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Fastsailing « Train & Race »:

The best way to improve your sailing skills

For those who wish to improve their sailing skills, we regularly organize special training sessions on our super fast boats with world-class skippers. Courses focus among others on offshore sailing, meteorology, racing tactics, regulations, solo or double handed sailing and are designed so that everyone improves from his own level.

Upon request, we can organize a « train & race » session, specifically adapted for your group at any period of the year.

Here is the list of upcoming events. Click on the course title for more details.

Title Dates Boat(s) Skipper(s) What’s in the plan Required level Cost
Offshore sailing Regatta training Solo / Double Handed Race
Train & Race November 2018 Arrival: Saturday 10/11/2018

Departure: Sunday 18/11/2018

3 x Pogo12,50 Benoit Charon

DImitris Kalantzis

Charly Fernbach

Middle and above 1,250€ per person
Train & Race March 2019 Arrival: Saturday 16/03/2019

Departure:

Option 1: Sunday 24/03/2019

Option 2: Tuesday 26/03/2019

4 x Pogo12,50 Pietro D’Ali

Benoit Charon

Dimitris Kalantzis

Charly Fernbach

Middle and above 1,250€ per person
Spring Med voyage

St-Tropez -> Corfu -> Lavrio

 

 30/March – 13/April/2019 Pogo50 Dimiris Kalantzis Experienced 1,250€ per person
Middle Sea Race October 2019 Arrival: 12/10/2019

Departure from Lavrio, Greece: 13/10/2019

Departure from Malta: 26/10/2019

Pogo50

Pogo12,50

X-Yacht X43

 

 Pietro D’Ali

Benoit Charon

Experienced 3,500€ per person

minimum crew 6 persons

Train & Race November 2019 Arrival: Saturday 9/11/2019

Departure: Sunday 17/11/2019

4 x Pogo12,50 Pietro D’Ali

Benoit Charon

DImitris Kalantzis

Charly Fernbach

Middle and above 1,250€ per person
 Solo/double handed training upon request  Pogo12,50 Pietro D’Ali  √  √  Experienced upon request

 

Exceptional FastSailing experiences in Greece

More wind, more sun, more fun than anywhere else in the world!


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Offhore/Train & Race” course 16-24 March 2019 (optional 16-26/March)

 

Experience non-stop sailing in true offshore conditions, train and race the Hydra regatta. 7 (or even 9) days of super (and fast) sailing on our Pogo12.50s!

When: 16-24 March 2019 with the possibility to extend till 26/March/2019

Programme:
Saturday March 16th: Arrival in our base in Lavrio
March 17th – March 22rd:
2 days of non-stop navigation.
1 night at port
3 full days of training around the Cyclades.
Afternoon theory courses (tactics, weather, rules)
Option No1:
Saturday March 23rd
at 10:00: Hydra Regatta leg 1,  36nm , Return to our base in Lavrio
Sunday morning March 24th: Departure
Option No2:
Saturday March 23rd at 10:00: Hydra Regatta leg 1,  36nm ,
Sunday March 24th bar and taverna tours in Hydra
Monday March 25th at 10:00: Hydra Regatta leg 2,  36nm , Return to our base in Lavrio
Tuesday morning March 26th
: Departure

There is no price difference for Option 1 or Option 2.

So far our Pogos have won 2 times the Hydra regatta in 2016 and in 2017. We have to continue such a tradition!

Skippers:  Pietro D’Ali,  Benoît Charon, Charly Fernbach, Dimitris Kalantzis

Boats: Pogo12.50s (max 5 participants per boat). Up to 4 boats

Language: English

Price: 1250€ per person (all included except food and drinks)

Palmarès of our skippers: 

Benoît Charon

– FFV Responsable Secteur Manche
– Figaro Racer & Trainer
– Twice European Champion J24
– French Offshore Champion
– 2nd European Championship Farr30
– Multiple Tours de France, ARCs, Melges24…

 

Pietro D’Ali
– Whitbread Round the World 93/94
– European Champion Star 1993
– Americas Cup Prada Team 2000
– Sydney Olympics Star 2000
– Transat AG2R 2006 1st (with Kito de Pavant)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2007 1st (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Transat La Solidaire du Chocolat 2009 2nd (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Roma x2 2012 1st (with Michele Galli)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 (with Stefano Raspadori)

