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Passage from the Solent to Jersey for the Jersey International Boat Show – A unique opportunity to cross the Channel in this iconic yacht to the beautiful island of Jersey (fully booked)

Jersey International Boat Show – Open for public viewing during show hours

Available for charter, either individually or as a group for the morning, afternoon or evening champagne cruise along the beautiful coast of Jersey

(6 places available on each trip)

Passage from Jersey to Southampton – a unique opportunity to cross the Channel in this iconic yacht from the island of Jersey

(3 Places available)

An opportunity to cross the Channel on this famous yacht and spend some time in the town of Cherbourg with its rich Maritime history for some wine, cheese, shopping or just relaxing and enjoying the hospitality.

(4 Places available)

A chance in a lifetime to sail as it was done 50 years ago from the Solent and arrive into the third deepest harbour in the world and certainly one of the most beautiful, ‘Falmouth’ and be part of the festivities in the run up to the start of the 2018 Golden Globe Race.

(1 Place available)

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a day sail to be part of the ‘Suhaili Parade of Sail’. You will be sailing alongside Sir Robin Knox-Johnston on ‘Suhaili’. Other vessels expected are Bernard Moitessier’s ‘Joshua’ and Eric Tabarly’s Pen Duick to name but a few. This should be a truly amazing spectacle and fantastic to be a part of.

(FULLY BOOKED)

Available for charter, either individually or as a group for the morning, afternoon or evening champagne cruise in Falmouth Bay.

(6 Places available)

A chance in a lifetime to sail as it was done 50 years ago from the Falmouth and arrive into Gipsy Moth IV’s home port of Bucklers Hard.

(4 Places available)

Sail from the Gipsy Moth’s home port of Bucklers Hard across the Channel and south to Les Sable D’Olonne in readiness for the start of the 2018 Golden Globe Race on the 1st July. Gipsy Moth will be berthed in the heart of the action amongst the race boats. A great atmosphere and the legendary French hospitality awaits the crew on arrival, then enjoy the atmosphere and stay on board ready for the sail on race start day to be as close to the action as possible. 

(Fully Booked)

The Golden Globe Race is being recreated in 2018, 50 years after the original race was won by Robin Knox-Johnston aboard Suhaili. Be on board to watch the start and join in the festivities surrounding this event. Special package available for the last few places including either the sail to or from Les Sable D’Olonne(places available)

Gipsy Moth IV will be berthed in the heart of the race fleet in Les Sable D’Olonne. After the GGR has departed enjoy the celebrations of the 2018 Golden Globe Race start and depar Les Sable D’Olonne the next day for a beautiful sail north along the Brest peninsular and across the channel to arrive through the needles into the Solent.

(1 Place available)

Be part of the crew on board Gipsy Moth IV for the worlds largest race. Approximately 1700 boats take part in this truly amazing spectacle and race around the Isle of Wight. Join the boat on Friday for some pre-race practice and then get ready for an early race start on Saturday. Enjoy the race and return to Bucklers Hard for celebrations.
(6 Places available)

Gipsy Moth IV is once again competing in the RORC series in readiness for the Fastnet in 2019. Be part of the crew for this fantastic race.

(4 Places available)

Part of Panerai Classic week, join this amazing race of classic yachts around the Isle of Wight
(6 Places available)

Leaving Britain’s Ocean city of Plymouth, you will head south past the Brest peninsular and on to the beautiful town of Douarnenez to visit the world famous ‘Douarnenez Festival’. A gathering of hundreds of classic boats.

(4 Places available)

The world famous Douarnenez festival, held every two years provides opportunities to see Gipsy Moth IV and hundreds of other classic sailing vessels, both alongside and under sail.

The return sail from Douarnenez to Gipsy Moth IV’s home in the Solent

(4 places available)

An opportunity to cross the Channel on this famous yacht and spend some time in the town of Cherbourg with its rich Maritime history for some wine, cheese, shopping or just relaxing and enjoying the hospitality.)

