One - Saturday
Arrive in Fat Hogs Bay on Tortola by 5:00 PM. in time to stow your gear and meet
fellow sailors. We'll do a safety walk through, orientation and chart review.
Then enjoy a cocktail hour as captains and crew get acquainted. Dinner on your
own at a local restaurant. You will spend the night aboard. The next morning we
are ready to set sail for your sailing week of adventure!
Day Two - Sunday
Today you will acclamate yourself to life at sea, cover basic sailing terms, parts
and maneuvers. Lunch and snorkel at the "Dogs" then onto our overnight
anchorage at Marina Cay. Dinner at Donovan's Reef or Marina Cay.
Day Three - Monday
This is our heavy weather and reefing day. We will practice "heave-to",
reefing and build on our skills from the previous day. We sail for Virgin Gorda
Sound. Overnight in North Sound.
Day Four - Tuesday
Learn the rudiments of Coastal Navigation as we sail early for the beautiful reef
island of Anegada. Today will test your navigation skills. Here you will experience
this undeveloped reef island that is famous for shell fish and monster lobsters.
Explore miles of secluded beach for a 1/2 day and evening on your own.
Day Five - Wednesday
As crew you will put your newly acquired skills to work to navigate and sail the
yacht back to the gorgeous island of Virgin Gorda for an afternoon of snorkeling
at the famous "Baths". Overnight at Spanish Town or Cooper Island.
Day Six - Thursday
Bring all your skills together day for a fun day of sailing adventure. We will
also complete our day with man-overboard maneuvers as well as other safety maneuvers
at sea. Overnight at Cooper Island or Peter Island.
Day Seven - Friday
An early morning sail back to home port will be the finale to the trip. Arriving
at Fat Hogs Bay by 10:00 am gives you time for some duty free shopping before
arriving home happy, tanned and ready for your next sailing adventure! Bon Voyage!