Digby (CA) - Saint John (CA) - Lunenburg (CA)
15 August - 27 August 2017
12 days, Picton Castle
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Digby is a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada, dating back to the second half of the 18th century. It has long maritime traditions, with many trade and fishing ships calling it home. Nowadays Digby is proud of its scallop fishing, it even holds an annual scallop festival! You can learn about the town's history in the Admiral Digby Museum. If you're more of an outdoorsy person visit the 200-years-old Prim Point Lighthouse or go hiking on the Balancing Rock trail.
Lunenburg is a Canadian port town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. Historically the town was involved in several wars, including the American Revolution. Today the town is a fishery port and has several small shipyards that have managed to preserve the skills of the sailing era. Did you know that the replica of the ‘Bounty’ was built here? Visit the historic city centre on foot or by horse and carriage, and enjoy a leisurely hike in the grassy hills of the surrounding countryside.
- Dates: 15 August 2017 - 27 August 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
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
"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"
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
You sail on thePicton Castle
Deep water, square rigger, ocean voyaging at its best. The barque Picton Castle is known for her international voyages, crossing oceans and a high standard of seamanship training. This 179-foot sailing ship accommodates 52 people, including 12 professional crew members …
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