Start: 17 March 2018 Santiago de Cuba
End: 30 March 2018 Havana
14 days Trip rating: Intrepid
See Cuba from a totally unique angle as we continue the cruise along the south and western shores of this unique country. Idyllic sandy islands lie along the start of the route, with some of the clearest waters in the Caribbean. As we head west we reach Cuba’s ‘bread basket’: rich agricultural lands peppered with traditional farming communities. Sail into Havana to end the trip: enough said!
Cuba – Miami
Start: April 2 2018 Havana
End: April 11 April 2018 Miami
Start off in Havana and learn the ropes whilst island hopping behind the second longest coral barrier reef in the world: the Jardines del Rey. An overnight sail to the Florida Keys gives a taste of watch systems and offshore sailing, and another dose of sun, sea and sandy white beaches. Celebrate the end of the trip in Miami style. An enormously fun trip with two totally different places.
East Coast of America: Leg 1 Miami – Charleston
Start: April 16 2018 Miami
End: April 29 2018 Charleston
Sail along the Florida coast, past the famous Cape Canaveral and Daytona Beach, before heading up in to the beautiful wilds of Georgia’s inland waterways. Explore the historic towns of Savannah and Charleston. A great mixture of offshore passage-making and intricate inshore navigation allows you to make huge gains in your seamanship on this really special route.
East Coast of America: Leg 2 Charleston – New York
Start: May 2 2018 Charleston
Ends: May 15 2018 New York
Explore the lovely inland waterways of Carolina, take on the infamous Cape Hatteras in an epic 3-day voyage around to Chesapeake Bay where we spend some time exploring and training. Fantastic offshore sailing, great opportunities for inshore navigation, and arriving in New York, New York under sail – this route pretty much has it all.
New York – Rhode Island, Passage Making Masterclass
Start: May 19 2018 New York
End: May 27 2018 Newport, Rhode Island
Build valuable skippering skills as we voyage towards the home of American sailing: Newport, Rhode Island. Training in passage planning, pilotage, weather routing and more from two highly qualified instructors.
New England, Marthas Vineyard, Nantucket to Boston
Start: June 4 2018 Newport
End: June 13 2018 Boston
Setting off from the home of American sailing, the places between here and Boston are legendary: Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket, Cape Cod. Beautiful cruising, incredible seafaring heritage, amazing seafood, and sail into one of America’s best-loved cities to end the trip. What better place to develop your sailing skills?
Boston to Nova Scotia
Start: June 16 2018 Boston
End: June 29 2018 Halifax
Halifax to St John, Newfoundland
Start: July 3 2018 Halifax
End: July 15 2018 St John
St John, Newfoundland to Nuuk, Greenland
Start: July 18 2018 St John
End: August 07 2018 Nuuk, Greenland
Nuuk, Greenland to UK
Starts: August 11 Nuuk Greenland
Ends : August 31 stornoway hebrides
Stornoway to Oban
Starts September 5
Ends September 14
Oban to Dublin
september 15 - 23
Dublin to Portsmouth milebuilder
Septmber 25 - October 2
The Rubicon 3 Yachts
These yachts are large, powerful and have amazing ocean-crossing pedigrees. They're also incredibly safe, fun and accessible by anyone. Oriole is new to our fleet in 2017 and will soon be branded with a stunning Rubicon 3 design. Click on the pictures to find out more about each yacht.
Strictly no smoking on board. E-cigs are fine.
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