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Sailing in Sea

Frequently Asked Questions

Below you can find a list of our frequently asked questions. If you’re unable to find the answers you’re looking for, don’t fret.

We’re here to help you in any and every way we can, so please get in touch.

What is included?

  • A  week-long sailing trip with overnights on board

  • 7 nights / 8 days in shared cabins (or private cabins with extra charge) with a bathroom.

  • Skippers' fee 

  • All Mooring fees

  • Fuel

  • Fresh Water tank refills

  • End Boat Cleaning 

  • All linen (Sheets, pillows+covers, face + bath towels).

  • Provisions  to prepare/cook breakfast and lunch on board, including light snacks and beverages such as nutbars, coffee, tea, juice.

  • Introductory sailing lesson by an experienced skipper (sailing knowledge is not required)

If you choose our Yoga Sailing Retreat the fee also includes:

  • Seven days of exclusive training (classes and activities)

  • Props ( yoga mat )

  • 2 yoga lessons per day for all levels with professional instructor (s).

  • Workshops on various topics such as aromatherapy, breathework, body rolling, etc (depending on the topic of the Sailing Escape).

What it is not included?

  • Travel Arrangements

  • Transfer from the Airport to the Port of Lefkada

  • Participants’ personal expenses

  • Dinners in traditional Greek Taverns

  • Soft & Alcoholic Drinks

  • Paddle boards - SUP ( 2 SUPs available with extra charge)

  • Snorkelling equipment ( 3 sets available with extra charge)

  • Whatever not mentioned clearly above.

Do I stay with other people in the same cabin?

Yes, during our sailing week you will share a cabin with a participant of the same gender. Most of our participants are solo travellers ending up part of a big group of friends calling them family. A part of the joy at our retreats is to meet and connect with different people from all over the world.

When signing up please leave a comment on the last field about your accommodation preference. We appreciate your flexibility if your first choice is not available.

Is the kitchen onboard equipped?

Every yacht has a fully equipped kitchen onboard - including refrigerator, oven, stove, cutlery, crockery and pots/pans.
The kitchen is mainly used for simple breakfast or lunch preparation.

Do I need to bring my own sheets and towels?

No, we will provide you with  all necessary linen (bed sheets, pillowcases & bathroom towels). You will have to bring your own beach towels.

What about COVID-19 and yachting safety?

For the tranquillity of all participants, a negative COVID test 24 hours prior to embarkation will be preferable.

A small effort for the well-being of all.

Thank you for your understanding.

Please click HERE for more info about the Safety protocol

What about the Vessels?

For our trips we use two yacht types:  Monohulls 46 - 50 Ft & Catamarans 42 - 44Ft. Learn more about our vessels here.

Do I need any experience to join?

You don't need any previous experience in Sailing but it is important to know how to swim. Your Yoga experience is welcome to our Yoga retreats.

We are a group of friends joining the Retreat.
Can we have our own sailing boat ?

If your group is up to 8 pax, you are welcome to chart a vessel  including the skipper and enjoy a SYS trip with your Friends.

Can I bring my kids to the Retreats ?

​The Sail Your FriendSEApF&F (Friends and Family) is an ideal family retreat. We do only accept children from 10 to 17 years old under parental supervision. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept children under 10 at our retreats.

Sailing Yoga - Wellness Retreats & Sailing Escapes are adult only events.

Cancellation Policy

 a. If you wish to cancel your booking you must send us a Notice of  Cancellation in writing by email. Any cancellation will take effect on the day we receive your written instruction.


b. If you fail to make payment to us in accordance with this agreement, we may regard this as a cancellation by you.


c. If you cancel the booking after the organizing team has confirmed receipt of your Registration Form and copy of the deposit payment, you will be liable to pay Sail Your Senses a cancellation fee. The nearer the cancellation date is to the departure date, the greater the charge will be. 

    The sums payable are:

    Up to 30 days prior to the departure date: 50% of the agreed amount will be invoiced.     

    From 29 days to 0 days prior to the departure: 100% of the agreed amount will be invoiced.  


d. If the retreat is cancelled by Sail Your Senses, the organizing team must notify the participant up to 30 days prior to the departure of the retreat and fully refund the amount received up to this date. 

Force Majeure

a. A "Force Majeure Event" is defined as one or more of the following causes which renders materialization impossible, impracticable, or unsafe: death, illness of, or injury of Crew key personnel; theft, loss, destruction, or breakdown of equipment owned or leased by the retreat organizer; fire; threat(s) or act(s) of terrorism; riot(s) or other form(s) of civil disorder in, around, or near the venue/area of event materialization; strike, lockout, or other forms of labour difficulties; any act, order, rule, or regulation of any court, government agency, or public authority; act of God; absence of power or other essential services; failure of technical facilities; failure or delay of transportation not within the organizers’ reasonable control; inclement weather; and/or any similar or dissimilar cause beyond  the participant’s or  Sail Your Senses  reasonable control.


b. If a Force Majeure Event occurs, the parties' respective obligations hereunder will be excused fully, without any additional obligation, and each of the parties shall bear its own costs incurred in connection with this  Agreement. Travel and accommodation already booked will also remain your burden and costs for this cannot be claimed back from the Sail Your Senses. 

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