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Ipswich to Dunkirk Milebuilder

Trip Details

Creator Sue ClarkView
Type Milebuilding
Start date 20th Sep 2019
Finish date 22nd Sep 2019
Destination - A Ipswich, UK
Destination - B Dunkirk, France
Our long weekends to France & Belgium are designed to provide day and night experience over 200 nmiles which are all eligible for your RYA log book and typically follow the following pattern:

Meeting at your vessel in Ipswich at lunchtime on the Friday, we use the afternoon to conduct a briefing, yacht familiarisation, crew work up, watch allocation and passage planning before preparing supper to eat onboard prior to departure at approximately 9pm.

We then sail during the night across to the continent with rotating watches arriving about 9am – a stunning introduction to night sailing across the North Sea and seeing the sun come up early on a summer’s morning as we cross the busy traffic separation scheme (TSS) at first light. This 12 hour passage provides ample opportunity for everyone to get involved in practical navigation and practical use of Viking Blue’s comprehensive systems & instruments.

The Saturday is spent ashore at our destination (Nieuwport, Belgium or Dunkirk, France) followed by dinner in one of our carefully selected local restaurants.

An early start on the Sunday morning kicks off the last day with an approx. 12 hour day sail back arriving about 6pm on the Sunday evening.

Priced at £425pp (based on 6 persons) – fees include Skipper & Mate, Vessel Charter contribution, Fuel, Marina Fees, all food, tea, coffee etc taken aboard and wet weather clothing if required.
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Trip Boat

Name Viking Blue
Total Berths 8
Home Port Viking Mariners, New Cut West, Ipswich, UK
Model Blue Water
Coded Yes
Area Category --