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Charleston (US) - Bermuda (BM)

21 May - 01 June 2017

11 days, Spirit of South Carolina

From € 1650,-

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Spirit of South Carolina:
Charleston (US) - Bermuda (BM)

21 May - 01 June 2017

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Board the Spirit of South Carolina in her homeport in Charleston, following the Tall Ships Charleston festival. Set the sails and take course for sunny Bermuda where you will meet many more Tall Ships. Between the 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta and the 35th America’s Cup, Bermuda will be at the time the sailing capital of the Atlantic. Sail the Spirit of Carolina and be a part of the crew: set the sails, pull the ropes, steer and stand lookout with your fellow trainees. IMPORTANT: Due to currency rates change, the price in EUR for this journey is approximate – the binding fee is in USD and it’s $1,750. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older.

Ports

The Port of Charleston is a seaport and the oldest city in South Carolina, US. The unique atmosphere is the result of numerous historical buildings and a cultural blend which includes English, French and West African elements. To sample this atmosphere you must try the local cuisine, take a walk to the Charleston City Market and attend one of the many cultural events throughout the year.

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda's culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

  • Charleston (US)

  • Bermuda (BM)

Key points

  • Dates: 21 May 2017 - 1 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 21
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Phillip (24) France

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

  • 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."

You sail on theSpirit of South Carolina

Small Ships

Spirit of South Carolina

The Spirit of South Carolina, a two-masted topsail schooner, was born in 2006. Many local volunteers have helped with the construction. The Ship's objective is to honor maritime traditions of Charleston, South Carolina, as well as provide valuable programs for …

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Windseeker logs

  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, 21 July 2016

    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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  • Mallorca

    Oosterschelde, 14 October 2014

    Mallorca, SP

    – by

    We left Alicante yesterday afternoon. With a nice 5 Bft in the back, we had a nice sailing day towards the Islas Baleares. A few minutes ago (22:30 CEST) we dropped anchor in a small harbour on the NW side …

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