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Sailing Italy: a new Sailitalia and Sunsail base to discover the Aeolian Islands, Sicily

February 18, 2014 Cruise No Comments Email Email

Sailitalia, a lead company in sailing charter in Italy, is pleased to announce that following a partnership with Sunsail, it has been chosen Tropea as base to its expansion into the beautiful Mediterranean cruising area of Italy and Sicily.

Tropea, one of the most beautiful towns on the south Tyrrhenian coast, is the ideal departure point to visit the magical Aeolian Islands, only 30 miles away. The town of Tropea has almost completely preserved its16th century planning and is both historically and architecturally fascinating. The new Sunsail base is located in the main marina, just an hour from the international airport of Lamezia Terme.The new base, which offers bareboat and skippered charter, is located on the southwest coast of Italy, perfectly located for sailing in Sicily toward Aeolian islands.

The Sicily, which is well known for its unique natural beauty and the highest active volcano in Europe, lodge another base Sunsail and Sailitalia. The base is 20 miles from Palermo International Airport, and can also be reached by ferry and hydrofoil from Naples. The coast offers a landscape of fascinating beauty, with smaller islets scattered all around the coast. Palermo is a perfect location to Yacht charter Sicily to discover Egadi and Pelagian Islands.

“I’m very proud,” says Mimmo Longobardo, general manager of Sailitalia “to represent the British company Sunsail in Italy. Between the two companies there is a great synergy: Sunsail had not yet bases in Italy, Sailitalia has got the opportunity to offer itineraries around the world.”

The new Italian locations join Sunsail existings bases in Croatia, Greece, Turkey and a new openings base in British virgin Islands. Sailitalia offers a fleet of yachts and catamarans from 31ft to 50ft with double staterooms, complete electronics and fully equipped galleys, for the ideal sailing vacations. One-way charters are also available. Sailitalia is equally present in Sardinia, with the base of Cannigione, ideal location for Sailing Charter Sardinia and visiting Costa Smeralda and Corsica.

Sailitalia offers a wide choice of sailing vacations in italy, with nearly 100 yachts in 4 areas in mediterranean sea. In addition to bareboat and skippered sailing vacations, Sailitalia provides flotillas sailing, cabin charter and team building events. Sailitalia was founded in 1987 by Domenico Longobardo, which actually is the CEO.

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