Embark on an extraordinary sailing experience with Vagabonde Adventures, where true live-aboard vacations await! This is more than just a typical sailing trip; it’s an opportunity to gain firsthand insights into the captivating world of living aboard your very own boat someday.
Explore the booming market of performance cruising yachts, and immerse yourself in a tailor-made, hands-on adventure that lets you experience the sailing lifestyle like never before. Our experienced crew is dedicated to making this journey unforgettable, guiding and coaching you in all aspects of life at sea.
Whether you’re a seasoned sailor looking to refine your skills or a curious adventurer eager to discover the joys of sailing, Vagabonde Adventures caters to your desires. Simply complete the pre-charter questionnaire, and our crew will customize the trip to perfectly match your preferences.
Get involved in every step of the journey, from planning the route to hoisting the sails and learning to sail the boat to its optimum performance. During this mesmerizing six-night voyage, your confidence will soar, leaving you exhilarated and yearning for your next seafaring escapade.
Vagabonde Adventures works with young, energetic and motivated instructors with experience worldwide who will inspire you to further your sailing dreams in safety and confidence.
Nestled in the heart of the Bahamas, our enchanting home base is none other than the Abaco Islands. These breathtaking islands offer an unparalleled exotic charm that captures the essence of a true tropical paradise. The Abaco Islands boast a perfect blend of tranquility and convenience, as they are conveniently located close to the United States, making travel logistics an absolute breeze for travelers looking for a sailing vacation.
Immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere that characterizes the Abaco Islands, where time seems to slow down, and worries are swept away by the gentle sea breeze. Picture yourself strolling along pristine white-sand beaches, relishing the feeling of seclusion in a secluded bay, where you can gather around a crackling campfire under the starlit sky, sharing stories and creating memories to last a lifetime.
But don’t let the tranquility fool you; the Abaco Islands know how to turn up the fun when the sun goes down. With vibrant beach bars that come alive with music, laughter, and dancing, the nights are as exhilarating as the days are serene. Feel the rhythm of the tropical beats coursing through your veins as you dance barefoot in the sand, celebrating life in its purest form.
Sailing in the Abaco Islands is an experience like no other. The azure waters invite you to set sail, navigating through the stunning cays and islets that form an archipelago of wonders. Feel the thrill of the wind in your hair as you gracefully maneuver the crystal-clear waters, creating cherished moments with friends and fellow adventurers.
Sailing in the Abaco Islands offers a captivating journey through scenic wonders and vibrant cultures. Among the highlights is the picturesque Hope Town, a gem cherished by many visitors. Its narrow streets, adorned with colorful houses, invite you to wander and discover the island’s charm. The allure of white sand beaches with excellent surf adds to the enchantment.
A visit to Little Harbor is a must for a glimpse into the inspiring tale of determination. Here, the iconic Pete’s Pub and Gallery stand as a testament to one family’s quest to build their paradise. As you sail through these idyllic waters, you’ll be immersed in a world where nature’s beauty and human resilience intertwine.
Whether you’re a seasoned sailor or a first-time adventurer, the Abaco Islands promise an unforgettable experience, where every wave carries a tale of wonder and every shore unveils a unique story of paradise found.
Vagabonde Adventures offers ASA 101, ASA 103, ASA 104, ASA 105, ASA 106 and ASA 114 on its Learn to Sail vacations.
Welcome aboard the renowned ‘La Vagabonde,’ the 48 ft performance catamaran, which has captured hearts worldwide through the adventures of Elayna, Riley, and their kids on the YouTube channel ‘Sailing La Vagabonde.’ Crafted by renowned French builders Outremer, this seaworthy vessel has conquered multiple ocean crossings, proving its mettle on the high seas. For five remarkable years, this boat has been the cherished home of the young family, fostering unforgettable memories and unforgettable journeys. Now, it’s your turn to fall in love with La Vaga as you embark on your own extraordinary sailing experiences. Join the voyage and let the spirit of exploration and adventure carry you to new horizons.
La Vagabonde offers three double cabins, providing comfortable accommodation for up to six guests and two crew members. This remarkable vessel’s highlight is the starboard hull, which serves as the full-length ‘owners cabin. Within this spacious area, you’ll find the master suite with a private bathroom featuring an electric head and a separate shower. On the port side, two staterooms share another electric head and shower, ensuring convenience and privacy for all guests. Additionally, two crew cabins are located forward, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable sailing experience for everyone on board.
Arrive at Leonard Thompson Airport (MHH) in Marsh Harbor and meet the yacht Sunday afternoon at Abaco Beach Resort marina. Your captain and chef will have the yacht provisioned and ready. After a safety briefing, set sail to a nearby bay for your first night at anchor.
Start your day with the soothing sounds of water caressing the hull as you take a refreshing plunge into the crystal-clear waters. Savor a delightful breakfast prepared by your chef and embrace the joys of life on board. Sail to Guana Cay to experience the renowned Nippers and Grabbers beach bars. For diving enthusiasts, a scuba dive excursion with a reputable company awaits.
Experience the awe-inspiring snorkeling adventures near Fowl Cay, where you can hone your free diving skills while exploring enchanting caves and tunnels surrounding the vibrant coral heads. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit Man-O-War Cay, a delightful spot to stroll, immerse in history, and discover the boat building capital of the islands. Your sailing journey unfolds with thrilling underwater explorations and fascinating island excursions.
Discover the charming township of Hope Town on Elbow Cay, where quaint streets beckon exploration. Cross over to the Atlantic Ocean side for a serene stroll along a pristine white sand beach. Don’t miss the breathtaking sunset at Firefly restaurant, sipping a sundowner for the perfect view. Spend a tranquil evening anchored at Tahiti Beach, setting the stage for a blissful morning awakening.
Venture southward and treat yourself to a delightful lunch at the renowned and lively Pete’s Pub in Little Harbor. Explore the small yet vibrant artist community, marveling at the captivating bronze sculptures fresh from the foundry. As the afternoon sets in, set sail from the harbor and find a peaceful spot to anchor near Lynard Cay, where you can spend a tranquil and memorable night surrounded by the beauty of the sea.
Start your day with the awe-inspiring experience of snorkeling the magnificent Sandy Cay coral reef or paddling through the serene waters of Tilloo bank on a paddleboard. Bask in the warm sunshine and relax to your heart’s content before sailing back to the base marina for the evening. Delight in a delicious dinner onshore as you make exciting plans for your next sailing adventure.
Breakfast with the crew before you leave the La Vaga
*Itineraries are subject to change due to weather or other circumstances beyond our control.
All-inclusive 6-night ASA Group Charters, including any two courses, are as follows:
From $2500 USD per person
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