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Club Trips

This summer, there are 2 club holidays - one for the windsurfers, to the warm waters of Vassiliki Bay in June, the other later in the summer, to the Neilson Portomyrina Palace Beachclub in Lemnos.  Scroll down for more details and how to book:

CLUB VASS TRIP 17th JUNE

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 Overview

Vassiliki (Vass) is a legendary resort providing excellent windsurfing, top instruction, with a well equipped centre. If you’re learning, improving, blasting, gybing or freestyling this is the place for you. It is a unique wind location offering a range of conditions to suit all levels of windsurfer. The wind at Vass is perfect. In the morning you’ll see a calm sea breeze ideal for the beginner and improver groups. The afternoon will bring a cross-shore wind typically between a force 4-8, ideal for improvers to advanced levels.

Price

QM price options are as follows, per person;

1 Week or 2 week options;

17 Jun 1 week

  • Andromeda £825  (919)
  • Hotel poolside £854  (949)
  • Hotel 1st floor £879  (979)
  • Hotel top floor £915  (1019)

 24 Jun 1 week

  • Andromeda FULL
  • Hotel poolside £919  (1024)
  • Hotel 1st floor  £948  (1054)
  • Hotel top floor  £984  (1094)

 17 Jun 2 weeks

  • Andromeda Already full 2nd week
  • Hotel poolside £1184
  • Hotel 1st floor £1235
  • Hotel top floor £1308

 The price in the brackets is for single supplement.

 To save the single supplement Club Vass will accept twin shares. So if you are happy to be allocated a room sharing with another QM member (of the same sex) you can ask for this at the time of booking. Book early to get your place. Prices above include return flights, overseas transfers, accommodation, windsurfing kit hire and tuition.

 Kit and tuition

With a total of over 300 Starboard, RRD, Tabou and Fanatic boards and over 300 Severne sails there will be plenty to choose from. Also included is use of their range of mountain bikes and stand up paddleboards. Club Vass includes instruction in their package with highly talented RYA qualified coaches. As ever we endeavour to send a QM member of staff heading out to join you helping with anything, upholding the QM vibe. With experience of the location we can advise and organise excursions, recommend restaurants and of course offer extra tuition along with the famous tandem rides!

 Accommodation

The sea-front hotel (Club Vass Hotel) overlooking the centre, is equipped with a terrace restaurant and beach bar, decked kit racks, mountain bike centre, 'Zen Zone' for yoga, massage and fitness, surf shop, outdoor pool, Wi Fi, teaching lawns, crèche and kids' clubs, video studio and open air cinema. Andromeda is a 10 minute walk to the club providing self-catering with a fridge, dual hob and sink. It also has a great pool and is right next to the local supermarket.

 What else to do!

In the morning, when the wind is light, a must is a SUP to the village for an ice cream until the wind starts. Then when the wind stops blowing, a trip to the legendary Zues bar in the evening for some guaranteed entertainment! For the active there’s mountainbiking, wakeboarding, waterskiing, diving, stand up paddleboarding, snorkelling, all just a few of the light wind alternatives along with rib rides to nearby beaches if you fancy. The best option is to go out for food, as a QM group, in the evening as there is a great selection of restaurants in the village a 15 minute walk away or 5 minute the other way to the smaller village.

 Full details can be found on the Club Vass website www.clubvass.com. Availability of places is limited so we would suggest an early booking. You can do this by contacting Club Vass on 08444630191 or 01920 444093 Monday to Friday - 9.00 - 17.30 Saturday - 9.00 - 12.30, stating that you wish to book onto the QM club trip. Once you have booked we will get details, but if you could also email Paul so he can update you with any other information.

For more details don’t hesitate to contact Club Vass or Paul, Sailing Principal at paul.adams@queenmary.org.uk 

 

QM MEMBERS' MULTI-ACTIVITY TRIP TO NEILSON PORTOMYRINA PALACE BEACHCLUB LEMNOS

22nd - 29th September 2018 (1 week) or
22nd September to 6th October (2 weeks)

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Are you a social sailor (or non-sailor) who likes variety on and off the water with good food and good company? Then this is the perfect trip for you!

Activities include

  • cruising and fun racing, in single and double hander dinghies and cats (RYA training available)
  • beginner to intermediate windsurfing
  • stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking
  • mountain biking for all standards
  • tennis for aces and beginners
  • fitness for fanatics or late New Year resolutions
  • 50m pool and sea swimming
….or nothing so active provided there is sun and a lounger!
Overview

• Close to Lemnos’ main town, great for waterside meals and shopping
• Price includes flights (Heathrow 13:45 departure), transfer (45 minutes!), accommodation, all breakfasts and
   lunches and 4 evening meals
• Garden club double as standard room, single occupancy available
• Price depends on the day you book, see https://www.neilson.co.uk
• RYA members get 7.5% discount on up to 4 places. To get this discount, book by calling 0330 057 4481 and
  quote your RYA membership number
For more information, contact Andrew Craig andrew@thecraigs.org.uk  Once you've booked onto the trip, do let him know so you can be added to the group distribution.

 

 

 

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