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Channel Islands Classes/Flotilla [May 5 -8]

May 5 - May 8

4 day and 5 day trip in May, ASA 104 advanced

Blue Pacific Yachting Sailors,

Have you been wanting to take your sailing to the next level? Have you wanted to discover the Channel Islands? This could be the trip for you! We are headed to the Channel Islands TWICE this May! Grab your spot today before we are sold out. Choose from the following vessels: Dufour 560 and Jeanneau 440 (first come, first served).

Time for a new adventure!

— Blue Pacific Yachting Team

Channel Islands Itinerary
*2 Trips: May 5 – 8 (4-day), May 18 – 22 (5-day)

This is a 4 or 5-day schedule to visit Anacapa, Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa Islands.

Day 1: MDR-Scorpion Anchorage, 54nm (~8hrs @ 7kts). Passing Anacapa Island to port, can anchor for lunch in Anacapa’s Frenchy’s Cove if sea conditions permit. Anchor overnight at Scorpion Anchorage.

Day 2: Go ashore and go to only National Park Visitors Center in the islands and see Channel Island Foxes. Depart Scorpion and pass Prisoners Harbor, 8nm (~1.2hrs, Prisoners currently closed due to fire) and go kayaking in Painted Cave, 9nm (~1.3hrs). Go to Forney’s Cove, 6nm (~1hr). Anchor overnight.

Day 3: Go ashore at Forney’s Cove and explore tide pools and hike trails along shorelines. Depart Forney’s Cove and anchor in Bechers Bay (Santa Rosa Island), 7nm (~1hr). Anchor overnight.

Day 4: Go ashore in Bechers Bay depending on sea conditions. Depart Bechers Bay for Coches Prieto (Santa Cruz Island), 17nm (~2.4hrs). Can anchor overnight in Coches or Smugglers Cove, 10nm further (~1.4hrs).

Day 5: Coches Prieto or Smuggler’s Cove-MDR, 64nm (~9.1hrs) or 54nm (~8hrs), respectively.

4-day itinerary skips or makes short stop for lunch in Bechers Bay in Santa Rosa Island.

Channel Islands – 4-day Trip: May 5th – 8th
*Vessels: Dufour 560 and Jeanneau 440 (first come, first served: choose preferred vessel while there are spots available)

Channel Islands – 4 day trip (DUFOUR 560 – Luxury Sailing Yacht)
**Up to 6 students per vessel (​companions may attend for non-member student rate)
**ASA 104 certification included

Members: $1,999 + taxes/fees *not guaranteed private cabin – options include shared cabin, saloon (folds down to a berth), or cockpit (folds down to a berth)
Non-Members: +$200 per option

Guaranteed Cabins (add these rates below onto the base price of $1,999):
Private aft cabin with private ensuite bathroom (shared, per person): +$200 Member
Private aft cabin with private ensuite bathroom (private): +$1,000 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite master bathroom (shared, rate per person): +$500 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite master bathroom (private): +$2,000 Member

Channel Islands – 4 day trip (JEANNEAU 440 – Luxury Sailing Yacht)

**Up to 6 students per vessel (​companions may attend for non-member student rate)

**ASA 104 certification included

Members: $1,999 + taxes/fees *not guaranteed private cabin – options include shared cabin, saloon (folds down to a berth), or cockpit (folds down to a berth)
Non-Members: +$200 per option

Guaranteed Cabins (add these rates below onto the base price of $1,999):
Private aft cabin with shared bathroom: +$1,000 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite master bathroom (shared, rate per person): +$500 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite master bathroom (private):  +$2,000 Member 

Channel Islands – 5-day Trip: May 18 – 22

Channel Islands – 5 day trip (DUFOUR 560 – Luxury Sailing Yacht)

**Up to 6 students per vessel (​companions may attend for non-member student rate)

**ASA 104 certification included

Member: $2,500 + taxes/fees *not guaranteed private cabin – options include shared cabin, or saloon (folds down to a berth), or cockpit (folds down to a berth)
Non-Members: +$250 per option

Guaranteed Cabins:
Private aft cabin with private ensuite bathroom (shared, per person): +$250 Member
Private aft cabin with private ensuite bathroom (private): +$1,250 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite bathroom (shared, rate per person): +$750 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite bathroom (private): +$2,499 Member

Channel Islands – 5 day trip (JEANNEAU 440 – Luxury Sailing Yacht)

 **Up to 6 students per vessel (​companions may attend for non-member student rate)

**ASA 104 certification included

Member: $2,500 + taxes/fees *not guaranteed private cabin – options include shared cabin, or saloon (folds down to a berth), or cockpit (folds down to a berth)

Non-Members: +$250 per option

Guaranteed Cabins:
Private aft cabin with shared bathroom:  +$1,250 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite bathroom (shared, rate per person): +$750 Member
Master cabin with private ensuite bathroom (private): +$2,499 Member

Details

Start:
May 5
End:
May 8