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  • Thunderbolt

    • 12m Bavaria 38
    • United Kingdom
    • Checked in 14 hours ago

The Milebuilding Club

The Milebuilding Club - now in its seventh year - provides non - intensive tuition to sailors of every experience level from raw beginner through Day Skipper to the more experienced sailor.

Sailing with the club is an excellent way to learn new skills and consolidate existing knowledge - all in a cordial atmosphere on a nice yacht.

As your experience builds with us you could progress to Yachtmaster – two club members have done just that.

We sail weekly – weather permitting from Southampton Town Quay. Scheduled sailing days are Friday, Saturday and Sunday – all year round.

All sailing is day-sailing; we return to base each evening. This format facilitates regular sailing that is easily incorporated into a busy calendar. Sailing is coordinated online.

Minimum membership period: 3 months
Monthly sailing fee: £225

Come out for a day to see if you like us and what we do. We charge £75 for a day sail.

The club has a small membership which means great availability and our ‘easy-in - easy-out’ terms make the club a low risk, cost effective route to solid all-round sailing competence.

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  • Crew positionNovice Crew

  • Availability Available now for the foreseeable future

  • Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew

  • Expenses onboardPaid by crew

  • Team / SoloNot important

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  • TypeSailing Yacht

  • ClassificationDhoni

  • Make/modelBavaria 38

  • Length12 metres

  • Berth8

  • Sailing from United Kingdom , Southampton Town Quay

  • Sailing to Local sailing

  • Language spoke aboardEnglish

  • Boat descriptionThunderbolt is a well kept Bavaria 38. She has all the usual safety gear including 10 man liferaft, life jackets, flares etc etc. She also carries nice wet weather gear so new sailors who don't yet have the kit can be snuggly and warm even if it is a bit boisterous out there. The most heavily used equipment aboard is the kettle followed by the diesel powered heater - hardcore we aren't!

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  • NationalityBritish

  • Age60

  • GenderMale

  • Fluent languages English

  • Qualifications 1st Aid
    ICC Power/Sail
    RYA Diesel Engine Maintenance
    RYA Radar
    RYA Sea Survival
    RYA Yachtmaster
    RYA Yachtmaster Theory
    Short Range VHF / GMDSS
    RYA Shorebased Instructor

  • Sea Miles 10,000+

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Phone number07968 475 639

Personal URL http://www.themilebuildingclub.com/index.htm


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