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Sailing the Windward Islands - Tour Summary

Escape the depths of winter on this eight-day sailing experience amid the Caribbean’s tropical Windward Islands aboard the 64-passenger sailing yacht M.Y. LE PONANT. Enjoy classic “life under sail” aboard this elegant three-masted yacht featuring all ocean-view Staterooms and an Observation Platform near sea level for ideal viewing of marine life and optional water sports. Cruise round trip from Fort-de-France, Martinique, into secluded harbours to explore the natural and cultural treasures of the Windward Islands. This custom-designed itinerary features Martinique’s Balata Garden, showcasing 3,000 varieties of tropical plants and flowers; Bequia, the most beautiful isle of the Grenadines; the awe-inspiring reefs and marine life of the lagoons of Tobago Cays Marine Park; Grenada, the Spice Island; St. Vincent and its historic capital, Kingstown; St. Lucia’s iconic twin mountain peaks, the Gros and Petit Pitons; and Dominica, where it is said there is a river for every day of the year.

Tour Operator:  Thomas P Gohagan & Co

Tour Dates:  January 17 - 24, 2015

Tour Cost:  From approx. $4,295 USD per person, based on double occupancy, plus air

Ship: M.Y. Le Ponant

Activity Level:  Low to Moderate

Sailing the Windward Islands brochure Reservations:  Call the Queen's Alumni Educational Travel office at 1-800-267-7837 or Thomas P Gohagan & Co at 1-800-922-3088

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000

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