(4 places available)

A chance to sail on this famous yacht along the Jurassic coast, departing the Solent via the Needles channel and onto the beautiful town of Weymouth.

(3 Places available)

An opportunity to take a 2.5 sail on board Gipsy Moth IV around the beautiful Weymouth Bay. Trips will run morning, afternoon and evening. email info@gipsymoth.org to book a place (6 places available on each trip)

 

An opportunity to sail from the beautiful town of Weymouth, sailing along the Jurassic coast before entering the Solent by the famous Needles Channel and on to Gipsy Moth IV’s home port of Bucklers Hard
(4 places available)

Gipsy Moth IV will be competing in the ASTO Small Ship’s race in the Solent with a full crew of young people

(Fully booked)

There are many days during the season when Gipsy Moth IV will be operating half day and full days trips from various ports. These can be booked as individuals or groups. If you have a particular date or occasion in mind please email.

(6 Places available on each trip)

Gipsy Moth Trust  – Booking Terms & Conditions

Bookings received for sailing trips on board Gipsy Moth IV will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. The Gipsy Moth Trust and its trading subsidiary Gipsy Moth Experience reserves the right to amend or cancel sailing trips based on weather and the decision made by the skipper is final.

Any trips cancelled by the Gipsy Moth Trust or Gipsy Moth experience will be refunded less any bank charges, however, any booking cancelled by yourself will be charged as detailed below

  • Cancellations within 40 days of trip date – No refund (unless trip is resold at full original value when any refund will be less bank charges.)
  • Cancellation greater than 40 days of trip date – Refund of amount paid less any bank charges and an admin fee of £50

Gipsy Moth Trust  – Privacy Policy

This privacy notice applies to The Gipsy Moth Trust and its trading subsidiary Gipsy Moth Experience Ltd. It explains how we use any personal information that we collect about you.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you become a ‘Friend’ of Gipsy Moth or join ‘The Gipsy Moth Family’. This personal information comprises name, address, email address and confirmation that you are/are not a UK taxpayer.

If you have booked a sailing experience on Gipsy Moth IV you will have completed a brief medical questionnaire which provides the same contact information, but also some medical detail and information about your next of kin.  This is for your own security when you sail with us, and is also a requirement for insurance cover for GMIV.

How will we use this information about you?

We will use the information we collect to circulate our digital newsletters and inform you of future events.

Who might we share information with?  For how long? 

We do not share your information with any other organisation for any purpose.

The medical questionnaire completed before sailing with us will be seen by the professional skipper/mate responsible for your wellbeing when on board.  These forms are passed to the Trust as soon as your event is completed and the medical/next of kin information provided will not be retained in any format.  Should you wish us to retain it for a limited period of 12 months (in case you plan to sail again within this time frame) you will be asked for permission to do so. No medical details will retained for longer than 12 months as it may by then be out of date.

How can I access the information you hold about me?

You have a right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. Please write or email the Trust at the addresses at the top of this notice.

We have an obligation to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. Please ask us to up-date (or remove) any details if they are incorrect.

Please contact us by email (info@gipsymoth.uk) if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you. You have a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority for data protection:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. (0303 123 1113).

All trips on board Gipsy Moth IV can be booked as individual places or groups (up to the number of passengers shown on the event below), or you can book the entire boat for yourself and your friends or colleagues for a truly memorable day.

You can be involved with the sailing as much or as little as you like and experience the true adrenalin of sailing as it was 50 years ago in what can only be described as one of the world's most famous yachts.

As events tend to book up quite early and spaces are limited we would advise that you book as early as possible.

If you have a specific event or date in mind that is not listed below please contact us on info@gipsymoth.uk as we may well be able to arrange a bespoke day to meet your requirements

General information:

You can book as an individual, group or have the boat to yourselves.A qualified skipper and mate will be provided - Lunch and wet weather gear is provided if required.

(Maximum of 6 passengers per charter)

If you require an alternative date please contact us and we will do everything we can to accommodate your request.

For enquiries please email info@gipsymoth.uk