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Cape Town (ZA) - Boston (US)

13 April - 17 June 2017

65 days, Bark Europa

From € 3950,-

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4/6 personscabin p.p.p. : € 3950,-
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Bark Europa:
Cape Town (ZA) - Boston (US)

13 April - 17 June 2017

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Full Ocean crossing! A true ocean voyage with stop on St. Helena. You also will make a stop at Ascension Island where new crew can come on board. A very nice voyage with sailtraining, ocean research, honouring king Neptune and a festive sail in Boston. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Port Festivals are a widely celebrated aspect of South African ports, port-goers can mingle with celebrities, visit craft stands, dance along to some of South Africa’s top DJs, enjoy a picnic with loved ones or indulge in the numerous waterside and landside activities on offer.

Ports

Cape Town, close to Cape of Good Hope, is a wonderful place where African and European cultures mix and match in interesting ways. The city offers lots of entertainment and fine cuisine, and there is much to see! Visit the Table Mountain, saunter along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, check out Robben Island where Nelson Mandela used to be imprisoned, and of course no Windseeker's visit is complete without a trip to Cape Point. If you have time, a drive along the coast is highly recommended!

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.

  • Cape Town (ZA)

  • Boston (US)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 April 2017 - 17 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 17:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 48
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Boukje (15) Netherlands

    "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

You sail on theBark Europa

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Bark Europa

First class world wonderer. The Bark Europa has sailed every ocean and visited every continent. This three-master is equipped with a total of 30 sails and has participated in many Tall Ships' Races since 1994. In 2000 the Europa came …

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