Cruise around Costa Brava with Dufour 40 Sailboat for 8 People
Dreaming to sail the Costa Brava aboard a fully equipped sailboat? Don't just dream! Book your Bareboat Charter on Dufour 40 Sailboat for up to 8 passengers now. Rates as low as $214 per day and minimum booking of 7 days. Rates: • March 2, 2019 to April 19, 2019: $1,500 • April 20, 2019 to May 3, 2019: $1,890 • May 4, 2019 to May 31, 2019: $1,992 • June 1, 2019 to June 14, 2019: $2,400 • June 15, 2019 to July 5, 2019: $2,712 • July 6, 2019 to August 2, 2019: $3,216 • August 3, 2019 to August 23, 2019: $3,420 • August 24, 2019 to September 6, 2019: $2,712 • September 7, 2019 to September 27, 2019: $1,992 • September 28, 2019 to October 11, 2019: $1,890 • October 12, 2019 to October 31, 2020: $1,500 Rates may vary. Inquire for exact rates and availability. What You Can Expect: The former Greek colony of Rosas is located on the Costa Brava. Not only is Rosas known for being a fishing center it is also a tourist hot spot. Fishermen villages and resorts alternate along the coast. The coast also features many beaches and coves among the Rosas rocky cliffs. Visitors can enjoy a great variety of water sports as well as walking in the nearby Cap de Creus Natural Parks. Weather Rosas warmest month is July and coolest is January. October is considered the rainiest month. Rosas maintains an average humidity throughout the year of around 70%. Suggested Itineraries • Day 1: Set sail soutward, crossing the bay of Roses, towards La Escala. Leave the village of La Escala portside, and go on till Medes islands. On the way you will see one of the most beautiful creeks of northern Costa Brava : Cala Montgo. Anchor there and enjoy swimming and sunbathing.Have lunch either on board or in one of the pleasant beach restaurants of the creek. After lunch, departure to the steep coast of Montgri mountain massif, which compose, with the Medes islands, the natural park of Montgri Massif – Medes Islansd. You will discover huge rock formations and small coves, only accessible from the sea. The Medes islands are famous for their seabed and diving spots. Then sail south to Cap Negre, close to Begur. After the village of Begur, head southward to one of the nicest creeks of this area, Aiguablava, an excellent mooring for the night. • Day 2: Leave Aiquablava early morning and sail along the coast till Castell beach and its crystal clear waters. After lunch, after a short sailing, you’ll reach Palamos. Palamos is a fishing port, where there’s still a large fleet of trawlers, fishing the famous Palamos prawns. Take this opportunity to taste the best prawns in the Catalan coast. There are many restaurant downtown, not far from the fishing port. • Day 3: You’ll go out of Palamos and will cross the bay, southwest. After Playa de Aro on your starboard and San Feliu de Guixols. Keep on sailing till Garbi point. Continue till the bay of Tossa, where you’ll moor for lunch. Then set sails to Blanes where you’ll spend the night. In the afternoon visit Blanes historical center or its botanic garden. • Day 4: Blanes is located at the very south of Costa Brava. You’ll sail to the north east to moor in the nice creek of Giberola. In the afternoon set sails to the bay of S’Agaro and cala Sant Pol, a beautiful bay where you will moor for the night. • Day 5: Early morning, leave S’Agaro bay and start you day of sailing till the center of Costa Brava. After the cape of Begur, go to Cala Sa Tuna (Aiguafreda) where you can stop and have lunch. In the afternoon, departure to L’Estartit, where you will spend the night. • Day 6: In the morning, set sail to Cadaquès. Cross the bay of Roses till Cabo de Creus (Falconera point). After the point, head to cala Montjoi or la cala Pelosa. Cala Montjoi is famous for chef Ferran Adria’s renowned restaurant « El Bulli ». It is said that it could reopen soon. Cala Pelosa offers a beach restaurant. In the middle of the afternoon, departure to the bay of Cadaquès. Explore this wonderful village. • Day 7: Early departure to Cabo de Creus. Cabo de Creus is the northern point of the Iberian Peninsula and is famous for its crystal clear waters and its spectacular creeks (La Guillola, Cala Culip, Cala Galladera,…). After Cabo de Creus, head to the creek on your route: Cala Culip, a wonderful mooring. You may of course choose cala Guillola. After a swim, leave cala Culip or Guillola bacl to Cabo de Creus and route to cape Norfeu. Before cape Norfeu, enter the bay of Joncols to moor in cala Joncol and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There you’ll find a restaurant in the hotel del Chirinquito. The hotel offers a water taxi service (VHF = channel 13). After lunch and a last swim, set sail to Roses. We’ll wait for you in the marina. What To Expect Onboard: Modern design and state of the industry construction techniques