About us

Among the aborigines of Polynesia there is an expression "Keep your beard salty!" That means don't let the routine ruin your life, let adventures into your life regularly.

And that's what our group of professionals exists for - we keep your beards salty.

We organize sailing trips all over the world and you can join this endless adventure.

You will love it 'cause only at sea you can be yourself: no offices, no stress, no time limits, no traffic jams, no loans or mortgages, no media... Only you & the sea & the sound of pure liberty coming to your sails...

Join us! And keep your beard salty!

FAQs

We sail on modern monohull yachts in Europe and the Caribbean, and multihull catamarans in Thailand. The deck plan of the boats is available in your essential trip information.

You don’t have to lift a finger if you don’t want to (unless you need to turn the page of your novel or eat a grape). Or if you’d like to learn the ropes, that’s fine too. Your expert skipper can teach you everything you’d like to know.

There’s about a 30/70 split between land-based and water-based activities in Asia and the Caribbean. In Europe it’s more like 50/50. Much of this depends on the weather conditions. There are usually at least a few hours each day spent exploring ports, trekking the surrounding areas or relaxing on beaches. And, depending on location of course, the chance to wine and dine at the local hot spots.

These will vary from trip to trip - check your essential trip info for the specific details. Please note that due to sailing being a heavily weather-dependent activity, sometimes itineraries may have to change. We recommend an additional night at the beginning and end of the trip to ensure nobody misses any onward flights.

The maximum passenger capacity on our boats is: Burma 8, Phuket 14, Caribbean 8 and in Europe it ranges from 8 - 11 depending on the boat.

Check your essential trip info for specific details, but as a general rule most meals are included on trips in Thailan, Burma and the British Virgin Islands. In Europe and the Caribbean, we operate with a trip kitty, which everyone contributes to. This will cover some of your food and beverage costs. For other meals we’ll stop at a local port (we know all the good tavernas).

You are welcome to drink on board - in fact, nothing enhances a sunset more than a gin and tonic - but alcohol is BYO (bring your own) and red wine isn't permitted due to staining. So make sure you get what you need before departure. We sell some alcoholic drinks on board at local bar prices. Drinking water is free of charge.

The skipper will allocate rooms on arrival to the boat. Single travellers will be paired up with another passenger of the same sex, and this may mean sharing a double mattress or twin mattresses side by side.

This is our most common question. People are often hesitant about the idea of sharing a double mattress with another traveller of the same sex. Sailing boats tend to be very compact, and the close-quarters nature of this travel is part of the adventure. Sleeping quarters are designed to utilise the absolute minimum amount of space in order to keep the communal areas as big as possible. In practice, lots of passengers end up sleeping on deck, as it’s warm and there’s no air conditioning on a sailing boat.

Nope, sorry. Bathroom facilities are shared. Fresh and hot water is available for showers, and toilets are either electronic or hand pump.

Due the size of the boats and the nature of a sailing trip, there is very limited space for storing luggage. So make sure you pack light, and only bring fabric/canvas luggage, otherwise you might have to eat your dinner off your big heavy suitcase…