U.K. Sailing Expedition

From: €900,00

Tidal practice and mile building.

Our Training Centre organises sailing trips around the Solent every year at the beginning and at the end of the season. Our aim is to give the opportunity for tidal practice as well as mile building to those who want to build up confidence and gain experience sailing in tidal waters. The informal training weeks we organise in the Solent are ideal for those who want to prepare themselves for assessments like Yachtmaster. During the week, we transfer the theory into practice, and we experience passages in tidal waters.

Start from: Hamble River 
Destinations: Cowes, Porthsmouth, Lymington, Yamourth, Beaulieu River, Chichester, Bembridge
Dates: TBA
Course
Experience
No experience required.
Assumed
Knowledge
No prior knowledge required.
Duration7 days
Minimum Recommended Age16
Students – Instructor Ratio6:1
Course
Syllabus
  • Mooring techniques
  • Sailing techniques
  • Passage planning
  • Pilotage
  • River pilotage
  • Tidal sailing techniques
  • Tidal theory / heights—streams
After the Course Experience
  • 7 days on board
  • 150 nm in tidal waters
  • Mooring in various marinas
  • Tidal pilotage & passages
  • Sailing in tidal waters
Certificate Granted
(upon successful completion)
None
Price—Greek Residents
  • 1.500 €
Including flights from/to Athens, transfer from/to London.
Price—U.K. Residents
  • 900 €
 
Available Yachts
  • 36ft – 44ft Sailing Yacht
Accommodation may be shared and sallon berths may be used.

What’s Included

  • Training by certified & experienced RYA instructors

  • Informal training from RYA/MCA YM instructor

  • Provisions for all meals on board

  • Soft drinks

  • Fuel, gas, and water

  • All mooring fees

  • Bed linen & towels

  • VAT

What’s not included

  • Cost of drinks & meals ashore

  • Cost of transfer from/to base (U.K. residents)

Highlights

  • Ideal for those who want to gain tidal experience
  • Discover sailing in tidal waters
  • Ideal for assessment preparation
  • Ideal for recreational sailors who want to improve their skippering skills
  • Improve skills, gain experience, expand knowledge
  • Visit the most famous ports of the Solent




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