The Tall Ships Races 2018 – Cruise in Company. Every year a “Cruise in Company” leg is part of The Tall Ships Races. This leg is not a competitive event, but a cruise of friendship and adventure, giving the ships a choice of alternative sailing routes. This leg is always suitable for crew exchange between participating vessels, it’s a chance to gain new experience and friends among the Tall Ships. Prenight possible in Esbjerg 20/21 July. 60 EUR per person per night. Youth 15-25 years may stay on board 2 extra nights in Stavanger to join the crewparade and crewparty. 60 EUR p.p.p.n. (B&B) Voyage is open for all Windseekers age. Minimum age 15 years.
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: 21 July 2018 - 26 July 2018
Embarkation: 8:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
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
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
You will sleep in a hammock
Lieven (23) Belgium
"Setting sails: always fantastic."
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
Annette (18) Denmark
"I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"
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 …
An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life
Morgenster, 14 July 2016
– by the Trainees
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