Course:
Yacht Charter & Holidays
 
Price:
Dependent on requirements - minimum £1200 per week
 
Number of people:
Maximum of 6
 
Duration:
Determined by client
 
Location:
Determined by client
 
Description:
At First Echelon Sailing let us help you turn your dreams into reality. We can assist in expediting your sailing charter/ holiday to any location you image. First Echelon Sailing can take the stress out of the planning; name the location and ring the crew and we will handle the rest. From a weekend sails across the channel to France or racing a classic 12 metre yacht in Newport, Rhode Island to crossing the artic circle in Norway.

Whether a corporate team building weekend, a family & friends week out or a school's outward bound trip, we can create that once in a life time memory for you!

 
Rough schedule:
Determined by client
 
Dates:
Contact us for an appointment
 
Additional information:
All charters skippered by First Echelon instructors are RYA Yachtmaster Instructors
 
Contact:
Email us at info@firstechelonsailing.org, or call us at 07770522752.

 Day Skipper Theory dates: £375. All included.

  • Starting on Tuesday 4th September - Tuesday 30th October 2018
  • Starting on Thursday 6th September - Thursday 1st November 2018
  • Starting on Tuesday 8th January - 5th of March 2019
  • Starting on Tuesday 12th March - 14th May 2019
  • Weekend courses can be arranged for groups of 5 - 10 people

Channel hop dates: @ £325

  • Hon Fleur: Starting on the 26th July - 29th July 2018                                                                                                                                  
  • Hon Fleur: starting on the 2nd of August - 5th August 2018
  • Cherbourg: TBA
  • Cherbourg & Hon Fleur: Dates can be arranged through contacting us at info@firstechelonsailing.org.
  • St. Malo to Gosport : departing St. Malo on Monday the 16th July - Arriving Gosport on Sunday the 22nd July.  Cost £575. 
  • Channel Islands: Dates can be arranged through contacting us at info@firstechelonsailing.org. and are available from July and August. £375 (3 days) £575 (5 Days) 10% discount for 3 or more persons.

Cowes, Isle of Wight: @ £250

  •  2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 June 2018
  •  21-22, 28-29 July 2018
  • 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 August 2018
  • 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23 September 2018
  • Dates for October and November can be arranged by contact: info@firstechelonsailing.org  

Round the Island Race 2019 dates: @ £675  - 5 places available

  • Starting on the 22nd of June 2019 (Saturday), ending on the 23rd June 2019 (Sunday).
  • Starting on Saturday the 29th of June 2019 (Saturday), ending on the 30th of June 2019 (Sunday).
  • We meet on Friday evening on both weekeds.

RORC Fastnet race 2019 dates: @ £2650 (Individual races are available for £320.)

Dates are based on the RORC official 2019 race programme.

  • Training Weekend One: Dates TBA.
  • RORC Cervantes Trophy Race: TBA
  • RORC Morgan Cup: TBA
  • RORC Cowes to St. Malo Race: TBA
  • Training Weekend Two: Dates TBA.
  • RORC Channel Race: TBA
  • Fastnet Prep Day: Saturday before the race.
  • RORC Fastnet Race: 
  • RORC Cherbourg Race: 

 

Course:
Channel hops
 
Price:
£250 for 2 days
£325 for 3 days
£495 for 5 days
£575 for 7 days
 
Number of people:
Maximum of 6
 
Duration:
2, 3, 5 or 7 days
 
Location:
For a 2 day crossing expect to go to Cherbourg
For a 3 day crossing expect to go to Alderney or Hon Fleur
For a 5 or 7 day crossing expect to go to the Channel Islands or West Coast
 
Description:

Crossing the English Channel by yacht on one of our ‘Channel Hops’ is an unforgettable experience! Obtain that all important mile-building for your RYA yachting logbook, build valuable day and night sailing experience, make foreign landfalls… and of course… sample the rich delights of the culture, cuisine and wine!

You will have the opportunity to take part in navigation and pilotage and thoroughly test your knowledge and sailing skills – as well as having fun! You can take responsibility as the Skipper for your log book miles, passage plan and run the boat with the reassurance that our professional Skipper is on hand at all times to oversee and aid when required. Everyone will take part in the watch system and running of the boat as active members of the crew.

 
Rough schedule:
Schedule depending on weather
 
Dates:
Visit the dates page hereIf you have a special date in mind not scheduled, please feel free to contact us for a chat.
 
Additional information:
N/A
 
Contact:
Email us at info@firstechelonsailing.org, or call us at 07770522752.

 

Course:
Day Taster Session
 
Price:
£95 per person
 
Number of people:
Maximum of 10
 
Duration:
One day
 
Location:
The Solent
 
Description:
Come aboard! Sail away with us for a day, and experience the perfect balance of adventure and relaxation aboard our forty foot off shore racer. There is nothing like it! All you need is your towel! Swim, snorkel, sun or just relax as you sail the Solent in the unparalleled spaciousness of your own private yacht! There is no need to lift a finger; our warm, friendly, professional crew will pamper and entertain you. After all, it is your day! Call us to make a reservation for what will be the highlight of your week!
 
Rough schedule:
Determined by client
 
Dates:
Contact us for an appointment
 
Additional information:
Price includes all beverages while on board and a bottle of bubbly on return
 
Contact:
Email us at info@firstechelonsailing.org, or call us at 07770522752.