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Bergen (NO) - Shetland (GB) - Bergen (NO)

26 April - 02 May 2017

6 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Bergen (NO) - Shetland (GB) - Bergen (NO)

26 April - 02 May 2017

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Folk Music voyage Bergen – Shetland – Bergen. This is a shanty voyage for anyone who loves to sail and sing! The Statsraad Lehmkuhl will take you from Bergen in Norway to the Shetland for the Shetland Folk Festival 2017. Expect daily shanty singing on board since “a singing ship is a happy ship” and everyone knows that singing helps with the work. Arrival Shetland 28th April 9:00 hour. Departure Shetland 30 April 9:00 hour. Open for all Windseekers, minium age 15 years.

Ports

Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. It's an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.

  • Bergen (NO)

  • Bergen (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 26 April 2017 - 2 May 2017
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 150
  • 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 hammock
  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • 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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Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Cinematic action! Norway's largest sailing vessel looks like a real film set: The Statsraad Lehmkuhl has an impressive and romantic appearance with the length of 98 metres and over 2000 m² of sail - you'd better roll up your sleeves! …

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Windseeker logs

  • Arrival at Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    Europa, 06 October 2014

    Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    – by Windseeker Jules

    All the things to do: maintenance on board, going for a walk down town, having a beach day, taking a taxi around the island, exploring neighbouring islands by ferry, going out to eat and drink... A jolly good time it was …

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  • 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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