Charly Fernbach
– Minitransat 2015 4th overall and 3rd in the 1st leg
– 2015 Archipelago 6,50 (with Benoît Hantzperg), 2nd
– Dipl. Institut Nautique de Bretagne – Professional skipper
– Sales manager at Pogo Structures

Dimitris Kalantzis:
– Greek Sailing Federation trainer
– NASPOR Nautical Club sailing instructor
– Multiple races in Greece
– Professional skippering on Pogos since 2012
– Base manager of Fastsailing’s base in Corfu


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Med Voyage: St Tropez → Corfu → Lavrio,  30 March – 13 April 2019

 Corfu with FastSailing  Cyprus with FastSailing

Experience true offshore sailing onboard the Pogo50, the best 50ft cruiser. Our Pogo50 is fully equipped for a comfortable long distance cruising with heating, 600lt of fresh water, seawater pump, electric head, lee cloths on all beds, solar panels, spray hood…

A fantastic and fast trip in the Mediterranean.  Depending on weather conditions we will set sails from St- Tropez towards Elba, Corsica, Sardinia, Lipari,Sicily….and then head to Corfu with an overnight stop for some rest before heading back to our base in Lavrion!Pogo50 - In Kythnos Greece

When:         30/March – 13/April 2019

Programme:

Saturday 30/March : Arrival in St-Tropez
31/March- 12/April: 12 days of sailing in the Med: St-Tropez- Elba, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Corfu, Lavrio. Exact stops will be defined based on weather conditions
Some overnight sailing is to be expected.
ETA in Lavrio: Friday 12 April afternoon or at latest Saturday 13 April early in the morning.
Saturday 13/April at 09:00 : Disembarkation
(use Athens international airport)

Skipper:     Dimitris KalantzisPogo50 FastSailing Custom Interior

Boat:         Pogo50 (max 9 participants)

Price:         1250€ per person
(all included except food and drinks)

*route to be chosen depending on weather conditions

Corfu with FastSailing

 


 

Join us on a Pogo or X-Yacht for the Rolex Middle Sea Race in October 2019

If you have a crew of at least 6 persons and you want to race in one of the worlds’ most prestigious offshore races, you can charter one of our Pogo12.50s, Pogo50 or the X-Yacht X43 . We supply a super experienced professional skipper and -if needed- a co-skipper.

Organized by the Royal Offshore Racing Club, this 608nm non-stop real offshore race starting and ending in Malta, stands as one of the offshore classics, together with the Fastnet, the Newport-Bermuda and the Sydney-Hobart.

Our boats are well suited and fully equipped for such long distance racing offering exhilarating speeds but also an excellent level of comfort. In the very tough 2017 edition, when only 35 out 105 boats finished the race, our Pogo50 came 3rd in ORC2 and without damages!

When:         12-29 October 2019, 17 days of amazing sailing!

Programme:

Saturday 12 October: Arrival in our base in Lavrio
13-15 October: 525nm transfer Lavrio – Malta
16-18 October: Training
Saturday 19 October: 608nm Race starts
Saturday 26 October: Prize Ceremony & Party
27-29 October: Return to Lavrio, Greece

Crews may stay until 02/Nov and sail around in the Cyclades
(the 525nm return trip is not mandatory, you may leave from Malta after the race ends)

Skipper:     One or more among the super experienced Pietro D’Ali,  Benoit Charon, Dimitris Kalantzis and Charly Fernbach

Boats:
– Pogo50 (max 9 participants+Skipper, total crew of 10)
– Pogo12.50 (max 7 participants+Skipper, total crew of 8)
– X-Yacht X43 (max 7 participants+Skipper, total crew of 8)

Language:  English

Price:         3500€/person (all included except food and drinks)

Palmarès of our skippers: 

Pietro D’Ali:
– Whitbread Round the World 93/94
– European Champion Star 1993
– Americas Cup Prada Team 2000
– Sydney Olympics Star 2000
– Transat AG2R 2006 1st (with Kito de Pavant)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2007 1st (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Transat La Solidaire du Chocolat 2009 2nd (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Roma x2 2012 1st (with Michele Galli)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 (with Stefano Raspadori)

