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20th June 2024 to 23rd June 2024

VO65 Mile Builder: Alicante – Valletta

From £1049 per person

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Set sail on the Tyrrhenian Sea in a VO65 from Alicante to Valletta.
Clear
Suited to
Singles, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
Moderate - Some sailing experience and good level of fitness required
Nights onboard
3
Vessel type
VO65
Vessel length
65ft
Skipper
Yes
Crew
4 professional crew
Berth Style
Typical racing bunk in shared quarters. Very basic.
Insurance Required
Yes

Set sail on the Tyrrhenian Sea in a VO65 from Alicante to Valletta.

Passage Date: 20 - 23 June 2024

Price:  €1200 / £1,049 per person*

*Trips are priced in the operator's local currency. The sterling amount shown is a guide only and the amount you pay in sterling will change with currency fluctuations.

You will be given the opportunity to enhance your skills in every job onboard this iconic offshore racing machine. From navigation to helming, with practice in trimming, grinding, and foredeck, you can get as stuck in as much as you like on this exhilarating trip; without the intensity of racing.

Push your comfort zone for a truly genuine life experience as an elite ocean racer, with basic race yacht accommodation and freeze-dried food: the trade-offs for an invigorating ride.

Alongside the professional yacht crew, you can experience all aspects of sailing this fantastic yacht. During the passage, we’ll rotate the watches on the helm, pit, trim, bow, and navigation.

Event Schedule

June 20, 2024, 10:00 am – June 23, 2024 5:00 pm

20 June 2024 – Depart Alicante for Valletta. It will take approximately 4 days (approx. 1000 nautical miles)  to complete depending on weather conditions.

  • Accommodation onboard (hot bunking)
  • Meals at sea (self-service)
  • Certified Professional Skipper
  • Basic Training
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water)
  • Mooring Fees
  • Insurance for the yacht
  • Lifejacket
  • Personal locating beacon
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Shore-based accommodation
  • Some sailing experience is required – dinghy sailors with no offshore sailing are more than welcome, as are yacht cruisers with no performance yacht experience.
  • A good level of fitness is required.

Alicante, Spain

Valletta, Malta

Alongside the professional yacht crew, you can experience all aspects of sailing this fantastic yacht. During the passage, we’ll rotate the watches on the helm, pit, trim, bow, and navigation.

Event Schedule

June 20, 2024, 10:00 am – June 23, 2024 5:00 pm

20 June 2024 – Depart Alicante for Valletta. It will take approximately 4 days (approx. 1000 nautical miles)  to complete depending on weather conditions.

Please use a sea bag or a foldable bag. Suitcases are too bulky on board and difficult to stow away.

Documents

  • Identity card or passport
  • (European) Health insurance card
  • Travel health insurance (if needed)
  • Plane ticket

Clothes

  • Boat shoes (closed and anti-slip – please make sure that the sole does not rub off)
  • Sailing boots
  • Sailing pants
  • Oilskin (waterproof jacket and trousers)
  • Fleece jacket or pullover (at sea, it also gets cold at night in summer)
  • Thermal underwear
  • Hat and cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sailing gloves
  • Underwear
  • Clothes for on land

Hygiene/Health and Miscellaneous

  • Sunscreen (no suntan oil!)
  • Toiletries
  • Shower gel and shampoo (if possible biodegradable)
  • Personal medication
  • Household remedies against seasickness (drops, chewing gum, …)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Earplugs/sleeping mask (optional – it is quite loud under the deck)
  • Towel
  • Small pillow
  • Laundry bag
  • Books for milebuilder

Safety equipment

  • Sailing knife/ Leatherman (if you have one)
  • Headlamp (waterproof and red light function, spare batteries)