Offshore Sailing Experience

Mile and Experience Building Voyages

Amsterdam - Plymouth, UK

Build miles and experience on this adventure from Amsterdam to the South Coast of England.  This includes sailing the North Sea and the English Channel.It is a great opportunity to build your confidence on deck and learn invaluable skills from our experienced crew.This is a hands-on voyage with full immersion into the ships daily routines and watch system.

ShipTwo Berth En-SuiteSix Berth Shared Bathroom
Blue Clipper£1,485.00£1,265.00
EmbarkationDisembarkationNights
August 19, 2021August 30, 202111
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Offshore Sailing Experience. Amsterdam - Plymouth

19th August 2021 - 30th August 2021

Voyage Highlights:

  • Become fully immersed in every aspect of life on board
  • Plenty of opportunity to learn new skills
  • North Sea  passage
  • Night time sailing
  • Escaping technology and the buzz of modern society

Voyage Description

On a sailing voyage we never use the word itinerary, as skippers will always be aiming for the best sailing and shore landings for the forecast and most idyllic or sheltered anchors and ports. They are as keen as you to include some of the highlights describe, but you have to go with Mother Nature, not fight her. The description below is based on what we think might be possible, based on past trips, or experience, but nothing is guaranteed on a sailing voyage. If the following voyage description is not fulfilled for any reason, Maybe Sailing and Maybe Sailing Youth Initiative cannot be held responsible.

Build your miles and learn to handle a tall ship on an offshore passage as you sail with the crew of Blue Clipper from Amsterdam to Plymouth. This exciting mile-building voyage is for those wanting to experience life at sea and build those miles!

A mile maker voyage is principally to get a ship from A to B, you may make stops along the way but these won’t be known until the conditions for the trip have been determined.

If you are working your way towards the 2500 qualifying miles needed for a RYA yachtmaster exam then this passage is a good way of getting to that target quickly and with considerably more comfort than a large yacht. If this is your aim, remember it will give you offshore experience but not much coastal navigation or pilotage, but if you combine it with other shorter voyages it is a good string to your bow.

During the voyage you will be spilt up into watches, the normal duty rota is four hours on duty and eight off but this may vary with circumstances and crew abilities. If you like to keep busy then there is always ships maintenance to help with.

What is included in the voyage cost:

  • All meals on board Blue Clipper – including daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal
  • Refreshments throughout the day
  • Use of safety equipment
  • Accommodation in a twin ensuite cabin
  • All instruction and lectures on board by fully qualified crew

What is not included:

  • Travel to and from the boat
  • Personal travel insurance. Check out Top Sail for specialist Tall Ship sailing travel insurance
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks (a TAB system is in place during your voyage. Payable at the end of your voyage in cash (GBP or EUROS) on board.
  • Any shore excursions and meals on shore (unless otherwise stated)
  • VISA fees

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