MedSailors

We have teamed up with the very brilliant Medsailors and if you book one of their trips through us…

a) you’ll become eligible for MatesRates discounts on any of the other HOFNAR trips
b) you’ll bag yourself a HOFNAR tee and trucker cap!

Medsailors run sailing holidays for people aged 20 – 35yrs all over the Mediterranean, but specialising in Greece and Croatia.

Experience an unforgettable 7 days as you set sail around the most breath-taking islands, enjoying epic adventures and authentic local culture.

Every week they host a mix of guests from around the globe – solo travellers on the lookout for new travel buddies, couples keen for a getaway and groups of friends large and small making the best of summer sunshine. They make sure all guests are grouped with like minded travellers, so get ready to meet some awesome people!

All their boats are modern sailing yachts and catamarans, catering for every group size and budget. They all accommodate eight to ten people and sail in flotillas of five to seven yachts, meaning there’s plenty of space for everyone, above and below deck.

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  • Six nights’ shared accommodation on board
  • Fully qualified Skipper
  • Learning how to sail
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Paddle board and snorkelling equipment (mask, fins and snorkel)
  • Travel to / from departure point (Split or Athens) All trips start on a Saturday and end on a Friday.
  • Dinner (some nights there will be organised dinners at restaurants, other nights you’ll split into smaller groups and choose your own – all pretty flexi, but at your own cost)
  • Local Payment made in the local currency direct to your skipper on departure day, aprox £95. This is a mandatory charge to cover marina fees, local taxes and fuel.
  • Extra activities such as scooter hire (aprox £20), scuba diving (aprox £80) etc
  • Excursions such as wine tasting (aprox £15), an island tour (aprox £20) or the infamous toga party (aprox £15)!
  • Insurance – it is a condition of travel to have adequate travel insurance in place before travelling
  • Spending Money. As a suggestion for your evening meal and some drinks, MedSailors recommend allowing: €25-€35 per day for Greece and €45-€55 per day for Croatia.

There are 3 yacht types to choose from; Premier, Superior Monocat or Catamaran…

Premier Yachts

10 GUESTS

Our well-appointed Premier yachts were launched between 2005 and 2008 and feature big sunbathing decks, swimming platforms and above deck dining areas.

Key Features

  • Launched 2005- 2008
  • 5 cabins / 3 bathrooms
  • Social and dining area
  • Sunbathing deck
  • Onboard sound system
  • Swimming platform
  • Cabin fans
  • USB charging sockets

Superior MonoCats

10-12 GUESTS

Our brand new 2020 MonoCats offer the ultimate in space and luxury with an extra-large social and dining area, onboard 360 sound system and a sunbathing deck with loungers.

Key Features

  • New 2020 Yachts
  • 6 cabins / 4 bathrooms
  • Large social and dining area
  • Sunbathing deck & loungers
  • 360 sound system
  • Large swimming platform
  • Cabin fans
  • USB charging stations

Catamarans

8 GUESTS

Our Catamarans are ideal for those who want to experience the ultimate. With a sunbathing net, large deck and living areas, they offer a touch of luxury to your experience.

Key Features

  • 4 cabins / 2-4 bathrooms
  • Large social and dining area
  • Sunbathing deck & loungers
  • Onboard sound system
  • Large swimming platform
  • Cabin fans
  • USB charging sockets

Below is an overview of our planned sailing itinerary although at times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don’t worry your skipper will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Athens

Welcome to your MedSailors Greece Saronic Voyager! Starting off in Athens, you’ll get to soak up some of the famous history before we set sail in the afternoon. Head to the Acropolis, a hilltop citadel with ancient buildings and a Greece must see or get lost in the cobbled streets before heading to the marina.

Athens

Perdika

Day 1 continued – Perdika

We set sail from our marina in the afternoon heading to the quaint village of Perdika. Get to know your MedSailors crew as you spend the afternoon paddleboarding and swimming in the crystal-clear water. In the evening, indulge in a special Greek feast and drinks while bonding with your fellow sailors.

Day 2 – Ermioni

Enjoy a beautiful sunrise sail as we head to Hydra Island. After a some refreshing swim stops we will make our way into port. Known for its charming port, stroll the old town or take a horse trek around the coastal paths as you take in the islands’ classy charm and discover hidden bays.

Ermioni

Hydra

Day 2 continued – Hydra

After a short sail to Ermioni, wander the charming town along the port until you find the rocky shore of the town beach. Jump into its crystal clear blue waters or duck under the shade of the trees nearby. Then grab your crew and head to one of the many traditional taverns to enjoy an amusing night.

