Troon (GB) - Invergordon (GB)
16 August - 26 August 2017
10 days, Thalassa
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Troon, situated on the west coast of Scotland, is famous for its Royal Troon golf course, one of the hosts to the Open Golf Championship. The course is chosen to host this annual event roughly every seven years. The Duke of Portland took the existing natural harbour on the north side of the headland and added docks. Troon has over the past few years become a popular place for kitesurfing. The strong winds coming from the Atlantic and from the north down the Firth of Clyde make it an ideal spot.
Invergordon is a town and port in the Highland of Scotland. For years a typical industrial town, known for the repair of oil rigs and as a place for aluminium smelters, nowadays the port is visited by cruise liners each year. The town is popular because of the whisky distillery by Whyte and Mackay. Besides that, Invergordon has beautiful murals, which tell stories about the local community and the area. In total the town is adorned with a series of 17 murals. They are all worth going to see.
- Dates: 16 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
- Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
- For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years (age 15-18 at request)
- Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
- 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: towels
- Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
- You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
"The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"
"When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"
"Teamwork is the key"
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