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19th August 2020 to 26th August 2020

SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race Campaign 2020

£2500 Per person

Deposit Payment in full.
Fast sailing, rocky coastlines, salty sea spray, and bracing winds; this can all be found when living the simple life on board the high-performance Volvo Open 70

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Suited to
Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
4
Vessel type
Volvo Open 70 (gen 2)
Vessel length
70ft
Skipper
Professional Race Skipper and three additional professional crew
Berth Style
Typical racing bunk in shared quarters. Very basic.
Insurance Required
Yes

Race a high-performance yacht around the rugged coast of Ireland in this thrilling adventure for the Round Ireland Race

 NEW DATE - 4 nights: 22 August - 26 August 2020

£2,500 per person

Campaign Includes: 3 training day and SSE Renewables Round Ireland Race

Experience the thrill of racing on a high-performance ‘Volvo Open 70’ as you sail around the stunning and varied coastline of Ireland in the Round Ireland Race. 

During this incredible offshore adventure, you will be given world-class coaching by pro crew as you compete in Ireland’s premier offshore race. Enhancing your skills in every job onboard this iconic offshore racing machine, you will have the opportunity to practice your navigation and helming, trimming, grinding and foredeck.

Push your comfort zone for a truly genuine experience of life as an elite ocean racer, with basic race yacht accommodation and freeze-dried food: the trade-offs for an invigorating ride around Ireland. Whether you are a novice sailor or more experienced, this trip promises to get your adrenaline pumping, as you fully immerse yourself in the world of offshore, improving your racing skills and working as a team with your new crewmates.

With fast sailing, rocky coastlines, salty sea spray, and bracing winds this race promises to get your adrenaline pumping as you fly around the island on your way to the finish line. You will join the team for three training days in Ireland before competing in the SSE Round Ireland Race.

You’ll join the team in Dun Laoghaire on 19th August 2020 for three training days before competing in the SSE Round Ireland Race.

Race start: 22nd August 2020

There is also an optional transfer to and from Ireland, and back again.

  • Professional Race Skipper and three additional professional crew
  • Three days of training
  • Race fees
  • Food, fuel and mooring fees
  • Wet weather gear
  • Travel to and from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness is recommended.

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

You’ll join the team in Dun Laoghaire on 19th August 2020 for three training days before competing in the SSE Round Ireland Race.

Race start: 22nd August 2020

There is also an optional transfer to and from Ireland, and back again.

Waterproof or soft kit bag (no

hard cases with wheels)

Complete set of dry clothes

Passport

Sleeping bag

Hat and gloves

Sun cream

Any medication you require

Seasickness pills

Water bottle

Warm layers

Safety knife

Headtorch

Sailing boots