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Passage Making Master sailing course

Join us for two weeks of sailing, training and adventure that will take your seamanship and skippering skills to a new level. Building the next level of skills after doing your RYA or ASA qualifications can be hard. This course is designed for everyone who has done their basic qualifications (from Day Skipper up) and now wishes to make a really big jump in their skills and experience levels. As we sail between the UK, France, Ireland and Scotland you will face constant challenges, be asked to make decisions and then act on them, all the time under the watchful guidance and explanation of top skippers. Fantastic tuition and great sailing. Read more >
From £1,980 excluding flights

Cuba sailing holiday, 15 days

Two weeks of magical sailing, training and exploring along the southern coast of Cuba. Starting in Cienfuegos, the ‘pearl of the south’ and finishing in the intoxicating capital that is Havana, everyday is a mix of sailing to a new area and then having time time to head ashore and explore. No prior sailing experience is required, and the skipper and mate will be giving you all the training you need. Before you know it, you will be navigating, helming and trimming the sails in the warm Caribbean breeze. Cuba is one of the most fascinating countries in the Caribbean. It's a mix of grand buildings built in the heyday of the early 20th Century, most of which are now crumbling. Vintage ... Read more >
From £1,989 excluding flights

Bay of Biscay Passage Making master sailing course

An intensive sailing course to develop your skippering and passage making skills Once you have your RYA qualifications, or have a fair amount of skills or experience, it's really hard to progress any further and turn your RYA skills into real world capabilities and experience. The Passage Making Masterclass™ was designed specifically to take people like you to the next level, opening up huge potential for you as a skipper. You will face constant challenges, be asked to make decisions and then act on them. All the time under the watchful guidance and explanation of very experienced skippers. Read more >
From £1,897 excluding flights

Scotland to Iceland sailing holiday

Whether you sail this route north to Iceland or south to Scotland, you are in for a real treat and one of our classic sailing expeditions. You will have time to explore some of the beautiful west coast of Scotland with its world famous whisky distilleries, the soaring volcanic cliffs of the Faroes with their swirling fogs and millions of birds and the ice capped fjords of eastern Iceland. In between is c.700 miles of open ocean sailing. Read more >
From £2,275 excluding flights

Whiskey trail sailing holiday in Scotland

A magical holiday sailing, training and exploring the beautiful west coast of Scotland and its world famous whisky distilleries. No sailing experience necessary, pick up all the skills and combine the fabulously beautiful west coast of Scotland with the some of the world's best single malt whisky distilleries. Sailing between islands such as Skye, Jura and Islay and visiting distilleries such as Talisker, Tobermory and Ardnamurchan is a match made in heaven. We'll be anchoring in beautiful bays, able to head ashore for tastings and some great walks and with more top class sailing to look forward to each day. This is undoubtedly one of the great sailing holidays. Read more >
From £1,820 excluding flights

USA to Azores sailing holiday

Sail the Atlantic Ocean from USA to The Azores. Get ready for over 3000nm sailing across the ocean as we head from the Florida Keys in the USA to The Azores. En route, we will stop at the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Azores. This truly is a magical challenge. You will be on a 60' ocean going yacht and learning to live on the open ocean, where time seems to disappear, replaced by awesome sunsets, whales and long, slow Atlantic rollers. The weather will vary from light and variable winds to stronger weather, where the sails will be reefed and the yacht will be surging through the waves. All the time you will be under the expert guidance of our instructors, ensuring you are superbly trained and ... Read more >
From £2,999 excluding flights

Azores to UK sailing holiday

Sail the Atlantic Ocean from The Azores to England This truly is a magical challenge. You will be on a 60' ocean going yacht and learning to live on the open ocean, where time seems to disappear, replaced by awesome sunsets, whales and long, slow Atlantic rollers. The weather will vary from light and variable winds to stronger weather, where the sails will be reefed and the yacht will be surging through the waves. All the time you will be under the expert guidance of our instructors, ensuring you are superbly trained and always encouraged to be fully involved. We're navigating using just the Sun, Moon, stars and planets - and we'll teach you how! There are few things quite as ... Read more >
From £1,999 excluding flights

Grenada to St Lucia sailing holiday

No experience necessary, top class training on a true sailing adventure in the southern Caribbean. As we sail through the spice-laden Windward Islands, with rainforests, volcanoes, coral reefs and tropical fish. The exciting stopovers ensure you'll be exploring tiny unknown isles. This is the Caribbean of days gone by, with deep turquoise waters, hidden anchorages and tropical islands lined with white sand beaches and soaring green mountains. Sailing either from St Lucia to Grenada, or Grenada to St Lucia, you'll be exploring little-known isles that are off the beaten track. Bequia and Mayreau in the Grenadines are magical stop overs, as are the open-air markets of exciting St. ... Read more >
From £2,250 excluding flights

