Ankh I Sandal designed along the traditional lines of Old Egyptian sailing boats. With 6 cabins equipped with private facilities, private bathrooms. The sun deck of approximately 80m2 provides you a luxury feeling of privacy and elegance. Its 2 sails provide you a full quite sailing, it does not need more than its sailing and breath of air to fly over the Nile towards its destination.


Ankh I Sandal SailingTechnical Specifications

  • Long: 21 m
  • Large: 7.75 m


  • 6 double cabins
  • 1 single cabin

All cabins equipped by private bathroom with hot and cold water.

Meals on board:

  • Ankh 1 has a fully equipped kitchen to prepare the 3 meals of the day
  • We offer as well the afternoon tea on daily basis

Drinks on board:

Ankh 1 cafeteria offers: The, coffee, Seasonable Fruit Juice, Soft drinks as well as local beer and wine.

Ankh 1 SailNavigation:

With 2 sails (front and rear) with a total of 350m2 sails.


  • 220 Volt A/C generated by a low noisy Generator during day time.
  • 12 Volt D/C during night.



  • Life Jackets
  • Electric Fire Alarm System (Heat and Smoke)
  • Fire fighting system


Sandal SailAll Ankh I cabins are located towards the front of the boat on the starboard and port sides, separated by a central corridor.

Engines will only be used if wind is insufficient to sail, but generators are available to provide electricity.

From the bow, two staircases lead to the partially shaded top deck. Here, guests can sunbathe or just enjoy the ride and spectacular views from comfortable rattan deck chairs, or in oriental seating areas of colorful cushions and carpets. Meals will also be served on the top deck, a great place for cocktails and stargazing.

The spacious and partially shaded top desk offers guests the opportunity to recline on comfortable deck chairs enjoying the Nile vistas, sunbathing, dining, or watching the breathtaking Nile sunsets.


Sandal CabinThe boat has 7 tastefully decorated cabins located towards the front of the boat on the starboard and port sides, separated by a central corridor
Each cabin has twin beds with Egyptian cottons bedding, an ample wardrobe and a window, where from can guests enjoy a great view of the Nile on the privacy of their room, the private bathrooms are all equipped with shower, toilet and shower, with hot and cold water

Dinning Area

Dinning AreaAt the sun deck of Ankh 1 Sandal under the shades, located the dinning area, where you will enjoy having your daily fresh prepared meals directly facing the Nile, while its water gently touching the sides of the boat is an experience not to be missed

Sun Deck

Sun DeckThe shaded sun deck forms the main part of Ankh 1 Sandal, with chairs, a divan, daybeds and dining tables. This is the perfect place to lie in a wooden deckchair and lazily watch the landscape gliding by. Enjoy daily life on the riverbanks and watch the fishermen at work, while the wind fills the sails and the water flows along the bows.

Life onboard

Relax onboardYou could lounge on the deck sunbathing, sipping your drink, read your favorite novel or explore the natural beauty of Egypt as you sail. Land trips to ancient ruins are included. Mealtimes are another form of entertainment with all that local Egyptian cuisine and wonderful conversation. Having a meal under the stars on the River Nile, it's waters gently touching the sides of the boat is an experience not to be missed. For



Contact Information

Stylish Holidays - Adventure Division

6 Madfaiaa Buildings, Beside City Stars
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Tel: +20 2 26908570/71
Fax: +20 2 2418 3642
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