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British Virgin Islands (VG) - St. George's (BM)

12 March - 31 May 2017

80 days, Picton Castle

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Picton Castle:
British Virgin Islands (VG) - St. George's (BM)

12 March - 31 May 2017

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Amazing voyage at Picton Castle. You will go via Bonaire (Netherlands Antilles), Cartagena (Colombia), San Blas Islands (Panama), Portobelo (Panama), Colon (Panama), Havana (Cuba), Bahamas to St. George’s (Bermuda). Because this is a really long voyage you really can become a seafarer, learning te ways of the ship and the sea with the guidance of the professional crew. You get to steer the ship, haul on lines and be part of lookig after the ship. This is no cruise – this is a voyage that will challenge you to learn and grow. This is the adventure of a lifetime. Open for all nationalities, minimum age 18 years. All applicants are subject to a personal interview. More information at info@windseeker.org

Ports

The British Virgin Islands are part of an archipelago on the beautiful Caribbean sea. Looking at your amazing surroundings you won't need many attractions to make you feel good, but if you like to keep active, there's plenty to do as well. Go snorkeling in the clear blue sea, dive to explore the Rhone shipwreck, and in the evening relax in one of the many pirate-inspired bars. Don't forget to charge your camera!

St. George’s is a Bermuda port and has many historical sites such as Old State House which was the first stone building constructed in Bermuda (1620) and welcomed the parliament until 1815 or Saint Peter's Church, America's oldest Anglican church. The fortifications of the city consist of a set of fortified islands built from 1612 to protect the city from attacks by pirates and Spaniards and are the oldest remaining fortifications in the New World.

  • British Virgin Islands (VG)

  • St. George's (BM)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 March 2017 - 31 May 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • 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."

  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

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