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2017 sees us continuing to run top quality courses with no hidden extras, we will also run extended courses and cruises so we can visit France, and Channel Islands. We continue to operate RYA courses as part of Lymington Yacht Charters Sea School a well established RYA training centre.

As well as Round the Island racing will include at least 12 races plus the Fastnet. We also have the Caribbean 600 on a Farr 65 and the Sydney Hobart on Helsal 3 a 66 footer.

ID Join Likely Finish Event Price Spaces  
WS292 5 Aug
13 Aug
Fastnet on Wild Spirit £3850 0 Email Wild Spirit

soldoutFastnet team will now be ready to compete for best sea school yacht in this famous race.
last time Irish Offshore sea school beat us but we then beat them in the Volvo Round Ireland race 2016 so its all to play for but friendly rivallry.
WS Spinnaker RIR 2014

Based on previous years there is about 40% chance of a team member having to miss the big race. Priority in filling any space will go to those who have done a race with us before.

Cost fo £3850 is for whole Fastnet campaign package

WS290 16 Aug
26 Aug
Cruise £650 2 Email Wild Spirit

Starts at Plymouth Yacht Haven and finishes in Lymington.
Where we go in betwen depends on the weather and the crew.
We might go out to the Scillies or across to Britanny or the Channel Islands.
We aim to be back into Lymington by early Saturday afternoon so you can travel home before BH rush,
meet is Wednesday evening with meal on board and departure on Thursday morning.

You can do an RYA Competent Crew course on this trip or you can just sail and build miles and experience.

Paul will skipper and Judith, his wife, will be on board plus Pam a Wild Spirit regular who has raced round the World and Graham another experienced regular.

Different format for this one with Kitty for evening meals and drinks; all other costs included in the price.
We will probably have a few meals our as well.

WS291 1 Sep
3 Sep
Race to Cherbourg £225 1 Email Wild Spirit

RORC race to Cherbourg.
The miles count as qualifiers for the Volvo round Ireland Race in 2018.

Likely to be a couple of spare palces for what is normally a cracking race.

Note joining time of 1500 due to evening start.

WS293 8 Sep
10 Sep
JOG Race to Poole plus return race £99 5 Email Wild Spirit

Always a great race weekend. we race from Cowes to Poole by a long route (normally round south of the Island) then a spinnaker rush back on the Sunday morning. Great social scene and last year we picked up some silverware!
Meet Lymington on Friday evening.

I forgot to market this one so special offer of just £99

WS294 10 Sep
17 Sep
RYA 7 day course with cross channel £625 1 Email Wild Spirit

The 7 day RYA format proved popular in 2016
It allows us to cross the channel but still have plenty of time for the syllabus.
The sea is at its warmest about the 21st September, the crowds have gone but everywhere is still open and pleased to see us.

A great holiday and a RYA qualifiaction as well if you want to do one.

If you just want to sail and build the miles then deduct £25 from cost.

Allow for at least 2 meals out on this trip.

WS304 22 Sep
24 Sep
JOG Solent Race weekend £250 3 Email Wild Spirit

Race from Cowes in Solent finishing at Lymingto. Race back to Cowes  on the Sunday then return on tide to Lymington


Rigger Paul is skippering this one as it is skipper Paul’s wedding anniversay and he has remembered this time.


Will be some spaces for non-team members.

WS295 29 Sep
1 Oct
Cherbourg Race £275 1 Email Wild Spirit

The Easter, Weymouth and second Cherbourg race weekends are combined events for our Fastnet and JOG teams We do this so members of the Fastnet and JOG Wild Spirit teams can meet; this is partly a development issue and we will be competing again in the 2018 Volvo Round Ireland Race.

3 places at £275–reduction if you do other races with us.

WS296 14 Oct
19 Oct
5 Day RYA £425 4 Email Wild Spirit

5 day RYA course
The sea is at its warmest about 21st September and this is one of the driest periods of the year.
Everywhere is open but the crowds have gone. A great time of the year to sail.

There are no hidden extras but do allow for one Dinner ashore, though you can stay on board and eat if you wish, we will provide the food.

Join Saturday evening for dinner on board at 2030 finish Thursday afternoon.

Offer of £395 for next 2 bookings