For up to six guests, stay on a 55 feet crewed classic yacht, based in Lisbon, and cruise to Arrabida Natural Park. One meal per day included plus breakfast. For those who love Nature, like to sleep on the anchor and good restaurants.
Halcyon I is a classic motorsailor built in 1969. Is 55 feet long, 16 feet wide and weights 35 tons. Has two Leyland six cylinder engines (the same of double deck London buses).
Zugang für Gäste
Halcyon I has a main double bed cabin area with navigator's single bed cabin and bath room. A large living room with windows all around and, to the front, two double beds cabins and shower toilet. A separate cabin for the crew in the front. Lots of space outside on deck.
Interaktion mit Gästen
The crew will be ready to take guests ashore whenever they want and to serve breakfast plus one meal a day (lunch or dinner). We do our best so guests have as much privacy as they want.
Weitere wichtige Infos
Price is per sailing day, so you can stay on board, the previous night to cruise. Three days minimum.
There aren't too many house rules but we try that guests leave theyr shoos on the helms room, before they enter the living room and cabins area.
Born in 1958, in Lisbon, from an ancient Portuguese family of nine brothers and sisters, soon realized his life would be at sea. In 1980, was aboard a charter boat in the Algarve, as Halcyon I was sent back to its berth for no one had a certification to sail her to Gibraltar. This was his first job as a skipper and the first contact with the vessel he has since dreamed for charter.
In 2010, this dream came true and has been recovering and chartering Halcyon I ever since.
Woodworking learned during a barge recovery a few years earlier.
Halcyon I is one man recovery project and you will notice the evolution every time you come sailing with us.
Father of two sons, has written a book on traditional barges in 2009 ("Canoas do Tejo"). Not an historic book but the story of a true experience, among the traditional boat comunity in the Tagus river.
Long experience on a private yacht, knows exactly what healthy people apreciate on a sailing day.
Ocean Skipper, Long Range GMDSS and STCW95 Basic Security certified, fluent in English, French and Spanish.