The Indian Ocean is a vast area, but the catamaran chartering is located in only 3 of it's top tropical locations.
Seychelles, Phuket and Maldives offer safe and hospitable cruising waters that will warm your winter chills away.
Best Cruising Months: May - October
The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean off East Africa, known for its beaches, huge granite rocks, coral reefs, diving, nature reserves and rare wildlife such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahe Island, with an international airport, is a key transport hub, home to capital Victoria and mountain rain forests and white sand beaches. The group of islands lies between 4 and 10 degrees south of the Equator which is outside of the cyclone belt. There are 2 UNESCO World Hertige Sites, once believed to be the original site of Garden of Eden.
Seychelles, one of the world's last frontiers, promises adventure and breathtaking natural beauty in pristine surrounds still untouched by man. Simply put, it is a paradise.
Phuket (Thailand & Malaysia)
Best Cruising Months: April - December
Phuket Island lies off the west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. There are hundreds of islands in the Andaman Sea to explore, countless miles of beaches fringed with swaying palm trees, shimmering emerald-colored seas, coral reefs, charming villages and simply dazzling scenery. For adventurous sailors in search of an unforgetable vacation, Thailand is among the finest, most interesting and beautiful places to sail in the world. Where else can you sail among the spectacular limestone pinnancles that jut above the waters of Phang nga Bay. There are stunning anchorages suitable for overnight stays and astonishingly clear water with multi-colored coral reefs. You can sail further south to Langkawi, Malaysia.
Year round cruising
Republic of the Maldives is a sovereign archipelagic nation positioned in the Indian Ocean. Notably the South Asian Island nation has no counterpart in the entire world in terms of its unique geography and topography.
The Maldives encompass more than 99 % of the sea and less than 1 % of the land. The 99 % of the sea is home to one of the most diverse marine treasures of the world. Less than 1 % of the land is a masterpiece in natural landscaping.
The Maldives comprises of 26 natural atolls consisting of dual island chains. Incidentally the Maldivian language has the distinct pleasure of contributing to the English word “atoll”, which was derived from the Maldivian word “atholhu”.