corporate packages

At Heron Sailing we provide hassle free solutions to companies looking for corporate entertainment afloat - all you have to do is turn up and enjoy.  If you are looking to spend time with your clients or staff, in a challenging but secure environment, check out the Corporate Packages below.  This information acts as a guide, timings can be adjusted to meet your requirements.

General Information
Corporate Events are hosted aboard our Sigma 38 racing yachts.  The vessels are crewed by a professional skipper and mate, each of whom has extensive corporate charter experience.  The skipper holds the RYA Yachtmaster qualification with commercial endorsement - a prerequisite for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

The Boat
Sigma's are the most successful one class design sailing yacht ever built.  They are an ideal balance between racing machine - boasting sleek lines with minimal deck hardware - and leisure vessel - with all the creature comforts below.  The boat takes up to 8 quests, alongside the 2 crew.

Team Building Day

09:00 - Crew are greeted by their Heron Sailing skipper and have a brief introduction over a breakfast of bacon rolls, coffee and juice.

10:00 - Crew board the yacht for a full safety briefing with the skipper, before discussing the day's sail plan, as well as roles and manoeuvres on board.

10:30 - Set sail on the designated route around the cans, up to the London Array wind farm and around the Goodwind Sands.

12:30 - Head round to Pegwell Bay to drop anchor.  Row to shore in the dinghy and have a picnic/barbecue lunch.

14:00 - Row back to the yacht and make ready for the afternoon sail and attempt to beat the morning's sail time.

17:30 - Return to Ramsgate Marina where the crew receive a debrief and then disembark.

Price - £149 per person

Corporate Hospitality Day

09:00 - Guests are greeted at Ramsgate Marina and escorted to Miles Bar for a full English Breakfast.

10:00 - Guests board the yacht for a safety briefing with the skipper, before discussing the day's sail plan.  Lifejackets and safety lines issued.

10:30 - Set sail for Dover Marina.  Your highly experienced skipper will provide plenty of opportunity for those who want to participate in sailing the boat - from steering the yacht to sail-setting and trimming.

13:30 - Moor up in Dover Marina.  Head to Cullins Yard for a nautically themed lunch.

15:00 - Head back down to the yacht and go to sea.  A gentle sail or motor back to Ramsgate, with some afternoon tea on board.

17:30 - Return to Ramsgate Marina for drinks and transfers.

Price - £199 per person