Spirit of Canada Ocean Challenges and singlehanded round the world skippers Derek Hatfield and Chris Stanmore-Major offer an unique opportunity to sail aboard the fully offshore coded Volvo 60 Spirit of Adventure (formerly Amer Sport One). The beginning of May marked the end of the 2014 Caribbean racing season for Spirit of Adventure and the beginning of the summer sailing adventures; to Bermuda and return in June then the Route Halifax St. Pierre Ocean Race in July.
The sail from Bermuda to Lunenburg is a 7-day adventure that includes two training days in Bermuda and then up to five offshore sailing days to historic Lunenburg. The crew includes three professional skippers and up to 9 crew members. Each crew member will experience all facets of sailing this grand prix offshore yacht, similar to the conditions that the 12 professional crew (Paul Cayard and Grand Dalton among them) had during the 2001 Volvo Ocean Race.Each crew-member will participate in all facets of sailing the boat; helming, sail changes, trimming/grinding and cooking/cleaning. and working together as a team to make the boat perform and enjoying all the hallmark rewards and accomplishments that come with completing a multi-day ocean adventure.
For more details please contact Derek and Patianne or call 902.529.2626.