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Funchal (PT) - Sal Island (CV)

18 October - 28 October 2018

10 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 750,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Funchal (PT) - Sal Island (CV)

18 October - 28 October 2018

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* Places at request * Sail the Atlantic ocean in this short and exciting delivery journey from Madeira to Cape Verde. This is a perfect opportunity to combine a sailing trip with vacation on not one, but two beautiful Atlantic archipelagos! Book yourself a few days in Funchal before the voyage, and a couple days in Sal after for a unique autumn break! Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price.

Ports

Funchal is the capital of the Portugese Madeira Autonomous Region in the Atlantic. Vistit Quinta das Cruzes – an old Madeiran manor house turned museum, lively local market Mercado dos Lavradores and botanical garden Jardins Botânicos da Madeira. If you’re looking for a thrill of an adventure you must take a ride in the Toboggan – a wooden sled that guided by the drivers who will push you down steep hills.

Sal is one of the windward islands of the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic. It was named because of the salt activities on the island, dating back to the 1800s. Visit the Praia de Santa Maria beach for a relaxing day under the sun, the natural landmark Olho Azul or spend your day discovering the Pedra Lume Salt Crater.

  • Funchal (PT)

  • Sal Island (CV)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 October 2018 - 28 October 2018
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: 0
  • 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
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

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

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

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Santa Maria Manuela

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Santa Maria Manuela

Recently renovated Santa Maria Manuela is is now serving as a Sail Training  Ship. Unlike in the past, she will no longer bring fishermen to the fishing banks of Newfoundland and Greenland. Instead, these days she brings a new touristic …

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Windseeker logs

  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, 01 January 1970

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – 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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  • Cultures at Sea, from individuals to-gether pt.3

    Morgenster, 08 June 2016

    Cadiz - A Coruna

    – by Trainees from the Blue Watch

    Morgenster, EU Exchange 2016 Logbook, part three: the Blue Watch   Day 3 – 01/08/2016 Temperature: 22 degrees Celsius Speed: 4.5 knots Bearing: 277 degrees Today we woke up at 3:50 in the morning, put on our clothes and went up on deck. We joined the white …

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