Volvo 70 | 5 day experience | 27th - 31st Oct

Trip Details

Creator Telefonica BlackView
Type Cruising
Start date 27th Oct 2020
Finish date 31st Oct 2020
Destination - A Malta
Destination - B Cagliari, Metropolitan City of Cagliari, Italy

Experience the thrill of sailing on a high-performance Volvo Open 70 while honing your skills and building your miles.

After exploring the stunning town of Valletta we will set off from Grand harbour and head North to Italy. If the winds allow we will head up the coast of Sicily past Mt Etna and through the straights of Messina. We will then be greeted by the magnificent Stromboli before arriving in Cagliari, Sardinia.

These trips are for everyone, wither you are a novice or experienced sailor. You will be put on a watch system with an experienced watch leader and get a true offshore passage experience. You will have at least 2 nights a sea and 2 in marinas.

Over the 5 days you will have the opportunity to helm, trim, practice evolutions, passage plan and weather route.

Don’t think this will be a luxury ride! Such a high-performance racing yacht does not come with many creature comforts. Cramped quarters, freeze dried food and basic accommodation are the trade-off for a fast boat, many miles and the most exhilarating ride. We do it just as the elite ocean racers do so you truly get a genuine experience.

The trip includes wet weather gear, safety equipment, all berthing and fuel costs and your food onboard.

Class Volvo Ocean

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12 of 12 berths available



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Trip Boat

Name Kraken
Total Berths 12
Home Port Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK
Model Volvo Open 70
Coded Yes
Area Category 2