Yacht Racing Charter & Sailing School

Sotogrande Race Training and Race Weekends

Gibraltar Winter Racing Programme.

Around the cans offshore racing competing against the best local Spanish yachts, starting and finishing in the stunning marina at Sotogrande.

If you would like to take part in these Exhilarating events we are offering:
Two weekend packages comprising of:
One weekend race training prior to the event
Delivery from Gibraltar to Sotogrande
Competing in the event(the following weekend) and accommodation on board
Optional delivery Sotogrande to Gibraltar

Price: £260.00 per person inclusive

Training Weekend…………….Race Weekend
8-9th December…………………15th December
19-20th January 2008
……….26th January
16-17th February
……………….23rd February
15-16th March
……………………22nd March
5-6th April
…………………………12th April
17-18th May
……………………….24th May

All the weekends listed above will be run in the following way:

Training weekend: Saturday

0900 Meet in Marina Bay Gibraltar
0930 Coffee on board followed by safety brief and boat familiarisation
1100 Shake down sail in Gibraltar Bay
1300 Light lunch on board
1330 Debrief and allocation of crew race positions
1400 Afternoon of sail training
1730 Return to berth in Marina Bay, debrief1800 Pack up boat, head to Quayside restaurant for dinner.

Over night accommodation on board if required.

0900 Breakfast on board
0945 Slip lines, continue training in Gibraltar Bay
1300 Light lunch on board
1400 Briefing on race starts
1430 Set a course and run practice race/s
1730 Return to berth in Marina Bay
1800 Pack up boat, debrief crew & depart

Race Weekend:

Saturday: Race Day

All races start on Saturdays at approx 1300 from just outside the marina in Sotogrande. Therefore the boat needs to be in Sotogrande Marina no later than 1030 Saturday morning. As Yacht racing is very weather dependant, the boat will either be moved on Friday evening or Saturday morning, all crew are welcome to help with the delivery or meet at the Sotogrande Yacht Club at 1030.

1030 Meet at Yacht Club
1130 Motor out to start area/ discuss tactics and delegate crew positions on route
1200 Shake down sail
1300 Race Starts
1600 Approximate time of race to finish
1630 Tie up in Sotogrande Marina, proceed to Yacht club for Prize giving and pre booked meal. Party on! (Overnight accommodation on board if required.)

1030 Breakfast on board or ashore
1130 Slip lines and proceed back to Marina Bay
1530 Tie up Marina bay, wash down boat etc
1600 Depart.

What’s included ?
– 4 days sailing (2 weekends)
– Performance Race yacht Seawolf
– Professional Skipper and 1st Mate
– Accommodation on board
– All food/light refreshments on board
– Lunch in Yacht club Sunday
– Use of foul weather gear/life jackets
– All mooring fees/fuel other boat expenses
– All race entry fees
– Cleaning of hull prior to race
– Delivery/ training to event location
– Boat preparation
– Weather course and tactics brief
– Return delivery to Gibraltar

Price: £260.00 per person – Please contact us

Author: Atlantic Charters

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