SailNet Community - View Single Post - Greece or Hawaii? Sailing charter/ Scuba trip
View Single Post
post #3 of Old 01-24-2013 Thread Starter
First String
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: South carolina
Posts: 868
Thanks: 45
Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Greece or Hawaii? Sailing charter/ Scuba trip

Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
Saling there requires huge knowledge and is not for the beginner as the trades blow very strong in the afternoon and if you are in the slots between the islands can be 35-40 knts easily.

I'm not ready for strong winds yet. Thatís for sure. I donít want a dangerous sail. Safety first. Its 5,800 miles to Athens and 4,400 to the big island. Weíll only have 5 days plus 2 weekends. 9 days in all. We are both getting our dive certís in February so we will dive regardless where we end up. We have the free miles racked up for the trip. My wife is going to find out today if they can be used over seas or juse in the US? First time to either place for us. We want to sail some there. So we can put a pin marker in our wall map of places that we have sailed.
Thanks for the insight
ltgoshen is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome