Sailing Challenges Winter 2016-17 by Tall Ships Adventures

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voyage information voyage grading we have given all of our voyages a voyage grading this system will help you pick the experience that you are looking for… introduction to sailing you’ll learn the basics of seamanship and get involved with all aspects of sailing the vessel a great experience that should leave you wanting to come back for more an ideal experience or gift for someone wanting to learn how to sail no experience necessary you will sleep on board and work in a ‘watch’ system this is a great way to improve your seamanship skills no sailing experience necessary these voyages are a little more adventurous as you’re likely to encounter bigger seas and stronger winds you’ll find these voyages slightly more physically demanding due to the combination of conditions and voyage length still no sailing experience necessary offshore sailing you’ll be working in a watch system for an extended time which will mean hard physical work and the likelihood of a change in your sleep pattern this is a great way to get some miles under your belt sailing experience is an advantage but not essential the primary purpose of the voyage is to race so this exhilarating experience is likely to push you physically you’ll improve your sailing knowledge and learn about racing a large yacht some sailing experience is required for these voyages where will i go during the voyage the duke of edinburgh’s award you will find the start and end ports in the programme but it is not always possible to guarantee where you will go during the voyage as this is dependent on the weather and other factors your captain or skipper will keep you up to date with where you are likely to travel during your voyage and we’ll always aim to get in as much sailing as possible some overnight voyages may plan to visit foreign ports so you’ll need your passport your joining and leaving ports will only change if absolutely necessary and you will be informed of any change as soon as possible we are an approved activity provider for the dofe which means you can use your voyage to work towards a dofe award any voyage which is four nights or more can be used to fulfil the residential section of your gold dofe programme look out for this symbol for voyages which are suitable for gold dofe residential sections what’s included         all meals while on board tea coffee squash and snacks safety equipment waterproofs as required sail training boat transfers ashore as required airport to vessel transfers for all youth voyages abroad if you join our recommended flight port and fuel charges will be included in the advertised voyage price what’s not included     p on shore excursions and entertainment for example guided tours restaurant meals and drinks transport to and from the vessel at the beginning and end of your voyage sleeping bags and towels travel insurance which is compulsory and added to your final booking cost do i need a passport yes you will on some of our voyages where you see this symbol you will need to bring your passport book online at tallships.org tall ships youth trust @tallshipsyt tallshipsyt 7