A chance to circumnavigate the globe

Gipsy Moth IV in actionVolvo Car UK is offering the chance for one young person to sail on the Gipsy Moth IV between 2-19 January, on the Phuket, Thailand to Galle, Sri Lanka leg of its historic circumnavigation of the globe, following the same sea-faring route as Sir Francis Chicester.

Three Scouts from the Explorer and Network Sections have the opportunity to join 17 other young people on a team building selection weekend at the United Kingdom Sailing Academy (UKSA) in Cowes, Isle of Wight on 26-27 August. From this weekend, UKSA will select the one young person who will be joining the crew of the Gipsy Moth IV on their journey from Thailand to Sri Lanka.

To qualify, all entrants need to be aged between 16 and 20 on 31 December 2006. All flights, travel in Thailand and Sri Lanka and food and accommodation on board Gipsy Moth IV is included.

Application forms and full terms and conditions can be downloaded here, or requested by emailing volvosailing@fast-track-events.com, or by calling 0207 593 5277.