Yacht Racing is exhilarating. Nothing beats the sheer excitement of yacht racing, and you can be part of it with First Class Sailing.
You can experience the adrenaline rush of competing, combined with the satisfaction of working in a team being tested to the limits.
Our focus is mostly on offshore yacht racing and our approach is first and foremost to have fun! We also want to be competitive and to do the absolute best we can.
Yacht racing can be physically demanding. It can be lovely - reaching along with the spinnaker up and a flat sea. It can be hideous - going upwind in a gale of wind in freezing conditions (actually most of the racing we do is in the summer months). Whatever the conditions and the experience it is almost always worth it and the sense of satisfaction and personal achievement is great.
The yacht racing skippers we use are extremely experienced. They have many thousands of miles under their belts and quite often they are instructors as well. They love imparting their knowledge and are used to sailing with novices and experienced sailors alike.
An annual race around the Isle of Wight Over 1500 boats take part. Largest Yacht race in the world. Fun for everyone. All levels of experience take part.
Join our Rolex Fastnet Race Campaign You can be part of the action in this infamous race Includes traing weekends and qualifying races
Race across the Atlantic Ocean to St Lucia in the Caribbean The Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) is an amateur yacht race Great atmosphere. No previous racing or ocean sailing needed