The Chanel race takes places two weeks prior to Fastnet. This is a great opportunity to polish you skills ready for fastnet, or to learn and develop your skills in a highly competitive race of 110- 160 n.miles around the Isle of Wight and marks in the Solent.
We recommend you arrive the day/night before
Departure & Return Location
Accommodation on board (shared cabins)
Meals at sea (self service)
Certified Professional Skipper
Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
Insurance for the yacht
Personal locating beacon
Shore based accommodation
Personal insurance (we recommend Topsail)
T-Shirt with your national flag
What to Expect
Professional InstructionOur Skippers are experienced instructors that make every crew member feel welcome and tailor their delivery to the experience and style of the crew
Competitive boatAlthough the taking part is often fun, we believe the full experience comes from pushing ourselves to the max and competing with other boats on the water with a view to win
High safety standardsMaintaining and equipping a yacht to a high standard is not an easy task. No expense is spared in ensuring the best equipment is selected and repairs are undertaken quickly and proficiently.
No PassengersAlthough we are happy to provide sight seeing adventures, this experience is a regatta so you can expect to be actively involved in sailing the boat, there isn't any rail meat on our boats.