It is great that our crew for the 2019 RORC Caribbean 600 is continuing to build with our latest recruit Renate joining our “Sailor of the Year 2017” nominee Pippa the “Skippa”
In addition to Renate, Pippa will be joined by 2018 crew members Ali, Carrie & Karen, along with Anna, and Tara. Seven so far which means just one place to fill.
Pippa is still recruiting and aiming for a maximum of 8 to get the Miramar Sailing yacht Phoenix around the 600 mile race track in the allotted 5 days. In 2018 her CSA rating of 0.810 was very favourable and this is likely to remain for next year.
The Package is:
• Single berth price US$2,500
• Minimum 10 days total
• 1-day safety & familiarisation
• 3 days sail training including delivery to Falmouth
• 5 days RORC race
• 1-day return to Jolly Harbour
• Accommodation on board from joining date
• Provisions on board when sailing
• Crew Shirts – 1 shore & 1 racing
The Programme is:
February 6th – 8th – Antifouling
February 9th – Crew Muster
February 10th to 13th – Boat Prep and Safety Briefing – done properly this should be a breeze. We have had our yacht “Phoenix” (Grand Soleil 46.3) UK SCV coded (Code 2) so she has been through the mill in terms of safety and is ready to go in that respect. In September we sailed her to Grenada and had both toe rails re-bedded, and some loose teak deck planks re sealed. We only purchased her in December 2017 so we were a little green about her capabilities in the 2018 event. I have a lot more experience of sailing her and will be less conservative in my sail setting next time. Our First Mate, Anna, also a RYA Yachtmaster Instructor on our school team, is an experienced racer who will be very valuable, and support me, in this department.
February 14th to 17th – Training and Delivery to Falmouth
February 18th to 22nd – RACING!!!
February 23rd – Return to Jolly Harbour.
You, of course, are welcome to join any time before Crew Muster.
A 25% deposit will secure your berth.
If you do wish to join please email Pippa at email@example.com