Regattas and races aboard charter yachts make a thrilling vacation. Launch your yacht charter into a spine-tingling dimension. Because yacht racing is a challenge to experience at least once in a lifetime.
There is nothing that quite equals the thrill of regattas and races aboard charter yachts. Working with a team to master the sails and harness the wind. The dramatic command of technology, challenged by the variable forces in nature. Exhilarating competition that is rarely predictable. Strategy based on the critical balance between the aerodynamic forces of the sails, the hydrodynamic forces on the hull, and the synergy of the crew.
From ancient times, speed under sail has been the goal of boat builders and sailors. This important competitive advantage was inspirational in trade, war, travel and national pride.
Today, high performance racing yachts are the pride of shipyards worldwide. They display stunning advancements in technology with applications that extend beyond the marine industry. Classic racing yachts, with legendary pedigrees, beckon with separate but equal glamour.
Regattas and races aboard charter yachts may require some basic sailing knowledge. Otherwise, charter enthusiasts can hire a spectator yacht to follow or watch the fierce competitors.
Regattas and races aboard charter yachts make an exciting tandem charter vacation. Corporate charterers enjoy a superlative team-building retreat. Team effort within your extended family has never been so much fun.
Charter two or more yachts and you can even design your own regatta. With your captains’ help, your team can race to the finish on a course complete with starting horn and marker buoys. No matter who wins, everyone enjoys victory champagne!
Select Yachts will propose excellent racing yachts for your charter party. We can also find race yachts that charter by the cabin. Popular regattas and races aboard charter yachts include: St. Barth’s Bucket, St Maarten Heineken Regatta, BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival, Antigua Sailing Week, Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) and more.
From classic yachts to high performance builds, Contact Us to find you superb vessels that meet your specific requirements and level of expertise, from novice to seasoned sailor. Regattas and races aboard charter yachts take adventure to the next level. For the experience of a lifetime, crew in a race.
Regattas and races aboard charter yachts in the Caribbean:
MOJEKA is a Moody 54 DS, a new concept in monohull design with the salon and cockpit on the same level. In the ARC+ rally, MOJEKA’s crew was thrilled to win 2nd position in group B. This in spite of being penalized three hours for purportedly crossing the start line a second early. Charter MOJEKA for up to six guests.
XIMERA is a beautiful, 2014 Hanse 575. Two Hanse 575s, XIMERA and SEASIDE, were among the fastest boats to enjoy smooth crossings during the 2016 ARC. The Captain is keen to participate in Caribbean races with up to six charter guests who have a basic knowledge of sailing.
Regattas and races aboard charter yachts in the Pacific:
TRITIUM is a modified Orma 60 trimaran stretched to 72 feet. Originally built by offshore veteran Jean Le Cam, the boat was updated by Artemis Racing for testing of AC wing and dagger foils. The boat was modified – with floats lengthened to 72 feet – and cross beams reinforced, for the new loads.
TRITIUM was victorious in the Transpac 2013, first to finish with the fastest elapsed time. She remains one of the fastest offshore vessels in the Pacific and is poised to achieve new records.
TRITIUM is available for charter for the Long Beach, CA to Honalulu, HI, Transpac 2017. The 49th running of the classic Transpacific Race will kick off with the first starts on Monday, July 3, 2017. In addition, she is available for all preceding races. Rate: € 100 0000 EUR per 100 days.