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About Sail in... Chania
We depart from the bay of Souda, Chania for a full day of fun sailing, swimming, Cretan cuisine and culture.We sail for at least 30 n.miles with beautiful views of forts, small islands, the White mountains as a backdrop, past seaside villages and you can do all the sailing, if you want to, with myself as the navigator and chef. We anchor in secluded bays for snorkeling in crystal clear, turquoise waters, freshly cooked food and sail back to port with the sun setting in front of us. Twenty years from now you will be disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones that you did do. So throw away the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails! Explore. Dream. Discover! We promise a memory to last a lifetime.
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John P wrote a review Sep 2022
Harrogate, United Kingdom115 contributions83 helpful votes
Four of us spent an amazing day with Nikos & Alex on board ‘Be Happy’. We sailed around Souda Bay, Chania and enjoyed two lovely swimming stops, great snacks, drinks and a home made lunch from fresh local ingredients. Nikos’ wealth of information about the surrounding area was excellent and helped us plan the rest of our holiday. An unforgettable day and a real holiday highlight!
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Date of experience: September 2022
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DARDOW40 wrote a review Jul 2022
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom68 contributions15 helpful votes
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A fantastic day. Nikos is a a great host; relaxed and good company. Our 6 and 8 year old kids got to do most of the steering (not the navigation!) which they loved and the grandparents had a great day out to. The two stops for us to swim and snorkel were great locations. A gorgeous, freshly cooked lunch was was prepared and eaten on board. A perfect day.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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redmayes wrote a review Jul 2022
Hampton21 contributions7 helpful votes
One of the highlights on our holiday to this beautiful island was a memorable sunset sailing trip with Nikos and his boat appropriately named . . Be Happy. Nikos was great, very friendly, giving us some sailing lessons, interesting information on the island, dropping off at secluded bays where we could jump in for a swim whilst he prepared a lovely dinner for us, then sailing back with drinks watching the beautiful serene sunset. We will return to Crete and set sail again with Nikos and of course Be Happy!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Valentina G wrote a review Jun 2022
Walnut Creek, California23 contributions3 helpful votes
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We chose to sail with Nikos for a full day and it was an amazing experience! There were 4 of us- 2 adults, 2 kids - 8 and 15. Everybody had a great time! We learned to sail, passed several historical sites, and swam in turquoise water in a beautiful secluded cove. Nikos treated us to a homemade, fresh, and very tasty lunch. I wouldn’t mind spending the whole summer sailing the same way :)⛵️
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Date of experience: June 2022
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NadiaSackman wrote a review Jun 2022
Seattle, Washington2 contributions1 helpful vote
Sailing with Nikos was so much fun, the experience is incomparable! The food was delicious and Captain Nikos was the most chill, even when the boat would tilt with the winds, he would not flinch (while everyone else was a bit nervous, haha). The name of the boat "be happy" truly represents the day we experienced and we were definitely happy with the amazing experience we had! Thank you Nikos!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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