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Sustainable sailing expedition from Corfu to Zakynthos, the Ionian Islands of Greece

Sailing from Corfu to Zakynthos:

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Dates

Check-in at Corfu Marina on Friday 17 June 2022 at 17:00

Check-out at Zakynthos on Friday 24 June 2022 at 09:00

8 days, 7 nights

Sailing Route

Corfu (Ionian Islands) Greece – Zakynthos (Ionian Islands) Greece

No sailing experience needed: beginner-friendly expedition

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Spots available

Still 5 spots available
Expedition will be confirmed when at least 4 pirates register

Pirates for Planet sailing route from Corfu to Zakynthos

Sustainable Sailing Expedition at the Ionian Islands:
from Corfu to Zakynthos

Jump onboard our Sustainable Sailing Expedition at the Ionian Islands! The island chain consists of six major islands and many more uninhabited smaller ones. We’ll depart from the port of Corfu, and sail south towards Paxi and Andipaxi. The next islands along the route are Lefkada, Meganisi, Kalamos, Ithaki, Kefalonia and at last Zakynthos, the most southern island of the Ionian archipelago.

During this expedition, we’ll avoid crowdy places as much as possible, instead opting for tranquil anchorages and checking out uninhabited spots.

Our exact sailing route depends entirely on wind directions and weather conditions and will be decided on board during the ex decided on board during the expedition. And of course, we are happy to take into consideration our pirates’ suggestions. Let’s follow the wind to paradise!

Program Onboard

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SAILING

Let’s go sailing, no experience is needed! You will learn all the basics of sailing and everyone can participate in the manoeuvers. Expect short passages of a few hours and sometimes longer tracts.

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ANCHORING

Once arrived at a good spot, we drop our anchor and stay on board the boat or go on land with our little boat, the dinghy. We spend most time at sea but sometimes we’ll visit places on land or go to the harbour.

PIRATE CREW

Get ready to be active! We cooperate as a crew and help with all tasks on board to keep the boat going: sailing, cooking, cleaning dishes, keeping deck and hull clean, and documenting our expedition.

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SUSTAINABLE BOATLIFE

Let’s keep our expeditions ocean-friendly! That means all meals on board are vegan (gluten-free upon request) and we avoid buying packaged foods. We use only biodegradable products to not contaminate our seas with damaging chemicals.

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P4P ACTIVITIES

The ultimate goal of joining our expeditions is to turn yourself into a fully trained PIRATE for PLANET! Every day, we’ll dedicate some time to group activities that are in line with our values and mission to promote change for a better planet.

Contribution

All contributions go fully to the organization of our expeditions
and working of our association.

Shared bunk bed cabin on board our sailboat Grazieba

Shared Cabin
Bunk Bed
€500 per person

Private cabin on board our sailboat Grazieba

Private Cabin
Single Bed
€550 for one person

V-berth cabin with double bed on board our sailboat Grazieba

Private Cabin
Double Bed
€500 per person

What’s included

  • Licensed captain and first mate
  • P4P annual membership and insurance
  • All meals onboard (all dry stock included, fresh fruit and vegetables are extra)
  • Unlimited purified drinking water
  • Accomodation & bedsheets
  • Use of biodegradable hygiene products (shampoo, soap, toothpaste)
  • Sailing classes and activities onboard
  • Use of yoga mats, snorkeling equipment, …
  • Check-Out Cleaning

What’s extra

  • Fuel for the boat’s engine*
    Calculated after the trip based on engine hours.
  • Harbours*
    *Fuel costs and harbour fees will be divided in between all pirates (captain and first mate pay one part).
  • Fresh vegetables and fruits from farmer’s market (around 20€ pp) and alcohol consumption onboard

    Extra expenses depend on weather conditions, prices of the harbours and your personal habits, estimated between 80 – 150€ per person.

Our sailboat Grazieba, a Ketch Endurance 44

Our Sailboat Grazieba

  • Ketch Endurance 44 feet (14 meter)
  • 2 masts, 5 sails
  • Green energy from solar panels and wind generator
  • Watermaker and water purification tank
  • 4 cabins, and long teak deck to relax outside

How to get there

How to get to Corfu

Departure on 17 June 2022 in Corfu

  • Airports near Corfu are Corfu, Preveza

How leave from Zakynthos

Arrival on 24 June 2022 in Zakynthos

  • Zakynthos has a good ferry connection to for example Kilini, and from Kilini there are direct buses from KTEL to Athens or Patras, for less than €50. Check Rome2Rio for more info and prices on buses. Check Ferryscanner for tickets and timetables.

Don’t worry, we help you find the best connection! Fill in the reservation form or contact us for any questions.

Captain and first mate, the crew onboard our sustainable sailing expeditions and founders of Pirates for Planet

Meet the Crew

We are your captain, Tommaso, and first mate, Laura, the founders of Pirates for Planet and the crew that will guide this expedition!

Pirates for Planet enjoying an aperitivo on board our Sustainable Sailing Expeditions in the Mediterranean

See you at sea!

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Founded in Trentino, Italy
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