Annual Fall Desolation Sound Flotilla Cruise

Desolation Sound collage

From Bellingham you'll visit the Canadian Gulf Islands, and British Columbia's Sunshine Coast on your way to spectacular Desolation Sound. Two or three weeks will allow for a leisurely pace and time to explore Desolation Sound. And, if you go for three weeks you'll also see Jervis Inlet and stunning Princess Louisa Inlet and Chatterbox Falls. Serving as guide, naturalist and local historian, your flotilla leader will help you discover an enriched cruising experience among these beautiful and diverse inlets and islands.


Click here for a detailed, sample itinerary. This is a MUST read!


Dates: Saturday, September 19 through Friday, October 2, 2015 (2 weeks). Or Saturday, September 19 through Friday, October 9, 2015 (3 weeks)


If you will be joining the flotilla for all 3 weeks then you may choose any available boat in our fleet that is equipped with a radar (most are). Click here for the fleet availability list.


The boats listed below are offering BOTH the 2-week and the 3-week flotilla options. Click on the boat name for rates and specifications.


For 2-week charters you receive 10% off the second week's charter rate and 25% off the second week's daily hull damage waiver. If chartering a third week you will also receive 15% off the charter rate for that third week and 50% off the third week's daily hull damage waiver.



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Vessel Information
Power Cats
All Heart thumbnail All Heart PDQ Power Cat 34 - 2 Staterooms
Trawlers
Odyssey thumbnail Odyssey Grand Banks 46 - 3 Stateroom
Mariah thumbnail Mariah Nordic Tug 42 - 2 Staterooms
Monohulls
Breeze thumbnail Breeze Beneteau 393 - 2 Stateroom
Sundance thumbnail Sundance Jeanneau 37 - 3 Staterooms
Sea Eagle thumbnail Sea Eagle Jeanneau 34 - 2 Staterooms


Your flotilla fee of $250/week includes these extras:

  • Daily route and safety briefings
  • Daily weather briefings
  • Daily history briefings
  • Daily naturalist briefings
  • Periodic “rafting” with complimentary beverages
  • Boats include extra fleet communications gear, detailed paper charts for the route, detailed electronic charts (for chart plotter) and radar (with instruction if needed).
  • The host boat will carry additional spares, an expanded first aid kit and a defibrillator.

Call us to reserve your bareboat charter to join us this fall! 1-800-677-7245.


Desolation Sound Stateroom Rental Option: If this is a trip that you’ve always wanted to make, but you are short on crew or experience, consider reserving a stateroom on the Beneteau 42 "Kipper Kite", the Jeanneau 43 "Illuminé", or the Californian 39 "Harmony" during our Desolation Sound Flotilla. The stateroom rental rate for "Kipper Kite" or "Illuminé" is $1750 per week for stateroom rental plus $300/person/week for cruising expenses (covers flotilla fees, food/beverages, fuel and moorage/dock fees). The stateroom rental rate for "Harmony" is $1750 per week for stateroom rental plus $400/person/week for cruising expenses (covers flotilla fees, food/beverages, fuel and moorage/dock fees).


Caribbean Learn-n-Cruise: Catamaran or Monohull Spring Guided Flotilla: 10-day Sunshine Coast Spring Guided Flotilla: 21-day Desolation Sound & Princess Louisa Summer Guided Flotilla: 7-day San Juan Islands & Gulf Islands Summer Guided Flotilla: 7-day San Juan Islands & Victoria Late Summer Guided Flotilla: 14-day Victoria, Vancouver, San Juans & Gulf Islands Fall Guided Flotilla: 14-day Desolation Sound
February 2018 May 2 - 11, 2018 May 12 - June 1, 2018 June 23 - 29, 2018 June 30 - July 6, 2018 Aug 25 - Sept 7, 2018 Sept 22 - Oct 5, 2018
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