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Benalmadena Easter Regatta

Benalmadena Easter Regatta

Date: 29th to 31st March — Easter 2018

Location: Benalmadena (Malaga, Spain)

Cost: £390.00

Licences: FAV required €58.00

Travel: Direct flights from major UK airports SKY SCANNER

Benalmadena Easter Regatta

Atlantic Charters Racing will be entering Bongani in the Benalmadena Easter Regatta. This 3 day event promises to be action packed around the cans racing and a testing ground of the new ORC measurement rules.

This years regatta takes place from the 29th to 31st March, with 3 days round the cans racing each day in the bay of Malaga registration and some training being on the Wednesday. After each race there will be hospitality provided at the yacht club and breakfasts each morning. The final prize giving ceremony will on Saturday late afternoon.

We are offering crew places onboard for the event for £390.00 inclusive of all race entry fees, yacht fees, food/drink whilst racing.

There is also the opportunity to gain valuable miles towards your RYA certificates of competence by joining us onboard to sail Seawolf and from Gibraltar to Banalmadena, cost £100.00 both trips. There is the possibility of having 60 mile skippered or crewed passages during these trips as well, very valuable to budding yachtmaster.

Seawolf finished in a respectable second place overall in 2014 and fourth in 2015, racing against very competitive local competition, this year we will strive to take first place overall. Please contact us on 00447808174186 if you want to join our podium hungry team?

We are able to offer shore side accommodation for the Benalmadena Easter Regatta in self catering apartments a short walk away fro the marina, for crew who prefer not to sleep on board. These have proved very popular in the past and work out very economical at approx €20.00 per person per night based on 4 sharing, full details available on request.

All crew require Spanish federation sailing licences, valid to 31/12/17 cost €58.00 each, we can obtain these for you if you do not have one.

Please see our blog post about this event.

 

German stories from Benalmadena

Posted by on Apr 28 in Benalmadena, Blog

German stories from Benalmadena

Tobias our feer-less bowman from Germany had these words to say about our latest regatta: Drei Tage Inshore Racing um die Kannen bei der Osterregatta in Benalmadena waren mit Dave ein guter Start in die Segelseason 2011. Das Team, dass zum ersten mal zusammen segelte, wurde von Tag zu Tag besser. Beim letzten Rennen hatten wir einen brillanten Start und waren am Schluss als zweites Boot im Ziel und nach korrigierter Zeit …mit 12sec. vor dem Favoritenboot Ceuta 2+2. Über die drei Tage haben wir den dritten Platz belegt. Nun haben wir das...

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Benalmadena Easter regatta report

Posted by on Apr 24 in Benalmadena, Blog, Easter Regatta, Yacht Racing

Benalmadena Easter regatta report

The 2011 Easter Benalmadena regatta gave 3 days of great sailing in varying wind conditions. Thursdays race commenced after a short postponement with light on shore winds, after approximately an hour a band of black clouds descended on to the fleet bringing squally winds and rain plus the odd fork of lightning!! Many yachts were caught unprepared and suffered sail damage and a thorough soaking, retirements were high, Ibex insurance sponsored-Seawolf managed a respectable 3rd place in class 2. Friday saw more wind for the start of race 2 and...

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Benalmadena Regatta Easter 2010

Posted by on Apr 5 in Benalmadena, Blog

Benalmadena Regatta Easter 2010

Seawolf and her crew enjoyed a fantastic Easter weekends sailing in the Bay of Malaga, the first yacht racing regatta for 2010. Light airs on the first 2 days racing left us with 2 6th places in a fleet of 14 competative yachts. On the third day the wind increased to a fresh 18knots, enabling us to sail amongst the lead boats, after 2 great starts we finished 5th and 3rd in the 2 races. Overall position being 5th, quite respectable from a crew who had never sailed together before. Well done to all onboard. Our next sailing excursion from...

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