'Discoverer of Sleat', Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 419
Available for skippered or bareboat charter. Based on the Isle of Skye. Capacity for 8 guests/crew. Prices start from £3080 per week, including skipper if required.
Integrating all the latest improvements and key innovations of the Sun Odyssey line, this 13-metre yacht is fast and easy to manoeuver. Designed by Philippe Briand, she offers a refined style, with elegant lines and a bright interior. Her deck has twin wheels to allow for easy of sailing, and the spacious cockpit can serve equally well as the nerve-centre of the boat during an exhilarating ocean voyage or as the venue for al fresco dining in the evenings (complete with wine store).
Down below in the navigation area there is; a VHF/DSC radio as well as all the charts and CCC pilot books and lots of other useful reading material about sailing in the area. On deck, you will find the chart plotter with AIS transceiver so you know who else is in the vicinity and Raymarine instruments. Should the wind fail, the Yanmar 40HP engine will take you smoothly to your destination. All equipment complies fully with MCA Category 2 charter standards. The mainsail has in-mast reefing for ease of handling by short-handed crews and this yacht has bow thrusters. There is also an electric winch on the coach roof to assist if necessary.
The vessel's accommodation comprises of 3 cabins and the saloon, which can be converted into a double berth if required. The galley is fully equipped for a complement of 8 crew. Whether you are sheltering in the galley from the cold Hebridean weather, or up on deck enjoying the rugged Hebridean scenery, you can enjoy all the Western Isles have to offer in style and comfort.