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Dover (GB) - Southampton (GB)

20 August - 26 August 2017

6 days, Thermopylae Clipper

From € 295,-

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Thermopylae Clipper:
Dover (GB) - Southampton (GB)

20 August - 26 August 2017

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Join the Thermopylae Clipper in her late August sailing voyage. Board the yacht in Dover and sail to the vessel’s homeport in Southampton. Trim the sails, steer and become a part of the crew. Open to Windseekers between 12 and 25 years old. Join more than 1 Thermopylae Clipper journey for 10% discount!


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!

Southampton, on the shores of the Solent, is the largest port of England. The bustling town offers plenty of distractions, and is known (sometimes reviled) for its brutalist architecture. However, the city hosts a number of fine museums, the Tudor House, and long stretches of medieval walls. Also, the beautiful English countryside is just a short drive away. The yearly Southampton boat show in september should be on any Windseeker's calendar. And don't forget to visit the Isle of Wight!

  • Dover (GB)

  • Southampton (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 August 2017 - 26 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
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

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