29th July 2023 to 6th August 2023

Oyster 56: Milford Haven to Plymouth Adventure

From £2250.00 per person

Deposit 25%. Balance due 12-wks before departure
Board a luxury 57' Oyster yacht in Wales for an awesome South Coast adventure.
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Pay a 25% deposit per item
Suited to
Individuals, Couples, Groups, Families
Difficulty
Basic. The professional crew are on hand to teach all guest crew
Nights onboard
8
Vessel type
Oyster 56
Vessel length
57ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Double, Cabin or Bunk Twin cabins

Board a luxury 57' Oyster yacht with two passages in excess of 60 miles from Wales to England.

8 Nights: 29 July - 6 August 2023

From £2,250.00 per person

With two passages in excess of 60 miles and a guaranteed night sail, this course is ideal for anyone working either towards a Yachtmaster qualification or simply to improve their navigational and seamanship skills under the guidance of a Yachtmaster Instructor who has logged over 120,000 sea miles. Single travellers will be guaranteed a private cabin at no additional cost

Saturday 29th July

Join at 4pm aboard Asante so you can meet your amazing crew.

Sunday 30th July

The day begins with a hearty breakfast followed by a sail across the Bristol Channel to drop anchor off Lundy Island. Here you can explore its 4000 years of human history through its many monuments and few listed structures.

Monday 31st July -Tuesday 1st August

With this passage, you will leave the Bristol Channel and head west, rounding Lands End to make your way to the Isle of Scilly. You will drop anchor in this impressive archipelago of islands fringed with sandy beaches and home to a variety of subtropical plants.

Wednesday 2nd August

Enjoy a free day to explore the island. It has historical sights, a variety of flora not found anywhere else in the UK, and many galleries and artists to see.

Thursday 3rd August

You leave the Isle of Wight and head to Falmouth, a town with a fascinating maritime heritage on display at the National Maritime Museum.

Friday 4th August

A short sail up the coast takes you to Fowey, a small medieval town nestled along a quiet estuary. Take a stroll up to the ruins of Henry VIII’s St Catherine’s Castle or wander the ancient streets.

Saturday 5th August

As you proceed along the coast to Plymouth, a city known for its maritime heritage and Plymouth Gin is also home to Sir Frances Drake, who first heard about the Spanish Armada sighting in 1588. From the lantern room of Smeaton’s Tower, 72ft high, you can see both Plymouth Sound and the city.

Sunday 6th August

You depart the yacht at 10am and say your goodbyes.

  • Qualified and experienced skipper and first mate
  • Fully coded yacht, licensed to charter anywhere in the world
  • Full Category A medical kit
  • All onboard expenses
  • Onboard food and drinks
  • Bedding and showering towels
  • Tuition and guidance from two Ocean Yachtmasters
  • All safety equipment
  • Fuel
  • Flights and transfers
  • Meals ashore
  • Wet weather gear

Vessel

Oyster 56

is a 2007 Oyster 56  A luxury 57ft sailing yacht designed by Rob Humphries. The 56 is perhaps the quintessential Oyster design and was the undisputed class leader at this size for more than a decade.

The key to her success is her size; large enough for rapid ocean cruising and to accommodate her crew and guests in comfort and style when living aboard, but easy to handle.

A spacious deck layout, large secure cockpit area and wide side decks make for comfortable and safe cruising and there are plenty of places to relax on deck.

The interior arrangement provides 3 separate cabins for guests. There is one double cabin, and two twin cabins, one forward and one aft. There is a day head midships for use by all guests and the large bright saloon offers plenty of room for relaxing in comfort. All creature comforts can be found on board: heating, air conditioning and fully covered cockpit if it is cold.  The guests separate shower stall and quiet flush electric toilet makes it feel a little more like home.

The Oyster 56 is a proven performer, with many ocean crossings and circumnavigations to her credit. She has had class wins in the ARC and has also won Cruising Class 1 at Antigua Sailing Week, beating several more serious racing yachts. She is a superb sea boat and remains very well regarded by all her fortunate owners.

  • large secure cockpit area and wide side decks make for comfortable and safe cruising and there are plenty of places to relax on deck
  • Fully batten main sail
  • Electric main halyard
  • Furling genoa with electric furling system
  • Asymmetric spinnaker
  • Storm jib
  • Electric winches
  • Full Spray hood and Bimini
  • Cockpit and deck cushions
  • AB rib with 25hp outboard engine
  • 2 Paddle boards
  • Snorkeling kits
  • Full safety equipment inline with MCA requirements for coded area of operation
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Drinks fridge
  • Ice Maker
  • Cockpit table fridge
  • Microwave
  • Nespresso Coffee machine
  • Washing machine
  • Full air conditioning and heating to all cabins
  • TV in main saloon
  • Full suite of Raymarine navigation equipment
  • VHF Radio and two handheld radios
  • Timezero Navigation suite including routing
  • AIS
  • Satellite communications

Skipper/Owners

Step aboard! We would be delighted to welcome you onto one of our adventure sailing charters aboard Asante, our luxury yacht an Oyster 57ft.  For those who don’t want to stray far from home perhaps you may consider sailing with us around the East Coast of England or exploring the West Coast of Scotland with its beautiful islands.  Or can we lure you further afield?  Cross an ocean, explore the warm Caribbean or venture to remote Pacific islands.

Owned and operated by Ian & Fiona, we specialise in taking guest to some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. Footloose Sailing Adventures offers crewed charters that caters to all experience levels.  All you need is a sense of adventure and a willingness to get involved.

Ian who is the skipper is an RYA Yachtmaster Instructor with over 120,000 nautical miles of worldwide sailing while Fiona is a Commercial Yachtmaster who also holds Ocean Yachtmaster and is always happy to share her enthusiasm for celestial navigation.  She too has sailed in many parts of the world and acts as the first mate. They both enjoy cooking – producing food from local ingredients wherever possible.  Ian & Fiona both love adventure, exploring new places and meeting new people. They allow their guest to be a part of the adventure in a relaxed informal way with an element of luxury.

Saturday 29th July

Join at 4pm aboard Asante so you can meet your amazing crew.

Sunday 30th July

The day begins with a hearty breakfast followed by a sail across the Bristol Channel to drop anchor off Lundy Island. Here you can explore its 4000 years of human history through its many monuments and few listed structures.

Monday 31st July -Tuesday 1st August

With this passage, you will leave the Bristol Channel and head west, rounding Lands End to make your way to the Isle of Scilly. You will drop anchor in this impressive archipelago of islands fringed with sandy beaches and home to a variety of subtropical plants.

Wednesday 2nd August

Enjoy a free day to explore the island. It has historical sights, a variety of flora not found anywhere else in the UK, and many galleries and artists to see.

Thursday 3rd August

You leave the Isle of Wight and head to Falmouth, a town with a fascinating maritime heritage on display at the National Maritime Museum.

Friday 4th August

A short sail up the coast takes you to Fowey, a small medieval town nestled along a quiet estuary. Take a stroll up to the ruins of Henry VIII’s St Catherine’s Castle or wander the ancient streets.

Saturday 5th August

As you proceed along the coast to Plymouth, a city known for its maritime heritage and Plymouth Gin is also home to Sir Frances Drake, who first heard about the Spanish Armada sighting in 1588. From the lantern room of Smeaton’s Tower, 72ft high, you can see both Plymouth Sound and the city.

Sunday 6th August

You depart the yacht at 10am and say your goodbyes.

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