Join Skipper Michele and Hostess Giulia in a top-of-the-class holiaday on board of iCan. A very comfortable catamaran suitable for 8 guests, allocated in 4 separate cabins with a big panoramic window on water level. 3 toilets, a separate shower, hot and cold water from the watermaker.
Belize has stunning reefs and incontaminated islands, to explore respectfully and witness some of the incredible flora and fauna of these places. Water activities, sailing, relax, good food and exlporation are the keywords of your holiday!
Michele has been sailing for more than 40 years, starting as a child. The boat is like his home, where he likes everything to be in top condition. Whoever wants to relax and discover one of the most beautiful places on this planet or learn and enhance his/her sailing skills will find here the perfect environment. Moreover, he is a certified FIPS-CMAS diving instructor, he will personally guide you in your underwater excursions.
THE SAILOR & COOK
Giulia, hostess, ocean sailor, after some years working in a Bank, she decided that it was time to live the world, big enough to satisfy her love of life, her thirst for exploration, her need of sailing... oh, I forgot, she’s a talented Italian cook, Italian gourmet specialities on board!
The interior is comfortably suitable for 8 guests, allocated in 4 separate cabins with a big panoramic window on the water level and another small hatch for ventilation. 3 toilets, a separate shower, hot and cold water from the watermaker. The complete kitchen includes a big fridge and freezer, a washing machine, plugs with 220v and 12v are available. Essential medical kits, as well as bed sheets are provided. There is an additional double bunk, accessible from the corridor; it can be used by children or an extra guest if needed. And specific care is paid to cleaning in general, even the most hidden corners are perfectly sanitised: no unpleasant smell aboard!
The series Catana 471 is a catamaran of 14.50 m from a French production. It is recognized as one of the most performing catamarans, offering great comfort and a speed that cannot be compared to the traditional boats. It is perfectly equipped for sailing in any sea condition, with particular attention to the safety of guests. Carbon mast and composite structure sails. The catamaran has two 50 Hp engines, a watermaker for the freshwater supply and a power generator, as well as solar panels and a wind turbine for the production of electricity. It is complemented by a 3.90 m dinghy with 15 Hp engine.
Sailing is a great pleasure. In every weather condition it is very dry: you will be sheltered in the cockpit under the big canopy, protected from rain squalls or sea sprays.
It's easy to sail upwind, two sliding daggerboards are used for a fast and efficient course. All running rigging are controlled near the cockpit, therefore the boat handling is very intuitive and a lot of fun.
On-board equipment, safety and technical equipment comply with the ISAF Offshore Special Regulations, an essential condition required for our participation in the ARC, the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers. The survey took place last November by an independent inspector. In addition to the usual navigational aids, and on-board security features, we have: electronic instruments with navigation data, electronic mapping screens for navigation aid, radar, handheld and fixed VHF radio station, satellite phone, EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicator Radio Beacon) and an AIS (Automatic Identification System). Furthermore, a life raft for 12 people, life buoys as well as life jackets for all people aboard and flares for oceanic navigation. The inventory is long, if interested please ask for a detailed list.
Fishing gear and snorkeling gear is available to fully enjoy the time onboard, as well as Kite surf gear for enthusiasts is ready to go.
A fantastic trampoline awaits nap-devotees to spend heaps of relax time.
Minimum number of persons required: 2
Minimum number of days you can book: 3
Discount for children of 12 y/o and younger: 0%
Rates are for a private charter, unless indicated otherwise.
Rate includes; All meals on board, Diesel for the boat, Bed sheets, Tender 3.80m with an outboard 15Hp, Skipper and cook/hostess/steward.
Rate excludes; Flights to/from departure country and land transports, Possibly custom local taxes, or travel permits, Alcoholics on board, Possibly marina fees, or mooring balls fees, Meals outside the boat, Final boat cleaning 35 $ per person to be paid at the end, Personal travel insurance.
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Your booking request will be forwarded directly to the crew of the boat. When they accept your request we will contact you to finalise the booking and payment. In case the crew declines your request we will update you about this as well.