Caicco Guletta

Our society proposes cruises to edge of Guletta, typical Turkish caique, with many and particular other asset like as an example swimming in crystal waters, windsurfing, sun bathing, relaxing reading, music, films, in the shade of the parasol, fishing on the boat, snorkeling.
We also organize Diving cruise, to discover the wonderful Sicilianís depth.

Our cruises are the ideal vacation for groups of friends and families, the all flavored one from evocative immersions in the Sicilianís seas and its beautiful islands. No navigational experience is needed. An expert and friendly crew will take care of you, managing boat maneuvers, on board services and meals. Local foods and wines are an integral part of our ship's galley.

Relax: Naturally, you can simply enjoy the relaxing pace of the cruise, taking sun on the stern deck while lounging on comfortable cushions, or sipping a cool drink on the bow deck while lounging on the couch under the shade awning. Furthermore, on board you will have a stereo system with CD player for good music listening and a DVD player to watch a good movie.

Cruises: discovering some of the most beautiful and fascinating coastlines of the Sicilian and Tirranean Seas.

Diving/snorkeling: Dive into the blue. Underwater immersions are possible in the most beautiful diving areas in our navigation basin. Immersions will be organized in collaboration with scuba diving centers located along our routes. This activity is reserved for guests possessing a scuba diving permit and the difficulty of immersions will be based on their experience.

The Vessel :
Guletta is a large 23-meter sailing vessel, entirely built in wood with modern techniques, but with very traditional design. It is a classic Turkish yacht similar to a schooner with round stern, a very robust marine boat with teak wood deck, built by the prestigious Bodrum shipyard in Turkey, double rigged as a ketch with fore-and-aft-sails, jib and staysail at bow. On board the guests areas are decisively superior to those of normal sailboats. The stern deckis furnished as a veranda covered by a cool awning to eat, drink and relax in open air with table and couch with cushions.

At the center of the boat there is a large internal living space with dining table and bar, a relax area with TV, VCR, Stereo system and various games.

From this living room you can descend to the under deck cabins, all with double beds (one of these is larger) and private direct access W.C. with hot water shower.
The command deck and the kitchen are on the upper deck with access from the internal living space.
At the bow there is a comfortable sun deck, equipped with large cushions much appreciated by sunbathers and lovers of relaxing time.
The crew is composed by a qualified and professional staff.

Our Cruises:
Our nautical base Is inside the harbor of Palermo, in the region of Sicily, Italy, one of the most famous ports in the Mediterranean Sea since ancient times. It is situated in the middle of the Mediterranean area, in one of the greater marine park in Europe, well known for the beauty of its sea, coastline and landscapes.

Typical weekly schedule. Cruise departure and arrival:

1st day: departure every Saturday at 6 p.m. (18:00 CET)
Welcome cocktail, presentation of the crew and the boat, information on the cruise, dinner in the roads, or transfer during the night towards the first destination of the voyage

Following days: from Sunday until Friday, cruising according to the agreed schedule, return to the port of departure Friday evening or night. 8th day: arrival every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. following breakfast.
If the port of departure is other than the departure port, the schedule must necessarily consider the transfer time of the boat. Land excursions, museum visits, etc. are not included in the cost of the cruise and are optional.

Time required :
Minimum time for the cruise is one weekend or one week week for the complete tour , with a few stops at coastal towns or inland excursions.

Our routes include Ustica, the Egadi Islands and the Aeolian ones:
- San Vito Lo Capo
- Scopello
- the Egadi Islands
- Ustica

Diving Course :
Learn to scuba dive with Guletta. A professional instructor oversees all training from beginner up to the professional level.

The Open Water Diver, which is the entry level in scuba diving, can be accomplished in as little as 5/6 days, Continue with the Advanced Open Water Diver Course where one gains experience in Underwater Navigation and Deep Diving, plus 3 Elective Dives, where the student decides what interests him/her most, inlcluding Night Diving, Wreck Diving, Boat Diving, Underwater Photography, Underwater Videography, Search & Recovery, and more...

Snorkeling: Designed to teach the swimmer the techniques of snorkeling, safety equipment selection and skills.