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3 of the Best Destinations for Winter Cruises

3 of the Best Destinations for Winter Cruises

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Planning for a winter cruise break? Whether you are looking for a warm getaway or want to fully embrace the frigid temperatures of the cold months, here are some of the best winter cruises destinations you will want to sail into.

Not many people get to visit this great, remote, and mostly unexplored wilderness. Luckily, Arctic cruises have made it possible for anyone to travel to one of the world’s largest continents. You can book for an expedition-themed trip or a luxury cruise to this vast and breathtaking region and see the wildlife and stunning scenery. Watch colonies of penguins frolic and marvel at the magnificent landscapes that you see around you.

Sea, sand, and sun. The Caribbean is a popular destination for those who want to go somewhere warm. You can spend days or weeks cruising from port to port and exploring the beautiful islands along the route. From scenic beaches to a wide array of water activities and more, the Caribbean is brimming with attractions to see and enjoy.

Cheaper, fewer crowds and lots of Christmas markets are just some of the biggest draws of winter cruising in Europe. The destinations may be limited to the Mediterranean, but you can look forward to a quieter time without the hordes of tourists lining up in popular tourist attractions in the places you visit. Europe in winter has also a unique charm. Not to mention the wide array of fun, food, shopping, and entertainment you can find at the Christmas markets.

Remember These When Going On A Schooner Escapade

Remember These When Going On A Schooner Escapade


Going on a schooner escapade can be truly delighting. You will not only get to see the ocean life in a different perspective, but also get to experience the ocean life in a new way on it.

For those who aren’t familiar with this term, it’s a kind of sailboat with at least one mast located on each end. It can also have more than two masts on it, which helps balance the sailboat against howling winds. This allows people on it sail without really worrying about the boat toppling over in just one sweep of the wind. This also allows people on it sail without worrying about others toppling over in just one tick of the wave.

Thus, remember these when going on a schooner escapade:

Secure yourself with a life vest.

This might just be a protocol, but it’s one that will ultimately save your life – even if the sailboat is not on the verge of sinking, as well as perfectly safe from the ravage of howling winds or even gigantic waves. You might think about going for a swim while on a schooner with your friends, as well as going for a dive while on a schooner with your colleagues.

Regardless of what you’re planning to do, always prioritize having a life vest. Just in case you get a bad cramp while swimming, it will prevent you from completely drowning. Just in case you also get too far while diving, it will prevent you from getting lost.

Pack light.

Just like you would when going hiking on a mountain, you should also pack light when going on a schooner escapade. You can opt for an excursion backpack or just a sling bag – not just for you to safely move your body, but also for the sailboat to safely maintain its load.

Know Your Sail Boat

Know Your Sail Boat

Do you want to sail? Some of the members of our group doesn’t have a sailboat yet. That is fine. You can sail with us and experience the ocean like no other. But if you want to buy your very own sailboat, then much better. Many are fascinated in collecting cars, well, we are different. We’d rather soak our skin in the heat of the sun and explore the ocean. Here are the types you can choose from.


It is a two or more masted schooner. Many enthusiasts like us agree that schooner in full sail has a classic look that will make heads turn.


Gaffers are rigged type of sailboat. The design of the rigg with a topsail makes a windy sound even in light airs. The price range is quite costly but we’ll sure that you’ll enjoy sailing this type of sailboat.


People have confusion between a cutter and sloop type of sailboat. We cannot blame them because you can hardly see the difference. It has one large sloop which is the reason why its confusing. The difference is in the size. This is a massive sailboat which is good for heavy weathers and long sailing.


It consist of two masts. The first mast is the main to direct the boat forward and the 2nd mast is a shorter mizzen so the boat can be flexible and can change directions.


Yawl and ketch are quite similar when it comes to sailing performance. The difference between the two is the how much is the size of the mizzen in proportion to he main mast. We all agree that yawl is a beauty to behold due to its classic look.


It is one of the most basic rig types. Unlike other types of sailboat cat version doesn’t have head-sails. You will hardly use the mizzen on this one due to the location. This boat is not really good when it comes versatility but it is still fun to sail. It lets you use your sailing skills without relying on the features of the boat.

Important Reminder:

Before sailing, always make sure you check weather updates. Our sailboats are designed to face the tough waters of the sea but they still have limits of what they can take. If the weather is too bad, we urge you not to move on with your sail. Remember that there will be another day. It’s not worth your life, so stay safe everyone.