napoleon himself.
What will you experience on the cruise?
Sailing around 400 NM in a week, we’ll practice night sailing, weather monitoring and sailing tactics. As the cruise will be around the whole island, the voyage can be extended but not shortened. Enjoy an unbridled coastline lined with high white cliffs and a deep turquoise sea.
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Price: 719 EUR
Date: 22. 5. - 29. 5. 2021
Departing from Sardinia, we’ll sail through the archipelago of La Maddalena and on the first stage stretch around the east coast to Cap Corse. Then we’ll sail along the south and west coasts depending on time and current conditions. We can look forward to:
- Saint Florent ("Little Saint Tropez"), an ancient fishing town with a Genovese tower and the 4th-century Nebbio Cathedral.
- The port of Calvi with its massive citadel, where Admiral Nelson lost his eye during the siege in 1794 and Christopher Columbus was allegedly born.
- Calanche de Piana, with rocky cliffs of red granite sloping steeply into the sea.
- Ajaccio, the birthplace of Napoleon and the capital of Corsica
- Bonifacio, an ancient town high on the cliffs. The deep natural fjord creates an ideally protected refuge here, where a Phoenician port once was several thousand years ago.
- The rocky island of Lavezzi in the Strait of Bonifacio, with beautiful moorings only accessible in good weather
Corsica is a French island and the fourth largest in the Mediterranean. The official language is French, but Corsican is also spoken here. The original dialect had long been dying out, but is now widely taught with a strong movement in Corsica seeking greater autonomy. The island has certainly had a turbulent history. Birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte, it boasts unspoilt countryside and a number of glacial lakes. Parts of the island are listed under UNESCO. The full length of the coast is 1047 km.