Sailing in the Solent - 8th July Weekend 2011

We are running a Sailing in the Solent weekend sail in June! This should be a good weekend as it starts to warm up in June and the evenings are beginning to draw out.

Important: To join this trip and get onto the Yes list, please fill out our booking form  to make sure that we have all the details we need and then call us on 023 8045 7110 to make your payment and confirm your place. 

For those who have never sailed before this is a great opportunity to get out on a boat and learn about everything. The skipper will be able to walk you through all the different aspects of the boat. Including navigation, helming, sails, triming...

Who should come?
No experience required to come but if you are thinking about or planning to do any qualifications this is a good chance to make sure you've covered everything you need to.

- *Weather dependant
5.30pm - Meet by the ticket machines in front of WH Smiths
7.30pm - Drop bags on boat
9pm - Dinner & drinks

8.30am - Morning briefing
Daytime - Sailing, dependant on crew and conditions, we'll try and do as many miles as reasonable,
7pm - Dinner

Daytime - Sailing
4pm - Return to Hamble
~6pm - Train to London

Meeting Places
Friday 5.30pm @ ticket machines & office by WH Smiths Waterloo station
Friday 7pm - At Hamble Point Marina SO31 4JD or ketch rigger restaurant

£235/each for boat based on 6 + RYA Instructor sharing a 37ft boat payable direct to charter company. 

Includes, berthing, food, fuel...
Payment confirms your place - call 023 8045 7110

We need some details
Please fill out our booking form to make sure that we have all the details we need in advance, and then call us on 023 8045 7110 to pay and confirm your place.

Booking/Details form:

Train to Southampton from Waterloo on Friday, those running late can take later trains. To help organise 4 for 2 Groupsave tickets please put in your details here:

Please let us know of any dietary requirements on the booking form.
Breakfast food on board: Cereals, toast, croissants, egg and bacon...
Lunch food: Sausage rolls, ham, cheese, quiche, salad, bread...
Dinner: Tbd
*Please bring any additional food, snacks, alcohol eg. bottle of wine or 6 pack of beer.

Things to bring
-Gloves, Hat
-Windproof jacket
-Sleeping bag
-A soft bag, No suitcases (nowhere to put them and they damage the boat..)
-Two layer sports trousers are quite good jeans tend to be bad if it's wet and can be v.uncomfotable
-Non-marking trainers &/Or sailing boots if you have them
*If it turns out to be wet weather you'll be able to rent waterproofs/oillies from the charter company

Just to fill in any of the uninitiated, typically yachts are considered to have 4 rooms, three of these rooms are actual rooms and the fourth is the main cabin where the table usually lowers and turns into a bed or two bunks on either side

It's worth noting that you might have to share with a guy/girl, if this is a problem please let us know in advance and we'll do our best to accommodate you.

See you soon, Thanks, Duncan