Iceland to Azores 2021
******COVID 19 UPDATE******
Even if Iceland is virtually virus free at mid May, situation is still very difficult in every other countries. As such, we are planning to cancel this navigation toxards South, unless the international situation changes significantly. We plan to resume this trip in 2021.
Departing Isafjordur (NW Iceland) Aug 20th
Departing Reykjavik Aug 24th
Expecting to reach Horta NLT Sep 10th
Strait Offshore 1600 Nm passage in between Iceland (65°N) and Azores (40°N). This is an oceanic sailing, the southbound route is ideal for fast and fun sailing. The passage is expected to take about 8 days, without stopping (except for emergency reasons).
Crew will be 6-8 people for efficient and fast sailing and various practice :
- 3 watching teams / 3hours under supervision of the skipper/1st mate.
- Celestial navigation training and practice.
- All aspects of managing boat and crew offshore on a long duration.
- Foresails change and flying spinnakers are expected.
Price for the trip 1000 euro per person per trip, all included (accommodation, food, fuel and marina fees).
Preferably no heavy smokers ; and of course no alcools and no drugs.
Crew must have experienced nights at sea as well as some heavy /rough weather conditions.