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Partnering for change
The Oyster World Rally provides a unique opportunity to make a positive impact, which is why we partner with Sea Mercy, Sailors for the Sea and other organisations to do what we can to preserve the rally route and experiences along it for future generations. Everyone who enters can take part in one of the many programmes to support local communities and help protect our oceans. Your commitment will make a real difference.
The Oyster World Rally has teamed up with organisations that are passionate about saving our seas and protecting the marine environment. We will do everything we can to look after our oceans. To find out more about our different partners, their projects and the positive impact they are having, read on.
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Prepare, learn and get insights into destinations, essential sailing topics and amazing experiences on the Oyster World Rally.
This webinar offers an overview of the final leg of the Oyster World Rally through the Southern Atlantic and destinations en route. We discuss the weather systems and current that create perfect sailing conditions. We will summarise the whole rally and answer questions.
Oyster World Rallies 2013 to 2019
As part of our 40-year celebrations, on 6 January 2013, 28 yachts left Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua for a 16-month fully-supported voyage to sail around the world. The first Oyster World Rally was so successful, our owners wanted more. The second rally set sail in 2017, returning to Antigua in 2019 after many adventures. Discover the story behind this unique event.
Yes, you must own an Oyster Yacht to enter. If you are not yet an owner, we would be delighted to build you a new boat or help you find a brokerage Oyster.
We do not allow chartered yachts to enter the Rally, you must own your Oyster yacht.
The Oyster World rally is an event that sails around the world. All entries must sign up for the whole rally.
The rally entry fee is calculated according to the length of your yacht. Details of costs can be found in the Notice of Event.
Yes, due to event logistics and average yacht speed, the minimum yacht length that can enter the Oyster World Rally is 45 feet.
The next Oyster World Rally sets sail on 14 January 2024 from Antigua.
Yes, once your entry has been accepted, there is an extensive pre-rally training programme run by our events team and suppliers, as well as regular interactive meetings and social get-togethers.
The World Rally lasts for 16 months and is designed to make the most of global weather and wind patterns.
Yes, a member of each of the Technical and Logistics team will greet the fleet at all major destinations, offering services and support.
Yes, Oyster’s dedicated support team is included in the entry fee and they will be on hand to help you from the moment you sign up, to the day you become a circumnavigator.
Oyster have run two successful World Rallies in 2013 and 2017, and 2022 Rally is currently underway. There are future rallies scheduled for 2024 and 2026.