Voilactus is also a great boat for cruising, with comfortable
accommodations, a practical kitchen, a fast and safe tender,
plus all the gear for spending unforgettable days aboard.
Voilactus, has the following layout:
Whatever is your sailing preference, Voilactus offers a great opportunity to explore ocean cruising in the Caribbean. To this effect, the registration includes coaching by very experienced cruisers, and we’ll encourage the rotation of crewing positions, so everybody can gain experience in all aspects of the sail, from bow to tactician.
Crew members will work on sail trim, tactics, electronic aids, engine care, radio communications, navigation rules, and several other important aspects of navigation.
The participation is open to persons of all experience levels, including some slots reserved for newcomers to the sport.
For the 2019-20 season, Voilactus is available and we're pleased to highlight the most popular of the sailing opportunities, as follows:
ANTIGUA TO ST. MAARTEN CRUISE - 22 to 28 February 2021. A five-day cruise from Antigua to St. Maarten where the boat will race in the Heineken regatta. This trip is an ideal opportunity for participants in Heineken to get to know the boat and experience some of the finest of Caribbean sailing. On the way we expect to stop at the islands of Barbuda (with some of the largest beaches in the Caribbean) and St. Barth (the St. Tropez of the Caribbean), planning to arrive in St. Maarten on the 28th.
ST. MAARTEN TO ANTIGUA CRUISE - 9 to 15 March 2021: A seven-day cruise from St. Maarten to Antigua. On the way, we expect to stop at the islands of STATIA (Fort, dive or volcano climbing), St. Kitts (Has the largest fort in the region & great beaches), Montserrat (lava covered city), and Guadaloupe (France in the Caribbean), arriving at Antigua on the evening of the 15th. If desired, the cruise can extended by a day or two to visit the islands.
This diagram illustrates one of the
above mentioned itineraries:
ANTIGUA TO ST. BARTH CRUISE - 3 to 7 April 2021: A four-day cruise from Antigua to St. Barth where the boat will race in the Voiles De St. Barth regatta. This trip is an ideal opportunity for participants in Les Voiles to get to know the boat and experience some of the finest of Caribbean sailing. On the way we expect to stop at the island of Barbuda (with some of the largest beaches in the Caribbean), planning to arrive in St. Barth on the 7th.
ST. BARTH TO ANTIGUA CRUISE - 19 to 22 April 2020: A three-day cruise from St. Barth to Antigua. On the way, we expect to stop at the islands of St. Kitts (Has the largest fort in the region & great beaches), Montserrat (lava covered city), and Guadaloupe (France in the Caribbean), arriving at Antigua on the evening of the 22nd.
PRICES & CONDITIONS FOR CRUISES
Crew members will benefit by arriving one or two days before the start of every cruise, to enjoy the island’s attractions, and to settle into the boat. Cruise participants will be able to occupy their cabin the afternoon before departure day. We’ll gladly book a taxi that will pick you up at the airport (cost about $30 per trip).
While cruising, there will be several hours of sailing every day, and then docking at a marina (Extra cost) or anchoring in a bay each night. This is a unique opportunity to explore these less frequented islands, as well as having the opportunity to swim, snorkel or scuba dive, or just simply relax and enjoy the sunshine after sailing.
Accommodation would be in one of the 3 double cabins in the boat, with access to a head (bathroom). Only water and beer are included, so everyone will either share in the provisioning, or bring their own food on board. In addition to food costs, other expenses would be fuel (For tender and boat) customs & immigration charges, transportation to/from the airport, tours, or any other special activities.
The cost of every cruise will depend on its duration. Daily prices for the cruises are only $90 for the front larger cabin and $60 for each rear double cabin. You can go solo or share the cabin for the same price. One of the rear cabins also has a small bunk.
Payment terms are 50% with booking, and the balance 30 days before the first sailing day.
The price includes coaching, island guidance, water and beer for the duration of the voyage.
Cruise Requisites: Crew members must be reasonably fit for moving around the boat, and taking part in the boat handling. You must be in general good health, as the boat will frequently be several hours away from any medical facility. Every crew member must sign a release of indemnity and agree in writing to strictly adhere to safety guidelines and instructions of the skipper.
Conditions: All schedules are subject to weather conditions, and can be cancelled, changed or postponed at the captain’s sole discretion, and no refund or replacement will be given. In the event of Force Mejeur events that cruises have to be cancelled, no refunds can be given.
To book your place or request more information, please contact:
Eduardo Lentz at or
Call, Text or WhatsApp +1-720-937-1141
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