Day 3 – Spetses

After breakfast, we’ll cruise to Spetses Island. Here there is something for everyone; the iconic Cathedral of Agios Nikolaos for history lovers, Paradise Beach for sun-lovers, epic scenery and scooter hire for the adventurous. Discover its enchanting old town where you’ll find lively bars and clubs or head to the beach for a party.

Spetses

Poros

Day 4 – Poros

After a morning swim we set sail to the tiny island of Poros. Enjoy the variety of epic water sports on offer before heading to explore the wild lemon forest, Poseidon’s Temple ruins or historic clock tower. You’ll have the chance to sample some delicious Greek wine at a tasting before a meal with your crew and a night of dancing.

Day 5 – Epidavros

Today we make our way to Epidavros. Take your time to wander the charming coastal town before heading to the world’s largest and most ancient Greek amphitheatre. Explore the historic ruins while taking in the picturesque landscape. Later, we’ll enjoy an awe-inspiring sunset over the mountains as we toast our drinks to a great day.

Epidavros

Agistri

Day 6 – Agistri

On the final night of your sailing holiday, we’ll moor on the idyllic Greek island of Agistri. Explore the rugged coastline by scooter, head to the beach or simply relax by the tranquil pool. To celebrate the week, we’ll get dressed in our finest toga and head out for some plate smashing and divine Greek cuisine at a final farewell party.

Day 7 – Athens

After a relaxing morning swim in your skippers favourite bay, we’ll set sail back to port in Athens. Toast your MedSailors family to a great week filled with unforgettable memories. Back on land by afternoon, you will have plenty of time to explore more of the history and hospitality of this amazing Greek capital if you plan to stay the evening in Athens.

Athens

Below is an overview of our planned sailing itinerary although at times, weather and other conditions may affect or alter our route. Don’t worry your skipper will keep you aware of any changes along the way.

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

Welcome to Dubrovnik Voyager with MedSailors! Before setting sail, you’ll have time to spend the morning walking the walls of old town to capture all of the iconic sites and film locations. Or simply wander the cobblestone streets to take in the sights, smells & sounds of this small city before checking in at the marina.

Day 1 continued…

Sipan

Sipan

As we take off, we’ll sail by the infamous Dubrovnik walls for the best views. Then get to know your MedSailors family as we we set sail for Sipan, the largest of the Elaphiti islands. The short sail means you’ll have plenty of time to explore secluded bays, go paddleboarding, or laze in the sun on deck. In the evening we’ll have sunset drinks and dinner at a local Konoba.

Day 2

Mljet

Mljet

Today we are headed to the green island of Mljet, the most unspoilt of Croatia’s Islands. Explore the National Park by bike and the translucent salt lakes by kayak, home to the Mediterranean’s largest coral reef. Don’t miss out on the Benedictine Monastery in the middle of the lakes or the hidden caves on its shores.

Day 3

Korčula

Korčula

After a morning of swin stops and sailing, we arrive at the old fishing town of Lumbarda on the island of Korčula. Make your way into Korčula old town to meander the maze-like backstreets & discover where famous explorer Marco Polo was born. Then climb the ladder to Massimo’s rooftop bar for epic views and sunset cocktails.

Day 4

Lovište

Lovište

Discover a hidden treasure in the Peljesac Peninsula, hand-picked for you to laze away the day. Enjoy the crystal-clear water in the wide lagoon and unwind on-board your yacht or floaty. Tan, salty and calm, leave the ocean to tuck into a Croatian meal and enjoy a superb sunset followed by an evening under the stars.

Day 5

Vrbroska, Hvar

Vrbroska, Hvar

We arrive this afternoon in this peaceful old 15th century fishing town, relaxing and exploring before our evening begins. Hvar boasts ancient ruins, medieval churches, poet Petar Hektorovic’s 16th-century Tvrdalj castle – and fantastic nightlife. Start the evening at the top of the Hvar Fortress then wander into town for a night to remember!

Day 6

Stari Grad, Hvar

Stari Grad, Hvar

After breakfast and a morning swim, we set sail for one of the oldest towns in Europe, Stari Grad. We’ll head to an organic farm and winery, Hora Farm, where everything is grown and produced on the farm. Enjoy sampling some of the best local wine varieties as you watch the sun go down in this idyllic and UNESCO listed countryside.

Day 7

Split

Split

After a final swim we’ll sail back to our marina located in Trogir. Arriving by afternoon you’ll have plenty of time to explore more of the historic architecture of Croatia. Discover nearby old town Trogir or jump on our transfer into Split Old Town to stroll along tree-lined streets, get lost in the cobblestone alleys and wander Diocletian’s Palace. Or meet up with the your crew from the week in the thriving restaurant and bar scene.