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28th February 2022 to 7th March 2021

Heineken Regatta St Maarten – Volvo 70 “Hypr”

£2700 per person

Deposit £150. Deposit balance due after 8 weeks. Trip balance due 12 weeks before departure.
The Heineken Regatta is a truly fantastic event for any keen sailor, and can't be missed. So jump on board, enjoy some sunshine and awesome sailing!

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Pay a deposit of £150.00 per item
Suited to
Couples, Individuals, groups
Difficulty
Some offshore racing experience required
Nights onboard
7
Vessel type
Volvo 70 Hypr
Vessel length
70ft
Skipper
Professional Race Skipper
Crew
Professional Navigator, 2 Watch Leaders
Berth Style
Typical racing bunk in shared quarters. Very basic.
Insurance Required
Yes

Experience the thrill of racing around St Maarten on the iconic Volvo 70 "Hypr"

7 nights

Campaign Dates - 28 February - 07 March 2022

£2,700 per person

Join the yacht in St. Maarten to take part in one of the Caribbean's top regattas - the Heineken Regatta!

Starting and finishing the adventure in St Maarten, commence one day of training and four days of racing, and embrace a truly unforgettable experience. This regatta is slightly shorter than most on the circuit but is a true bucket-list Caribbean regatta.

Over the course of the race and during training, you will be given world-class coaching from a pro crew, with 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 really get stuck in on this invigorating trip.

Whether you are a novice sailor or more experienced, this trip promises to get your adrenaline pumping, as you fully immerse yourself in the world of the Caribbean regatta and elite racing, improving your racing skills and working as a team with your new crewmates.

PLEASE NOTE: You can also join and disembark from the boat in Antigua. The revised dates for this option are 27 February - 08 March 2022, please let us know if you would to do this through the notes section on your booking or drop us an email at booking@kraken.travel .

Hypr

Specifications

Overall 10% faster than standard Volvo 70’s due to upgrades that have been added. The key upgrades are:

  • Keel extension by 0.4m and a keel bulb weight reduction from 5 tonnes to 4 tonnes
  • 2016 complete refit
  • Hydraulic-actuated Trim Tab added to keel fin

History

Previous name whilst competing in the Volvo Ocean Race was ‘Warrior’

  • 2018 Bermuda Race Line Honors 2nd (1st VO70 to finish)
  • 2018 Antigua-Bermuda Race Line Honors 1st *New Record 2018 Antigua Sailing Week 1st in Class
  • 2018 Caribbean 600 3rd Overall IRC, Line Honors 2nd
  • 2nd Place Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012

28th Feb – 2nd March – Training

Short course sailing around St Maarten.

3rd March – Race day 1

The first race will start at 10.00, followed by price-giving for the day’s racing back at the Regatta Village. The evening can be spent partying and enjoying yourself.

4th March – Race day 2

The second day of racing begins at 10.00. The evening will be spent at the price-giving back at the Regatta Village and enjoying the evenings live music.

5th March – Race day 3

Another 10:00 race start and another evening of prize-giving and live music.

6th March – Race day 4

The last race of the regatta is followed by the prize-giving for the race and with the announcement of the regatta’s overall winner. The last evening to let your hair down and enjoy the last concerts.

7th March – Disembark

You are welcome to stay onboard but please note the boat will be on a mooring (with dingy access)

This package includes:

  • Skipper
  • Navigator
  • Onboard training
  • Your bunk
  • Team shirt
  • Marina and Berthing fees
  • Food onboard while racing and training
  • Lifejacket
  • Wet weather gear
  • Race entry fees

Meals ashore and travel to and from ports is not included.

  • Travel to and from the boats
  • Food ashore
  • Some offshore racing experience is required.
  • A good level of fitness is recommended.

St Maarten, Simpson Bay

St Maarten, Simpson Bay

Hypr

Specifications

Overall 10% faster than standard Volvo 70’s due to upgrades that have been added. The key upgrades are:

  • Keel extension by 0.4m and a keel bulb weight reduction from 5 tonnes to 4 tonnes
  • 2016 complete refit
  • Hydraulic-actuated Trim Tab added to keel fin

History

Previous name whilst competing in the Volvo Ocean Race was ‘Warrior’

  • 2018 Bermuda Race Line Honors 2nd (1st VO70 to finish)
  • 2018 Antigua-Bermuda Race Line Honors 1st *New Record 2018 Antigua Sailing Week 1st in Class
  • 2018 Caribbean 600 3rd Overall IRC, Line Honors 2nd
  • 2nd Place Volvo Ocean Race 2011-2012

28th Feb – 2nd March – Training

Short course sailing around St Maarten.

3rd March – Race day 1

The first race will start at 10.00, followed by price-giving for the day’s racing back at the Regatta Village. The evening can be spent partying and enjoying yourself.

4th March – Race day 2

The second day of racing begins at 10.00. The evening will be spent at the price-giving back at the Regatta Village and enjoying the evenings live music.

5th March – Race day 3

Another 10:00 race start and another evening of prize-giving and live music.

6th March – Race day 4

The last race of the regatta is followed by the prize-giving for the race and with the announcement of the regatta’s overall winner. The last evening to let your hair down and enjoy the last concerts.

7th March – Disembark

Waterproof or soft kit bag (no

hard cases with wheels)

Complete set of dry clothes

Passport

Sleeping bag

Hat and gloves

Sun cream

Any medication you require

Seasickness pills

Water bottle

Warm layers

Safety knife

Headtorch

Sailing boots

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