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The Trans-Med

You finally want to live the experience of a crossing, join us to take on the Explora Project sailing challenge. With your team of sailors you will take off for 15 hours of sailing, you will pass capes, admire incredible landscapes and enjoy a sunset from the boat on the open sea.

  • Fitness
  • Technique
  • Environment
  • Next departure
    To come
  • 400 miles
    Total distance
  • 5 days
    Duration
  • Activities
    Boat sailing
  • €990
    Price
  • 6
    Number of participants
5 available slots
out of 6

Route & Maps

Precautions: seasickness: despite the prevention (hydration, diet and rest, pills) you should know that a return is not possible, once the crossing began the expedition must be done in full. These 5 days of navigation will be quite intense, we advise you to come in top form to face these waves!

Day by day

DAY 1

  • Meet at Port-Corbière in Marseille at 9am. Welcome with a coffee, presentation of the expedition and preparation of the sailboat.
  • Departure of the navigation towards Porquerolles during which, you will review the bases necessary to the navigation as well as the techniques of safety and the maneuvers on the water in order to take in hand comfortably the sailboat
  • Preparation of the Trans-Med the following day
  • Night at the port of Porquerolles 


DAY 2

  • Early departure for the Trans-Med towards Calvi
  • Implementation of tips and techniques learned the day before
  • 25h to 30h of navigation
  • Night shift: every 2 hours, the pairs will take turns
     

You will live an incredible experience sailing 25h to 30h non stop with a bonus beautiful sunset at sea!

DAY 3

  • Arrival early afternoon in Calvi
  • Well deserved rest and free visit of Calvi
  • Dinner in a small restaurant in Calvi then night at the port


DAY 4

  • Early morning departure for the Trans-Med towards Marseille
  • Deepening tips and techniques learned throughout the expedition
  • 25h to 30h of navigation
  • Night shift: every 2 hours, the pairs will take turns


DAY 5

  • Arrival in the afternoon in Marseille
  • Sailboat cleaning
  • End of the expedition around 16:30


In case of difficult weather conditions, an alternative route will be proposed:

  • D1: Technical maneuvres and acquisitions
  • D2: 15h sailing with an arrival by night at the port of Porquerolles:
    • Marseille >> Planier Island >> Porquerolles via the creeks >> Port Croc Island >>  Levant Island >> Porquerolles
  • D3: Navigation to the Embiez Islands
  • D4: Challenge of Frioul Island
  • D5: Deepening technical maneuvres and acquisitions

Our Explorer-guide

  • Pierre-Larry, 33

    Former high-level sportsman, adventurer and skipper, Pierre is a great lover of nature.

    He travels the mountains and the seas to share his love of oceans, expeditions and nature. He has already led several solo expeditions in Tian Shan, Himalayas and Alaska.

    He is currently engaged in an offshore racing team.

Activities

This expedition of 5 days and 4 nights will allow you to deepen the techniques of safety, navigation and progression in maritime and nocturnal environment.
The crossing can last 25 to 35 hours of navigation at once, aboard a monohull.

Departures & Prices

From To Adult price <21 years old Place restante  

Included

  • Supervison of the expedition and teaching by one of our skippers
  • Accomodation on board (4 nights)
  • Food for 5 days
  • Restaurant (drinks not included)

Not included

  • Your trip to the meeting point in Marseille
  • Your personal equipment (see list to download)
  • Repatriation Assistance Insurance
  • Anything not specified in included
List of required gear for participants
Download

Terms and conditions to participate

You will have to show commitment and flexibility as the crossing will be done without stopping possible and partly by night. 

  • Fitness
    Fitness
    A regular sport activity will easily make the most of this experience!
  • Skills
    Skills
    The theoretical and practical technical basis of navigation are necessary for the realization of this expedition. The "my first night shift" expedition we offer is perfect for beginners.
  • Motivation
    Motivation
    All fired up for an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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