This beautiful journey will take you from the Norwegian town of Alesund, across the North Sea, to Edinburgh in Scotland. During 10 days on board you will enjoy every aspect of sailing, from pulling on lines to steering the vessel, and will get your sea legs. You will also make new friends with the international trainees on board and have plenty of adventurous stories to tell! Official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage and canal feescalculated. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.
Ålesund is an intimate harbor amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil. Visit the Atlantic Sea Park on a rainy day or, if the weather is nice, go to the Sunnmoere Museum to see historic Norwegian houses and Viking relics.
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland, inhabited by about half a million people. The Old Town and New Town are jointly considered the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The city is a home to many festivals and events and the entertainment options are aboundant. Visit the Royal Yacht Britannia to see how the English Queen used to sail, or hike up Arthur's Seat, a hill whose summit provides a dramatic panorama of the Old Town.
Dates: 30 August 2018 - 9 September 2018
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 54
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: German
Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: towels
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
Max (17) Germany
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
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