Illustrious 6

A 37 foot GibSea with 3 independent double cabins; this is a great sailing boat that can accommodate 6 easily. It is a fully licensed sailing boat, fully equipped and ready for sailing the coastal regions of Portugal as well as the high seas. Paul is happy to help you with any of your sailing plans and if you wish to take an experienced skipper with you on any of these trips, just let him know.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Guided Tours, Short Breaks, Trekking
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Illustrious 6.

If you’re looking for a one day sailing trip experience, with or without skipper, here are some suggestions:

Vilamoura to Lagos
Vilamoura to Guadiana River
Vilamoura to Portimao 

If you’re looking for something further away, you could take Illustrious 6 northwards: Vilamoura to Cascais/Lisbon.

Then of course, there are some excellent destinations for a 10 day / 2 week sailing trip:

Vilamoura to Madeira and back
Vilamoura to Azores and back
Vilamoura to Casablanca and back

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

A full day sail with on Illustrious 6 with Paul the skipper, sets off from Vilamoura at 10am and returns to Vilamoura by 6pm. A minimum of 2 people can join the trip and a maximum of 5. A full day sail will take you out into the coastal regions of the Algarve, you’ll experience the sailing feeling and even have a go at the help or trimming the sails, as well as drop the anchor to have a swim in the beautiful warm Algarve waters.

Included in the price:

  • Life vests (compulsory)
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Picnic lunch of sandwiches and fruit
  • A cold beer or a glass of wine

Price per person: €75 (minimum 2 people)

Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

All trips on Illustrious 6 are taken at your own risk.

Not included in the price:

  • Sun cream (it is advised to wear a good sun block)
  • Alcohol (it is not advised to consume large quantities of alcohol on these trips)
  • Beach towels (please bring your own)
Sleep Overnight on Illustrious 6 in Vilamoura Marina

Experience that romantic feeling of sleeping overnight on a sailboat. The quiet lapping of the water on the hull lulling you to sleep. With three independent double cabins, a family with children, or up to three couples can spend one night or even your whole Algarve holiday on Illustrious 6. Cost per person per night: €35. Minimum 2 people, maximum 6. Conditions:

You must leave Illustrious 6 in the conditions you found it (the galley must be cleaned). The heads are not to be used (not allowed in Vilamoura marina). Please use the WC in the marina facilities. Illustrious 6 is to remain in its berth. The engine is not to be started. All lights must be switched off at the end of your stay. A deposit of €500 will be required on your credit card which is refundable if there are no damages.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.
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Drinking water is provided for all passengers.

Best thing is to remain on deck, in the fresh air. Lie down, be quiet, and look at the horizon. If you’re very worried about seasickness, speak to your doctor about seasickness pills.

Overall Rating
Cleona Mathur
Reviewed On 23/08/2016

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Type of rental   What's included   Number of people   What's not included   Optional Extras   Price    
Half day with skipper
Water, insurance
Min 3 / max 6
Towels, food
Towels (€2.50 per person ); snacks and beer € 7.50 per person)
Full day with skipper
Water, insurance, picnic lunch (sandwiches & fruit), beer,
Min 3 / max 6
TowelsTowels (€2.50 per person );
TowelsTowels (€2.50 per person );
AirBnB in Vilamoura marina
Full use of boat including cooking facilities; use of heads not permitted due to marina rules
Min 2 / max 6
Towels, food, drinks, end cleaning
AirBnB anchored in the bay
Full use of boat including cooking facilities;
Min 3 / max 6
2 days (1 overnight) with skipper
Water, 2 X picnic lunch (sandwiches & fruit), beer; continental breakfast
Min 2 / max 4
TowelsTowels (€2.50 per person );
TowelsTowels (€2.50 per person );
7 days with skipper
Min 2 / max 4