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Lagoon Escapade – pleasure regatta experience
Lagoon Escapade is an opportunity to take in a sailing destination completely, joined by like-minded catamaran enthusiasts from all over the world. This is not just a regatta, focused strictly on sailing, this is a treat for all your senses, a chance to live the Lagoon dream the way it was intended to. We’ll go through the basics here, introduce you to how it’s been done for almost a decade in an ever-growing number of worldwide destinations.
The Escapade is a true extension of the praised Lagoon philosophy, based entirely on the principles of conviviality, elegance and security.
The idea is quite simple. It’s about having fun out on the sea, enjoying the sun while meeting new friends and sharing stories over local delicacies and wine.
A local Lagoon authorized dealer and representative usually organizes the Escapade, supported by the international Club Lagoon and local sponsors. Organizers design an attractive itinerary, lively entertainment program while handling all the logistics. All participants, have full support before and throughout the event and in the most professional manner.
It usually takes place on a carefully selected weekend during the sailing season, with most probable perfect weather conditions.
Over the course of the event, participants can expect a remarkably balanced blend. There is the excitement of sailing, fine dining and best of all, company of people that share the same passion and love for the sea, appreciated in a unique – the Lagoon way.
The beginnings and destinations
First Lagoon Escapade took place in Marseilles in 2009; Ile d’Aix followed in 2011. After the early years, it really took off. This was mainly thanks to the initiatives by local representatives from all over the world. Since it’s beginnings on the Mediterranean, the Escapade grew into an international affair. There’s a strong Australian community, constant presence in the Caribbean and recently, the Philippines, as the newest addition. Annual tradition of these events guarantees steady increase of participant numbers.
Adriatic Lagoon Regatta – Escapade, the Croatian way
Adriatic Lagoon Regatta has successfully brought the Lagoon Escapade experience to Croatia and the Adriatic. It’s the perfect destination that takes the overall experience to the next level. Held annually from 2012, it is among the first Escapades ever to take place. Because many enthusiastic participants keep coming back it is often considered as a favorite Escapade. Most Escapades gather solely Lagoon owners whereas the Adriatic Lagoon Regatta is open to all options. You can rent a bareboat or a crewed catamaran or just one or two cabins. It is suitable for all levels of sea and catamaran enthusiasts.
Hosted by Nautika centar Nava, catamaran enthusiasts meet to visit breath-taking spots along the Adriatic. Presenting centuries of culinary practice in Dalmatian cuisine is also important. As is its pairing with selected wines. The itinerary often comes with a fresh twist. Although, some reoccurring destinations include a visit to the fabulous Maslinica bay on Šolta and a taste of glamorous Hvar and the neighbouring Pakleni islands. The past years have also included visits to Vis and Trpanj (Peljesac peninsula).
When over 200 enthusiasts gathered together aboard 22 Lagoon catamarans last year, it was a spectacular sight. This truly hedonistic celebration of life and values perfectly is aligned with the Lagoon philosophy.
Preparations for the 2019 edition are already in full swing, so make sure to keep an eye for updates and join us for a once in a lifetime experience.