Rhea is a classic tall ship one of only a handful sailing today, built in Nyborg, Denmark in 1900 she originally carried stone from quarries to sea defengutce works. A true sailing ship her first auxiliary engine was not fitted until 1922. Her owners purchased Rhea in 1989 and since that time they have undertaken a complete restoration & designed an interior to suit the needs of discerning charterers whilst maintaining her charm and glory.
Below deck, Rhea is attractively panelled throughout in pine with teak fittings and oak beams. There is a large, spacious saloon with a lounging area and a beautiful teak dining table. Rhea accommodates up to eight guests in four comfortable cabins with en suite facilities and air conditioning. For large groups a further double cabin can be made available. The aft cabin has a double and a single bed, the forward cabin has a double and the port and starboard cabins can be either doubles or twins.
Rhea’s large deck area offers ample space for sunbathing on full length deck mattresses, whilst the cushioned seating area is perfect for relaxed alfresco dining in the shade of the sun awning. The owners David and Penny have been chartering since 1982. Together with a hostess and deckhand they extend a personal welcome and a professional attention to detail to ensure warm hospitality, excellent cuisine, and a choice of itineraries and activities to suit all guests aboard.
For Summer 2022, Rhea will be based in the Ionian Sea, to explore the beautiful Greek Islands.
Available airports for embarkation are : either Corfu, Preveza , or even ( with a delivery fee) Kefalonia
Rhea can be chartered by singles, couples, or exclusively as a whole boat and the rates are as follows:
SINGLES: €1,250 per person per week (low season),€1,375 per week (June & September), €1,500 per week (July & August) sharing a cabin (50 % supplement for guaranteed single occupancy of a cabin)
A CABIN FOR 2: €2,500 per Week (low season), €2,750 per week (June & September), €3,000 per week (July & August)
*Please note: There is a menu plan at £40 per person per day, payable on arrival. This includes all breakfasts, all lunches including wine, and 3 evening meals including wine, plus teas, coffees and water throughout the day. Alcoholic and soft drinks served on an honesty bar basis.
EXCLUSIVE WHOLE BOAT CHARTER: £10,000 per week low season €11,000 per week June & September, €20,000 per week July & August.
Provisions, fuel and harbour fees are payable by the charterer at cost.
VHF base & hand held radios, Mobile phone, GPS, Echo sounder, 20 man life raft
Full bar & stewardess service, On board chef, Full laundry service, Colour TV & video, CD/cassette/radio system, selection of CD's & tapes, selection of games and books, Sun mattresses, 2 Hammocks, Generous sun awnings
Avon R.I.B sports dinghy with Evinrude E-Tec 50 HP outboard, Water skis, Inflatable doughnut, Wakeboard, Snorkelling equipment, Fishing tackle, Hammocks 2 x (windsurfers & canoe
Eastern Mediterranean and Ionian Sea
€10,000 per week low season
€15,000 per week June & September
€20,000 per week July & August
Cabin charters available see above