A dazzzling array of granitic and coral islands, located outside the cyclone belt, makes Seychelles a year round sailing destination.
The east sailing deistances between the inner islands with their secure moorings offers myriad beaches, golden sands, hidden bays and secret coves.
The Outer islands, mainly coral atolls, are virgin territories featuring stunning lagoons and unparalleled opportunites for big-game, bottom and fly-fishing.
Fleets of professionally maintained and operated monohulls and catamarans are available for charter, either crewed or bareboat, with many other styles of vessels available for scenic cruises, snorkelling trips and island – hopping excursions.
Amid 1,3000,000 km sq of sparkling warm waters it is not surpising that Seychelles foffers spectacular and diverse oppportunite for diving.
The inner islands, the reamins of a submerged mountain range, rest on a shallow plateau that has encouraged prolific growth of marine life while the Outer Islands in the soutern arc of the archipelago are largely uninhabited and present the experienced diver with excellent diving sports where few have gone before.
Thoughout the islands dive centres are located on the beach, the majority of which belong to the Association of Professionl Divers Seychelles and adhere to the Strict safety standard s set by the assosication.
All diving is supervised by internationally qualified and insured Dive masters or instructors with a number of courses of instruction available at internationally recognised centes and resorts.
Seychelles has some of the richest fishing ground sint he world and you do not have to venture far from the shore to break fishing recoreds. Seychelles waters already boast world records for pacific bonito and dog-tooth tuna while the outer islands have become the epicentre of salt-waer fly-fishing.
Spectacular trophy sailfish and marlin together with shark, giant barracuda, rainbow-runner and wahoo make Syechelles an exciting fishing destination for experienced fishermen and novice alike.
A variety of charter boats and fishing excursions allow for individual tailoring of fishing programmes.
The Marine Charter Association (MCA) is a service organisation which includes most game fishing yachting and diving charter operations in Seychelles. Located in centreal Victoria is the focal point for departure of torus and excursions to the inner islands from Mahe.