very best of Ireland"
holidays - combining luxury yacht charter & world class hotels,
sample the finest hotels, enjoy the welcome, explore the history,
and sail the most spectacular coastline.
A Totally New Ireland"
ARE DELIGHTED to continue to offer luxury yacht charter on
the beautiful coast of Southern Ireland. Hailed by many as the "FINEST
CRUISING AREA IN EUROPE" it is a completely unspoilt area of
small harbours and bays, rock inlets and offshore islands.
THE MOMENT YOU ARRIVE IN IRELAND and are met by our hostess,
you will be welcomed into a different world of luxury, hospitality
ALTHOUGH our holidays are completely TAILOR MADE TO YOURE PERSONAL
REQUIREMENTS, we have suggested an itinerary that we think will
provide the best possible enjoyment of this part of Ireland.
If you wish for a different itinerary, or have specific areas
you wish to visit, then we will design a holiday specifically
for you. WE HAVE COMBINED luxury yacht charter with a selection
of WORLD CLASS HOTELS from where you can explore the delights
of mystical Ireland, her history, scenery and people.
"Grand hotels of Ireland"
have carefully selected several Hotels that we feel offer the
very finest of traditional service and quality that our clients
expect. Some of the hotels have been created from old castles
and some from the Great Houses of Ireland. All have in common
something unique to Ireland - the famous Irish Welcome.
will be able to relax, explore the surrounding country, or take
advantage of the facilities offered in each hotel such as golf,
horse riding, fishing, shooting and swimming.
MANOR - BUILT BY THE 2ND EARL OF DUNRAVEN IN 1832
MUCKROSS PARK HOTEL - IN BEAUTIFUL KILLARNEY
PARKNASILLA - KENMARE RIVER
DROMOLAND CASTLE - 16TH CENTURY SEAT OF THE O'BRIENS
Ketch Sailing Yacht which was rebuilt in England in 2002 to
conform to MCA regulations for charter. She is IDEAL for cruising
the Irish coastline, she has a powerful engine which enable her
to reach port quickly and safely. Her interior is beautifully
paneled in lacquered Teak. The decks are clear and uncluttered,
and the centre cockpit provides a safe and comfortable area
for seating and dining on deck. Accommodation is for six guests
in 3 double cabins. She has a sheltered steering position giving
protection and all round visibility in all weathers. Your experienced
Captain and chef are on hand to ensure that your holiday is
comfortable and enjoyable. Feel free to join in with the sailing,
or just relax and be pampered. The crew will be happy to show
you the charming harbours and you can explore small bays
with the fast RIB dinghy.
FASTNET ROCK - probably the most famous landmark in the history
of yachting. Legends have been woven about yachts racing in
the Fastnet Race. However, little is known about the historical
coastline of which it stands guard.
From the Kenmare River where you join your yacht, the coast
is a series of rocky inlets, spectacular cliffs and sheltered
bays. Names such as Bantry Bay, Spanish Cove, and Roaring Water
Bay all conjure up the romance and history of this part of Ireland.
The sailing is excellent - and the many offshore islands make
sailing this coast a pleasure. Exciting events include 'Calves
Week' at Schull, and one of the world's premiere yachting events,
Cork Week, hosted by the world's oldest yacht club, The
Royal Cork. In alternate years (e.g. 2005) 'The Glandore
Classic Yacht Regatta' takes place and we can arrange for you
to take part in Vintage or Modern yachts and enjoy being part
of the 'fun yachting' family.
be tailor made to suit your requirements. All tours are optional
and are free of charge. Sailing itineraries may change due to weather.
SAMPLE 10 DAY
HOLIDAY COST FOR SIX GUESTS €35,000
of Luxury yacht with 2 crew, First Class Hotel Accommodation, all
Dinners and Luncheons ashore and aboard, Tours, Transport and Hostess
AND INFORMATION FROM:
Arch.d H. Reid & Co Ltd, P O Box 32, CORK, IRELAND
0044 1803-712696 MOB 0044 7585-428989
OR YOUR CHARTER OR TRAVEL AGENT