What is the Performance Yacht Racing Gap Year Traineeship Programme? An intensive and exciting ten months of sailing and yacht racing which will provide you with qualifications, fun, an un-paralleled amount of sailing and yacht racing with hands on work experience which will equip you for a career in yacht racing. Gain RYA qualifications up (more…)
Cowes to Las Palmas October 5, 2019 - October 27, 2019 8:35 am - 6:35 pm
Join us on a sailing adventure to sail from Cowes to St Tropez in France this Autumn on our fully equipped Beneteau 47.7. Enjoy fantastic sailing with a great skipper who will help you develop your sailing skills and provide expert tuition.
Rolex Middle Sea Race October 15, 2019 - October 26, 2019 10:25 am - 5:25 pm
The Rolex Middle Sea Race is one of offshore yacht racing’s top three events alongside the Rolex Fastnet Race and the Rolex Sydney to Hobart. PYR offers individual crew places and whole yacht charters if you have your own team.
November 8, 2019 - November 15, 2019 8:45 am - 7:45 pm
Hop onboard for a twelve day passage from Gibraltar to Las Palmas de Gran canaria in October. Visit ports in Spain and Africa as well as cruise the canaries, experience fantastic Mediterranean Sailing and build your sailing skills with an experienced skipper.
The ARC race is the largest trans ocean race of its kind in the world. Over 200 yachts take part and the race division is hotly contested. Conceived as a friendly race for cruising yachts to make the Atlantic crossing both safer and more enjoyable, it has evolved into competitive event but still retains its original friendly ethos.
St Lucia to Antigua Cruise December 10, 2019 - December 15, 2019 10:55 am - 5:00 pm
Enjoy a stunning sailing trip around beautiful islands over Christmas and New Year. Starting in St Lucia and finishing in Antigua you will visit gorgeous anchorages and idyllic beaches whilst enjoying a bit of relaxation in likeminded company.
Sydney to Hobart December 17, 2019 - December 30, 2019 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Sydney to Hobart Race is one in which competitors have to be prepared to take on the full awesome force of everything that the ocean can throw at you in an epic battle of a race that has been described as the toughest offshore race in the world. From its glittering start chased by hoards of helicopters and media boats on Boxing Day on Sydney Harbour to the excitement of arrival in the busy Constitution Docks of Hobart in time for the New Year’s fireworks, this race is non stop action and excitement.
C600 2020 February 21, 2020 - February 28, 2020 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The RORC Caribbean 600 at the end of February is a fantastic event which has quickly grown to be one of the “must do” offshore yacht races and attracts top race yachts from all over the world to compete. The C600 takes competitors on a fabulous route of 600 miles of varied sailing around some of the most beautiful sailing areas of the world.
Heineken Regatta St Maarten 2020 March 4, 2020 - March 8, 2020 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Heineken St Maarten Regatta features three days of racing around marks around the Island as well as some tight competitive windward leeward courses on day two. The Commodores Cup Regatta runs the day before the Heineken and gives crews a chance to ‘get it together’ with some more hugely exciting windward leeward round the cans competition. Combine all this with superb shoreside entertainment and you have a great event or as the organisers say ‘serious fun!’
St Thomas International Regatta 2019 March 26, 2020 - March 29, 2020 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival is spread over six days and includes some fun races to wet the appetite. Start with the coastal race to the famous Bitter End Yacht Club, and return to Nanny Cay in time for the main event, the regatta itself, three days of great competition on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Blue skies, warm seas and a superb array of fantastic social events and parties make the BVI Regatta a great fun event.