Benoît Charon
– FFV Responsable Secteur Manche
– Figaro Racer & Trainer
– Twice European Champion J24
– French Offshore Champion
– 2nd European Championship Farr30
– Multiple Tours de France, ARCs, Melges24…

Dimitris Kalantzis:
– Greek Sailing Federation trainer
– NASPOR Nautical Club sailing instructor
– Multiple races in Greece
– Professional skippering on Pogos since 2012
– Base manager of Fastsailing’s base in Corfu

Charly Fernbach
– Minitransat 2015 4th overall and 3rd in the 1st leg
– 2015 Archipelago 6,50 (with Benoît Hantzperg), 2nd
– Dipl. Institut Nautique de Bretagne – Professional skipper
– Sales manager at Pogo Structures

 

For more information contact us at [email protected]

 


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Offhore/Train & Race” course 9-17 November 2019

 

Experience non-stop sailing in true offshore conditions, train and race a regatta. 7 days of super (and fast) sailing on our Pogo12.50s!

When: 9-17 November 2019

Programme: Satruday November 9th Arrival in our base in Lavrio

November 10th: 1 day of navigation in the Cyclades.

November 11-12: 2 days of non-stop navigation.

November 13-15:  3 full days of training around the Cyclades. Afternoon theory courses (tactics, weather, rules)

November 16th: DEI Regatta 20nm in Faliro Bay. Return to base

Sunday morning November 17th. Departure


Skippers:  Pietro D’Ali ,  Benoît Charon, Dimitris Kalantzis, Charly Fernbach

Boats: Pogo12.50s (max 5 participants per boat). Up to 3 boats

Language: English

Price: 1250€ per person (all included except food and drinks)

Palmarès of our skippers: 

Pietro D’Ali

– Whitbread Round the World 93/94
– European Champion Star 1993
– Americas Cup Prada Team 2000
– Sydney Olympics Star 2000
– Transat AG2R 2006 1st (with Kito de Pavant)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2007 1st (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Transat La Solidaire du Chocolat 2009 2nd (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Roma x2 2012 1st (with Michele Galli)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 (with Stefano Raspadori)

 

Benoît Charon

– FFV Responsable Secteur Manche
– Figaro Racer & Trainer
– Twice European Champion J24
– French Offshore Champion
– 2nd European Championship Farr30
– Multiple Tours de France, ARCs, Melges24…

Charly Fernbach
– Minitransat 2015 4th overall and 3rd in the 1st leg
– 2015 Archipelago 6,50 (with Benoît Hantzperg), 2nd
– Dipl. Institut Nautique de Bretagne – Professional skipper
– Sales manager at Pogo Structures

Dimitris Kalantzis:
– Greek Sailing Federation trainer
– NASPOR Nautical Club sailing instructor
– Multiple races in Greece
– Professional skippering on Pogos since 2012
– Base manager of Fastsailing’s base in Corfu

 

 


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Solo & Double handed sailing” course

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Learn the demanding techniques of solo or doubled sailing with those who have in-depth knowledge and tremendous experience in short handed sailing. Our Pogos are specifically designed for short handed sailing and offer an ideal platform for the solo sailing passionate sailors!

Contact us directly and we will plan a course tailor-made to your specific needs.

 


Skippers: Benoît Charon and Pietro D’Ali
Boats: Pogo12.50s (max 5 participants per boat). Up to 4 boats
Language: English
Price: 1250€ per person (all included except food and drinks)

Palmarès of our skippers:

Benoît Charon
– FFV Responsable Secteur Manche
– Figaro Racer & Trainer
– Twice European Champion J24
– French Offshore Champion
– 2nd European Championship Farr30
– Multiple Tours de France, ARCs, Melges24…

Pietro D’Ali
– Whitbread Round the World 93/94
– European Champion Star 1993
– Americas Cup Prada Team 2000
– Sydney Olympics Star 2000
– Transat AG2R 2006 1st (with Kito de Pavant)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2007 1st (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Transat La Solidaire du Chocolat 2009 2nd (with Giovanni Soldini)
– Roma x2 2012 1st (with Michele Galli)
– Transat Jacques Vabre 2013 (with Stefano Raspadori)


 

Exceptional FastSailing experiences in Greece

More wind, more sun, more fun than anywhere else in the world!