Tall Ships Races 2018: Cruise in Company. In this journey you will have the time to relax and enjoy the cruising while still being a part of a Tall Ships fleet and joining activities in ports. You will sail out of Esbjerg in a Parade of Sail and travel along the Danish and Norwegian coasts, making stops along the way in beautiful locations (depending on weather conditions). Seize each sailing day with Personal Development workshops and Sail Training lessons from Atyla’s experienced trainers and build a tight group of friends with your shipmates.Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years. Special price for the first 6 trainees 775 EUR – no longer available. Sail as a passenger for EUR 1,860.
The Tall Ships Races is the biggest annual sailing race of the year. The 2018 edition will be the 62nd event and is scheduled to take place on the North Sea, in 4 ports in 4 different countries.
Join the Cruise in Company leg from Denmark to Norway. Take part in opening celebrations, meet your fellow trainees, and then wave goodbye to spectators on land and set course across the sea. Expect a warm welcome in Stavanger, with Crew Parties, parades and many other activities.
As a Windseeker Trainee on board the Atyla you will be a part of the crew, meaning you will join your peers on watches day and night, and take active part in the life on the ship. You’ll be hoisting sails, steering the ship, practicing seamanship skills and learning the art of navigation, guided by the professional crew.
Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark – a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!
Stavanger is a modern port, but retains a small historic district. The lovely old harbour is a favourite stopover for big cruiseships that tower over the buildings. The city has a lively cultural scene, and is surrounded by numerous outdoor destinations well worth a visit. Explore the narrow, rocky Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren's beaches. Make sure to bring hiking boots, as the mountains stand over 1000 meters tall.
Dates: 20 July 2018 - 28 July 2018
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 11:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 18
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English and Spanish
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
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
Mathijn (13) Netherlands
"Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"
Piotr (22) Poland
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
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