Join us for a 7 day, Cross-channel cruise to Belgian & French ports. Watch the Fastnet race start!

Start 1800hrs. 28th July at  Woolverstone Marina. IP91AS
Finish 1600hrs.  Sunday 4th August at Ocean Village Southampton.

  • Visit France and Belgian ports before returning to the UK
  • Sail overnight and enjoy the peace and a view of the stars with no light pollution!
  • Day sailing along the coast, with time for exploring the old towns, local cuisine and fine wines
  • Experience a channel crossing over the Dover straits
  • Spectate the start of the Fastnet race
  • Sail Training if required

Join us on the Sunday evening at Woolverstone marina . Meet the crew and prepare to depart in the morning. Settle into the running of the boat and enjoy some extended cross channel & coastal sailing to both Belgium and France. Finish on the South coast Solent to watch the start of the Fastnet race. 

Cross Channel Milebuilder Sailing Event Information

Join us on the eve of Sunday the 28th July at Woolverstone marina.  Meet the crew and make preparations to depart.  Settle into the running of the boat and enjoy some cross channel and coastal cruising on this sailing experience finishing in the Solent on the South coast UK. Watch the sunset over the UK and experience the exhilaration of night sailing. Watch and sail alongside the Fastnet race fleet as they start! 

Enjoy some relaxation time in both Belgian and French ports. Sample the local cuisine (and wine of course).  The anticipated itinerary includes Ostende, Niewport, Calais and/or Boulogne, Portsmouth, Cowes Lymington and Southampton. 

Our final destination will be Ocean Village, Southampton for your onward travel home. 

7 Day Cross-channel cruise to France

Booking Code: FS1832D
Duration: 7 days
Starting: Woolverstone Marina Ipswich IP9 1AS.  Arrive aboard 6pm Sunday 28th July
Finishing:  Ocean Village Marina, Southampton. 4pm. Sunday 4th August 
Price: £560 per person
Single Cabin: Add 50% to cost.
Discount: 2 or more booking save 10% - Use coupon "FASTNET19"

Important Information

Sailing experience: None required on this cruise.
Meals: All aboard are included. Meals ashore at own expense.
Passports: please bring a current Passport for trips including travel to other European countries.
Visas: please check you have the required passport and visas for the trip. Generally, people with non-UK passports, travelling from the UK, will need a Schengen Visa for travel to Europe.
Insurance: We recommend that you take out insurance with a reputable insurer at the time of booking.
Logistics: Where start and finish destinations differ, please call to discuss, as we will have considered the practicalities of the outward & return travel.
Terms & Conditions: Are vailable on our web site.
Note: Only one discount/offer per booking.



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