Ocean Passage Masterclass

Ocean Passage Masterclass

12 Dec — 31 Dec 2021
St Lucia — Lanzarote
£3000 (Per Person)

Trip highlights

  • Weather routing, ocean weather training and daily Q&A from Simon Rowell
  • Timezero routing and navigation training
  • Atlantic crossing on a Volvo 70, in the conditions she was designed for
  • 3 places for qualifying ocean passage
  • Escape Christmas and bring in the new year with newly forged friends

We have combined forces with Simon Rowell to provide a practical weather routing and ocean weather training passage.

Prior to setting off we will have a web seminar with Simon who will go over all the weather conditions we should expect.

Daily we will email Simon with our observations and he will send the relevant weather info and information on how to fully extract the data you need to make routing decisions.

You are also able to do a Q&A session with Simon (and the Skipper) every day to get full understanding of the weather systems and the impact of the routing decisions.

As a team with the skipper you will then decide the plan for the day and we put it into action.

We feel that this style of direct learning is one of the best ways to build confidence in your skills while is a safe environment working with an extremely experienced team.

We are offering 3 spots for a qualifying ocean passage, if you are interested please email us direct. Please note you need to hold your Yachtmaster Offshore to apply for these places.

This Atlantic crossing on Telefonica Black is not only for the navigators, it is open to everyone as it is always great to have a fantastic mix of people onboard.

You truly get to sail this magnificent boat in conditions she was designed for, to quote one of our crew members on the Caribbean 600 “life is too short to cross oceans on slow boats”

The full time crew will coach you on the helm, through the sail evolutions and if you want to you can head up to the bow for the sail changes. These trips are for everyone, whether you are a novice or experienced sailor. You can get involved as much as you like, or you can sit back, enjoy the mid-Atlantic sail.

The plan

11th December 2020 – Boat orientation, safety brief

12th December 2020 – Training sail

13th December 2020 – Web seminar, routing and passage planning

14th December 2020 – Planned departure

31st ish December 2020 – try to arrive to bring in the New Year In Lanzarote

3rd Jan 2021 – your bunk is available up until this date, you can use the boat as your base.

Included in the £3000 berth price

  • Skipper, Mate and Crew
  • All training
  • Simon Rowell weather masterclass and navigational support
  • Food onboard while on passage
  • Lifejacket with AIS
  • Wet weather gear
  • Daily weather updates
  • Boat tracking for friends and family at home
Extras Included

•  Safety Equipment (Lifejacket & Tether) •  Wet Weather Gear / Foulies •  Food & Drink Whilst On-Board

Training Included

•  Pre-Departure Safety Briefing

Kraken (Telefonica Black)
Southern Ocean
Hull Designer
Farr Yacht Design
Volvo 70
Year Built
21.50m / 70.54ft
5.70m / 18.70ft
4.50m / 14.76ft
14,000kg / 30,865lbs
1 Volvo D2 (75hp) Diesel
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Price & Book

This mile builder event is priced at £3000 (Per Person). If you are interested in taking part, or simply want more information, please get in touch with lance@fearlessprojects.co.uk / 07519 460783 or use the form below and we will respond as soon as we can.

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