1st Aug 2022
Watch: ARC 2019
We currently have spaces available for Grenada sailing week and all other races in the Caribbean this season. We run the boat as a not for profit with a professional skipper so costs will be below commercial rates but not free. We are particularly keen to hear from those who want to compete in multiple events. The boat will also be cruising between events for those who would also like to explore the Caribbean.
Spice it up in Grenada for Grenada Sailing Week on the Isle of Spice!
Established by a group of sailing enthusiasts and marine representatives in 2012 to continue the keel boat regatta formerly organized since inception in 1993 by Grenada Sailing Festival.
The first GSW event took place in Jan/Feb 2013 and since then it has become firmly established. The number of participants has increased, courses have been fine tuned for more challenging racing, classes have been added to accommodate a larger range of yachts, and a variety of venues have been selected to showcase the island of Grenada.
2019 saw 50 registrations with over 350 sailors from over 15 countries. Come on board and join in the excitement and fun as this popular event goes from strength to strength. The regatta itself is made up of five days of fun and sailing frolics around the island. Four out of five days are made up of different races and then partying in the evening, the remaining day is a lay day of activities. Our package includes 4 days of training.
Grenada is a beautiful island shaped by its intriguing history of South American and European settlements and features rainforests, lakes and waterfalls, mile long beaches and fabulous cuisine both local and international.
Day 1 - 28th Jan 2024 Welcome to the Regatta
10:30-11:00 – Sailing to Carriacou for registration & skippers brief
11:00-17:00 – Final Registration for ALL, including those registered & paid online
10:00-16:00 – CSA Measurer on site to measure boats and confirm CSA rating
18:00 – Skippers’ Briefing – Race HQ, Carriacou
19:00 – Welcome Event – Race HQ, Carriacou
Day 2 - 29th Jan 2024 Round Island Carriacou
09:00 – Main Fleet Start Racing – Tyrell Bay to Tyrell Bay
18:30 – Prize-giving for the day’s racing – Slipwell, Carriacou Marina
Day 3 - 30th Jan 2024 Carriacou to Grenada
09:00 – Main Fleet Start Racing – Tyrell Bay to La Share Bleu Marina
18:30 – Prize-giving for the day’s racing – The Lawn, La Share Bleu
Day 4 - 31st Jan 2024 Layday
Activities to be announced
Day 5 - 1st Feb 2024 South Coast Multiple Races
09:00 – Main Fleet Start Racing – Off Prickly Bay to Grand Anse
18:30 – Prize-giving for the day’s racing – Venue TBC
Day 6 - 2nd Feb 2024 West Coast Multiple Races
09:00 – Main Fleet Start Racing – Grand Anse
18:30 – Prize-giving for the day’s racing – Grenada Yacht Club
19:00 – Final Prize-giving for the regatta – Grenada Yacht Club
Crew positionRacing crew
Availability 28 Jan 2024 until 2 Feb 2024
Expenses to/from vesselPaid by crew
Expenses onboardContribution on a shared basis
Team / SoloNot important
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Sailing from General (Caribbean) , Grenada
Sailing to General (Caribbean) , Grenada
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 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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