Volvo 70 | 5 day offshore experience | 15th - 19th September

Trip details

Creator Yacht KrakenView
Type Cruising
Start date 15th Sep 2020
Finish date 19th Sep 2020
Origin Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, UK
Destination Vigo, Spain
Description

Experience the thrill of sailing on a high-performance Volvo Open 70 while honing your skills and building your miles. This is a true bucket list tick opportunity as you will get to sail over the Bay of Biscay.

After leaving Portsmouth we head over the English Channel and follow the coast around Northern France. We then cross Biscay and head to the port of Vigo.

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.

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

Crew Wanted

Availability

12 of 12 berths available

Price

£650

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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