RORC Caribbean 600

Sailing in Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

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In Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

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About the event
This exciting event is the first offshore race to circumnavigate the Caribbean Islands.
The race begins in Fort Charlotte, just outside English Harbour in Antigua. Heading north, the fleet will pass a mark off Barbuda, Nevis, Saba and St Barth's before circling St... Show more

About the event
This exciting event is the first offshore race to circumnavigate the Caribbean Islands.
The race begins in Fort Charlotte, just outside English Harbour in Antigua. Heading north, the fleet will pass a mark off Barbuda, Nevis, Saba and St Barth's before circling St Maarten and heading south for Guadeloupe. Finally you will head back north to a mark off Barbuda, returning to Antigua for the finish.
The RORC Caribbean 600 is designed to give a challenging offshore yacht race - only one of the rounding marks is not an island; the North Sails mark, off the South West tip of Barbuda. It should be a scenic and exciting race for every single participant.
The professional crew will train you to ensure that the racing is safe, fun and that each crew member is able to make a valuable contribution to the team effort. Although prior race or sailing experience is preferred, it is not essential. The 2 training days represent a great opportunity for each crew member to get familiar with the yacht and the racing manoeuvres.
‘10 legs and 600 Nautical Miles of racing in fantastic trade wind conditions will test navigators and crews in equal measure!’
We look forward to seeing you on the water!

About the boats:

We provide the most exciting range of yachts and for this race we will use the super fast easy to sail Elan 37.
Your Yacht will love racing! The 9 berth yacht is complimented with a full Carbon Sail wardrobe for the race and a range of spinnakers. Fitted with the latest B&G Hercules race performance electronics and performance helm, she will be very fast & competitive.

Why sail with GFS:

WE LOVE SAILING!! We are a dynamic and experienced team with excellent local knowledge of the sailing areas of the Solent, Caribbean, South of France and Atlantic Ocean. PLUS race spec yachts and 10 years racing experience!

About your skippers:

We use handpicked RYA qualified and commercially endorsed skippers who are selected for their calm manner, immense experience and professional ability to coach and challenge you as an individual on every event. And, we promise you will be delighted with their wonderful personalities!

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Quick info

From
$1,589.00
(£990.00)
Duration
7 days

Location

Directions:
City
Portsmouth
State / Region
England
Zip / Postcode
Country
United Kingdom
50.7989137 -1.0911627

Inclusions

What’s included?

 Race entry fees
 2 days race training
 600 nm offshore racing
 7 nights on-board accommodation
 Exclusive use of yacht
 Professional crew & instruction
 Food starter kit
 Team shirt
 Mooring fees, diesel and water

Excluded:
Flights, transfers & shore-side accommodation

Cancellation policy

If cancelled up to 14 days before date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the entire activity price may be charged.

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