Amande - Cacique Cruiser

Amande

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The Amande boat and crew are well known to offer professional service and excellent food. The Amande I and Amande II are two identical boats that go alternate from Panama to Colombia. Even though there is 2 of them, known for their constant trip quality, they are very often booked out ahead.

 

ABOUT THE BOAT

Amande 1 and 2 are both 50 foot (15 meter) Dufour 50 atoll 6 model.  They feature:

  • 6 double cabins with large storage sppaces, 4 bathrooms in perfect conditions. 
  • 115 m2 of sails and 85/90cv engines. They are registered Panamanian commercial vessels.  
  • automatic pilot, GPS 2, AIS, which has a security inspection annually insurance.
  • reserve of water of 1500 l
  • fuel tanks of 500l
  • solar panels
  • radio with USB ports gives to this large sailboat the confortable as a catamaran and it covers all your needs
  • a salon of 20 m2, completely protected of sun and rain if it’s necessary, can occupy 16  people
  • Large space on the boat deck for take the sun
  • kitchen and oven of gas, two big fridge with space for your drinks, also a view of 360 grades to appreciate the panorama

 

ABOUT THE TRIP

The Amande crew likes to offer you the most exquisite variety of seafood.  With a 3 meters long dingy and Kayak you can discover the spectacular reefs of the islands and around the anchorage, if not you can just relax and admire the paradise of the san blas islands from the boat.

Example itinerary: 

Day 1 - Departing from Puerto Lindo

  • the navigation to San Blas Islands takes around 8 hours.
  • our first stop is usually in chichime island, where we spend the rest of the day and night.

Day 2

  • There is a great place to snorkel on an old shipwreck, close to Dog Island
  • We spend the night anchored in an area called lemons cays.
  • we will spend around 2 hours sailing on the calm San blas waters during the day.

Day 3

  • in the Holandays cays we are going to be visiting 2 beautiful different beaches and riffs
  • at night we depart to cartagena.

Day4

  • Full day sailing in open sea.
  • getting close to cartagena coast.

Day 5

  • Arrive in Cartagena with a delicious breakfast. we will try to stamp the passports with cartagena entrance before afternoon.
  • The trip finishes at the Club Nautica marina, a short taxi ride to Cartagena old town for 6000 colombian pesos.

 

ABOUT THE CREW

A professional capitan and a crew/cook to cover all your needs. On the boat Spanish, English and French are spoken. The crew cooks international food with fresh products, respecting food preferces and allergies eg. vegetarians. 

 

WHATS INCLUDED

  • accomodation onboard
  • 3 meals per day
  • water & coffee
  • use of snorkeling equipment
  • use of fishing gear
  • immigration

 

COST

$550 - $650 USD

Transport to the boat is not included. 

 

You can bring snacks, sodas & alcohol on the trip.

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3 days and 2 nights in the San Blas islands

2 days and 2 nights open ocean crossing to Cartagena Colombia

Highlights

fresh seafood

professional service

Route

  1. Puerto Lindo