*Places at request* Uncovering the hidden stories of the Titanic. This voyage will take you from Southampton, via Cherbourg and Cobh in Eire, to Belfast in the wake of Titanic. The historian Geoff Wheeler will join the trip and bring to life some of the hidden stories of the white star liner. This is a perfect journey for history lovers and everyone who wants to learn something new. Of course, the Sail Training won’t be pushed aside, and you will still join the watches, steer, hoist the sails and go aloft (voluntarily) whether you’re fully able-bodied or physically disabled! Optional visits to museums in each port, all included in the cost. Open for able-bodied and disabled trainees. Minimum age 16 years. More info: firstname.lastname@example.org The final price may be subject to small changes due to currency exchange rates.
Southampton, on the shores of the Solent, is the largest port of England. The bustling town offers plenty of distractions, and is known (sometimes reviled) for its brutalist architecture. However, the city hosts a number of fine museums, the Tudor House, and long stretches of medieval walls. Also, the beautiful English countryside is just a short drive away. The yearly Southampton boat show in september should be on any Windseeker’s calendar. And don’t forget to visit the Isle of Wight!
Belfast is the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. It started out as a small hamlet with fertile land along the mouth of the Lagan. Soon, marauders and pirates realised Belfast’s lough was deep and their shores were the perfect haven for repairing sea ravaged ships. Today Belfast is a wonderful city to explore! Visit the Titanic quarter waterfront, the Ulster Museum, or the Odyssey area where you’ll find lots of entertainment. And spend some time in one of Belfast’s many pubs.
Dates: 9 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 50
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: towels
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"The nicest moment WAS ARRIVING TO CADIZ, WHEN WE SAT ON THE MAST WITH THE ENTIRE TEAM, WEARING OUR TEAM SHIRTS AND SINGING LOUDLY TO LET PEOPLE KNOW WE'RE COMING."
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