Spitsbergen sailing holiday

Incredibly remote, awe inspiring and unlike anywhere else you will ever get to sail, this land is full of history. See nature at its most beautiful, rare wildlife and be part of what is a true adventure. You don't need experience on this expedition sailing holiday exploring Spitsbergen as all tuition is given. Whether you are a complete novice or more experienced sailor, everyone benefits from detailed introductions, safety briefings and training sessions. Trip highlights • Crossing the Barents Sea • Passing Bear Island • Icebergs, glaciers and wild, remote mountains • Wildlife - eagles, seals, puffins, walruses, reindeer and maybe a polar bear! • Ny Alesund - remote international ... Read more >
From £2,980 excluding flights

St Lucia to Grenada sailing holiday

Learn the ropes on a true sailing adventure in the southern Caribbean as we sail through the spice-laden Windward Islands, with rainforests, volcanoes, coral reefs and tropical fish. A true wilderness experience, as you step foot on rarely know isles. This is the Caribbean of days gone by, with deep turquoise waters, hidden anchorages and tropical islands lined with white sand beaches and soaring green mountains. Sailing either from St Lucia to Grenada, you'll be exploring little-known isles that are off the beaten track. Bequia and Mayreau in the Grenadines are magical stop overs, as are the open-air markets of exciting St. George’s. This truly is a part of the Caribbean that remains ... Read more >
From £2,250 excluding flights

Atlantic sailing holiday, Madeira to Azores

If you've ever dreamt of what it would be like to be sailing out on the open ocean, hundreds of miles from land, then this is the perfect adventure for you. And you don't even need to be experienced. Starting from the Portuguese island of Madeira, over 700nm of Atlantic Ocean lie between you and your destination, the volcanic archipelago of the Azores. Sailing on one of our incredible 60' ocean going yachts and with two top class instructors to guide you, you will experience life on the high seas in all its majesty. Get ready for two weeks of sailing, training and exploring. Two weeks full of challenges, exhilaration, excitement and wonder. Get ready for open ocean sailing from Madeira to ... Read more >
From £1,997 excluding flights

Baltic Sea Germany to Poland sailing holiday

If there are three things which define Baltic sailing they are getting right into the heart of beautiful cities, fun coastal passages with some great navigational challenges, and an awe-inspiring history. This sailing holiday has all of those in spades: tie up in the beautiful Hanseatic towns of Lubeck and Stralsund, wind your way through the channels of the Greifswalder Bodden on the way to Peenemunde, and navigate through the derelict shipyards en route to Gdansk, where the first shots of World War Two were fired and the fall of the USSR began. Following in the wake of Hummingbird’s maiden voyage in our first season, this is one of our favourite and most fascinating routes and we can’t ... Read more >
From £1,820 excluding flights

The Lofoten Islands sailing holiday

This is possibly one of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. You will spend two weeks sailing amongst towering ice-capped mountains, deep fjords, magical anchorages and pristine sandy beaches. Musk oxen,white tailed sea eagles, cormorants and puffins abound and sometimes you may even see Harbour Porpoises and Pilot Whales in the fjords. It is generally very easy day sailing here and you can expect to be heading ashore every day to hike, explore and take in the incredible views. Read more >
From £2,140 excluding flights

Scotland to Norway sailing holiday

The stunning western isles of Scotland, the incredible Faroe Islands and the beautiful archipelagos off the north west coast of Norway. In between, enjoy some lovely open ocean sailing, with a shorter passage to the Faroes and then a 600nm ocean passage up to Norway. En route, cross the Arctic Circle at sea. This ocean adventure sailing trip is a yachtmaster ocean qualifying passage, giving you an opportunity to further your skills. Read more >
From £2,240 excluding flights

Baltic Sea England to Germany sailing tour

A favourite route, we head to from England to the Baltic. This is a perfect introductory passage, with lots of little challenges, great navigation training and relatively short distances. We will cross the English Channel and sail along the coast of France, probably bound for the Hague, in the Netherlands. From there, we'll sail up via the Frisian Islands to Germany, the River Elbe before transiting the famous Kiel canal and finishing in the Baltic at the town of Kiel. Read more >
From £1,099 excluding flights

Trans Atlantic sailing holiday, USA to UK

Sail the Atlantic Ocean from USA to England! Get ready for over 3000nm sailing across the ocean as we head from the Florida Keys in the USA to the south coast of England. En route, we will stop at the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Azores. This truly is a magical challenge. You will be on a 60' ocean going yacht and learning to live on the open ocean, where time seems to disappear, replaced by awesome sunsets, whales and long, slow Atlantic rollers. The weather will vary from light and variable winds to stronger weather, where the sails will be reefed and the yacht will be surging through the waves. All the time you will be under the expert guidance of our instructors, ensuring you are ... Read more >
From £2,999 excluding flights
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