Maldives · March 2 - 15 2024

Maldives to Mumbai

A unique expedition across the Arabian sea, exotic lands, big oceans and a huge experience awaits

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Overview

An exotic full-on epic adventure from serenity of the Maldives, across the Arabian sea to Mumbai. This is a unique and wonderfully varied adventure. You will join the yacht in Male, where you will meet the skipper and your fellow crew. We will stay overnight on the yacht while getting involved in the planning of the 1,000NM sail to the Mumbai. Setting sail on our 50ft open deck, racing yacht will be quite an experience - you will get fully briefed and comfortable sailing a high performance yacht under expert guidance of our experienced Skipper Emily Caruso who has led expeditions to far flung places all over the world. The yacht has been expertly refitted from her racing heritage so that below decks there are cabins, air conditioning and other comforts giving us a fantastic combination of speed and comfort. We will stop off at some of the idyllic islands on the way before making our final destination the historic Bombay Royal Yacht club - The adventure is not quite over as we will arrange for a wonderful welcome and night's accommodation at this historic and luxurious club - the perfect way to unwind and relax after an unforgettable experience and wonderful expedition.

Highlights

EPIC OCEAN SAILING

EPIC OCEAN SAILING

A truly unique 1,000NM passage through the Arabian sea on a magnificent yacht

EXPERIENCED SKIPPER

EXPERIENCED SKIPPER

Your skipper has a deep experience, having led expeditions all over the world. Sail, Learn and explore!

AMAZING DESTINATION

AMAZING DESTINATION

Starting with Male, capital of the Maldives and ending with the rich heritage of Mumbai - such contrasts await!

Skippers

Skipper - Emily Caruso

Skipper - Emily Caruso

Emily Caruso has led expeditions to some of the world's most isolated and untouched places - she combines incredible experience with a wonderful talent for encouraging those around her to achieve more than they thought possible and have fun along the way. Any crew that Emily leads will always be a happy one!

Itinerary

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Day 1 - Saturday 2nd March - Arrival and greeting

Your journey starts in Male. You will join on Monday afternoon where you will be welcomed aboard the yacht.

After meeting your fellow crew and the skipper and settling into the yacht, we will run a safety briefing and start prepping for the adventure ahead!

We will stay overnight on board and may eat ashore



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Day 2 - Sunday - All prepared

After a relaxing nights sleep and breakfast on board, we will ensure we are fully prepped and ready to go - aiming to slip lines in the afternoon, or the following morning and head for the open ocean.

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Day 3 - Monday

Finally, today we slip lines and sail gracefully out of the marina and into the open ocean. The next 10 days will be spent cruising our way North towards Mumbai

You will be fully involved in life aboard - preparing meals for the crew, sailing at night and keeping track of progress - all part of a fully 'hands-on' expedition crew.

You may spot, whales, turtles or many other marine diversity on the journey and will surely have time to relax, enjoy the endless Ocean and talk to your crew.

We may also stop along the way, visiting some of the magical islands of the Arabian sea.

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Day 13/14 - Saturday

Arriving in Mumbai is a wonderful experience - the hustle and bustle of the city is a huge contrast to the open Ocean we've crossed until now. We will tie up at the historic Royal Bombay Yacht Club and after collecting belongings and putting the yacht to bed, head to the refined charm of this beautiful icon of Indian heritage. 

Our last night will be spent in the comfort of this club - a beautiful and relaxing end to an incredible adventure.

What's Included

What's Included

Full safety briefing and all required safety equipment

all food and drink on board the yacht

your own berth in a cabin with max one other person sharing

branded and personalised kit (polo shirt)

One nights accommodation at the Royal Bombay Yacht Club (TBC)

A fantastic sail and amazing memories!

Medical insurance - please ask us for advice

Any extra tours or activities done during stopovers

Travel to the start or onward travel from the destination

Booking options

Single Berth

Single Berth

Your your own berth with plenty of space for luggage in a shared cabin

FROM$9,184.44 /pp

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You'll Be Staying Here

On board

On board

The yacht is a 50ft open deck racing yacht which has been tastefully converted into a (fast!) cruising yacht. She has four cabins and is comfortable below decks with Air-Conditioning

We are waiting on more pictures of the yacht interior and exterior

FAQs

We supply life-jackets and all safety equipment. If you are short of specialist gear, we can loan you some if required. We'll send out a detailed kit list before the trip

You should take medical travel insurance for off-shore sailing. We can advise providers. It should cost not more than about £50 for the trip.

Mobile phones will not work for most of the voyage. However, we actively encourage “Supporters” (friends and family) to join in with your adventure. We create a supporters group and each day, share a Blog, written from the boat. Supporters and crew can exchange short messages via our ship’s email account. Each trip has a dedicated shore contact who will be there for the supporters - answering their questions and making sure they keep fully up to date with your adventure - we often have 150 supporters following the trip!

10% will hold a place (there are only 6 places) - this is fully refundable if you change your mind until 8 weeks before hand

Maldives to Mumbai

Maldives · March 2 - 15 2024 · 13 nights

$9,184.44 /pp

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