Boat rental in Ponta Delgada
Southern Ocean Shipyard Poole UK — Ocean 60 (1981)
Description of FREDERIC's sailboat
Frida, Ocean 60 schooner
S / Y "FRIDA" Bermudean Schooner Frida is an English lady, with the classy lines of a "modern classic" designed and built to last and sail on all seas, in all weathers. Frida has a soul, a story, she will please you! Built in 1981. Complete refit 2010-2012. Permanently cared and maintained at higher standards. Frida is the 26 th and last OCEAN 60 built at Southern Ocean Shipyard in Poole, Dorset. Designer / Builder: George Stead Architect: Richard Roscoe Length: 18.30 (overall 19.00) Width: 4.70 Draft: 2.50 Displacement: 25 T. French flag, La Rochelle home port. Sail area 160m² - 300m² Engine: 105 hp Beta Marine Engine cruising speed at 1600 rpm 7.5 knots Sailing: 8-11 knots 4 cabins Panoramic saloon Deep and protected aft cockpit. Aft platform, Bowsprit platform at the bow. Diesel fuel 1200 liters, range (2), freezer, washing machine 7 kg Oil central heating Rigging : bermudean schooner two masts (large mast in the back), boomed foremain (like a mainsail). It is a very simple rig, giving an amazing balance under sail. Downwind, we double the sail area ... SAIL THE AZORES ! Some good reasons to discover the Azores: One of the last quiet and authentic corners of the planet. Excellent nature destination, far from the big tourist flows. Beautiful and wild landscapes, among the most beautiful on the planet. Paradise for marine life observation. Many activities offered : hiking, diving, mountain biking, horse riding. Kindness and legendary availability of the Azoreans. Old historical cities and classified monuments. Excellent local products, organic is the rule! Sailing the Azores onboard Frida Isle of Faial : Horta's marina and its transatlantic atmosphere: the "nautical" wall paintings, the Cafe Sport, rendezvous of all the sailors of the world! Horta is a pretty little capital planted with beautiful "pohutukawa (metrosideros)" of New Zealand, and its artistically paved streets. The Porto Pim cove, its beach and the museum of whaleros. The double crater of Monte Guia. The beautiful and interesting botanical garden. Island stone walls planted with hydrangeas. The Caldera, the crater of the old volcano, 2 km in diameter and 400 m deep. Capelinhos, the lunar site of the last volcanic eruption of the archipelago. The wonderfull coastal roads, on foot, scooter or car. Small roads and tracks that climb in the forest, green meadows and hedges of hydrangeas Isle of Sao Jorge : The charming little town of Velas, and its very nice tiny marina, starting point for the exploration of this steep island all in length. Beautiful hikes to the Fajas, amazing coastal micro-plains lying at the bottom of vertiginous slopes. The peaks of the island: incredible views plunging to the ocean, with opposite Pico and its volcano. The products of the island, including the famous Sao Jorge cheeses. The warm welcome of Sao Jorgense ... Isle of Pico : The volcano island, often capped by a superb altocumulus, local barometer. The top of the volcano, 2350 and a few meters, local and national pride, breathtaking views reserved for the brave hikers! The landscape of vineyards encircled by lava walls, and the wine of Pico. The ridges, lakes and nipples, a world lost with an atmosphere of Ireland and New Zealand Waters of Pico are home of many cetaceans, the island is one of the world's best whale watching spot. Isle of Terceira : its beautiful and ancient capital, Angra do Heroismo, classified world heritage of unesco, where are held every summer the festivals of St. John. Hiking the magical mazes of lava and lush vegetation The island has many treasures to discover, historical - cathedrals, museums, forts, and the natural caves, extraordinary magmatic tunnels unique in the world. Isle of Sao Miguel : The largest island of the archipelago, with the only "big" city of the Azores, Ponta Delgada - 70000 inhabitants. Discover its small secret streets, with hidden wonderfull treasures and its many Baroque monuments. Some of the most beautiful landscapes of the archipelago: the emerald and blue lake of the caldera of Sete Cidades, the Lagoa de Fogo, Furnas, the silent forests of Nordeste, the promontories and cliffs of the west ... and east ! Warm waterfalls under tree ferns, forests, breathtaking snenaries, floral parks, natural hot pools, convents, churches, forts. It remains Flores, Corvo, Graciosa and Santa Maria ... It must be left for next time!
Equipment of the sailboat
Location of the sailboat: Horta, Faial, Açores, Ponta Delgada
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