Monday, March 5

Go Sailing in God's Own Country

You may have seen, admired and experienced some of the captivating sights on land in God’s Own Country.

For those who are on the lookout for a new experience, a change from their tryst with land, while in Kerala, Opt for an experience on the turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea, get on board on one of the elegant yachts operated by ‘The Malabar Yacht Club’ located at Mattanchery in Kochi.

Called Gazelles, the yachts and the facilities at the club are being promoted by the Kondo Syokai Group, who is credited for operating the first yacht charter in India. Each yacht is manned by a crew of two and can accommodate six sleeping guests comfortably. The yachts also feature facilities like toilet, shower and galley.

The yacht club currently offers sailing holidays in India, in the Lakshadweep Islands and in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The sailing options from Kochi includes coastal sailing, which is day sailing in and around the costal waters of Kochi. During the cruise, guests on board can enjoy waterside views of Mattanchery, Fort Kochi, Bolghatty Island, Vypin Island and the array of Chinese fishing nets and can enjoy the company of dolphins by the side of the boat. The waters off the cost offer ideal conditions for swimming and obviously one can relax and can bite into some of the food delights served on board.

As part of their sailing holidays in India, the yacht club does coastal sailing trips from Kochi with overnight sail to Cherai and Marari beaches. Sailing to the mesmerizing coral islands of Lakshadweep and also to the breathtaking Andamans and Nicobar Islands are other options offered by the yacht club to its guests.

Kondo Syokai Leisure India

12/167 Thykootathil House

Kannmali P.O. Kochi-682008

Kerala, India

+91 934 924 7899