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Watch: ARC 2019

Transatlantic Eastbound Sail 2024 Antigua to UK

After a busy winter season in the Caribbean, the Sail Racing Academy will be heading back to the UK from Antigua via the Azores.

This trip offers our crew members the opportunity to fulfil a life long dream to cross the Atlantic. The trip will also give you the opportunity to visit the beautiful Azores. From there, you can disembark, or you can stay with us to return our fleet to Hamble.

Though Sail Racing Academy is all for everyone enjoying themselves, safety remains our top priority. For peace of mind, we have spared no expense in ensuring that our boat is equipped to the highest level.

7th May 2024 Meet the boat
Arrive in Antigua. Meet the boat and skipper and undertake familiarisation exercises and training.

8th May 2024 Depart for St Maarten
Set sail. It will be approximately a day sail to St Maarten.

9th May 2024 Arrival, Training and Preparations
Arrival in St Maarten. Stay there for training and preparations

10th May 2024 Depart for Azores
Set sail. It will be approximately a two week sail to the Azores.

25th May 2024 Arrive Azores
Approximate arrival date into the Azores. Either disembark, or a quick stop over and rest before continuing back to the UK.

27th May 2024 Depart for UK/Ireland
Set sail back to UK/Ireland

12th June 2024 Arrival in UK/Ireland
Approximate arrival date in UK/Ireland.

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Position

  • Crew positionCompetent Crew

  • Availability 7 May 2024 until 12 Jun 2024

  • Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew

  • Expenses onboardPaid by crew

  • Team / SoloNot important

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Vessel

  • TypeSailing Yacht

  • Make/modelFirst 40.7

  • Length12 metres

  • Berth10

  • Sailing from Antigua / Barbuda , Simpson Bay

  • Sailing to United Kingdom , Hamble

  • 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.

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Skipper

  • Age41

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languages English

  • Qualifications 1st Aid
    CPR
    ISAF Offshore Safety
    RYA Dinghy Instructor
    STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
    ENG1 cert.

  • Sea Miles 2,500 - 10,000

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Great Experience!

5

Great Experience, great guys!

18th Sep 2020

Sailed with them across the Atlantic in 2019.

5

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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