Milebuilding Sailing Adventure - Plymouth to Oban

 16 May
 Aboard Velvet Lady Irish Sea
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 Velvet Adventure Sailing
Not sure what to do for May bank holiday – why not join our Milebuilder as we head north from Plymouth to Oban. To give us plenty of time to complete the 500 miles and have a chance to explore Ireland and the Hebrides on the way this is a 9 night holiday taking advantage of 2 weekends and including the bank holiday Monday. Join in Plymouth at 1800 on Sat 16th May and depart in Oban at 1000 on Monday 25th May giving you all day to travel home. £795 per person. What will it be like? A chance to put theory into practice. If you’ve just finished a winter RYA theory course and are wondering what to do next this is the trip for you. Come along and see how to navigate safely on coastal and offshore passages. On this milebuilding trip from Plymouth to Oban you will be able to learn from us about course shaping and plotting, tides (including secondary port calculations), passage planning and passage making, how to interpret weather forecasts and collision regulations, Our milebuilding trips are all about enjoying sailing and the beauty of being at sea without the pressure of being on a course. We are not working to a syllabus, but planning the tides and deciding the course based on the conditions around us. This trip is a great step us for Day Skippers and Flotilla sailors and a perfect opportunity for the more experienced sailor to develop the skills required for the yachtmaster exam.

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