RAFSA currently have two Halberg-Rassy 342 sailing yachts available for members to charter. Atlas is based in Plymouth, Devon and Sir Arthur is based in Gosport, Portsmouth. Both yachts can accommodate up to 6 crew with a fully equipped kitchen and 6 sets of foul weather clothing. No towels or bedding are supplied. To charter you need a skipper (minimum qualification day skipper) a mate (minimum qualification competent crew) and at least one more crew member. Either the skipper or the mate must be an in-date RAFSA member to charter.
Charters usually run in full weeks (noon Sunday to noon Sunday although the calendar slot shows as Monday to Sunday). Weekly rates for 2024 are £900 low season, £1,000 mid season and £1,100 high season. Some weekend slots (Friday to Sunday) can be made available by contacting the Charter Manager.
The e-booking system is now working and if you make a booking it will take £100 deposit with the balance due 30 days before your charter. The £100 deposit is fully refundable provided you cancel within 30 days. If you run into difficulties or have questions please contact the (Charter Manager)