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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  
WS290 16 Aug
26 Aug
Cruise £650 0 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 Brittany 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 out 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.

Three places left for what is normally a cracking race. On special at £99.

Note joining time of 1500 due to evening start.

WS293 8 Sep
10 Sep
JOG Race to Poole plus return race £99 2 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.

One place left at £99 after that it is back up to full price

WS294 10 Sep
17 Sep
RYA 7 day course with cross channel £625 0 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.


WS295 29 Sep
1 Oct
Cherbourg Race £275 4 Email Wild Spirit

Good event for first cross channel race–the sea is at its warmest about 21st September

Cost is only £100 and if you sign up for the Volvo Round Ireland with us next year we will deduct the £100

Friday afternoon meet as race starts about 1800

WS296 14 Oct
19 Oct
5 Day RYA £425 1 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.

Late change in dates so only £425–one place left.

WS309 5 Nov
10 Nov
RYA Comp Crew/ Day Skipper £- 3 Email Wild Spirit

Extra RYA course with 2 bookings already.
Comp Crew and Day Skipper or just build some miles and revise your skills.
We have heating on board and will probably be in a Marina every night.

£395 for next booking and then it goes back to normal price of £425
There are no hidden extras and as well as Oilies we provide LRYA Logbooks for Competent Crew.
We will probably have one or 2 meals out in a Pub but you can stay on board and eat if you wish.

Not sure if you have experience/ theory knowledge needed for Day Skipper–just ask Paul