Sail along the Shores of the English Channel, from Cherbourg through the North Sea, and on to Oostende in Flanders. This tour is discounted, because you’ll be sailing day and night at some point and won’t have that many stops in port. If you’re looking for the maximum sailing time, this is the journey for you! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
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.
Oostende is a seaport and tourist destination on the Belgian coast. The original belle époque architecture was largely destroyed by two world wars (and the advent of mass tourism), but the city still has plenty of worthwhile sights to see, such as the Mu.ZEE, the Petrus and Paulus church, and the fort Napolean. Visit one of the museums, check out the lively cultural agenda, and step in a Belgian tavern for a ‘pinteke’. And don’t forget the beach, which can be crowded in the summer!
Dates: 5 April 2017 - 13 April 2017
Embarkation: 19:30 / Disembarkation: 22:00
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
Max (17) Germany
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
Keshan (17) UK
"It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."
Mathijn (13) Netherlands
"Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"
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