A Coruña (ES) - Cherbourg (FR)
29 March - 05 April 2017
7 days, Eye of the Wind
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A Coruña is a port town in the north west of Spain. Here you will find the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation for 1.800 years! The town itself is an affluent commercial and tourism hub, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the popular beaches, explore the city centre, or sample some of the many cultural activities. The Aquarium Finisterrae lets you explore the marine life of the region. But if you prefer your fish on a plate, A Coruña’s restaurants can help you out.
Situated on the Normandy coast, Cherbourg-Octeville is close to the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, and to a large nature park in the southeast. This makes Cherbourg perfect as a base for several day trips. But the town itself also has plenty to offer any Windseekers. Visit the Cité de la Mer, a large museum devoted to scientific and historical aspects of maritime subjects, the Botanical Gardens, or the racetrack at La Glacerie. Or discover this typically French town on foot.
A Coruña (ES)
- Dates: 29 March 2017 - 5 April 2017
- Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
- For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
- Windseekers joining: maximum of 12
- 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
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
"When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"
You sail on theEye of the Wind
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