Easter Sailing Trip to France

This will be an exciting and extended sailing trip from Portsmouth to Brighton, then to Dieppe in France over the Easter weekend returning to Portsmouth having sailed over 200 nautical miles.....

Thursday 24/03/2016:
We will meet at the boat around 1800/1900 do the relevant checks and settle down for dinner and stay overnight on the boat.

Friday 25/03/2016:
An early start will see us leave for Brighton Marina where we will arrive in the afternoon for drinks and dinner

Saturday 26/03/2016:
Another early start will see us cross the Channel to Dieppe arriving in time for dinner in this lovely town and a stroll around this charming City.

Sunday 27/03/2016
A relaxed morning/day followed by our departure from France and return to the UK. This is a long sail, but we will make sure to sample some great French food before casting off.

Monday 28/03/2016: Return to Portsmouth, after a clean up we will return our boat and say our goodbyes, only interrupted by an occasional drink in one of the pubs :-)

You need to have some previous sailing experience of at least 50nm or have sailed with me previously.

Our Boat:
We will charter a 37 foot yacht for 8 people and everyone will get involved in every part of sailing, so you are sure to get time do do every role on board.

What’s included?
The cost of £210/person includes the charter. There will be a small kitty for food and diesel, mooring etc. What is not included? Transport from and to the yacht, food and drink and a security deposit of £50 per person, which will be returned if there is no damage to the yacht – (see below). Personal insurance is recommended but NOT included.

I will email you my account details, so you can pay and secure your place. PLEASE DO NOT USE PAYPAL.

Terms and conditions:
Please read carefully. By joining this trip you accept that you are in good health, a capable swimmer and that you accept that the Skipper has the final decision on activities and the itinerary, with safety of crew and the yacht in mind. This means that depending on wind and weather the trip may have to be changed or cancelled. If the trip is cancelled you will receive a refund. This is a shared costs venture, so there is no commercial liability or public liability on the part of the Skipper or on the part of any crew member. You take part at your own risk and if you wish to have insurance cover it is your responsibility to arrange it. By joining this trip you accept shared responsibility for the yacht, and you will need to provide a damage deposit of £50 in cash on the day. Please don't let this put you off, as the damage deposit will not be touched except in the unlikely event that we damage the yacht or its fittings. Any damage cost charged will be equally shared among the attendees regardless of the cause.

The Meetup ® event host is an occasional event-host and not a professional organiser (as such term is defined under The Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992); accordingly this event shall not be construed as a “package tour” or "package holiday".

If the trip has to be cancelled due to insufficient people or cancellation by the charter company you will be refunded in full . This trip may also be advertised on other sailing meetup groups, so some crew members may be from those.