6th November 2022 to 19th November 2022

Volvo 70: HYPR – Gibraltar to Cape Verde – Epic Adventure

£3150 per person

Deposit 25%. Final balance due 12 weeks before departure.
Experience the thrill of sailing on a high-performance Volvo Open 70 for a EPIC adventure from Gibraltar to Cape Verde crossing 1630NM of the ocean!

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Pay a 25% deposit per item
Suited to
Singles, Couples, Groups
Difficulty
Moderate - Some sailing experience and good level of fitness required
Nights onboard
13
Vessel type
Volvo Open 70 (gen 2) - HYPR
Vessel length
70ft
Skipper
Yes
Berth Style
Typical racing bunk in shared quarters. Very basic.
Insurance Required
Yes

Experience the thrill on HYPR a high-performance racing yacht in this EPIC adventure from Gibraltar to Cape Verde crossing 1630NM of ocean! 

13 nights: 06 - 19 November 2022

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 you like on this exhilarating trip. If you are an enthusiastic Yachtmaster candidate, you will have the opportunity to skipper under the watchful eye of a Yachtmaster Instructor as well as adding miles to your logbook.

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.

06 November 2022 – Crew Arrival, quick tour and briefing at the marina in Gibraltar and then set off towards for an epic voyage and blast to the Cape Verde Islands.

During this trip, you’ll have the opportunity to try multiple roles on board, including, helming, grinding, pit and bow.

19 November 2022 – Arrival in Cape Verde! The island you will arrive in is yet to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE: The 19 November date is an estimated time of arrival, this could change due to weather conditions. We suggest that you book return flights through Marine Travel so they can change your flights if the ETA changes. https://www.marine.travel/

If you would like to stay on the boat the night before or after the passage to match with your flights, please let us know in the comments section of your booking.

  • A place on the crew
  • Professional crew (Skipper, Mate/Navigator and two watch leaders)
  • All training
  • Food, fuel and mooring fees
  • Lifejacket with AIS
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness required.

Gibraltar Airport

Cape Verde, closest airport is yet to be confirmed

06 November 2022 – Crew Arrival, quick tour and briefing at the marina in Gibraltar and then set off towards for an epic voyage and blast to the Cape Verde Islands.

During this trip, you’ll have the opportunity to try multiple roles on board, including, helming, grinding, pit and bow.

19 November 2022 – Arrival in Cape Verde! The island you will arrive in is yet to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE: The 19 November date is an estimated time of arrival, this could change due to weather conditions. We suggest that you book return flights through Marine Travel so they can change your flights if the ETA changes. https://www.marine.travel/

If you would like to stay on the boat the night before or after the passage to match with your flights, please let us know in the comments section of your booking.

Waterproof or soft kit bag (no
hard cases with wheels)

Foul weather gear
2 complete set of dry clothes
Passport
Sleeping bag
Hat and gloves
Sun cream
Any medication you require
Seasickness pills if needed
Water bottle
Warm layers as required
Safety knife
Headtorch
Sailing boots

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