Blow the winter cobwebs away and join the Jolly Parrot team for this exciting week long adventure!
Over the Easter week 2018 we will explore the exciting waters of the Solent and nearby waters as well as the tempestuous English Channel. Weather permitting we will make multiple passages across the Channel toward the Cherbourg peninsular to a number of French ports where we can sample some French culture and cuisine before making the return trip back to the west country and Solent area.
These 70 Mile trips across the busiest waterway in the world allows us to run a watch system and for everyone to play an important and integral part in the navigation, management and running of the yacht. The trip will certainly incorporate several night hours and will give a true experience of being 'on passage'. Over the entire week you can expect to cover a minimum of 200 Nautical miles.
Should the good old British weather prevent a Channel crossing we will either head east towards Brighton or West toward Weymouth. In the worst case we will spend the time practising our navigational skills and emergency drills in the testing waters of the Solent and building on our knowledge base. Whether you are just starting out on your sailing career, a newly qualified RYA Day Skipper or a budding Yachtmaster there is much to be gained from this exciting week of training under the guidance of an experienced and seasoned RYA instructor. For budding Yachtmaster candidates this adventure is a perfect opportunity to get in the all important 60nm passages
We will be using comfortable and capable Beneteau Oceanis 37 yachts for this trip equipped with the latest navigational aids and even central heating ! Whichever route we take we will return to the river Hamble by 16:30 On Monday.
We appreciate that annual leave is precious to us all so you will see that this adventure as it only requires four days leave to be taken and gives you a great story to tell when you return to work after the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. If you can't afford the time off why not take advantage of our Easter cross channel adventure.
Places are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first come - first served basis so don't miss out, book your spot today!
- 8 Nights accommodation on board
- Breakfast and Lunches
- Mooring fees
- Safety Equipment
- All navigational aids
Event Cost: £699
Start: 16:30 Sunday 25th March at Port Hamble marina.
Finish: 16:30 Easter Monday 2nd April at Port Hamble marina.