Discover Sailing: Iconic Gateway of India

1.5 hrs
  • beneteau with spin best pic
  • racing beneteau 7.5
  • Benteau high action front
  • benteau in fleet 3 boats

What better way to explore the island city of Mumbai than from the sea! Add a new dimension to your exploration of Mumbai as you set sail from the historic Iconic Gateway of India. It’s a great way to get introduced to the joy of sailing and a wonderful way to spend a few hours in the afternoon in the midst of the city!

Try your hand at steering the wonderful 25 foot sports yacht, get a thrill sailing the boat under the guidance of our highly qualified instructors, or simply sit back and relax! As you feel the wind in your hair and escape delightfully from the noise and crowds of Mumbai, discover a harbour dotted with lighthouses and naval batteries and an array of ships. Reflect on the unique city scape with the iconic Taj in the background. Whether you are new to Mumbai or are simply looking for a quick get-away, DISCOVER SAILING from Aquasail is sure to create a memory.

DURATION 1.5 hours; extra half hour complimentary on weekdays
SESSION TIMINGS Indicative session timings are: 1.00p.m. – 2.30p.m., 2.45p.m. – 4.15p.m., 4.30p.m. – 6.00p.m. Guests are expected to report 15 minutes prior to booked time. Session timings differ through the season depending on wind and tide.
THE BOAT Beneteau 7.5, is a 25 foot French sports sailing yacht designed for racing and training, thus combining performance with comfort.
INSTRUCTORS Highly qualified and enjoy helping people discover the joy of sailing
PICK-UP and DROP POINT Iconic Gateway of India
FREQUENCY 7 days a week
CAPACITY OF BOAT 6 guests
BOOKING OPTIONS Per Head or Full Boat, multiple boats available for multiple sessions at a time
TIMING Post 1:00 p.m. Closing by 6.30 pm (timings are subject to change)
AGE GROUP Adults and recommended for children above 4 years. Younger children will be accommodated on case to case basis
COSTS
Weekends Rs.12,000 per boat
Weekdays Rs.9000 per boat; per head option is not available on weekdays
Inclusions Per Head
Mineral Water Sunscreen
Medical Kit  
Inclusions Per Boat
Light Snack Soft Beverage
Water and Sunscreen  
STRICTLY PROHIBITED
Alcohol
Smoking
Value Add-Ons A light snack, soft beverage, water, sunscreen, onboard photography (when possible) Value Add-ons: Guests can request extra sailing time. They can also request special value adds like flowers, greeting cards, a special snack, gift etc. which will be provided where possible. Guests can relax at the mooring (if time permits) and shift to a larger boat with larger capacity, for an additional 45 minutes of Rs. 3000. All value-adds will be charged.

Get onboard DISCOVER SAILING with Aquasail if you are looking for:

    • A great way to explore Mumbai city, a must add on to your city tour
    • A great way to sailebrate a special occasion
    • A wonderful get-away with family or friends
    • A way to reward your team , or bond with colleagues
    • A wonderful weekend leisure activity
    • A quick escape to the outdoors!

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Step 1: Meet your instructor

After meeting your instructor at the Gateway of India, Jetty No. 5 you will need to finish some documenting formalities

  • Fill up your medical form
  • Quick safety brief from instructor
  • Wear life-jackets
  • Get into your transfer boat which will shuttle you across to the yacht

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Step 2: While on board

Instructor gives a quick safety brief followed by a tour of the boat and where to sit. Stow away all valuables

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Step 3: Start Sailing

Instructors get the boat prepared and starts sailing with you at the helm and a quick introduction on how to steer the boat and control the sail. You may opt out of this and simply sit back, enjoy the sail. However it is recommended that you participate in the actual activity of sailing.

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Step 4: During the Sail

Ensure you drink lots of water and click amazing pictures.

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Step 5: Return

Return safely to the mooring area. Get transferred back to the jetty and depart with amazing memories.

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