Sailing Trips

Caribbean - Europe

Overview

Caribbean - Azores - Portugal

Atlantic Crossing from the West to the East aboard of the Rhea


20 day Route (SR193-161):
Antigua/ Caribbean - Faial/ Azores - Lisbon/ Portugal

Ship & Cabin Details

Caribbean - Azores - Portugal

Atlantic Crossing from the West to the East aboard of the Rhea


SY Rhea
The Rhea, a vessel flying the Dutch flag, offers space for a maximum of 28 passengers. The crew of nine people consists of captain, navigator, boatswain, cook and up to 2 people responsible for passenger service. During the winter months from December to April the Rhea visits Caribbean harbors like St. Martin, Guadeloupe or Antigua. During summer – and after a passage of the Atlantic Ocean, she sails for Mediterranean ports located in Spain, Italy and Portugal.
On the teak deck, there is a wide space with sunbeds and benches. Furthermore, there is a nice and cozy dining area located on the afterdeck. An additional dining and drinking area can be found in the deckhouse.
Below deck, there are 14 fully equipped double cabins and a salon. There you can find the ship’s library as well as a CD/DVD player and a Plasma TV – the ideal space for playing games, having meals or just relaxing.


Cabin Facilities
A maximum of 28 guests can be accomodated in 14 comfortable double cabins carrying the names of famous adventurers and explorers like Christopher Columbus or Leif Erikson. All cabins have an individual AC and an own bathroom. There are two types of cabins available:

  • 10 double cabins category A:
    12-13 m², double bed (2.00 x 1.70 m), bathroom with shower (0.70 x 0.90 m) and WC, wardrobe, hair dryer, towels, electricity (24 V and 230 V), fire extinguisher and life vests. Instead of the double bed, it is possible to have separate beds or a family bed as well.

  • 4 double cabins category B:
    11 m², double bed (2.00 x 1.70 m), bathroom with shower (0.70 x 0.90 m) and WC, wardrobe, hair dryer, towels, electricity (24 V and 230 V), fire extinguisher and life vests.

Technical Facts
Built in 2017; home port Rotterdam; length 54 m; width 9,8 m; sail surface 1000 m²; two-master ketch; engine Volvo 600 hp; 3 generators; AC; radar 96+6sm; EPIRB; SART; 2 dinghies AB Lamina 13’’ with 25 and 40 hp.

Water ski, wakeboard, banana boat, tube riding, stand-up paddleboards, kajaks, snorkeling gear, sundbeds, benches, sail dinghy Cuba RS.

Dates, Fares & Services

Caribbean - Azores - Portugal

Atlantic Crossing from the West to the East aboard of the Rhea


Dates & Fares/Person 2017
Route Dates Fares Duration
Falmouth Harbour/ Antigua - Horta/ Azores Apr. 26th - May 10th 2018 2,900 € approx. 14 nights
Horta/ Azores - Lisbon/ Portugal May 10th - May 16th 2018 1,000 € approx. 06 nights

Specific advices

Included in the price (if not specified differently)
Support by the crew,
Service,
Full board,
Water, tea, filter coffee.

No included in the price (
if not specified differently) 
Softdrinks,
Alcoholic drinks,
Wakeboarding,
Tube riding,
Land excursions,
Gratuities.

Explanatory advices
Weather and ice conditions are a constant changing parameter, and are an integral part of travelling in the South. Depending on the conditions at the time, the itinerary may be adapted accordingly to maximise the experience for everyone on board and to ensure the safety of the vessel and personnel.

The agency 'SLOWTRAVEL experience' is not the organizer, rather the agent of this travel. Therefore the Terms & Conditions of the shipping company are applicable.

For further informations please do not hesitate to contact us. Changes and errors excepted!