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RORC Caribbean 600

Port of departure: English Harbour, Antigua and Bar
1,742€ Per personFull boat
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The coordinator: Germaine, 38 years old

The Royal Ocean Racing Club’s Caribbean 600 is one of the great ‘600 mile’ ocean race challenges.
The race annually attracts a great range of yachts from the latest IRC designs to big classics and schooners, and has grown up to become a ‘must do’ offshore classic.


Its tropical setting might make it more inviting but the Caribbean 600 does not lack its set of challenges with one of the most interesting offshore courses to be found anywhere on the world. This 600 nautical mile race circumnavigates 11 Caribbean Islands starting from English Harbour, Antigua and then heads north as far as St Martin and south to Guadeloupe taking in Barbuda, Nevis, St Kitts, Saba and St Barth’s. This is not one for the fainted hearted.


There are four days training prior to the race included. This time will allow you to get to know your team mates at boat train to give you the best chances to win the race!


We're looking for people with some sailing experience, though we are happy to talk with anyone with a competitive sense of fun and adventure as we believe we'll be able to teach you the ropes, so to speak!

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Activity dedicated to
  • Regatta
  • Boat charter with skipper
  • Boat charter
  • Sailboat charter
Plan
Please note the race schedule might be subject to change from the race organisers. We will keep you up to date and inform you about the final arrangements on the day of arrival.

Day 1- Arrival in Antigua and welcome on Escapado at Nelson’s Dockyard Marina, located at English Harbour. Meet your skipper and team mates at 10:00. you will be getting to know your team mates are you get the boat ready.

Day 2- After breakfast you will continue to get the boat and the crew ready for the race and commence with the first training day to make a crew out of all passengers.

Day 3- The third training day will be followed at 18:30 by the Welcome Party at the Antigua Yacht Club with live music, DJ, food and a bar.

Day 4- The third training day will be followed at 18:30 by the Welcome Party at the Antigua Yacht Club with live music, DJ, food and a bar.

Day 5- 10.50: first warning signal and race start. The start line is taken from Fort Charlotte and the race will get you past 11 Caribbean Islands.

Day 6/8- Typically, and dependent on the weather, it takes about 4 days to get around the course. With a watch system, you will get more experience of what it means to participate in a race and get to see some of the most beautiful sunrises, sunsets and star filled night skys while sharing the excitement and the sense of achievement with your crew members when finally crossing that finish line.

Day 9- Celebrate your efforts with your crew and the other participants with some English Harbour Rum at the Antigua Yacht Club while celebrating the Prize giving and enjoying the final party.
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Included in the price
  • Final cleaning
  • Costs of mooring and anchoring
  • Meals on board
  • Professional skipper
  • Gas
  • Moorings
Not included in the price
  • Food and drink on land
  • Airport transfer
  • Travel to the boat
  • Food off the boat
  • Parking
  • Flights
Additional information
Full Joining instructions will be issued upon booking but until then please feel free to ask any questions you may have

Complet list of what is included in the price: Race Entry, Yacht Charter, Accommodation on board (shared cabins), Meals at sea (self service), Certified Professional Skipper, Basic Training, Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water), Mooring Fees, Insurance for the yacht, Lifejacket, Personal locating beacon,

Complete list of what is NOT included in the priceAirfares, Meals offboard, Transfers airport-marina-airport, Shore based accommodation, Wet gear, Personal insurance (we recommend Topsail).
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Itinerary
English Harbour, Antigua and Bar
The waters and islands of the Caribbean Sea
Crew members
Check out the crew members on each trip
Meet Germaine, the coordinator
38 years old · From London, UK
As an RYA Instructor Germaine enjoys passing on his experience to others and finding ways of sharing his passion for this sport with as many people as possible. This is what inspired him to create a not for profit organisation that gives people the opportunities that normally allude them. An excellent problem solver
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