Bodø (NO) - Ålesund (NO)
25 July - 31 July 2017
6 days, Christian Radich
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Bodø is situated north of the Artic Circle but south of the Auroral Oval. Its beautiful fishiing village has a spectacular view of the Northern Lights and, in summer, the Midnight Sun. Close to it, Saltstraumen is where the world’s strongest tidal current creates amazing whirlpools and draws huge ammounts of fish. You’ll be able to explore local churches, herb gardens and don’t miss out on the Aviation Museum.
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.
- Dates: 25 July 2017 - 31 July 2017
- Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
- For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
- Windseekers joining: maximum of 80
- 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 hammock
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
"Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
You sail on theChristian Radich
Christian Radich is a sturdy and fast Norwegian windjammer who has won multiple races. Among others, she is the winner of the Tall Ships' Races 2005 and came first in 2006 during the legendary 50th Anniversary Tall Ships' Race from …
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