1st Aug 2022
Watch: ARC 2019
We offer a number of different offshore Mile Building trips for those who want to take their sailing to the next level or build miles towards qualifications. Mile builders are the best way to develop your skills in the most cost-effective way. Our European Mile Builders take you away from the coast of the UK and offer blue water sailing experiences. Those who join our trips tell us they leave feeling more confident to skipper longer more adventurous passages.
We have a number of different legs to cater to a range of availabilities, our goal is to ensure everyone on board has an enjoyable time and leaves being a little more skilled.
We ensure there is always a professional instructor onboard to answer questions and give guidance.
Please bear in mind that our schedule is subject to change if bad weather forces us to delay departures, pull in to wait out a storm, we have to make any last-minute changes due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic or for any unforeseen circumstances.
Crew positionVoluntary work
Availability 31 Oct 2023 until 6 Sep 2023
Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew
Expenses onboardPaid by crew
Team / SoloNot important
HI, I'm looking for crew who are interested in crossing transatlantic. The ideal person will have some reasonable sailing experience already. Costs will be on a shared contribution basis and the boat will sail with a Yachtmaster Skipper and with safety being t...
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We offer a number of different offshore Mile Building trips for those who want to take their sailing to the next level or build miles towards qualifications. Mile builders are the best way to develop your skills in the most cost-effective way. Our European Mil...
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Hi, We are looking for crew who are interested in racing in the Cowes Sailing Week 2023. Ideally, you'll have some racing experience already but this is not essential.
The first leg of the Mile Builders is from Hamble, on the South Coast of England to La Rochelle on the west coast of France. A journey of approximately 450 nm.
The second leg leaves La Rochelle and takes the boat along the Bay of Biscay to A Coruna on Spain’s North west coast. This is a journey of approximately 450 nm.
The third leg goes from A Coruna in Spain down the western coast of Portugal to Gibraltar. A trip of 600nm.
A journey of over 700 nm from Gibraltar to St Tropez. This is the last leg before the start of the Les Voiles De St Tropez regatta, join us for the race or step off the boat and enjoy your local surroundings if you’ve been onboard since the beginning this is...
This leg takes in a significant amount of the coast of Corsica before passing south of Sicily, if normal weather systems prevail you can expect sunshine and some great downwind sailing.
This is our longest leg and one of the more challenging, The voyage is 983NM and offers a great opportunity to experience the length of an ocean passage with the safety of being near land.
This is the last leg of our Mile Builder and places you in Las Palmas for the start of ARC (Atlantic Rally for Cruisers), a great opportunity to join our boat transatlantic or dock walk and find a ride across the pond.
Sailing from Spain , Gibraltar
Sailing to Spain , Las Palmas
Language spoke aboardEnglish
Boat descriptionMCA Coded Racer cruiser that has been properly maintained and upgraded. She is one of the last First 40.7's to be made and is in excellent condition. Equipped for Symmetric, Asymmetric and Code Zero Spinnakers, she is versatile enough to comfortably handle a huge range of conditions.
ISAF Offshore Safety
RYA Dinghy Instructor
STCW 95 Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
Sea Miles 2,500 - 10,000
1st Aug 2022
Great Experience, great guys!
18th Sep 2020
Sailed with them across the Atlantic in 2019.
The boat was well taken care of, had enough safety gear. Neil -the skipper- was awesome, I learned a lot. Recommended.
2nd Jun 2020
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