For questions or advice:

set course for new horizons

Header trainee

Here you can find details about this unique sailing adventure and a bunch of other journeys that we offer on the Tall Ships

Troon (GB) - Oban (GB)

18 August - 25 August 2018

7 days, Thalassa

From € 1075,-

Book this journey

Sail Training Special Offer

new price: 2 person cabin p.p.: € 1075,-
1 person cabin : € 1700,-
2 person cabin p.p.p. : € 1150

Book this journey

Thalassa:
Troon (GB) - Oban (GB)

18 August - 25 August 2018

PDF this page

Whisky Sailing Cruise. Join this voyage for a unique adventure. Discover Scotland’s picturesque coastline, enjoy sailing on a majestic Tall Ship, and taste whisky at the source. Visit Scotland’s coastal distilleries, enjoy the company of whisky friends and meet whisky professionals. See Scotland and the isles from a different angle and make the whiskytrip of a lifetime. Open for all people who like Wiskey and sailing, minimum age 21 years.

Ports

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.

Oban (meaning ‘little bay’ in Gaelic) is a small harbor town on the west coast of Scotland, famous for its whiskey distillery. The town occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn, and is a perfect place to find shelter from the Atlantic. Walking around town is a pleasure, and close by you’ll find mountains, castles, dramatic coastal scenery, and McCaig’s tower that resembles the Colosseum. In the first week of August, the town plays host to West Highland week, a yearly sailing regatta.

  • Troon (GB)

  • Oban (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 August 2018 - 25 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 21 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 30
  • 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
  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • 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 theThalassa

Tall Ship Thalassa

Tall Ships

Thalassa

Race in style. The Baltic is the Thalassa's home ground, but this ship is more than capable to sail every imaginable sea. This 3-masted vessel is super strong and seaworthy, and can sail up to 13 knots. In any wind, …

Read more

Windseeker logs

  • We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together.

    Vega Gamleby, 01 January 1970

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 1: 23-24 August We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together. We are friends. We are family. We are the champion. 23-August-2016: Linda Today it was a wonderful day. We started with a climb lesson for the …

    Read log
  • Picture of people on board the Tall Ship Morgenster

    A Human Adventure

    Morgenster, 01 January 1970

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

    Read log

Photos

  • Dolphins
See more

OTHER JOURNEYS YOU MIGHT LIKE