The LIG sailing's
2006/2007 cruise in the French Antilles, Caribbean.
Dates: Dec 29, 2006 to Jan 6, 2007
Briefing at 4pm Friday, board at 6pm.
Updated length of trip: 8 days and 8 nights.
Destination: Sparkling waters of Martinique and St Lucia.
Local language: English and French
|Temps: 74 to 84 F year around (23-28 C) |
|Winds: North-Easterly trades at 15-25 knots|
Cost Estimate: $1300 to $1500 plus airfare
- see below
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Plan to arrive by mid afternoon on 12/29, or come one or more days earlier,
checking out out St Lucia by land. The Martinka's are leaving
early on 1/7 to return with fewest hours on the plane.
SLU (Gerge F.L. Charles) is closest (about 20 minute car trip)
UVF (Hewanorra) is international airport (little more than hour
|Where mountains meet the sea.
Pele mountain, Martinique
Soufriere and the Pitons, St. Lucia
|My Goal: One boat reserved reserved by
August 24. We would like to have the final cabin spoken for
by September 15th.
For more details, call Joe at 408-735-7245, or email at
Reservations -- TRIP IS FULL
We will charter one boat. Preferences to double occupancy, and for
people who have already sailed with us on LIG trips.
How to join:
- Decide if a St. Lucia/Martinique sail sounds great and the December timing works for you.
- Call or email Joe. 408-735-SAIL (7245)
- Send $400 per person to reserve your berths.
Once your trip is confirmed by email from Joe, make your air reservations.
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Pre-cruise party/planning as well as job delegation in the fall.
1760 Laurentian Way
Sunnyvale CA 94087
Current Belize Signups
||boat reserved with deposit
||Leaving SJC 12/28 9:15pm AA3113
Arriving SLU 12/29 2:40pm AA5122
Leaving SLU 1/7 8:25am AA5059
Arriving SJC 1/7 5:15pm AA3125
||Leaving SFO 12/28 20:55pm AA392
Arriving SLU 12/29 2:40pm AA5122
Leaving SLU 1/10 for Gibraltar
||arriving at 2:40PM on Friday the 29th in SLU,
depart 8:25AM Sunday Jan 7th from SLU.
||Delta 418, slc to atl leaving 11:45 PM Thurs Dec 28th
Delta 423, atl to hwn, arrives 3:24 PM Fri Dec 29th
Delta 424, HWN to
atl, leaving 4:14 PM Monday Jan 08 Delta 343, atl to slc, leaving 8:15
AM Tues Jan 9th
||Roger Pepin and Wanda
Estimate: $1400 per person (a little higher than
normal LIG sails: prime season for sailing)
This cost is estimated based on the expected
number of people who sign up, the cost of
the boat hat we have reserved, split provisioning (the food on
board), beverages, bar and a small buffer. Some items are estimates, and
are based on previous cruises.
Any trip payment not spent will be refunded after we get back from the trip.
The deposit of $400 per person is non refundable if you decide not to go, and another
person cannot be found to take your place. Full payment will be due on
Assumptions for boat and provisioning estimate:
Late December sail for 8 days and 8 nights.
pre-sail night is
included - Friday on board the boats.
(included in above
estimate, saving hotel costs and affording an early Sat start)
provisioning on boat $28/day/person
Beverage allowance of $200 per person
This estimate does not include
airfare, souvenirs, extra nights
lodging or other touring on the islands.
8/25 : first sailor signups, boat reserved,
9/3: full crew listed
9/28: updated payment status
10/19: updated more plane information.
Balance due from everyone.