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Bermuda (BM) - Boston (US)

02 June - 18 June 2017

16 days, Picton Castle

From € 1759,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

18+: € 1759 ,-

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Picton Castle:
Bermuda (BM) - Boston (US)

02 June - 18 June 2017

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Places at request – Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – Race 3. Join the Picton Castle in Bermuda on the 2th June, ready to set sail for Boston on the 5th June. The Ship races north, joining the port festival in Boston on the 17th June. You will have a day to visit this wonderful city before disembarking on the 18th of June. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda's culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

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.

  • Bermuda (BM)

  • Boston (US)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 June 2017 - 18 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 40
  • 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: 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
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

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

  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

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