4th January 2023 to 21st January 2023

Beneteau First 47.7: RORC Transatlantic Race

£4499 per person

Deposit 25%. Final balance due 12 weeks before departure.
Join the race crew for the RORC Transatlantic Race in 2023 onboard a Beneteau First 47.7 for a epic adventure

In stock

Pay a 25% deposit per item
Suited to
Groups, Couples, Individuals
Difficulty
Some sailing experience required
Nights onboard
17
Vessel type
Beneteau First 47.7
Vessel length
47ft
Skipper
Yes
Insurance Required
Yes

The 9th edition of the RORC Transatlantic Race will start on Saturday 7th January 2023 from Calero Marinas, Puerto Calero and finish, with one of the warmest and most genuine Caribbean welcomes, at Camper & Nicholsons Port Louis marina in Grenada.

18 Days: 04 - 21 January 2023

£4499 per person

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

The start of the RORC Transatlantic race is in Puerto Calero. The race fleet will then head west; to finish in the idyllic Caribbean Island of Grenada.

04 – 07 January 2023 – On the water race training and safety briefing

08 January 2023 – RORC Transatlantic Start

21 January – ESTIMATED finish time, could change due to weather conditions. Please book return flights through Marine Travel so they can change flights whilst sailing if delayed. https://www.marine.travel/

 

  • 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

Puerto Calero, Lanzarote

Grenada, Caribbean

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

The start of the RORC Transatlantic race is in Puerto Calero. The race fleet will then head west; to finish in the idyllic Caribbean Island of Grenada.

04 – 07 January 2023 – On the water race training and safety briefing

08 January 2023 – RORC Transatlantic Start

21 January – ESTIMATED finish time, could change due to weather conditions. Please book return flights through Marine Travel so they can change flights whilst sailing if delayed. https://www.marine.travel/

 

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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