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Round Britain 2001
Offshore Expeditions invites RIBsters to a Round Britain Rally 25 May - 1 June

 
 

Following the success of the 1999 Round Britain RIB Rally, Alan Priddy's Offshore Expeditions are now planning for Round Britain 2001: 25 May - 1 June.

This will be a fairly adventurous cruise, but it is planned to allow for a good amount of socialising too! For the 2001 event, hard hulled boats as well as RIBs are eligible for entry, with a minimum length of 6.0 metres and a maximum of 600 horsepower.

This will not be a race, but it's not going to be a holiday either! All entries will have to satisfy the organisers that they are capable of covering 200 nautical miles a day and be able to cope with inclement weather if necessary. The start and finish will be at Cardiff, with a provisional itinerary as follows:

Day / Route / Distance

1. Cardiff - Holyhead - 200 2. Holyhead - Oban - 200 3. Oban - Kinlochbervie - 160 4. Kinlochbervie - Peterhead - 160 5. Peterhead - Hartlepool - 180 6. Hartlepool - Great Yarmouth - 170 7. Great Yarmouth - Brighton - 160 8. Brighton - Falmouth - 200
9. Falmouth - Cardiff - 180

For more details and an application form, please contact John Kennett at Offshore Expeditions

Email: john@offshore-expeditions.com
Phone: 01273 239700
(+44 1273 239700 from outside UK)
Fax: 01273 239701
(+44 1273 239701 from outside UK)