This International Youth Exchange on board the Ship Maybe is for young people aged 13-17. Learn to sail a traditional Ship and make international friends. But Sail Training is even more – it’s teamwork, challenges and personal development, all together with a great outdoors adventure! For Windseekers from the UK, Spain and Ireland aged 13-17.
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. It is located on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland’s main city. The city has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years that you can visit. Walk through one of the many parks Dublin offers; it has more green spaces per square kilometer than any other European capital city. Try a Guiness in an Irish pub, brewed in Dublin since 1759. Cheers!
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: 20 August 2018 - 25 August 2018
Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers age 13-17 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 14
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
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
Piotr (22) Poland
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
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