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Parry Sound (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

27 July - 03 August 2018

7 days, Playfair

From € 937,-

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13-18: € 937,-

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Playfair:
Parry Sound (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

27 July - 03 August 2018

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Exploring the Georgian Bay. Join the Playfair on this week-long sailing adventure. Board the Ship in Parry Sound and discover the wonders of Killbear Park, before setting the course for the open bay. Man the helm, set the sails and make fast friends among your fellow trainees and crew. Enjoy beautiful vacation on water before disembarking in Collingwood. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Parry Sound is a small town at the Georgian Bay of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. You will find beautiful nature parks in the area, such as the Killbear Provincial Park or the Massasauga Provincial Park; there is also a hiking trail which leads to the Waubuno Beach. For amazing views, climb up to the Museum on Tower Hill and if you’re a hockey fan, you must visit the Bobby Orr Hall Of Fame.

Collingwood is a city on the Georgian Bay in Canadian province of Ontario. It was named after Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, Lord Nelson’s second in command. Most of Collingwood’s attractions revolve around the beautiful nature surrounding it. Visit the Sunset Point Park to, well, watch the sun set, or rent a bike for a tour of the Georgian Trail. There’s also a Collingwood Museum in a charming restored railway station.

  • Collingwood (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 July 2018 - 3 August 2018
  • 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
  • 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."

  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

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    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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    Lisbon – Cadiz

    – by Captain M. A. Seidl and Crew

    Ships left the port of Lisbon yesterday. Race 2- from Lisbon to Cadiz is on! We had a very good start on the second leg of the Tall Ships Races off Lisbon yesterday evening and are now approaching the first waypoint …

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