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New Catamarain Sails Into The Islands

Seychelles high quality tourism activities get a boost

Jun 01, 2011

Seychelles Creole Travel Services, a local Destination Management Company (DMC), has just brought into the country a world-class sailing catamaran in its bid to be constantly upgrade its products and services.

Creole Travel Services, owned and operated by Joe Albert and his son, Guillaume, has introduced a new sailing catamaran named Oplezir to its line of exclusive services.

The new catamaran, which cruises at 10 knots under full sail power, has been manufactured in South Africa. It can hold a maximum of 100 people along with 4 crews. Its propellers are 40 cm in diameter, and they are foldable to avoid drag.

This exclusive catamaran consists of fixed and removable seating arrangements, with bar and bar stools, and it also has removable seating arrangements. It can be converted into common standing area for cocktail and similar events, and it can even be transformed into a dance floor.

“We will be using it for our day sail excursions, operating, day sail excursion with fish feeding and snorkeling, cocktails, sunset cruises, weddings, parties, birthdays, corporate team building events, champagne cruises, sailing towards the Beau Vallon Bay area, Mahé Coastal Cruise - south or north bound, and other exclusive cruises,” said Guillaume Albert.

Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, has congratulated Creole Travel Services for the new addition to their fleet. “The new catamaran is a positive addition to Creole Travel Services’ fleet of boats. It will go a long way in ensuring Seychelles remains the best in tourist destinations because we continue to offer the best in equipment and services available,” Alain St.Ange said.

Seychelles high quality tourism activities get a boost
Photo from Seychelles Tourism Board

Source: Seychelles Tourism Board

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