Sail with the Christian Radich from (Sail) den Helder to Stavanger and cross the NorthSea. You will board the vessel in (Sail) Den Helder on the 24th and the 25th the ship will leave in the morning for the Parade of Sail out with all other vessels from all over the world! Working with the ropes and sails, learning about navigation, keeping the ship shipshape, steer the wheel onwards to Stavanger! For trainees who like to get the challenge of climbing the masts: that will be possible! The professional and permanent crew will teach you how to do it. The ship will enter the 29th of June in Stavanger at 12:00 hour and 29th and 30th is based at B&B (29th no lunch and dinner on board). You have time to explore Stavanger and surroundings. Open for all ages, minimum age 12. Age 12-15 years need to be accompanied by adults/parents. Dutch trainees: please look at the Dutch version of this voyage.
Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province. Visit the Marinemuseum to learn more about the country's marine traditions, take a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sealife in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.
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.
Den Helder (NL)
Dates: 24 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 11:00
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
Christopher (16) England
"I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"
Tan (17) Turkey
"If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
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