Mickael Bazin said...
On the first hand the cruise enabled us to discover the whitsundays and its magnificent and breathtaking landscapes in perfect conditions, we were the first on the spots and could enjoy snorkelling in perfect and safe conditions. Wetsuits were of high quality, snorkels and masks could have been better but not a problem for these 3 snorkelling spots.
On the other hand, I have never seen such poor sleeping conditions on a boat (and I have sailed a lot). What could be acceptable for a sailing race is definitely not when it comes to a cruise with friends or your partner. The pairs had indeed their intimacy, but at which costs, on the trimaran we were located in the storage in the float. That is to say a 80cm height cabin in which someone taller than 1,80m (and it exists even in Australia) could not lie properly. It is definitely a good test if you want to challenge your claustrophobia, not if you want to enjoy a cruise.
I also have to mention the lack of food for the lunch and the breakfast, they could have imagined that 2 packs of bread would not be sufficient for 26 people.
Finally the team in itself, some of them were sometimes unnecessarily scornful, I still wonder why he criticised the English skills of a German girl who obviously did not ask for it. They gave explanations, for one of them with a pleasant enthusiasm, but for others it just appeared to bore them like never. Unfortunately it was their first role.
As far as sailing is concerned, if you are really looking forward to it as I was, keep in mind that you will barely sail 3 hours in the whole trip. It is true it is more complicated and takes more time than a motorboat but this is also what I expected