Rendez-Vous Regatta 2017 Charleston-Boston, combo trip: America’s Cup. Exciting journey of 26 days with 3 big sailing events in 3 different ports. Sail from Charleston, US, to sunny Bermuda where you will meet the crews of the 35th America’s Cup, as well as numerous Tall Ships sailing in the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta. After a few days of celebrations in the 2017 sailing capital of the Atlantic you will set the course to Boston in the Race 3 of the Regatta. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
The Port of Charleston is a seaport and the oldest city in South Carolina, US. The unique atmosphere is the result of numerous historical buildings and a cultural blend which includes English, French and West African elements. To sample this atmosphere you must try the local cuisine, take a walk to the Charleston City Market and attend one of the many cultural events throughout the year.
Boston is the capital of the Massachusetts state, well-known for its excellent universities: Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. But there is more to Boston than education! Visit the Fenway Park sports complex or one of the many museums in town. The beautiful waterfront invites for a stroll and, once you're there, don't miss visiting the Tea Party Ship replica.
Dates: 21 May 2017 - 17 June 2017
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 24
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
Need to take with you on board: towels
Special Facebook-page of the voyage to contact fellow-Windseekers in advance and possibility to travel together
Lieven (23) Belgium
"Setting sails: always fantastic."
Annette (18) Denmark
"I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"
Epp (20) Estonia
"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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