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30th December 2020 to 11th February 2021

South Atlantic Crossing: South Africa – Brazil (via St. Helena)

£4999 Per person

Deposit Deposit £1,000. Balance due 12 weeks before departure
Explore two stunning cities, packed with life and character, and on route visit the remote magical island of St Helena.
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, Groups
Difficulty
No previous experience required
Nights onboard
42
Vessel type
Clipper 60
Vessel length
60 foot
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Single berths (max 11 crew).
Insurance Required
Yes

Embark on an epic adventure over 42 nights, sailing from the buzzing metropolis of Cape Town, to beautiful Brazil.

42 Nights: 30 December 2020 - 11 February 2021

£4,999 per person

Surf over 300nm of sweeping Atlantic rollers on this iconic 42-night adventure from Cape Town in South Africa, to Salvador in Brazil, stopping off at the remote volcanic island of St Helena. This is true ocean sailing, you'll witness the most incredible marine life, brilliant starscapes, and become at one with the ocean elements as well as visiting stunning destinations.

December 30 2020 – January 04 2021

Our first week will be spent exploring Cape town from top to bottom, from the culture-packed trips to Robben Island to active adventures up Table Mountain, there’s something for everyone. During this time we’ll sail to the northern side, to the seaside town of Langebaan, here we can take in the local culture, explore beautiful beaches, relaxing lagoons, and the quaint streets of the village.

January 05 – 15 2021: Cape Town to St Helena

The time has come to start our epic voyage, and we head out towards St Helena on a 1700nm trip. The South Atlantic will greet us with vast expanses of open ocean, providing the perfect opportunity to get involved in the sailing. Practice your navigation, passage planning and weather routing as we sailing along under a never-ending blanket of stars. Or sit back and relax, enjoying first-class views of the sun setting and rising over the undisturbed sea.

January 18 – 23 2021: Exploring St Helena

Our journey then leads us to James Bay in St Helena, where we will have a few days to explore this secluded island. Made up of volcanos, barren coastlines, and lush green jungle areas, there is so much to do from hiking, bird watching, and learning about the islands amazing history. Visit the house where Napoleon died, climb Jacobs Ladder, or watch the huge pods of dolphins as they play in the crystal clear waves.

January 24 – February 11 2021: St Helena to Salvador, Brazil

Our final leg of the adventure takes form in the shape of a 1900 mile sail to our final destination, Brazil. Make the most of the watch system as you and your crewmates keep an eye out for whales and dolphins. Upon arrival in Salvador, the vibarant colonial town with greet you with its infectious culture. Explore the abundance of colour in an artistic paradise, or stay a few days after the trip and experience the eye-popping Carnival that runs from February 12 -16, a true taste of Brazilian party life that cannot be missed!

  • Top quality foul weather clothing to keep you dry in any conditions.
  • Fladen immersion suits. These will keep you warm in even the coldest, windiest conditions.
  • Ocean-spec lifejackets. These are the best on the market.
  • All on-board food and snacks.
  • Daily sailing lessons and tuition from two highly experienced instructors.
  • Your travel to and from the start and end points.
  • Travel insurance
  • Any alcohol – but feel free to bring your own or buy some along the route
  • Any meals you eat ashore

Fly into Cape Town. You can join the boat any time after 1200 midday on December 30.

Fly out of Salvador airport. Leaving the boat by 1200 midday on February 11.

December 30 2020 – January 04 2021

Our first week will be spent exploring Cape town from top to bottom, from the culture-packed trips to Robben Island to active adventures up Table Mountain, there’s something for everyone. During this time we’ll sail to the northern side, to the seaside town of Langebaan, here we can take in the local culture, explore beautiful beaches, relaxing lagoons, and the quaint streets of the village.

January 05 – 15 2021: Cape Town to St Helena

The time has come to start our epic voyage, and we head out towards St Helena on a 1700nm trip. The South Atlantic will greet us with vast expanses of open ocean, providing the perfect opportunity to get involved in the sailing. Practice your navigation, passage planning and weather routing as we sailing along under a never-ending blanket of stars. Or sit back and relax, enjoying first-class views of the sun setting and rising over the undisturbed sea.

January 18 – 23 2021: Exploring St Helena

Our journey then leads us to James Bay in St Helena, where we will have a few days to explore this secluded island. Made up of volcanos, barren coastlines, and lush green jungle areas, there is so much to do from hiking, bird watching, and learning about the islands amazing history. Visit the house where Napoleon died, climb Jacobs Ladder, or watch the huge pods of dolphins as they play in the crystal clear waves.

January 24 – February 11 2021: St Helena to Salvador, Brazil

Our final leg of the adventure takes form in the shape of a 1900 mile sail to our final destination, Brazil. Make the most of the watch system as you and your crewmates keep an eye out for whales and dolphins. Upon arrival in Salvador, the vibarant colonial town with greet you with its infectious culture. Explore the abundance of colour in an artistic paradise, or stay a few days after the trip and experience the eye-popping Carnival that runs from February 12 -16, a true taste of Brazilian party life that cannot be missed!

Sailing boots

Trainers/ deck shoes (no black soled shoes please – they mark the deck)

Waterproof sailing kit (two sets are recommended. Heavy gear for on-board and lighter kit for trips ashore)

Hat

Balaklava

Sailing gloves – 2 sets

Glove liners

Hand warmers

Hot water bottle

Clothes for on-board and on shore

A small backpack for trips on-shore (30-40 litres)

A water bottle

Thermals, two sets

Thick socks, two sets

Sun glasses (polarized)

Sun cream – SPF50+

Small quick dry towel

Swimming kit

USB cord to charge your phone

Cash

Warm sleeping bag

Head torch

Sailing knife

Passport

Printed out Insurance details

Any medication you require

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