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Cuxhaven (DE) - Dover (GB)

13 August - 20 August 2017

7 days, Thermopylae Clipper

From € 345,-

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Thermopylae Clipper:
Cuxhaven (DE) - Dover (GB)

13 August - 20 August 2017

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Sail the Thrmopylae Clipper from Cuxhaven, Germany, across the North Sea to Dover in England. Spend 7 nights on baord the vessel and become part of the crew, working together to bring the Thermopylae Clipper to her destination port. Open to Windseekers between 12 and 25 years old. Join more than 1 Thermopylae Clipper journey for 10% discount!

Ports

Cuxhaven is a North Sea port town in Germany, home to an important fisherman's wharf, and one of the largest sea side resorts in Germany. Cuxhaven is a quiet place, so don’t expect too much action. But its beaches, the small castle Ritzebüttel, and the ship wreck museum are well worth your time. Take a walk over the promenade and gaze at the passing ships, go for a nice dinner in one of the many restaurants, or dig up your swimming trunks and spend a nice afternoon at the beach.

Dover is a port town in south east England, famous for its White Cliffs. Historically it was a very important port due to the proximity to France. Visit the majestic Dover Castle or relax on St. Margaret's Bay Beach. Don't miss the Dover Museum – it's free and full of exciting stories!

  • Cuxhaven (DE)

  • Dover (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers between 12 and 25 years old
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 15
  • 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 bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • 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"

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

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Yachts

Thermopylae Clipper

Thermopylae Clipper is the largest yacht in Discovery Sailing Project’s fleet of three. Having previously completed four circumnavigations, Thermopylae Clipper is a very sturdy and spacious yacht perfectly suited to Sail Training. Being on board a smaller yacht means that …

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Windseeker logs

  • Whoopie in the wheelhouse!

    MORGENSTER, 18 September 2014

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    The long days at sea started to take their toll. My 19-year old fellow Windseekers felt their boots start to boil. Time for some whoopie in the wheelhouse!

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    Vega Gamleby, 25 August 2016

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 2: 25-26 August   25- August-2016 Today we have learned what all the sails and ropes are called, and what they do. We also saw dolphins again and a whale for the first time. We are getting …

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Photos

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