Britain’s Great
Boating Festival14-23 September 2018

Global Challenge Sailing Experience

Enjoy an exhilarating experience on board a 72ft round the world Ocean Race Yacht at Show!

Ever wondered what life aboard an offshore race yacht is really like? Now you can enjoy the thrill of taking the helm, hoist and trim the sail or grind the winches all as part of a 12 strong team.

This is a real hands-on opportunity to get actively involved in all aspects of sailing this exciting yacht under the guidance of our professional crew and is ideal for novice and experienced sailors alike.Around the Island Race

Experience includes:
  • 90 minute sailing aboard the Global Challenge Sailing yacht
  • Safety briefing about the yacht
  • Use of all necessary equipment excluding waterproofs - bring your own!
  • Entry ticket included for the Southampton Boat Show

Tickets from only £60* - Buy here
There are four sailing times each day of the Show:
  • 10.30am - 12pm
  • 12.30pm - 2pm
  • 2.30pm - 4pm
  • 4.30pm - 6pm

Please note:
Due to adverse weather conditions there is a strong possibility that some of the on-water activities may be suspended at certain times during the day. For the latest information and updates please ask at the relevant attraction or booking point. Terms & Conditions

Please note: Under 12's cannot take part and 12-17 year olds must be accompanied by an adult. It is also not recommended for pregnant women. Terms & Conditions

Click here to find out more about the Tall Ships Youth Trust who run the Global Challenge Sailing Experience >

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