DofE - Open Gold Sailing Expeditions

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If you want to go sailing for your expedition but you don't have a team then you can join one or our DofE Open Sailing Expeditions. Practice expeditions take place in the UK and during this you can complete your RYA Competent Crew, Day Skipper or Coastal Skipper certificate, depending on your previous experience.

Sailing From South Coast UK - 12 days programme including your presentation

  • Two days - Yacht Familiarisation and Sail Skills - RYA Start Yachting

  • Five days - Practice DofE Sailing Expedition

  • Five days - Assessed DofE Sailing Expedition - Hamble - Cross Channel or UK South Coast

When you enrol onto your DofE programme you are eligible to take an online Inter-active Essential Navigation and Seamanship online course  (includes chart, plotting instruments and online support), if required at the special price of £85 (additional fee).

Open Sailing Expedition Dates

9th July - 21st July 2017 (FULL)

23rd July - 4th August 2017 (FULL

6th - 18th August 2017

20th August - 1st September 2017

Your expedition will have an aim and your findiings and the information that you record during your sailing expedition will for the basis of your final expedition presentation. Click here for some guidance and suggested aims that may suit your DofE sailing expedition.


Guide Price £1,295 per person

Approved Activity Provider - Sailing




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