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Great Escapes Yachting

Corporate Sailing, Sail Teambuilding and Private Luxury Crewed Yacht Charter

with yachts sailing in the UK, Caribbean and Mediterranean
including British Virgin Islands, Antigua, St. Martin, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sardinia, Corsica, Croatia and the Balearics

Team Building

Team-building A great challenge for your team!

Instruction will be given by our professional skipper who will set clear goals for the day. Assisted where necessary by the skipper your team will be expected to complete their tasks using all available aids on the boat. Each member of the team will have the opportunity to trim sails as well as steer the boat. No previous sailing experience is required.

These days provide an unsurpassed 'out of office' environment for a group to develop Team Spirit. Sailing a fifty foot boat effectively requires your team to work together in a practical sense. These days are a great leveller and allow your team valuable time away from the pressures of the work environment to enhance team cohesion.

At the end of the day we are happy to provide a debriefing where we reflect on your team work and achievements.

We can cater for up to 12 guests on a single 50ft yacht with skipper and hostess supplied.


Price £1200 plus VAT per boat for 12 guests.

Your Typical Itinerary would be:

09:00 Guests meet at Mercury Yacht Harbour on the Hamble River near Southampton, Coffee and Danish Pastries will be served aboard the yacht.

09:30 Safety briefing conducted by the Skipper and Hostess.

10:00 Sail training; including basic instruction on sail trim, boat handling and helming. All members of your team will be expected to be actively involved with sailing the boat

12:30 Lunch at a sheltered anchorage.

14:30 Afternoon Sail back to Hamble. Navigation exercise involving pilotage and course planning.

17:30 Return to Mercury Yacht Harbour

17:45 Leave ship.

For parties more than 12 we will Endeavour to provide matched boats which will facilitate fun racing after lunch. Where we have larger parties we will use a support RIB and an on shore rendezvous where breakfast will be served.

For some clients we have incorporated a treasure hunt exercise requiring crew to navigate their way to each clue.

Whatever your requirements we are happy to tailor make your day.