Alderney / Guernsey, The Channel Islands
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Boat name: Pipedreamer 007
Boat type: Hanse 44
** Now fully booked for Alderney Week 2014 **
Pipedreamer 007, is located in Braye Harbour, Alderney, during the summer months and St Peter Port, Guernsey during the winter months. The Channel Islands are consistently warmer than the UK mainland. There are direct flights to either Guernsey or Alderney, making both these destinations an ideal quick escape break.
From £75 a night
Outdoor seating area for our Channel Island boat on Static Boat Holidays
Lay the cushions out on the main deck and sunbath...why don't you book and do this, available with Static Boat Holidays
For Alderney week there is a packed itinerary of activities for families and friends to enjoy.
Alderney week, lots of activities for the family and friends to enjoy, book your accommodation at www.staticboatholidays.com
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On your boat holiday you will have a fully fitted kitchen with all modern appliances.
Your boat holiday begins the moment you step onto Pipedreamer 007, based in Alderney, in the Channel Isles.
The cockpit seating area for your boat holiday
This is the lounge area for your boat holiday in the Channel Islands
Dining area, please note the flat screen TV. Your boat holiday with Static Boat Holidays starts the moment you step aboard.
Static Boat Holiday, Alderney, Channel Isles, This boat has three double bedrooms, all well appointed
Monogram bedding creates a touch of style to your boat holiday in Alderney.
You can expect luxurious shower rooms whilst on your boat holiday in Alderney
Pipedreamer 007 is a luxurious boat, fully kitted out with colour coordinating monogrammed bedding and towels. The decor on board is geared to create an atmosphere of relaxation.
Just to reassure you, the boat has a Webasto heating system throughout enabling guests to stay warm even in the coldest of weather.
If staying on the mooring you should be advised that if there is any Easterly wind the boat can become rocky until the wind settles.
There is no WiFi on the boat. In Alderney the WiFi in the sailing club is unlocked for visitors use, and in Guernsey there is WiFi available throughout the island.
If you wish to stay on the boat in Guernsey there are daily flights and ferries to aid your escape from the mainland, and from Guernsey it is an easy hop to Alderney. Staying in such a central location in Guernsey will enable you to discover the beauty of the island. Within easy walking distance of the marina is the town of St. Peter Port, with its many narrow streets housing restaurants, clothing outlets, jewellers and a wonderful ice cream parlour, the Castle Coronet and Museums. If you wish to venture further afield than St. Peter Port the bus depot is close by, with buses crisscrossing the whole island enabling easy sightseeing opportunities to unfold.
Due to the mild climate the Island enjoys a rich floral heritage with the first wild flowers appearing as early as January until Autumn when the island is a blaze of colour and texture as different species come into bloom.
Guernsey’s environment will reinvigorate your senses, with sleepy lanes, nature reserves, migrating birds and beautiful beaches all awaiting discovery.
Pipedreamer 007’s summer location is on a mooring buoy in Braye Bay, Alderney. At Alderney there is plenty to keep everyone entertained, from the youngest to the eldest.
Right by the mooring is the beach of Braye, sandy, sheltered and ideal for swimming. By the beach are various restaurants, cafes and bars. Located here is the sailing club, fish and chip shop, convenience store, cycle shop and tourist information centre.
A short distance away towards the centre of the island is the village of St Anne, where you will again find a selection of small retail outlets, the museum, Church and various fabulous places to eat.
Pipedreamer 007’s owner states that dogs are welcome on the boat in Alderney provided that they are well behaved and come from the UK or other parts of the EU on scheduled flights or ferries. I cannot think of a nicer location to bring a dog, as little or no traffic, pathways, tracks, beaches and open spaces abound.
Alderney is a paradise for bird watchers; thousands of seabirds make it the most spectacular of the Channel Islands for bird watching. Sightings of Puffins, Fulmars, Guillemots, Razorbills, Shag and Cormorant, to name but a few, are regularly seen during the summer months.
An easy way to explore the island is by bike on the Alderney cycle route. Once you leave the small town of St Anne you will encounter little traffic and with over ten miles of paved roads and fifty miles of unspoilt tracks and pathways cycling is an ideal way to get around.
There are numerous suggested walks; one of our favourite is the Alderney Stones Walk, which takes you right round the island on an eleven mile route, visiting sculptures created by Andy Goldsworthy. Andy chose Alderney for his project called the Alderney Stones; the project involved the construction and siting of eleven 5ft diameter, rammed-earth stones, each containing different materials from around Alderney. With natural exposure to the elements over a period of time the materials are beginning to be unearthed.
For the less active there are guided bus tours and a short train journey, plus various local available boat trips.
An additional bonus is that the owner of Pipedreamer 007 is a qualified Yacht Master, and is prepared for an additional fee to take visitors for a sailing trip around the island on Pipedreamer 007, or to Guernsey, Jersey, Sark or Herm or selected locations along the French coast which would involve night stopovers.
Also available to larger groups is Pipedreamers Self Catering House, which sleeps eight. It is situated in a stunning elevated location overlooking Braye Beach and Harbour. Thoughtfully furnished in a contemporary style; with a spacious open plan living area and wrap around balcony. The house has three generously proportioned double bedrooms (two ensuite), and an additional twin bedded room. The family bathroom contains a double jaccuzzi bath. Furnished and equipped to a high standard with considerable attention to detail, simply pack your clothing and personal items, throw in some beach towels… and everything else will be provided. Please contact us for further information if this appeals to you! ( Pipedreamer House is booked until 2017 for Alderney week already!).