Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – Race 3.Join the Alexander von Humboldt in Bermuda on the 3th of June, ready to set sail for Boston the following day. The Ship races north, joining the port festival in (Sail) Boston on the 17th of June. On board you participate in the daily working of the ship alongside professional seamen, standing lookout, manning the helm, helping in the galley, hoisting sail and voluntarily have the chance to climb the rigging/mast. You will Race against a lot of vessels from all around the world. Language on board German and English. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.
Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda's culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.
Boston is the capital of the Massachusetts state, well-known for its excellent universities: Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. But there is more to Boston than education! Visit the Fenway Park sports complex or one of the many museums in town. The beautiful waterfront invites for a stroll and, once you're there, don't miss visiting the Tea Party Ship replica.
Dates: 3 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum of 54
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
French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
Max (17) Germany
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
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