North Atlantic 2024 - long distance sailing trips
from € 2,500 per person per leg, including Kitty Fees
We will sail in the North Atlantic for Mile building and Yacht Master qualifying passages, with one to two weeks training sailing trips.
(May 2023 : Dates are indicative and might be slightly modified)
The sailing season is formed by 9 consecutive legs,
each one to two week duration as follows :
#1 Avilés - Horta : 10 days - 1200 Nm (13 - 23 May)
Take a leap of an Atlantic crossing with this oceanic trip, in between Asturias and the Azores. Along the coast to catch the Portuguese winds and then rounding to the West, into the magnificent swell of the high seas.
#2 Horta - Brest - 10 days - 1100 Nm (27 May - 05 June)
In this mostly downwind voyage we will do our best to keep a good pace and maybe break a record.
#3 Brest - Valentia - One week - 400 Nm (08 - 14 June)
West Bretagne to West Ireland cruising.
#4 Valentia - Stornoway - 1 week - 500 Nm (16-22 June)
Along the western coast of Ireland, we will explore St Kilda islands, as well as the outer Hebrides, before reaching Stornoway, Northern port of the isle of Lewis.
#5 Stornoway - Shetlands - Feroe - Iceland - 2 week - 900 Nm (24/06 - 07/07)
Explore the Viking kingdom of the Isles, and enjoy the friendly welcoming of their inhabitants, in between refreshing and short 200 Nm legs.
#6 Reykjavik - Kangerdlugsuak - Siglufjordur 15 days - 700 Nm (15 - 30 July)
Exploring Iceland by the sea is a wonderful experience, the crisp air, the millions of birds, humpback whales and lovely little harbours along our way. If ice condition allows, we will push up to the wildest part of Groenland.
#7 Eastern Iceland coast - Bergen - 10 days - 800 Nm (02 - 12 Aug)
From Iceland we will be jumping to the Bergen coast in a 800 Nm passage.
#8 Bergen - Shetlands - Inverness - 7 days - 500 Nm (15-21 Aug)
Back into the Norwegian Sea, we will call into these beautiful gems of the North, ending our trip in East Scotland.
#9 Inverness - Caledonian Canal - Inner Hebrides - Belfast - 1 week - 200 Nm - Coastal (23/08 - 31/08)
Going through the Loch Ness, these relaxed cruise will bring us into the sea of Hebrides, until Belfast.
Option : #9 Inverness to Brest : 10 days - 700 Nm - 23/08 - 02/09
#10 Belfast - Canal `st George - W Bretagne - 1 week - 500 Nm (02 - 09 Sept)
Prices are per trip/week per crew member. It includes accommodation, food, fuel,
satcoms and marina fees).
For offshore legs, you ideally will have spent at least few nights at sea, and have experienced some strong or heavy weather conditions for a significant time.
For coastal legs even few experienced sailors will be fine.
Total crew will be 4-6 people for efficient and fast sailing and various training opportunities.
We practise celestial navigation on the offshore long trips.
We go into every aspect of managing a boat and a crew when offshore over a long duration.
We go deep into sailing strategies
We do several foresail changes, reefing, and fly spinnaker sand gennaker.
We prefer not to embark heavy smokers, we do not drink any alcohol at sea, and there is no drugs on board at all....
We strongly encourage more female crew to join us!