Cruising & Racing Events

X Beat II

Racing Events – 2024 season likely will include local club racing with Cardiff Bay Yacht Club in the winter & Spring Series – we are considering taking the yacht and attending the following: Cork Week 15-19 July, Cowes Week  or West Highland Yachting Week 27/07 – 02/08 and possibly Falmouth Race Week – 09/08 to 18/08. Give Peter a text or email if you want to be given early notice – schedule due to be finalised by 20/12/23.

Cruise Events – You can book the yacht for your own private use or some events are sold by the cost of the cabin (this can be shared for a further fee) the schedule below shows the events that have been organised

Milebuilders – During the Late Winter / Early Spring we are doing 36 hours milebuilding cruises – 3 x 60 Nautical Mile cruises, one of which will be overnight – the skipper is largely there as a boat minder and to agree your passage plans – they will not be heavily involved with the passage delivery unless required.

Experience Days – From one up to 9 guests can be accommodated from Penarth Marina (12 guests if we include X Beat III). Half Day and Evenings are possible. You can also stay overnight on board prior or following the event.

Our Services: Cardiff Yachting offers skippered charter aboard X Beat II based at Penarth Marina.  The yacht is not available for bareboat charter.

Sailing Schedule – See each yachts schedule in the sections below. You can book any day that is not taken on the schedule subject to us confirming that a skipper is available or you can join us on the events already published.

Tariff – These are base costs and exclude food on board, extra persons staying on board overnight when maximum of six people stay overnight. Any marina costs when away from Penarth Marina

Indicative Event Cost from X Beat II Penarth
Weekend Day £495.00
Mid Week Day £425.00
Half Day / Evening £295.00
Day Sail & Overnight – Weekend £595.00
Day Sail & Overnight – Week Day £549.00
Cruise Weekend – 2 nights £895.00
Cruise – Mid Week – 3 nights £1,195.00

Booking Enquiries

Contact Peter 07383 666112 or use the booking enquiry button on the left side of the website.

X Beat II

‘X Beat II’ a Beneteau 40.7 based at Penarth Marina has been with the fleet the longest – it has three double cabins and a one heads compartment.  The schedule below some events that can be booked by paying for a cabin as an individual or couple for cruising, and for 2022 you can sign up for racing both local, Round the Island Race in June and Falmouth Race Week in August also faeture – outside scheduled events it is possible to book a private event to meet your requirements subject to one of skippers being available. RYA Sail Cruising Courses can be seen in the schedule and Private Tuition can be booked when not booked or scheduled on other events.


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