19th July 2022 to 25th July 2022

Beneteau First 47.7: RORC Baltic Sea Race

£3499 per person

Join the race crew on a Beneteau First 47.7 for the first-ever RORC Baltic Sea Race.

In stock

Suited to
Groups, Couples, Individuals
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
6
Vessel type
Beneteau First 47.7
Vessel length
47ft
Skipper
Yes
Crew
First mate
Insurance Required
Yes

The Baltic Sea Race a new offshore race for 2022! The Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) together with the Ocean Racing Alliance (ORA) are delighted to announce the launch of the RORC Baltic Sea Race.

Training - 2 Days: 19 - 20 July 2022

Race - 5 Days: 21 - 25 July 2022 (Approx end date)

£3499 per person

Approximately 630 nautical miles are covered by the Baltic Sea Race. The race will start and finish off Helsinki in the Gulf of Finland. The course incorporates the Swedish island of Gotland, located approximately 250 nautical miles southwest of Helsinki.

Yacht – Beneteau 47.7

The yacht is professionally maintained and raced competitively in major regattas and offshore events in the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. She comes with an extensive racing sail wardrobe and has been modified from the factory original for ease and functionality of racing.

Our Beneteau 47.7 is MCA coded category 2 for 14 people and ISAF coded to Cat. 1 She sleeps up to 10 in four separate cabins, all berths are equipped with lee cloths for use at sea.

Please view ‘Other Practical Information’ for more information on sail wardrobe and race results.

Itinerary

19 – 20 July Training Days

Arrival on the boat and meet your skipper and crew, followed by a safety brief and the regatta programme. You will spend the day getting to know your crew.

21 – 25 July – RORC Baltic Race

Race start for the first-ever RORC Baltic race! The Baltic Sea Race covers approximately 630 nautical miles. The race will start and finish off Helsinki in the Gulf of Finland. The course incorporates the Swedish island of Gotland which is located approximately 250nm southwest of Helsinki.

PLEASE NOTE: The race itself should take between three to five days depending on the weather. Although, it is possible that it could take up to 7 days if winds are very light. We recommend booking flexible flights through Marine Travel or similar in case the race runs over .

Accommodation

Accommodation whilst ashore isn’t included in this package so please find somewhere local to stay, however, if you are struggling to find somewhere please contact us to discuss and we will help find you a solution.

 

  • Race Entry and fees
  • Yacht Charter
  • 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
  • Travel to or from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Onshore meals
  • Shore-based accommodation
  • Personal Insurance
  • Some sailing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness recommended.

Sail Wardrobe

  • Mainsail 1 – Hyde Kevlar fully battened offshore main
  • Mainsail B/U – Hyde Sails Tri Radial Kevlar
  • Carbon Tri Radial J2 Jib (125%)
  • North 3DI J2 (105%)
  • Carbon J3 2014 Jib
  • Hyde Sails Kevlar J3 B/U Jib
  • North Asymmetric A1
  • North Asymmetric A2
  • North Spinnaker staysail
  • Masthead Spinnaker S2 Runner

Race Results

  • 3rd in class Antigua sailing Week 2014 & 2017
  • 2nd in class Heineken Regatta 2017/19
  • 2nd in class RORC Caribbean 600 2015/16/19
  • 2nd in class Yachting World Round Antigua Race 2014
  • 4th in class Heineken Regatta 2014
  • 2nd in class GILL Commodores Cup 2014
  • 2nd in class BVI Regatta 2012
  • 5th in class RORC Caribbean 600 2012
  • 3rd in class Antigua Sailing Week 2011
  • 2nd in class RORC Caribbean 600 2011
  • 1st in class and 1st over all ARC Transatlantic 2011
  • 2nd in class BVI Regatta Caribbean 2008
  • 2nd in class Antigua Week 2008
  • 2nd in class Rolex Middle Sea Race 2007

Helsinki in Katajanokka Harbour.

Helsinki in Katajanokka Harbour. Please book flexible return flights due to approximate end date.

Yacht – Beneteau 47.7

The yacht is professionally maintained and raced competitively in major regattas and offshore events in the UK, Europe and the Caribbean. She comes with an extensive racing sail wardrobe and has been modified from the factory original for ease and functionality of racing.

Our Beneteau 47.7 is MCA coded category 2 for 14 people and ISAF coded to Cat. 1 She sleeps up to 10 in four separate cabins, all berths are equipped with lee cloths for use at sea.

Please view ‘Other Practical Information’ for more information on sail wardrobe and race results.

Itinerary

19 – 20 July Training Days

Arrival on the boat and meet your skipper and crew, followed by a safety brief and the regatta programme. You will spend the day getting to know your crew.

21 – 25 July – RORC Baltic Race

Race start for the first-ever RORC Baltic race! The Baltic Sea Race covers approximately 630 nautical miles. The race will start and finish off Helsinki in the Gulf of Finland. The course incorporates the Swedish island of Gotland which is located approximately 250nm southwest of Helsinki.

PLEASE NOTE: The race itself should take between three to five days depending on the weather. Although, it is possible that it could take up to 7 days if winds are very light. We recommend booking flexible flights through Marine Travel or similar in case the race runs over .

Accommodation

Accommodation whilst ashore isn’t included in this package so please find somewhere local to stay, however, if you are struggling to find somewhere please contact us to discuss and we will help find you a solution.

 

20-25 litre dry bag
Wet weather gear top and trousers (optional, can be provided if required)
Thin thermal/breathable base layer x 1
Fleece top
Deck shoes
Sea boots (optional)
Sailing gloves
Warm hat
Sun hat
Sailing knife
T-shirt
Shorts
Sunglasses x 1

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