This off-shore sailing experience is aboard Duet, an Edwardian gaff yawl, where everyone becomes a member of the crew for the week. With a small group of up to 7 trainees plus 2 professional crew, all living and working in the confines of a sailing vessel, friendships are formed, teamwork develops, skills are learned and lots of fun is had.
The remaining dates for 2018 are:
Saturday 20 to Thursday 25 October 2018 – East Coast
Saturday 13th to Thursday 18th April 2019 (Easter Hols) – East Coast
Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th July 2019 (Summer Hols) – South Coast
Saturday 10th to Thursday 15th August 2019 (Summer Hols) – South Coast
Monday 19th to Saturday 24th August 2019 (Summer Hols) – South Coast
Saturday 26th to Thursday 31st October 2019 (Oct Half Term) – East Coast
The cost, which includes on-board food, use of waterproofs and safety equipment is being kept low at just £480 for 6 days (funding may be available for anyone experiencing particular financial hardship).
Experience required: None – participants will have varying degrees of experience from nothing to keen sailors.
Equipment required: Sleeping bag/pillow, warm clothes and stout shoes/boots.
Equipment supplied: Use of waterproofs, safety equipment and everything necessary for a residential afloat.
.Additional Accreditation Available: Royal Yachting Association, Competent Crew Certificate at an additional cost of £8 per person (£16 if RYA log book required).
Whilst these voyages are aimed at DofE students, they are open to any like-minded young person aged 16 to 25 who are looking for fun and adventure.
The Cirdan Sailing Trust is a DofE Approved Activity Provider.
For further details contact Chris on 01621 776684 / firstname.lastname@example.org