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Crew aboard Ocean Scout after competing in a Tall Ships RaceAdventures Offshore offers a wide range of sailing opportunities each season, ranging from evening taster sessions to 7 day-plus international voyages and Tall Ships Races. Our sailing season normally extends from April to October, with day sails, weekend voyages & evening taster sails available in the spring and autumn months, and international trips during the summer period.

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The programme shown is our overall plan for the season, but we keep it as flexible as possible and are always willing to discuss alterations to the programme to suit your requirements. Subject to boat and afterguard availability, alternative weekend or weekday cruise dates can be arranged, together with day or evening ‘taster’ sails. For Scout and youth groups, an offshore sailing trip provides a very different experience "under canvas" for a summer camp. And as an RYA Recognised Teaching Establishment, we are able to offer practical sailing courses.

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SAILING PROGRAMME 2017

We will again offer a full sailing programme of throughout the season, April to October. Outside of the summer programme of longer voyages (details below), we will have on offer our usual selection of weekends,  extended Bank Holiday weekend voyages and evening/day taster sails.

NEW FOR 2017 - we have reduced the age limit to 10 years for many voyages in the spring

SUMMER 2017

Following the success of our summer 2016 programme, in 2017 Adventures Offshore will offer a number of voyages during the school holiday period exploring the UK east and south coast, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. We will also be participating in the spectacular Tall Ships Race event, providing the opportunity to visit Baltic nations including Swede, Finalnd, Poland and Lithuania. The outward and return delivery legs for the Tall Ships series will include opportunities to visit the Netherlands, Germany, the Kiel Canal, Denmark and the Frisian Islands.

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FULL SAILING PROGRAMME 2017

All dates and details are subject to change - please contact us for

Dates

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Spring programme

Operating from our home port of Ipswich, we will be offering a range of voyages exploring the Suffolk and Essex coast. Longer trips may venture slightly further. Options available include weekends, extended trips over Bank Holiday weekends and during half term, day sails & evening taster sessions on the east coast

MINIMUM AGE 10 YEARS

Available April-July

1-4 days

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Delivery cruise: North Sea Crossing

Ipswich to Halmstad, Sweden

Starting from Ipswich, cross the North Sea and cruise through the inland waterways of The Netherlands via Amsterdam and the Ijsselmeer, then head up the German Coast and through the Kiel Canal into The Baltic. Visit some of the islands in the Danish archipelago and then sail across to Sweden, finishing in Halmstad for the gathering of the Tall Ships Race fleet.

ADULT VOYAGE. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

20 June-1 July

11 days

Tall Ships Race Event: Race One.

Halmstad, Sweden to Kotka, Finland

Start in Halmstad in Sweden and race to Kotka in Finland. Join in with crew events in both ports.

MINIMUM AGE 15 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

1-14 July

13 days

Tall Ships Race Event: Cruise In Company.

Finnish archipelago - Kotka to Turku

Join the Tall Ships fleet for their cruise in company through the Finnish archipelago starting in Kotka and ending in Turku. Join in with crew events in both ports.

MINIMUM AGE 15 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

14-22 July

8 days

Tall Ships Race Event: Race Two.

Turku, Finland to Klaipeda, Lithuania

Start in Turku in Finland, and race to Klaipeda in Lithuania. Join in with crew events in both ports.

MINIMUM AGE 15 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

22-30 July

8 days

Tall Ships Race Event: Race Three.

Klaipeda, Lithuania to Szczecin, Poland and then onward sail to Kiel, Germany

Start the race in Klaipeda, Lithuania, and race to Szczecin in Poland. Join the crew events in both ports including the end of race fireworks and party. Leave Szczecin after the party and sail to Kiel in Germany.

MINIMUM AGE 15 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

30 July-11 August

12 days

Delivery cruise: Frisian Isles Explorer

Kiel, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Join the boat in Keil, Germany and sail down the German and Dutch Frisian Island Coast, explore the inland waterways of the Netherlands and finish in the centre of Amsterdam.

MINIMUM AGE 15 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

11-19 August

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East Coast and Thames Explorer

Ipswich to St Katherine Dock, London

Sail down the East Coast from Ipswich, visiting rivers and ports in Essex and Kent before heading up the River Thames to Tower Bridge, and mooring up in the centre of London.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS.

22-29 July

7 days

French Explorer

St Katherine Dock, London to Ipswich

Starting next to Tower Bridge in London, make your way down the River Thames and head across the channel to visit ports in France before crossing the North Sea and heading back to our home port of Ipswich.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

29 July-5 August

7 days

Belgian Explorer

Ipswich to Ipswich

Sail from Ipswich across the North Sea to visit ports along the Belgian Coast before returning across the North Sea to Ipswich.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

5-12 August

7 days

Delivery cruise: North Sea Crossing

Ipswich to Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sail from Ipswich across the North Sea to visit ports in the inland waterways of The Netherlands before ending up moored in the centre of Amsterdam.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

12-19 August

7 days

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Delivery cruise: Dutch Explorer

Amsterdam, Netherlands to Ipswich

Join the boat in Keil, Germany and sail down the German and Dutch Frisian Island Coast, explore the inland waterways of the Netherlands and finish in the centre of Amsterdam.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

19-26 August

7 days

North Sea & East Coast Explorer

Ipswich to Ipswich

Starting in our home port of Ipswich, you could explore the ports and rivers along the East Coast of England, or cross the North Sea to visit Belgium before returning at the end of the week to Ipswich.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS. PASSPORT REQUIRED.

26 August-2 September

7 days

Autumn programme

Operating from our home port of Ipswich, we will be offering day sails and weekend voyages exploring the Suffolk and Essex rivers and coast.

MINIMUM AGE 14 YEARS

Available September-October

1-2 days

Tall Ships in Stavanger, Norway
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