UpcomingAntigua to Bermuda Race & Bermuda to Newport Milebuilder
- Antigua to Bermuda Race
May 8, 2019 - May 15, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Whole Boat Charters & Individual Crew Places Available
Also consider additional:
About Yacht ‘Sonrisa’:
Sonrisa is a US registered X-Yacht, XP44 launched in September 2016 and in excellent condition as she is maintained by a full-time experienced Skipper; Marcus Cholerton-Brown. Marcus is a former Challenge and Clipper skipper and has competed in many races in the UK and US with notable success.
Full Race Kit: carbon mast, carbon boom, carbon vang, extended carbon bowsprit, high tech lines and blocks.
Race navigation package based on Navionics and Expedition with two deck plotters, laptop, and waterproof remote screen handset for on deck.
Sail wardrobe, February 2017:
3Di: Mainsail, jib #1, #2, #3, #4, Jib Top, Genoa Staysail
3Dl: Code zero, Spinnaker Staysail, Furling A3
Spinnakers (supercote): A1, A2 (x2), A3, A4 (x2)
Storm Staysail and Trysail
SYC Vineyard, Race 1st Place
Larchmont Race Week, 2nd Place
Newport To Bermuda, 2nd Place
New York Yacht Club Annual Regatta, 4th Place
Annapolis Down The Bay Race, 2nd Place
Miami to Havana, 2nd Place
Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race, 4th Place
About the Bermuda Race event:
The 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race will be the third edition of the 935 nautical mile race across the Atlantic Ocean to Bermuda. Organised by the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club in association with Antigua Sailing Week, the 2019 Antigua Bermuda Race will start on May 8; five days after the 52nd edition of Antigua Sailing Week. There will be a crew party for all participants the day before departure and a Prize Giving at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club on May 16, 2019.
The 2019 Antigua Bermuda race has been selected for the 2019 Atlantic Ocean Racing Series which will consist of five races: RORC Caribbean 600, Antigua Bermuda Race, Transatlantic Race 2019, Rolex Fastnet Race, and Rolex Middle Sea Race.
Start off Fort Charlotte Antigua Wednesday May 8. 2019
leave Antigua to Port,
Bermuda to Port,
Finish off St David’s Light, Bermuda.
Race Start Location:
The oceanic race will start from Fort Charlotte Antigua, just after Antigua Sailing Week.
Race Start Date:
· Starts Wednesday 8th May 2019
· Approximate finish: 14th May 2019
Why not combine these two great opportunities?
This 935nm race and ocean passage are suitable for those wishing to qualify for their Ocean Yachtmaster certificate.
Details of Bermuda to Newport, R.I. Passage
You will be expected to take a full role as a crew member within a watch system. You will therefore be involved in all aspects of sailing the boat; including duties both below and above deck.
Highlights include: sailing in a variety in weather conditions, including some heavy weather, sailing in a watch system, opportunities to practise celestial navigation skills, amazing seascapes and sunrises, fabulous opportunities to experience marine life close-up with a warm and wonderful welcome in Newport, R.I.
- Professional and Experienced Skipper
- All food when racing and on open passage
- All safety equipment
Milebuilder Start Date:
· Starts Saturday 25th May 2019
· Approximate finish: 30th May 2019
How to Book:
· Email firstname.lastname@example.org
· Phone (+44) 01983 242 033