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What's happening at Fambridge Yacht Haven this season?

Round Britain charity boat departs Fambridge

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02 May 2016

Join groups of sailors, locals, supporters and marina staff as we bid "bon voyage" to two boats embarking on a Round Britain trip raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Bank Holiday Monday, 2nd May, 9am

The two boats will depart the Yacht Station at Fambridge Yacht Haven on the 2nd May and they are sure to get a send off they'll never forget! Led by Colin Stracey, Skipper and Principal of First Class Sailing East Coast, the boats will embark on a 7 week circumnavigation (split into 7 seperate legs) while stopping in 6 in of Yacht Havens' main marinas. 

Read more about the background to the adventure

If you're interested in finding out more about each leg or to jump aboard for this round Britain experience - please visit First Class Sailing's website.

Itinerary

*Leg 1 - 2-7 May 

Fambridge to Newcastle-upon-Tyne - Departing Fambridge Yacht Haven, calling at Harwich, Lowestoft, Bridlington/ Whitby and Newcastle

Leg 2 - 9-14 May

Newcastle to Inverness - Calling at Holy Island, Arbroath, Peterhead and Whitehills

Leg 3 - 16-21 May

Inverness to Fort William Via Caledonian Canal

 *Leg 4 - 25-30 May

Fort William to Troon - Calling at Oban, Crinan, Largs Yacht Haven, Arran, and arriving at Troon Yacht Haven

 *Leg 5 - 1-7 June

Troon to Milford Haven - Departing Troon Yacht Haven, calling at Portpatrick, Whitehaven, Ramsey, and arriving at Neyland Yacht Haven

 *Leg 6 - 9-14 June

Milford Haven to Plymouth - Departing Neyland Yacht Haven, calling at Padstow, Newlyn/Penzance, Falmouth, Fowey, and arriving at Plymouth Yacht Haven

*Leg 7 - 19-25 June

Plymouth to Fambridge - Departing Plymouth Yacht Haven, calling at Brixham, Weymouth, Lymington Yacht Haven, Brighton, and arriving at Fambridge Yacht Haven

*Places still available in these legs