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“AN ADVENTURE THAT CHALLENGED ME, LEFT ME WITH FANTASTIC FRIENDS AND LET ME SEE AMAZING THINGS.”

Klaipeda (LT) - Szczecin (PL) - Lowestoft (GB)

31 July - 20 August 2017

20 days, Leila

From € 1650,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

Normal price: € 1650,-

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Leila:
Klaipeda (LT) - Szczecin (PL) - Lowestoft (GB)

31 July - 20 August 2017

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Tall Ships Races 2017: Race 3. Board the Leila in Lithuanian Klaipeda and sail across the Baltic Sea towards Szczecin, Poland. Race other Tall Ships, Small Ships and Yachts before arriving at your destiantion. There you can expect a big sailing festival, with finishing celebrations of the Tall Ships Races. Watch the awards ceremony, take part in crew parties and parades. Afterwards you will embark on a more relaxed voyage of almost 2 weeks to Lowestoft, UK. Please be aware that on the Leila the meals are only included on the Tall Ships Races legs so for the Szczecin-Lowesoft leg additional fee applies. Open to Windseekers between 16 and 25 years old, over 25 at request.

Programme Outline

Ports

Klaipéda is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast. The city has many maritime traditions – it even hosts its own Sea Festival in July! – and its architecture bears influences from several different cultures (French, German, Swedish). Take a walk down the Friedricho pasažas, visit the reconstructed Meridianas ship, find the quirky Golden Mouse sculpture and visit the Clock Museum.

Lowestoft is a town on the North Sea coast of England. It is an old sea port and fishing center. Cherish the atmosphere of the lively harbour with its fountains, coffee shops and little food stands. Visit the Mincarlo – Floating Maritime Museum to learn about the life of fishermen in the old days or an old Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum run by volunteers who will happily share their knowledge. For a relaxing afternoon take a walk in Somerleyton Hall and Gardens.

  • Klaipéda (LT)

  • Lowestoft (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 31 July 2017 - 20 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers age 16-25 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 6
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English
  • Price includes: accommodation, 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

You sail on the Leila

Small Ships

Leila

In 125 years of Leila's existence she has had multiple owners. They've been using her both as a sailing yacht and as a home. These days she is a Sail Training vessel, operated by the Leila Sailing Trust. The Trust …

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Windseeker logs

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    Gulden Leeuw, 30 July 2015

    Aalborg

    – by Charlotte (26, UK) and Pernille (20, Denmark)

    Charlotte We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8am. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie in and were bright eyed and eager. …

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  • Arrival at Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    Europa, 06 October 2014

    Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    – by Windseeker Jules

    All the things to do: maintenance on board, going for a walk down town, having a beach day, taking a taxi around the island, exploring neighbouring islands by ferry, going out to eat and drink... A jolly good time it was …

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