Upwind Sail Training | St Thomas to Antigua
Depart: St Thomas
Length: 4 days, 3 nights
Focus: Adventure Sailing
Join the crew of Sea Dragon for a quick and dirty upwind delivery – we’ll leave St. Thomas and sail hard upwind for a few days to get to Antigua – good way to build some offshore experience or gain some mileage and night hours on our Challenge 72′.
Eric Loss – Skipper
Eric has been Captain on board Sea Dragon since January 2013 and he loves to facilitate the understanding of and connection to the sea for all of those who come on board.
Shanley McEntee – First Mate
With a degree in Environmental Policy and Marine Science, Shanley continues to explore the world and the different issues mother earth faces. She’s full time with Sea Dragon as First Mate since January of 2013.
Harry has a recently got a workshop on the south coast of the UK, restoring traditional boats & building bespoke wooden surfboards. He has covered many miles all over the world & built up an extensive knowledge and passion for environmental issues, his heart lies within the ocean; sailing, surfing & kitesurfing.
Imogen is a crew member on her local RNLI LifeBoat and loves to spend her days in the ocean; diving, surfing & kite surfing she also has a true love for photography. Holding her MCA/RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, MCA/RYA Cruising instructor, MCA Ship’s Captain Medical & PADI Rescue Diver.
Day 1: Crew Arrive in St. Thomas and board Sea Dragon in Charlotte Amalie Harbor in the afternoon. Time to get settled on board and receive crew briefing that evening.
Day 2: Depart St. Thomas in the morning and set sail for Antigua
Day 3: Underway to Antigua
Day 4: Arrive in Antigua in the morning, crew can depart in the afternoon
– 3 nights accommodation on Sea Dragon
– All meals, snacks and drinks on board
– Sailing Instruction
– Safety equipment and foul weather gear
Contribution does not include:
– Transportation to St Thomas and from Antigua
– Transportation to and from the boat
– Additional nights spent ashore
– Personal expenses while in port
All crew members will require a passport from their home country that will allow them to travel to/ from St Thomas and Antigua by sea. Please look into the specific type of visa you need for arriving at these destinations by sea: www.travel.state.gov/visa.