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Vigo (ES) - Porto (PT)

03 October - 10 October 2017

7 days, Blue Clipper

From € 840,-

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15-25 Shared 6 berth cabin : € 840,-
>25 Twin ensuite cabin : € 934,-

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Blue Clipper:
Vigo (ES) - Porto (PT)

03 October - 10 October 2017

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The Atlantic Islands and Rias journey. Join the Blue Clipper in Spanish Vigo – a gateway to the Atlantic – and explore the Ria de Pontevedra and Ria de Vigo. Sail along the beautiful coast and spend the evenings relaxing while anchored in picturesque bays. Then sail on to Porto, the Portugal’s famous city, full of history and culture. No sailing experience needed, the professional and permanent crew will teach you everything on board. . Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. Discounted price in 6-bed dorm only for trainees younger than 25. Regular price € 934 for a twin ensuite cabin. Luxury suite available for € 1067.

Ports

Vigo is a coastal city in Galicia, Spain, close to the Portugese border. Stroll along the charming streets, hidden just behind the busy port; climb up to the castro Fortress for an unforgettable view of the Vigo Bay or take a day trip to the Cíes Islands. Visit O Berbés, a fishing neighborhood, where you can buy the fresh seafood and relax on Playa de Samíl.

Porto, located on the Costa Verde, is Portugal's second-largest city and a busy port town. Porto's long and varied history has left many beautiful old buildings that you can discover by walking around the 'Ribeira' – the old city centre that is a World Heritage site. City walks can be demanding as Porto is built in the coastal hills, but that also means that each corner offers a new, exciting vista! And you can always cool your heels on Porto's rustic terraces and vibrant street side cafés.

  • Vigo (ES)

  • Porto (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 October 2017 - 10 October 2017
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 0
  • 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
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • 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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Blue Clipper

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Windseeker logs

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    Vega Gamleby, 23 August 2016

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    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 1: 23-24 August We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together. We are friends. We are family. We are the champion. 23-August-2016: Linda Today it was a wonderful day. We started with a climb lesson for the …

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, 21 July 2016

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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