Sail the Playfair from historical town of Kingston, across the Lake Ontario, on to Toronto. In this 9-days voyage you will have the chance to explore small towns and villages along the shores of the lake, as well as some remote islands. Perfect late summer journey to sail a beautiful Ship and discover Canada.Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.
Kingston is a city located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario. The city has a long military history, the evidence of which is easily visible. Take a walk and visit Fort Henry, an old fortress that was first built in 1813 and later rebuilt in 1836. They have a sunset ceremony you must see. Also visit the beautiful Sydenham Street United Church built in 1856.
Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, art and culture. Toronto is also widely known as on of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
When you are here, why not take a trip from above the sea to under the sea and go visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Or take a trip to Toronto Zoo and feed the animals there. And if the weather is not the best you can take a tour at Art Gallery of Ontario.
Dates: 14 August 2017 - 23 August 2017
Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
For Windseekers age 13-18
Windseekers joining: maximum 18
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 bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
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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