North Atlantic - Summer 2023 - long distance sailing trips
We will sail in the North Atlantic for Mile building and Yacht Master qualifying passages, with one to two weeks training sailing trips as follows :
#1 Gijon - Belfast : 2 week - 760 Nm (June 01 - June 15 )
#2 Belfast - Lochinver : 10 days - 300 Nm (June 20 - June 30)
#3 Lochinver - Feroe - Iceland : 10 days - 550 Nm (July 01 - July 10)
500 euro per week.
Prices are per trip per crew member. It includes accommodation, food, fuel, satcoms and marina fees), except drinks.
For offshore legs, you ideally will have spent at least few nights at sea, and have experienced some strong or heavy weather conditions for a significant time. For coastal legs even few experienced sailors will be fine.
Total crew will be 6-8 people for efficient and fast sailing and various training opportunities.
We will do celestial navigation training and practise. We will go into every aspect of managing a boat and a crew when offshore over a long duration. We will do several foresail changes, reefing, and flying spinnakers.
Preferably no heavy smokers ; and of course no alcohol at sea, and no drugs at all.... we strongly encourage more female crew to join us!