Rules & Fees


Who can join

  • Sailing monohulled and multihulled vessels
  • Minimum LOA is 27 ft (8.22 m).
  • The maximum LOA of multihulls is 60 ft (18.29 m).
  • The minimum number of crew is two adults.
  • Entries must be well-found cruising boats and they must carry all necessary navigational equipment for offshore sailing as well as the safety equipment stipulated in the safety regulations.
  • It is expected that when joining the rally, the captain and at least one other person on board will have sufficient offshore experience and be competent to sail safely in an offshore event of this nature.

2017-18 Entry fees

Note: The Caribbean Odyssey direct route to Barbados is no longer taking place, all yachts will make a stopover in Cape Verdes: Caribbean Odyssey CV.
  • Basic fees (includes 2 crew*)
    Length overall (LOA) Atlantic Odyssey
    Caribbean Odyssey
    Atlantic Odyssey CV
    Caribbean Odyssey CV
    27-35 ft €840 €980
    35-40 ft €980 €1080
    40-45 ft €1040 €1180
    45-50 ft €1140 €1280
    50-60 ft €1300 €1440
    over 60 ft €1600 €1740

    * ‘Crew’ includes all people on board who are over 18 years of age.
    A fee will be charged for each additional crew member over 18 years of age. Children under 18 do not have to pay a crew fee.

  • Additional fees
      Atlantic Odyssey
    Caribbean Odyssey
    Atlantic Odyssey CV
    Caribbean Odyssey CV
    Boats with paying passengers €2000 €2400
    Sponsored boats €1500 €2000
    Per extra crew (over 18) €100 €150
    Multihulls surcharge 20% 20%
  • Payments can also be made in Pounds Sterling and US Dollars.
  • Credit or debit card payments (in Euros only) include a 5% surcharge.

What is included

See details in the chapter 2.1 of the Regulations.

Cancellation and transfer fees

Entry fees are non-refundable. In special cases 50% of the fee may be transferred to another event taking place in the next 12 months. The additional payment will include any difference in fees. Only one transfer is permitted.

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