Adventure Sailing

Whether your just starting your life as a yachtsman, trying your hand at sailing further afield for the first time or need more miles and experience logged for you RYA qualification, join Viking Blue on one of our adventure sails.

Mileage & Experience Builders

Viking Blue was designed, built and equipped for long range passages and in 2020 will be exclusively engaged in lengthy cruises around the UK, Spanish & Portuguese coasts.
The first of our adventure sails will take place in  May and June and we are looking for early indications of interest from those who have previously sailed with us and those seeking new horizons in 2020.

Extended mile building trips to the Channel Islands

We have single berths for the following two passages available:

3 - 10 August: Ipswich to St Peter Port,Guernsey – Likely ports of call are: Dover, Eastbourne, Southampton, Weymouth and Cherbourg*

24 - 31 August: St Helier Jersey to Ipswich – Likely ports of call are: Cherbourg, Weymouth, Portsmouth, Brighton and Ramsgate*  

*Please note that all planning is subject to wind and tide but each leg will include a night passage and a number of stops ashore over the 7 days which allows some contingency for adverse or unfavourable weather.

Berths are offered at £745 each based on 6 persons sharing accommodation with all fuel, food and beverages taken aboard, wet weather gear and marina fees included.

Flights to and from Guernsey and Jersey from many local and regional airports (Stansted, Southend & Gatwick ) are available along with train and ferry connections.

So if you think you’re up to the challenge, give Lee a call on 01394 421209 or email info@vikingmariners.co.uk and we will be happy to discuss this exciting opportunity with you in greater detail.

Mileage building from Alicante

We can offer both 3 and 5 day mileage building trips. These cover between 200 and 400 nautical miles with a mixture of night and day sailing and practical navigation and seamanship exercises. Prices range from only £395pp.

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Scheduled dates for 2020

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If you don't see the dates you are looking for, please contact us as we will try to be flexible to accommodate you.

Your vessel - Viking Blue

A fast Blue Water sailing yacht measuring 52ft overall with fully battened main, 150% cruising Genoa along with cutter rig options via stay and cruising chute.  Viking Blue is the only boat of its class and size on the East Coast coded by the Maritime and Coast Guard Agency (MCA) for up to 10 passengers and two commercial endorsed Yachtmaster crew. She is fully insured for commercial use and boasts an extremely high level specification for long range fast sailing with additional water and fuel capacity, full B&G instrumentation, plotters, generator, water maker function and extensive galley.

Mileage Building: The Best Way to Experience Sailing

Whether you’re learning to sail for fun, an intermediate looking to build confidence for trips on your own yacht, or you are working towards an RYA qualification, a mileage building trip with Viking Mariners will help you gain the practical knowledge and experience you need. Not only that, but it’s a real adventure!