Join Our Crew

Caribbean Offshore Sailing

Come and explore some of the World’s greatest sailing areas and gain the skills and experience you need to go offshore yacht racing.  To race a yacht offshore, out of sight of land, is one of the most fantastic experiences.  Join us on our race prepared First 40.7 and  for milebuilding passages and fun between idyllic islands!

“I wanted to go offshore sailing to challenge myself – to get outside my comfort zone but stay within the skipper’s… This did exactly that!

JE, London

First Time Offshore?

The ideal introduction to offshore sailing – learn in clear blue waters in glorious sunshine!  Bring your sense of humour, your thirst for adventure and a willingness to learn.

Learn with Fun…

Everything we do centres around providing a safe, supportive and fun experience.   Learn the skills you need on the race course and at the same time enjoy the fantastic experience of sailing offshore.

Offshore Sailing

Why sail with First Offshore?

Crew with us and learn how to race a competitive yacht, we guide you every step of the way.  Each position on the boat has a coaching programme to give you the skills to be safe, competitive and really enjoy the thrill of yacht racing.

Safe, Fun Experience.

.First Offshore Racing run training events between the Caribbean islands and compete in some of the most exciting offshore yacht races in the World.

Connect with your Crew.

Even a few days sailing brings our crew together – we build a team which creates enduring friendships..

Be totally involved.

Everyone gets a chance to be involved in our pssage planning and gets to experience all the crew positions supported by the skipper and the crew.

Sail Overnight.

Sailing under a clear night sky!  We coach you in all aspects of offshore yacht racing from sail changes to night watches


You won’t find us shouting and screaming at each other – our way is calm and supportive.  Many of our crews are sailing offshore for the first time, and are here to learn.  


Everything we do centres around providing a safe, supportive and fun experience.   First Offshore Racing run training and milebuilding events in the UK the Mediterranean and the Caribbean.

2021/2 Sailing Events

2021/2 Caribbean Adventure Sailing

Our programme throughout the year takes us to the Caribbean over Winter, back in the Solent for Summer and down to the Med for the Middle Sea Race

November 2021 Canaries to the Caribbean

Milebuilder across the Stlantic Ocean from the Canaries to the Caribbean 2700nm.

Beneteau First 40.7

Our Yacht

The 40.7 is one of the most successful cruiser racers ever built, capable of looking after it's crew regardless of the weather.  Comfortable down below with (almost) all mod cons, it is a perfect boat to explore some of the most wonderful sailing areas in the World.  Our crew bring on board their sense of fun and sense of adventure.

Does that sound like you?