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Brief description of the holiday
Discover the Isle of Wight, and its surroundings. You will cross
the English Channel and rails, a true highway for freighters going
back to the North from Europe. Navigation may require night shifts.
The Crossing the Channel can vary from 8 to 12 h.
Wight will enchant you with its typical ports like Yarmouth or Cowes, its Needles cliffs, hanging from those of Etretat and its British charm.
Navigation in the Solent is protected from the moods of the sea and offers many destinations, such as the rise of the river Beaulieu in the New Forest National Park on the edges of which nestle sumptuous cottages, in a lush nature.
Depending on the winds, heading east on Sussex, its rolling hills chalk, the South Downs, and Chichester Bay, or West to Poole and Swanage Bay in Dorset, and its exceptional geological riches.
Check out the crew!
DUFOUR 50 CLASSIC is a boat of 15m.
After sailed in the Caribbean, it has been moved to SAINT NAZAIRE and then CHERBOURG in May 2014.
The port is in deep water, which allows to be free of our movement. The boat can leave and return to port at any time. This specificity gives an appreciable freedom of navigation because most of the ports located in HIPS must cope with the tide. It has 10 berths with 3 double cabins and 4 bunks. But in order to be comfortable in navigation, the crew will not exceed 8 people.
it has a large sail and a genoa of 55 m2, a spinnaker of 200 m2, a solent. The electronic equipment ensures optimum safety: an AIS GPS radar, a fixed VHF, a RAYMARINE electronic control unit.
Our trip starts here
Saturday 31 August from 18:00 until Saturday 31 August at 23:00
Our trip ends here
Friday 6 September from 16:00 until Friday 6 September at 18:00
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Other important information
A cash box is set up for bunkering, port taxes and gas oil, in cash
The skipper may decide to modify the program if it's necessary due to weather conditions or safety constraints. In no case may his judgment be called into question. Safety harnesses for all deck and dinghy rides.
Wearing shoes or white sneakers, warm business, windproof, sunglasses, cap, sunscreen. Bring toiletries and sleeping bag. Participants declare themselves to be physically fit for sailing. Each participant must have a valid identity card or passport.
The skipper reserves the right to oppose the embarkation of any person who is not in good standing.
The responsibility of the skipper can under no circumstances be engaged for any problem encountered on land
Payment and conditions
The booking and cancellation policies are applied to all listed experiences. They are in place to create a fair platform and best protect both travellers and skippers.
Book your experience now by authorising the payment via debit or credit card.
Cancellations: if the holiday has not been confirmed, you can cancel your booking and receive a full refund.
You have to cancel a holiday that has already been confirmed? Please contact us, and we will do our best to help.
Knowing what expenses are included and excluded from your booking fee will enable you to have a good idea of the total cost of your chosen experience.
Included in the price.
- Final cleaning
Not included in the price.
- Meals/drinks consumed ashore
- Trip from and to embarkment/disembarkment port
To be paid onboard.
In addition to the price, there will be some additional expenses that you will incur during your trip. Expenses have been listed below.
- Full board
- Mooring fees
- Drinks onboard
The estimated expenses for the rest of the holiday are approximately 150-200€ per person.