EXPERIENCES

 

TRAINING 

Access Training  

Members of XYC will train under the guidance of world-class trainers and knowledgeable racing experts, who will offer Members the following

Online and Offline Clinics
Masterclasses
Training camps
3-day Pre-Race Training with the Team

All the above training methods will be carefully put together into a unique program designed for each member in accordance with their selected race participations for the year. 

 

Along with the training offered by XYC’s Head Coaches, the Club will also offer training programs in partnership with renowned sailing educational institutes.

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A known name in the Sailing World. Having started his sailing career at the age of 10, he holds many titles as champion in national and international sailing races and is a sought-after specialist in the sailing yacht and sailmaking industries, as a trainer and mentor but above all, a passionate ambassador of the sailing lifestyle.

EASY

SWISSA

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AVIRAM

SWISSA

With over a decade of sail consulting, Aviram has become one of Israel’s most experienced sail experts. Aviram spent his youth racing amongst many one design classes. He is a former Israeli national team member in the 420 & 470 classes and participated in many national races all over the world in smaller one designs and larger keel boats. Aviram gives back to the sport by being active in the local racing scene and with any sailor that comes his way that is looking to enhance their sailing experience, whether it be fine-tuning a mast and rig set up, or putting together an optimum sail inventory, and more.

Join A Dedicated Team

As each member of XYC is carefully selected and undergoes a strict screening prior to joining, all Members can rest assured that the Team they will be paired with for races are on the same level of sailing experience, each bringing their unique talents and skills to the team whilst also the same passion, discipline and dedication to winning.

Sailing is about freedom and not being bound to one harbor… so is XYC!

Although the Club is headquartered in Cyprus, all its activities are operated globally hence our Members form a truly international community from all ends of the earth.

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XYC /// RACING SCHEDULE 2021

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XYC Round Europe Challenge

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

The first XYC Signature Race which will be taking place on an annual basis and will last for around a fortnight. Sailors will cross almost 3000 miles when traveling from Haderslev to Palma de Mallorca

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X-Yachts Gold Cup

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

The first XYC Signature Race which will be taking place on an annual basis and will last for around a fortnight. Sailors will cross almost 3000 miles when traveling from Haderslev to Palma de Mallorca

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Cyprus - Israel Regatta

XYC boats that will participate:

X-41 – Up to 10 members

This event has been taking place every year since 2011 and features an energetic program filled with sailing, racing and numerous socializing activities.

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ARC Transatlantic Race

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

–Up to 10 members per boat

The ARC race is a spectacular and a one-of-a-kind ocean race where sailors voyage across the Atlantic. The event attracts over 1200 sailors, who challenge themselves to sail 2700 nautical miles - from Gran Canaria to Saint Lucia. 

 

XYC /// PRELIMINARY RACING SCHEDULE 2022

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RORC Caribbean 600

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

One of the “must do” races on any serious sailor’s bucket list. This 600-mile race travels around 11 Caribbean islands.

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XYC Transatlantic Race Antigua to Lisbon

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

– Up to 10 members per boat

A thrilling XYC signature monthlong race across the North Atlantic Ocean from Antigua to Lisbon.

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Barbados Sailing Week

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

Every year, the Caribbean racing season opens with the Barbados Sailing Week regatta consisting of 60 nautical miles in picturesque surroundings.

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St.Maarten Heineken Regatta

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

Four days of world-class racing in idyllic conditions with thousands of sailors from more than 35 countries that come to race: from Olympic medalists and World Champions.

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Rolex Giraglia Cup

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

–Up to 10 members per boat

This well renowned offshore yacht race is more than 50 years old and has been won by some of the most famous racing yachts of the last half century

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Rhodes Cup

XYC boats that will participate: X-41 –Up to 10 members per boat

A regatta with over 20 years of history that welcomes over 100 teams to take part in it every year. The regatta attracts not only with the competitive races and high-class rivals but also with the beautiful route which stars at the island of Kos and finishes on Rhodes.

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Aegean 600

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

-Up to 10 members per boat

Every year, the Caribbean racing season opens with the Barbados Sailing Week regatta consisting of 60 nautical miles in picturesque surroundings.

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MAPFRE Copa del Rey

XYC boats that will participate:

Xp44 Upwind, Xp44 Downwind

–Up to 10 members per boat

This well renowned offshore yacht race is more than 50 years old and has been won by some of the most famous racing yachts of the last half century

BESPOKE JOURNEYS

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Luxury At Sea

What does freedom look like to you?

Our daily busy schedule rarely allows us the opportunity to disconnect with reality and stop in our paths to just inhale fresh air for a moment.

 

Sailing is an immersive experience into the luxury of nature, the serenity of the sea and ocean and into the peace of leaving the shore and the noise of the city behind. When travelling on a sailing yacht designed specifically to cater for the gratification of it’s sailor, your voyage transcends the expected.

XYC has designed an annual program of signature leisure sailing adventures around the world which can be booked on a private charter basis or through individual seat bookings joining other fellow adventurers.

