2019 edition: Offshore! 25-28 April, Portsmouth, Cowes and the Isle of Wight, England
Hosted by London Business School, this is a high profile, international sailing event that brings together top business men and women from across the world – alumni and students of the world’s best business schools.
The climax of the event will be a 50 nautical mile offshore race around the Isle of Wight: The course of the famous “Round The Island Race” and a throwback to the first ever America’s Cup race.
Not only a stimulating and exciting sailing experience over two days of races, but also a unique opportunity for networking, business exchanges and interesting debates attended by dignitaries from the business and Academic world.
Participants will race one design Beneteau First 40 racing boats. Crews of up to 10 people. The boats will be collected from Port Solent, with hand over at the Sunsail office. Early bird participation fee per boat is 3,6000 pounds for an 8 person crew, £350 per additional crew member up to 10 persons. Deposit required by 19 January 2019. Late applications pay £200 more/boat . Accommodation is available on the boats – participants should bring their own bedding.
Mooring on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th at Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth. On Saturday 27th at Cowes Yacht Haven.
Thursday April 25th
Arrive in England.
Boats available from 14:00. Boat check-in at Port Solent. Evening cocktail party at historic warship HMS Warrior, in the evening to welcome all sailors
Friday April 26th
1st day of races. Breakfast, skippers briefing at Gunwharf Quays. Informal dinner for sailors and friends in the evening at the top of the landmark Spinnaker Tower.
Saturday April 27th
2nd day of races. Breakfast at Gunwharf Quays. In the evening, formal award ceremony at the Royal Ocean Racing Club clubhouse in Cowes, with keynote speaker. Followed by formal dinner and entertainment.
Sunday April 30th
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