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The travel organizer and owner of the yacht is the Greek company:

CMB Entreprenad NEPA

47-49  Ipirou str.

PC 15344 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece

 

VAT No: ΕL 99 7120150

Swedish nr: +46 (0) 70-592 88 33

Greek nr: +30 698 094 55 83

Piraeus bank. Branch Kalamakiou IBAN: GR37 0172 0280 0050 2808 4519 120

Parent company:

CMB Entreprenad AB

Stora Norregatan 15

271 35 Ystad Sweden

Org nr: 556781-7837

The boat is flagged in Greece.

The company holds all insurance and travel insurance required for the industry and a Greek charter permit.

Always make sure you have a valid travel insurance covering sickness, injury or theft.

The CEO for the company is:
Mattias Berglund
Nautical experience:
Sailed across the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean between 2010-2012, second Atlantic crossing 2017
Trained: Master of the Yacht 200 GT
VHF Certificate
Basic Safety STCW Manila trained
Automatic life jackets are on board (Are you sailing with children? Please bring one designed for hes weight.
Good to consider before the trip:
Pack in soft suitcases. Travel-bags makes it crowded on board!
We have sheets and towels you come to made beds!
It’s always good to take an extra towel for the beach! Good sunglasses and
a good book is never wrong. Do you have problem with sea sickness, bring pills or patches. Do not forget your passport.
TWIN PRIDE stationed near Athens: Either in Alimos Marina or Poros Island not to be confused with Paros located in the Cyclades.
From Athens airport by bus to the port of Piraeus (exit station) where speed ferries to Poros departs, or thré same bus to Alimos Marina bus station called Edem, take bus X96 outside the Arrivals Hall between door 4-5. The buses depart every 20 minutes on the day and every 40 minutes in the evening, Try to take an early flight, so you will come to Poros before the last ferries leaves. Check out your departure here: hellenicseaways.gr

The journey by bus takes about 1.15 hours and costs about 6 €.
If you choose to go for a taxi, it’s a little faster for about 45 minutes. Taxi can be ordered here: Taxis
There is also a train that can take you to Piraeus or Alimos Marina.
The train you are going to go to Syntagma Sqr. (Athens Center). For change to Alimos Marina take Tram Line two (EDEM stop). The train runs every 30 minutes from 05.30 to 00.20 on a daily basis. The ticket costs Euro 8 (with the possibility of discounts for larger companies). Train times can be found www.amel.gr/.
In Piraeus there are several fast ferries to Poros and other islands in Piraeus!

Good information about Greece:
www.kalimera.se
www.visitgreece.gr

See where the yacht are: Follow the link below:
www.emcom.eu/live
This system was delivered by www.SRT.se in Stockholm
in collaboration with: emcom.eu
(However, the system requires us to have mobile coverage)
www.marinetraffic.com
Here you can find all ships that have AIS installed.
Our Swedish website www.sailaway.se

Some references

Sail in Greece

Guests from Argentina booked through Camper Nicholson Monaco

“Yes, we have had a very good experience on board Twin Pride.
Mattias and Lena were at all times very responsive and kind.
Also Mattias a super good Captain.
George , the Greek cook was very acceptable.”

Friends we meet when 2010-2012 sailing from Sweden to Australia I think this is Tahiti. Tim Schofield Director Bamboo Medical

Tim Schofield Mattias Berglund
den 21 juli 2014· 
For anyone thinking of booking a trip with Mattias, I hope you find my recommendation of interest
I have know Mattias for 5 years, I first met him in Trinidad when we were all doing the final jobs on our boats before leaving to cross the Pacific. The first thing that struck me was his fantastic disposition, I approached his boat as we were doing some diesel runs and wanted to know if he was also refuelling. He invited me on board for a beer and 3 hours later we were still chatting.
As a seaman, I have sailed in his company extensively. He is an extremely responsible captain and would never put his boat or crew at risk. He was continually upgrading systems to ensure the boat was in pristine condition both functionally and cosmetically. We covered over 10,000 ocean miles together and shared countless memories. But what has always struck me the most is the happy welcoming face Mattias always gave when meeting new people, whether locals or fellow sailors.
For a safe fantastic charter holiday I could not recommend anyone more than Mattias

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