Sandalwood is a fourteen metre Dutch steel cruiser built by Valkruiser in Friesland, outfitted to be elegent yet comfortable, lots of space below decks and on the topsides, room to recline and relax, consider her to be your own floating hotel with ever changing views, wildlife and scenery.
On board let the owners take care of the daily duties while you relax and be pampered.
Your Charter will include...
Anne is your chef, first mate and deck hand. Anne has extensive experience in all facets of great food preparation, presentation and taste, good food is her passion, she will prepare dishes to delight and surprise. Further she is fun, good to talk to and well travelled, her boating experience is extensive and she will ensure that your stay onboard Sandalwood will be safe and very engoyable.
Andrew is your captain he is responsible for the well being of the boat and your safety onboard, he also enjoys cooking and will help you in any way legally possible to enjoy your stay onboard Sandalwood. His passion is good food and good wine, learned in their restaurant and guest house, his moto... "All things in moderation" makes for a very enjoyable boating experience.
The conditions of hire are very simple
Charter Price 2,200 Euro
1. Deposit 35% (770 Euro) payable on booking
2.Balance 65% (1,430 Euro payable 45 days prior to arrival
3. Cancellation of charter will result in forfeit of deposit
4. Cancellation within 30 days of charter will result in no refund
5. Cancellation prior to 30 days but after 45 days will see a refund of 50% of the total charter fee
6. An allowance of 50 Euro per person is included in the charter price for the on shore dining component
NB. Payment can be made by Paypal or transfer into BOI account.
1. While you are onboard "Sandalwood" for your safety you must observe all instructions given by your crew.
2. Our duty of care exists only while you are onboard "Sandalwood" onshore you are responsible for your own well-being.
3. Smoking is not allowed below decks.
4. We reserve the right to terminate the charter due to bad behavior of any sort.
2,200 Euro, Six nights, Seven days...
Your charter will be fully crewed by the owners, Anne & Andrew Brain, both are experienced and licenced operators, who will tend to your daily requirements.
Both have extensive experience in hospitality and tourism, having owned and operated a restaurant and two guest houses.
All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner where applicable are included in your charter fee, also a selection of wine and beer.
Day 1. Arrive at Decize book in and enjoy a light lunch, dinner on board or onshore.
Day 2. Explore Decize and return to Sandalwood for sundowner and dinner.
Day 3. Cruise to Gannay, dinner onboard Sandalwood.
Day 4. Cruise to Pierrefitte, dinner in restaurant, La Peniche.
Day 5. Cruise to Digoin, dinner on board Sandalwood.
Day Six. Cruise to Paray, dinner in restaurant, The Three Pigeons
Day 7. Breakfast on board Sandalwood and return to Decize by car.
We will endevour to use, if at all possible, fresh local produce, all dishes are prepared onboard Sandalwood using the best available in season
Atlantic salmon, seared in the pan, served with baby potatoes, fresh vegetables in season, a wasabi mayonnaise sauce and a crisp Chardonnay
Avocado flesh removed from the shell, prepared using herbs and spices, fresh peeled prawns folded into the flesh, replaced into the shell, served with a fresh French baguette and a sparkling Cremant
A selection of local cheeses, served with fresh bread, biscuits, fruit and nuts, accompianed by a bold Burgundy
Mille-feuille layered with almonds and raspberries, served with custard cream and a soft Pinot
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The address below may seem unusual, but we spend 6 months in France & 6 months in Australia
Port de Plaisance, Decize, Nievre, France or 5 Tomkins Bend, Nunile Western Australia 6566e,