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Port Stanley (FK) - Cape Town (ZA)

26 February - 06 April 2018

39 days, Tenacious

From € 5335,-

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Tenacious:
Port Stanley (FK) - Cape Town (ZA)

26 February - 06 April 2018

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40 days on board a Tall Ship sailing the South Atlantic. This is a unique opportunity to sail from the Falkland Islands to South Africa, visiting South Georgia in all its sub-Antarctic beauty. A world renowned explorer Skip Novak will be on board, helping you see the most of the remote island. Depending on the conditions there is a plan to stop at Tristan de Cunha, the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world, before sailing on to Cape Town. Join the voyage of a lifetime, get your sea legs and challenge yourself in a new way, while discovering the amazing nature of the South Atlantic Ocean. Open to all able-bodied and disabled trainees, minimum age 16 years.

Ports

Port Stanley is the capital city of the Falkland Islands – a British overseas territory off the coast of Argentina. Take a trip to the Falkland Islands Museum to find out about the archipelago's stormy past. A trek to the Gypsy Cove will reward you with beautiful views, including the seals and penguins, while the Christ Church Cathedral is the southernmost Anglican cathedral in the world! The shipwreck of 19th century Lady Elisabeth in Whalebone Cove is easily visible from the shore.

Cape Town, close to Cape of Good Hope, is a wonderful place where African and European cultures mix and match in interesting ways. The city offers lots of entertainment and fine cuisine, and there is much to see! Visit the Table Mountain, saunter along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, check out Robben Island where Nelson Mandela used to be imprisoned, and of course no Windseeker's visit is complete without a trip to Cape Point. If you have time, a drive along the coast is highly recommended!

  • Port Stanley (FK)

  • Cape Town (ZA)

Key points

  • Dates: 26 February 2018 - 6 April 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining:
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • 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"

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Tall Ship Tenacious under sails

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Tenacious

The Jubilee Sailing Trust has launched Tenacious in 2000 to join another of their vessels, Lord Nelson. These two are unique Tall Ships, fully equipped to host able-bodied and physically disabled trainees alike. Once you get on board you are becoming …

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Windseeker logs

  • oosterschelde almost ready for departure

    Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde, 09 November 2014

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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  • Almost home

    Oosterschelde, 19 March 2015

    Cape Verde - Netherlands

    – by crew Oosterschelde

    In a way we’re having bad luck: the English Channel is an area with a lot of traffic. Unfortunately we cannot see it. On our last day at sea the temperature dropped till 7 degrees (above zero, fortunately) and the …

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