It’s a well known fact that sailors are infinitely more thirsty than their land-dwelling peers. Some of the most ‘hydrated’ characters gracing our screens, pages and history books are of the nautical persuasion; Jack Sparrow, Black Beard and Long John Silver to name a few. But just how many bottles of water are needed to sustain sailors? Is there such a thing as too much Prosecco? How do we get 50+ bottles of booze to a boat?
Look no further friends. The Yacht Week’s drink package takes the stress out of bottle-buying for your week at sea. This absolute steal of a deal is delivered to the marina for you, meaning you and your crew don’t have to work out the logistics of taxis, supermarkets and terrifying European spirit labels.
For those of you looking at the €850 price tag and thinking its a little steep - we’re going to break it down for you:
For €85 a person* you’re getting giddy with approximately 27 litres of alcohol. Google informs us that should make roughly 450 beverages - enough to sustain even the saltiest of seadogs. 45 drinks per person* for €12 a day sounds like a good deal to us, so save yourself the hassle and pre-book your liquids pronto.*based on a 10 person yacht
For anyone wondering how you get through 2 Litres of Jägermeister, here’s a handy list of deckhead friendly Jäger cocktails to tickle your tipple:
The herbal flavors of Jägermeister and the sweet and tangy juice from the orange mix for a visually beautiful drink with orange juice on the bottom and the dark Jägermeister floating on top.
Because who the hell needs gin? Combine all ingredients in a tall glass with ice, stir well and garnish with an orange slice.
Nothing says dark quite like Jägermeister. Add spiced rum and dark becomes something else. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, shake well, and strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a lime wheel.