* Places at request * Escape to Madeira. Board Alexander von Humboldt II in Alicante, Spain, and sail the Mediterranean Sea and through the Strait of Gibraltar before reaching the Atlantic Ocean. Once on the ocean you will set the course south-west for the Portugese island of Madeira. This journey has it all: sea, ocean, continental Europe and remote island, beautiful ports and lots of sailing – all in the beautiful weather, so different from the north of Europe in November. Languages on board are mainly German and English. 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.
Alicante is a port city on the Costa Blanca, Mediterranean coast of Spain. Climb up to the 16-century Castle of Santa Barbara for a great view over the city and take a stroll through the lively Explanada de Espana with its many cafes and restaurants. Visit Barrio Santa Cruz for a taste of authentic local culture and if you love everything sailing-related don't miss the Volvo Ocean Race Museum.
Funchal is the capital of the Portugese Madeira Autonomous Region in the Atlantic. Vistit Quinta das Cruzes – an old Madeiran manor house turned museum, lively local market Mercado dos Lavradores and botanical garden Jardins Botânicos da Madeira. If you're looking for a thrill of an adventure you must take a ride in the Toboggan – a wooden sled that guided by the drivers who will push you down steep hills.
Dates: 29 November 2017 - 11 December 2017
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
Windseekers joining: 0
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English and 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
Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
Epp (20) Estonia
"The nicest moment WAS ARRIVING TO CADIZ, WHEN WE SAT ON THE MAST WITH THE ENTIRE TEAM, WEARING OUR TEAM SHIRTS AND SINGING LOUDLY TO LET PEOPLE KNOW WE'RE COMING."
Keshan (17) UK
"It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
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