sail the atlantic on this yacht with rubicon 3

CHOOSE AN OPTION:

  • Leg 1: USA to Azores  March 29 - April 26 2019                £2,999
  • Leg 2: Azores to UK April 27 - May 12 2019                       £1,999
  • Full crossing: USA to UK March 29 - May 12 2019            £2,999

 If you join for leg 1, the second leg is free if you wish to stay on

(For 2020 dates click here)

Sail the Atlantic Ocean from USA to England

Get ready for over 3000nm sailing across the ocean as we head from the Florida Keys in the USA to the south coast of England. En route, we will stop at the Bahamas, Bermuda and the Azores. This truly is a magical challenge. You will be on a 60' ocean going yacht and learning to live on the open ocean, where time seems to disappear, replaced by awesome sunsets, whales and long, slow Atlantic rollers. The weather will vary from light and variable winds to  stronger weather, where the sails will be reefed and the yacht will be surging through the waves. All the time you will be under the expert guidance of our instructors, ensuring you are superbly trained and always  encouraged to be fully involved.

 

We're navigating using just the Sun, Moon, stars and planets - and we'll teach you how!

There are few things quite as spectacular as finding one's position using just the Sun and stars. Included in the trip price is a free two day course in celestial navigation, where we will teach you this incredible art. We will then sail without the use of GPS, and not only will you have sailed the Atlantic Ocean, but you will have done so navigating only via the sun, moon, planets and stars!

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Join for the full crossing or a half crossing

Crew can join for leg 1 from the USA to the Azores, for leg 2 from the Azores to England, or for the full crossing. If you join for leg 1, the second leg is free.

Come and sail the Atlantic Ocean!

 

Sail across the Atlantic Ocean - route map

Ready to join the crew?

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+44 (0)20 3086 7245

Key Information

  • No previous experience of celestial navigation required.
  • All crew will be fully involved in the sailing, navigation and general running of the yacht.
  • Join for leg 1, leg 2 or full crossing

What's included

  • Expert instruction in celestial navigation
  • All food and accommodation aboard
  • Foul weather and safety equipment
  • Expert sailing instruction from the skipper and mate (we encourage you to be fully involved)

What's not included

  • Flights to or from start and end points
  • Travel insurance
Sailing the atlantic - images from the sea

Booking summary

  • Total Cost:
  • L1 - £2,999 L2 - £2098
  • The second leg is free with leg 1 for those who wish to continue
  • Deposit to pay now: £600

(Balance due 60 days prior to departure)

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Celestial navigation course - included for free

Celestial navigation is part theory and part art. The expert instructors from Rubicon 3 will spend the first two days giving you intensive training prior to your departure from Key West, USA. Once underway, you will be able to use the sextant every day and the skipper and mate will be on hand to give you on going guidance. No prior knowledge of celestial navigation is required.

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Want to sail the Atlantic in 2020? We're already taking bookings

 

Dates:

Leg 1: Miami / Florida Keys to the Azores: April 02 - 30 2020

Leg 2: Azores to England, UK: May 01 - 16 2020

 

Price:

Leg 1: £3,499

Leg 2: £2,099

Full crossing (Legs 1 & 2): £4,199

Book 2020 now

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The smoking of any form of tobacco is forbidden on board or on the dock next to the boat. We also very strongly discourage the smoking of any tobacco at any time between the start and end date as the smell comes on-board into confined living space. The use of e-cigarettes is fine.

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If you are interested in working with Rubicon 3 please go to the recruitment page.

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The Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust Limited (ABTOT) provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for WZ Lmited t/a Rubicon 3, and in the event of their insolvency, protection is provided for the following: 1. non-flight packages and 2. flight inclusive packages that commence outside of the EU, which are sold to customers outside of the EU. ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if you are abroad.  Please note that bookings made outside the EU are only protected by ABTOT when purchased directly with Rubicon 3. In the unlikely event that you require assistance whilst abroad due to our financial failure, please call our 24/7 helpline on 01702 811397 and advise you are a customer of an ABTOT protected travel company. You can access The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 here.

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sail the atlantic on this yacht with rubicon 3

Sail across the Atlantic Ocean - route map
Sailing the atlantic - images from the sea
Rubicon 3: WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT
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No smoking sign
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Rubicon 3: WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo City AM newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo

Rubicon 3: WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo

Rubicon 3: WHAT ELSE TO EXPECT
Guardian newspaper logo Yachting monthly magazine logo Daily mail newspaper logo Yachting world magazine logo Financial times newspaper logo Sailing today magazine logo
No smoking sign
ABTOT logo RYA traiinng centre logo