Voyage Information

Vessel: Challenger Yachts
Nights: 5
Age: 16 -25
Start Port: Portsmouth
End Port: Portsmouth
Voyage Grade: 4 – no sailing experience needed
Bursary: Up to £149 – Apply for a Bursary
Passport: No
DofE: Yes
Brochure Price: £499

Voyage Highlights

• Open to all abilities
• Learn basic sailing techniques
• Experience Man Over Board practice
• Sprint round the Eddystone rock and back (approx. 260nm)
• Meals are included
• Build sailing knowledge, make friends and have fun!

Join the Tall Ships Youth Trust on this 5 night sprint across the Eddystone Rock and back.
The 1st day will include meet and greet followed by a safety briefing before heading out into the Solent. You will then begin to learn basic sailing techniques and experience man over board practice. The evening will be spent alongside where you will have the traditional Tall Ships’ fajitas dinner.

Once you have prepared for the 260 mile round trip, you will begin the sprint going non-stop to the Eddystone Rock, round and back again, finishing back in Portsmouth with a prize giving ceremony.
This is a great opportunity to race our iconic Challenger yachts and get a taste of what it was like when they raced around the world as a fleet.

Whilst every effort will be made to deliver the above voyage content sometimes, due to weather and crew’s ability, the content may need to change. Please see below for our full Conditions of Booking.

Further Information

Passport – Where passport required is indicated, the voyage will start and/or finish abroad or a UK based voyage will aim to visit abroad.
D of E – All of our voyages of 4 nights or more qualify for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential section. Please let our Reservations Team know before sailing if you want to use to use the voyage for the residential section.
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