have combined to make this Dufour 40 sailboat functional, fun and fast. Overall impressions of the Dufour 40 is that it will be as great around the buoys as it will be comfortable for a family cruise vacation. Specification • Make: Dufour 40 • Base: Roses • Type: Monohull • Year of build: 2004 • Length: 12.17 m • Beam: 3.90 m • Draft: 2.10 m • Engine: Volvo 40 hp • Fuel Tank: 180 l • Water Tank: 320 L • Layout: 3 Cabins / 1 Head(s) • Maximum Pasengers: 8 • Recommended Passengers: 6 Accommodation • Convertible Saloon Table Double • Double bed: 3 • Showers: 2 • Toilets: 2 Amenities • Freezer • Gas Stove Oven Deck • Bimini • Cockpit Cushions • Cockpit Table • Dinghy • Outboard Engine • Electric Anchor Windlass • Self tailing winches • Sprayhood • Swimming ladder Facilities • Hot Water • CD player • Radio Galley • Ice Maker Navigation • Authorized Sailing distance from Coast (NM Nautical Miles): 12 NM • Auto Pilot • Depth Sounder • GPS Plotter • VHF • Speed Log • Wind Instruments Sails • Main Sail Full - Battened • Roller Genoa If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is not included.
- This vessel is rented without a captain. Customers can operate the vessel.
- 8 guests
- Cruising Monohull
Our customers can book bareboat, crewed or by the cabin charters in some of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds, such as the Grenadines, Croatia, Ionian islands, Tahiti and the Maldives. We’ve also developed new sailing areas, such as New Caledonia and Cuba. Our Promise to You While the company has expanded, our core values remain the same: - Diverse fleet of models and manufacturers with charters to suit every type of sailor - 50+ destinations and pioneering spirit to discover new sailing grounds - Firm commitment to customer service excellence - Friendly and knowledgeable bases - Trusted seller of new and used boats
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Single Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
- Furling Mainsail
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
0% refund up to 30 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Frequently Asked Question Everything you need to know about bareboat yacht charters. What is a bareboat yacht charter? A bareboat yacht charter is where you hire the boat for you and your guests and intend to sail yourself or hire one of our skippers to sail it for you. Where do you offer bareboat charters? We have +50 destinations worldwide and +1,000 yachts, including the Caribbean, Bahamas, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Asia and the Americas. What licenses do I need to hire a yacht and sail myself? The skipper of a yacht has primary responsibility for the safety of the crew and yacht at all times. To charter in the Mediterranean, you must hold an ICC (International Certificate of Competence) or RYA Day Skipper (minimum) qualification. One sailing license is mandatory for bareboat charters in Italy, Sweden, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Seychelles, Montenegro, Brazil, Thailand and Spain. The original certificate must be taken with you on your charter. We advise you to contact our team about your qualifications and the destination requirements before booking. By accepting the yacht contract you are confirming that you and/or members of your crew are capable and competent to sail the yacht in the conditions and cruising area of charter. We reserve the right not to hand over the yacht if, after inspection, it is the opinion that the charterer is not, or may not be competent to be in charge of the vessel. What is included? • Yacht, dinghy & outboard • Marina mooring: First and last night at our base • Fuel and water: All of our yachts are delivered to you with full tanks of fuel (yacht & dinghy), full tank of water, one bottle of cooking gas + one spare. You have to return the yacht with full tanks of fuel and water • Watersport: snorkeling equipment • Mandatory extras: End cleaning and starter pack, which includes one bottle of locally sourced alcoholic beverage, four 1.5L bottles of water, one small bottle of dish-washing liquid, one dishcloth, one sponge, trash bags, one roll of paper towels, one box of matches and one roll of toilet paper in each head. Please note that contents vary by destination • Damage waiver: Insurance with a lower excess has been added to your quote and is mandatory in some destinations. You can pay a higher damage waiver deposit at the base, which is fully refundable if there is not any damage or loss to the boat, dinghy and equipment. The damage waiver, or refundable security deposit, is designed to cover one incident of a substantial nature at any one time. In the case of loss or damage to equipment of significant value, such as the outboard engine or dinghy, you have the right to an immediate replacement while on the