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Dublin (IE) - Lerwick (GB) - Alesund (NO)

18 August - 30 August 2018

12 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Dublin (IE) - Lerwick (GB) - Alesund (NO)

18 August - 30 August 2018

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Sail on a magnificent Tall Ship Alexander von Humboldt II from Ireland to Norway with a stop in Lerwick on the Shetland Islands. Enjoy the sailing adventure with everything it entails, from trimming the sails to steering the Ship. Make new friends and visit beautiful places along the way – wind permitting – before reaching Alesund, hidden between the fjords of Norway. Languages on board are German and English. For all Windseekers, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. It is located on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland's main city. The city has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years that you can visit. Walk through one of the many parks Dublin offers; it has more green spaces per square kilometer than any other European capital city. Try a Guiness in an Irish pub, brewed in Dublin since 1759. Cheers!

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.

  • Dublin (IE)

  • Ålesund (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 August 2018 - 30 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • 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
  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

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Windseeker logs

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