Itinerary 2022

In 2022 Skyline Sailing will offer sail training, exploration and discovery trips in exciting places along the English Channel such as The Solent, The Channel Islands, Normandy, Brittany and even London. Eventual a trip to Galicia or Ireland could be planned, depending on how the pandemic situation is at the moment. You can choose your leg to learn, to discover and even to relax and enjoy the scenery! All this on the very comfortable Hallberg-Rassy 43 i dolci.
Skyline sailing is a by the Belgian government recognized “Testcentre” CSC 023 for the examination or permanent evaluation for the certificates of “Algemeen stuurbrevet”, “Yachtman” and “Radar”.

Discovery !

Below are the links to the planned TOURS in the SAILING PROGRAM 2022

(click on the titles or on the photos)

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Frontfoto trip to London 2021

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You just want to taste ? A short excursion or a daytrip “afloat” ? Book and join us at the VYN in Nieuwpoort or wherever we might be moored.

Daytrips from Nieuwpoort (Be)

We welcome you on i dolci and let you enjoy a time afloat. You will be introduced to the life onboard and we will immerse you in this fascinating world, away from the coast !
The program will be determined together, depending on your experience, the tide, wind, waves and your whishes !
Duinkerke or Oostende ? Looking at the “big brothers” in the Traffic Lanes ? Or tacking along the coast ? It all is possible from April until half October.

Prices :
Short trip (3 hrs), max 5 pers. : € 445 (€ 525 in July and August)/group
Daytrip (10.00 – 17.00 h), max 5 pers. : € 645 (€ 765 in July and August)/group

We provide food and beverage for underway during the daytrips. Consumption of alcohol before or while underway is out of the question, although we offer and enjoy a drink when safely moored, and this for both short trips and daytrips.

Contact us when you want to look for a date to enjoy a trip on i dolci in family or with friends.“contact us”.

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Leg 1: Nieuwpoort (Be) – Solent, Portsmouth (UK)

A milebuilder; active cruising and gaining expertise !
We leave the continent, cross the English Channel and its busy “Traffic Lanes” and set sail to The Solent.
The Solent is the strait between the English mainland and the Isle of Wight where you find charming places as Cowes, Beaulieu River, Lymington…
We end the leg at Portsmouth with excellent transport connections. A night sail can be necessary !

Guests who want to achieve the Belgian certificate of “yachtman” can do so during this leg on base of “continuous evaluation”. Suitable experience and theoretic knowledge are basic requirements.
The program of “yachtman” is similar to the RYA Yachtmaster offshore.

Date : 21/05/22 – 28/05/22, distance +/- 200 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): € 4.025 /2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

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Leg 2: Solent, Portsmouth – Cherbourg (Fr)

We set sail from Portsmouth to Cherbourg and combine mile-building, navigational skills , and exploration of (a part of) The Channel Islands archipelago or The Solent.
A well-thought-out pilotage will lead us to the nice marinas, moorings or remote anchorages. We end the leg in Cherbourg.

Date : 29/05/22 – 05/06/22, distance +/- 150 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): € 4.025 /2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

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Leg 3 : Cherbourg (Fr) – Cherbourg (Fr)

Cherbourg lies in the centre to explore the beautiful Channel Islands and the Normandy and Brittany coasts.
Depending on weather and tides, we plan where and when and how to explore the Cotentin Peninsula and the surrounding islands (Alderney, Guernsey, Sark). We end the leg in Cherbourg with excellent transport connections.
An ideal occasion to sharpen your navigational skills!

Date: 17/06/22 – 20/06/22, distance +/- 100 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): € 1.725 /2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

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Leg 4 : Cherbourg (Fr) – Brest (Fr)

We set sail from Cherbourg towards Brest and combine sailtraining, mile-making, navigation, and … exploration in this part of The North sea.
Possible destinations are the Channel Islands, The Brittany north an west coast and the surroundig isles, all with nice marina’s, moorings or remote anchorages.
We end the leg in Brest which has a Thalys trainconnection

Date: 09/07/22 – 16/07/22, distance +/- 150 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): € 4.025 /2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

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Trips to and from London :

Nieuwpoort (Be) – London (UK)

In this trip we set sail to London along the meanders of the river Thames while enjoying the upcoming London skyline and the famous Tower Bridge. We reserve a berth in the historical center of London, being the marina of St Katharina Docks.
The stopovers in this trip are Dover, Ramsgate or Queensborough, depending on weather and tides. On top of that, this trip also contains a worthwhile “channel crossing”.

Guests who want to achieve the Belgian certificate of “yachtman” can do so during this leg on base of “continuous evaluation”. Suitable experience and theoretic knowledge are basic requirements.

Date: 10/09/22 – 12/09/22, distance +/- 120 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): 1.980 €/2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

London (UK) – Nieuwpoort (Be)

In the shadow of the famous Tower Bridge we welcome you onboard i dolci at the marina of St Katharina Docks.
We hoist the sails and meander with the river Thames towards sea. Possible stops are Dover, Ramsgate or Queensborough, depending on weather and tides. On top of that, this trip also contains a worthwhile “channel crossing”.

Guests who want to achieve the Belgian certificate of “yachtman” can do so during this leg on base of “continuous evaluation”. Suitable experience and theoretic knowledge are basic requirements.

Date: 16/09/22 – 18/09/22, distance +/- 120 NM

Price per leg based on 2 guests sharing the private front cabin (double berth & bathroom): 1.980 €/2 pers., including all food consumed onboard (breakfast and lunch), harbour fees, diesel, etc.

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Other possible legs for the summer of 2022:
Exploration and Discovery!

From Brest (Fr) to the Isles of Scilly (near Lands End, Cornwall, UK)
From Falmouth towards the south coast of Ireland (Ie)
From Southern Ireland (Ie) to Brest (Fr)
From Brest (Fr) to Cherbourg (Fr), crossing the Channel Islands
From Cherbourg (Fr) to Nieuwpoort (Be)

These legs are not yet determined and can be organised upon request.