Sail Across the Atlantic Ocean in 2015
Original post: Another World Adventures
There are few trips more inspiring for a bucket list then a trip to sail across the Atlantic Ocean. It’s the stuff DREAMS are made of.
Become a real sailor, standing watches, climbing the rigging and turning the wheel during a voyage on board a classic tall ship or call time, trim hard and watch for kelp as crew on board award winning racing yachts or as a sailor-cum-scientist on an all-female crew researching toxins and health as they across the Atlantic Ocean.
Whether you’re an experienced sailor or a complete novice, there are hands-on transatlantic voyage options in 2015 that will ‘sSail Across the Atlantic Ocean hiver ya timbers’.
Experience not necessary, passion for adventure a must.
These hands on experiences are perfect for adventurous spirits looking for a unique and unusual trip, or a weird and wacky way to get from A to B. Whether you choose a racing yacht or a tall ship ocean adventure you’ll be part of a crew of other like-minded people fom all walks of life achieving a life dream.
Previous experience isn’t necessary (except for the yacht races) but passion for adventure and a willingness to get stuck in is essential. On the tall ship voyages you’ll be taught everything you need to know on the go. On board everyone is welcome to set sails, assist with manoeuvres, take the helm, navigation, furling the sails on the yards, weather observations, and much more. The permanent crew will give lectures and instruct you during the voyage in steering, navigation and line handling.This makes it great for those wanting to experience a sailing adventure without hours or costs of classroom learning, and on board a vessel that’s bigger than a small ocean sailing yacht.
Races: There epic ARC rally sets off from the Canary Islands, Europe to St Lucia, Caribbean again in November – you’ll need experience to take part and it’s an event you’ll never forget
Science at Sea: The second all-female crew will set sail from Ivory Coast, West Africa and sail to Brazil via Ascension Island in a bid to raise awareness and research around the health of our oceans and bodies.** this is now fully booked but let us know if you’re interested in 2016
Tall Ship Experiences:
East to West: October 2015 sail from Tenerife, Canary Islands to Salvador in Brazil via Cape Verde Islands on an incredible 28 day voyage to South America where you are the crew – experience not necessary but passion for adventure is a must
A Double Crossing: October 2015 – April 2016 on two 3 month voyages from Canada to Europe and back again via… Nova Scotia, Canada to Canary Islands in Spain via Azores, Cadiz, Gibraltar & Essaouira, Morocco before setting off on the second voyage leg visiting Dakar in Senegal, Portugal’s Cape Verde Islands, Barbados, Grenada, Carriacou, The Grenadines, Bequia, Martinique, Dominica, Les Isles des Saintes, Antigua, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Bermuda to Lunenberg, Nova Scotia in Canada. A six month adventure for real ocean wanderers.
Cape to Cape: From South America to Southern Africa on an southern Atlantic adventure via Cape Horn & Antarctica and St Georgia. A 55 Day rip-roaring experience that includes land exploration in Antarctica and sailing on some of the planet’s most famous seas.
These inspiring journeys are perfect for adventure honeymoons, career breaks and retirement escapes and the voyages are an extremely sociable option for solo travellers.
If 2015 is a year of adventure then sailing across the Atlantic Ocean has got to be a good place to start. Crossing between two continents whichever route you take is an epic voyage of discovery. On the transatlantic crossings in 2015/16 YOU are the crew.
Have a look at the options and get in touch for more details. Berths fill up very quickly, as much as a year in advance for double cabins so don’t delay. We can hold a cabin for 2 weeks no obligation on many of the routes while you make up your mind and get organised. Also, there are no upper age limits – all that is required is that you are fit and healthy and a doctors note may be requested with your booking.