This cruise in company from Plymouth to the Algarve is a great way to head south, whether to the Med or onwards to the Canaries and an Atlantic crossing.

fun and relaxed, it offers safety when crossing the Bay of Biscay and
convenience during the day-long hops down Portugal’s fascinating coast.

Date: 4-27 June, 2006.




Yachting Monthly /RYA Cross-Channel Cruise

you’re short of experience or just like sailing in company, this event
is a great way to get across the Channel as part of a structured
cruise. An RYA lead boat is at hand with help and advice and there’s
always fun to be had ashore with stops in France and the Channel

Provisional dates for 2006 are as follows:

Sunday             25th June        Arrive at Poole Quay Boat Haven during the afternoon

                                             Evening: Welcome reception & briefings

Monday            26th June        Sail to Cherbourg

Tuesday           27th June        Free day in Cherbourg

Wednesday      28th June        Sail from Cherbourg to Guernsey

Thursday          29th June        Free day in Guernsey

Friday               30th June        Sail from Guernsey to Alderney

                                             Evening BBQ Alderney Sailing Club

Saturday           1st July           Disperse from Alderney or return to the UK in company with the

                                             lead boat (which is most likely to be returning to Portsmouth)





Yachting Monthly Biscay Triangle 2006

Yachting Monthly Biscay Triangle is an annual 3-week cruising rally for
yachtsmen wishing to experience a long-range cruise in company. The
Rally provides camaraderie and professional support and will benefit
both experienced long-distance cruising yachtsmen and those wishing to
extend their sailing experience in a fully-supported, club-style
cruising event.

The departure and return are made
at Torquay, where a warm reception is always assured by the Royal
Torbay Yacht Club. At the end of a 500-mile passage to La Coruña in
North-West Spain, the club-style ethos of the event is underlined by
our rally hosts at the Real Club Nautico of La Coruña and at the
Société Nautique at La Trinité in South Brittany. The Yachting Monthly
Biscay Triangle commences in late July and lasts 3 weeks, providing
sufficient time for joining in Torquay and for returning home after the


Full details, including the programme,
will be forwarded in response to applications.