  • Sail on state-of-the-art X-Yachts offering comfort, luxury and safety

  • Be accompanied by a professional skipper on board to ensure smooth sailing.

  • Experience unforgettable journeys across the most scenic routes of the destination with family, friends, a significant other or solo.

The Club’s mission is to offer to all those seeking a revitalizing and memorable holiday an experience that will stay etched in the memory forever. Afterall, the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world’s most hidden curiosities is what freedom truly is.

 

Whether you choose to conquer the waters alone, with family, friends or with a special someone, we promise your journey will leave your lingering on enticing experiences, impossible to forget.​

 

XYC Signature Leisure Cruising Adventures

When not racing, XYC’s team will be cruising around the world. The club offers bespoke leisure sailing trips to explore some of the world’s most charming harbors and destinations.

Immaculate Voyages: Private Charters

Private chartering offers an experience like no other - it allows you to experience the serenity of the sea and its surroundings as you voyage to beautiful locations. What can be better than relish this sublime in the company of your family and friends?

 

XYC offers clients the opportunity to experience the yacht privately or in the company of a professional skipper. A skipper can assist with sailing duties during the holiday as well conduct training.

 

When travelling on a yacht designed specifically to cater for the gratification of its sailor, your trip is bound to be extraordinary. XYC seeks to provide every client with an incredible experience that will say etched in their memory forever. Whether you choose to conquer the waters alone, or accompanied by an attentive crew, we promise your journey will be impossible to forget

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Sail With The Top: Hop-on Cruises

XYC offers an opportunity for its supporters to join sailors on their sailing cruises across the globe. Around the racing period you can choose to join other sailors and share a unique sailing experience while enjoying a luxury holiday. What can be more enticing than battling untethered waters with other adventurers like yourself?

 

Sailors can book a space on the boat with other sailors

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From Europe to the Caribbean and beyond

Every single journey is carefully planned out by XYC’s resident Captains so as to offer the most scenic route of sailing with the opportunity to stop at local harbors and experience local cultures, history and cuisine.

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OCTOBER – NOVEMBER: MALTA AND CANARY ISLANDS:

We will commence this journey travelling through the ancient, unparalleled waters of Malta and sail almost 2000 nautical miles to Canary Islands.

DECEMBER-APRIL THE CARIBBEAN

It’s safe to say, that the Caribbean has something for everyone. With over 5,000 islands, reefs and cays, the Caribbean a paradise for sailors of any level.

 

XYC Leisure Adventures Destinations for 2022

For more information on exact dates of trips, boat availability and terms & conditions, please contact here

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MAY – JUNE: SPAIN, FRANCE, ITALY

Not many locations can beat the diversity and beauty of Spain; this sizzling country is surrounded by one ocean and two different seas making it a sailor’s dream. From the tidal creeks in Brittany to the crystal clear waters in the French Riviera, France is one of the nautical world’s favorite destinations. Wine, dine, and indulge, isn’t that what Italy is all about? Well, Italy’s west coast has been considered a mecca for sailors, with its azure waters and picturesque port towns.

JULY – AUGUST: GREEK ISLANDS

The Aegean waters are attractive for both novice and experienced sailors alike, with countless secret beaches and coves, accessible only by boats. Enjoy the beauty of the surroundingnature and dive into local culture and hospitality paired with the delicious Greek cuisine when stopping off at some of the bays and harbors

OPTION 1: Private Charters

Immaculate Voyages

Private chartering offers an experience like no other - it allows you to experience the serenity of the sea and its surroundings as you voyage to beautiful locations. What can be better than relish this sublime in the company of your family and friends? XYC offers clients the opportunity to experience the yacht privately or in the company of a professional skipper. A skipper can assist with sailing duties during the holiday as well conduct training. Additionally a private Chef and / or host can be booked for the duration of the journey.

Private Charters are ideal for:

  • Family Adventures: Spend quality family time and enjoy a unique holiday paired with family team building sailing activities and unique explorations.

  • Romantic Getaways: Escape the daily routine and enjoy some much-needed one-on-one time with your significant other. What can be more romantic than waking up to a private view of the sunrise in the middle of the ocean?

  • Friend Reunions: Spend time with your closest circle and strengthen your bonds of friendship by sharing unforgettable moments together exploring new seas and shores.

OPTION 2: Hop-On Cruising

Sail With The Top

At XYC, we offer an opportunity for its supporters to join sailors on their sailing cruises across the globe. Around the racing period you can choose to join other sailors and share a unique sailing experience while enjoying a luxury holiday. What can be more enticing than battling untethered waters with other adventurers like yourself?

Hop-On Cruising is ideal for:

  • Solo Travellers: Experience a bespoke sailing yacht holiday whilst meeting new fellow sailors from around the world and creating friendships that will last long after the trip is over.

  • Friends & Couples: Embark on a sailing adventure with your partner in crime and join other fellow adventurers for an unforgettable holiday.

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Hop-on cruises take place based on demand. This means that if you book a cabin for a certain date but nobody else books the second cabin, then the cruise will not take place and will be postponed to another date.