charter What is not included? Skipper payment: If you book a skipper, you can pay in cash at your destination or pay in advance for most destinations Fees: Harbour and mooring fees, provisions, cruising taxes, clearance and customs fees Optional extras: Provisioning, cancellation insurance, fuel and water refills, skipper, cook/hostess, kayaks/paddleboards, full board and a la carte provisioning, fishing gear, child safety net, boat phone, Wi-Fi and airport transfers. These extras are not available at every base, talk to us for more information. Can you tell me about your yachts? Our super premier yachts are less than 12 months old from their first charter date, while premier yachts are less than three years old from their first charter date. Our yachts are well maintained and undergo regular, scheduled technical inspection. In case of emergency, you can rely on our hotline, at any time, seven days a week. If you experience a technical failure affecting major and important parts of the yacht, we will repair the failure within four hours of receiving your call during working hours (8am to 5pm). If you lose more than four hours (during working hours), we will compensate you for one full day. If the repair takes more than one day, we will provide you with a similar boat or compensate you on a pro-rata basis. If restrictions to this guarantee apply in specific areas, this will be detailed during the charter check-in at the base. What briefing do you give at base? Before you leave base you will have an overview of the cruising area, safety inspection on board and yacht familiarization briefing from our base team, including: • All of the safety equipment • Cooking and refrigeration systems • Heads and showers • Engine and check in procedures • VHF radio and mayday instructions • All instruments including GPS • Charts and pilot books • Halyards, winches, reefing lines, rigging and controls • Anchor system • Dinghy and engine • Other systems What day do charters depart? It depends on location. Charter in the Mediterranean usually run Saturday to Saturday. Our charters usually run Saturday to Saturday in peak season, although if you want to sail for longer we can sometimes accommodate depending on the time of year and destination. Pricing is based on a 7-day charter and, shorter duration are available but a premium applies. You can check pricing and availability on our website or contact us for help. Why should I book? We are now the world’s leading yacht charter company and offers you: • A diverse fleet of +1,000 yachts with a wide variety of models and manufacturers to suit every type of sailor • We have +50 exciting destinations and we’re a pioneer in finding new sailing grounds • You can be assured of our commitment to customer service excellence • You’ll receive a warm and friendly welcome from our base teams who will share regional tips, recommendations and advice • We’re a trusted seller of new and used boats and an innovator in charter management options – sailing is our business How can I check fleet availability or make a reservation? You can check our fleet availability via GetMyBoat’s messaging platform. If you wish to add a skipper or need help and advice, you can contact us. Do you hold a yacht while I decide? We understand there is a lot to think about before confirmation and we can provisionally hold a yacht for a couple of days if there are more than eight weeks before departure. When do terms and conditions apply? When you make a payment in full, you acknowledge that you have read and consented to the rental terms and conditions. Offers and discounts cannot be applied retrospectively once a booking has been confirmed What is the cancellation policy? If you cancel your charter, cancellation fees will apply. You may cancel the charter by paying: • 59 days or less before embarkation – 100% of charter fee Do I need insurance? We highly recommend you arrange travel insurance in case you need to cancel for an unexpected reason to cover non-refundable deposits. Please make sure you have personal travel insurance that covers sailing. We will insure the vessel throughout the charter with first-class insurers against all risks, to provide permission to charter as under contract terms and to cover third-party liability. You can choose one of the following options: 1 Security Deposit: This varies on the size of the boat and when the boat is returned without damage it is refunded. 2 Damage Waiver: The charterer agrees to pay a non-refundable damage waiver at the time of booking, as well as a reduced damage deposit on embarkation that is refundable upon completion of the charter should no damage occur. How can I find out what offers are available? You can inquire our latest offer via GetMyBoat’s messaging platform. Are their child or age restrictions? There are no restrictions.