7 nights/8days on a sailing boat
REGGIO CALABRIA/SAPRI – from Calabria to Campania
Day 1, Saturday, Reggio/Reggio. Arrival at and departure from Reggio Calabria. At 6 p.m., check-in, welcome cocktail, meeting with the skipper and program briefing. In the evening, disembark and dinner at the restaurant 3Farfalli. A short walk along the waterfront, considered “the most beautiful kilometre of Italy”, and the heart of Reggio Calabria’s nightlife before returning on board. Overnight stay.
Day 3, Monday, Bagnara/Capo Vaticano/ Vibo Marina.
After breakfast, we will sail again along the
remaining stretch of the Viola Coast, up to Palmi. Weather permitting, we will be able to swim. Later we will sail towards Cape Vatican, where we will stop for another swim and have lunch on board the yacht. The chef of the Gabbiano Resort will cook a delicious meal for us. In the early afternoon, we will continue our route, rounding Tropea, reaching the Port of Vibo Marina round about 6 p.m. A stop near Tropea is programmed for those who wish to swim or fish. In the evening, dinner on board or at a restaurant near the port. Return on board, overnight stay.
Day 4, Tuesday, Vibo Marina/Statti/Cetraro. After breakfast, transfer to the Port of Vibo Marina, where we will visit the Statti Cellar, one of the most famous wine makers in Calabria, local specialty and wine tasting is included. Return on board in the early afternoon. Our trip continues towards Cetraro, expected arrival round about 9 p.m., after having rounded Amantea, the Reefs of Isca (a protected marine reserve) and Paola. We will sail continuously for at least 7 hours and during this time the participants will be able to skipper the boat, or fish, sunbathe and admire the sunset over Stromboli. Upon our arrival, at the quayside we will find a welcome drink, organized by Maurizio, the chef of the Gambero Rosso, who, shortly after, will take us to his restaurant near the port and will cook the mythical “frittura di paranza” (mixed fried fish). Return on board, overnight stay.
Day 6, Thursday, Cetraro/Arcomagno/IsolaDino/Maratea/ Sapri. After breakfast, we will sail towards our final destination, Sapri. We will round Diamante and the Island of Cirella , with two stops at the Arco Magno and the Island of Dino, one of the most beautiful corners of Calabria. You can take a guided tour of the Island if you wish, that will end round about lunchtime,. Return on board for a seafood based meal served by the restaurant Furano. We will then sail towards the Gulf of Policastro, passing by the cliffs of the Cilento National Park and the famous Christ of Maratea. Expected arrival at Sapri (Campania) riund about 5 p.m. Dinner is booked at Taverna Portosalvo, a typical restaurant that overlooks the sea, near the port (transfer by taxi not included), where Gerardo Menza, will serve his specialties while reciting a poem. After dinner, return on board and overnight stay.
Day 8, Saturday. After breakfast, check-out before 10,30 a.m. End of services.
accomodation in double cabin,
the routes indicated,
where required (Reggio, Cantine Statti, Altomonte),
transfers as described in the program,
health and luggage insurance,
an on-board course on how to skipper.
Notes of general interest:
ROUTE IN NAUTICAL MILES DEPARTING FROM REGGIO C. TO SAPRI
•REGGIO BAGNARA 7,2 + 10,3 = 18 miles, about 3,5 hours
•BAGNARA/VIBO MARINA stop at CAPO VATICANO 19 + 7 (TROPEA)+ 13(VIBO) =39 miles about 5,5 hours
•VIBO CETRARO 48,5 miles, about 7 hours
•CETRARO/SAPRI stop ISLE OF DINO, 25 (DINO) + 14 SAPRI =39 miles, about 5,5 hours
•SAPRI BAIA INFRESCHI CAPO PALINURO 12 (BAIA INFRESCHI)+ 7 (CAPO PALINURO)= 19 miles + 19 miles return, total duration 5 hours
Useful reminder when packing:
• A pair of flat non marking rubber soled shoes to use only on board
• A pair of shoes to use when you leave the boat
• 3/4 t-shirts
• 2/3 bermuda shorts
• 1 pair of long trousers
• 1 warm sweatshirt
• 1 sweater
• 1 oilskins (to use in case of bad weather)
• 2 bathing suits
• 2/3 changes of underwear
• Set for personal hygiene and towels
• Soap to wash soiled clothing
• Marine biodegradable liquid soap (you can find it in nautical shops; it pollutes less and saves water)
• Beach towel
• High protection sunscreen (do not bring oil)
• Hat for sun and cold
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