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La Gomera (ES) - Mindelo (CV) - Martinique (MQ)

06 January - 15 February 2019

40 days, Twister

From € 3120,-

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Twister:
La Gomera (ES) - Mindelo (CV) - Martinique (MQ)

06 January - 15 February 2019

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*Trainee Crew Placements – limited availability * Atlantic Crossing from Canary Islands, via Cape Verde to the Caribbean. This epic journey has it all: beautiful and sunny locations, good winds and lots of sailing! You will embark in the Canary Islands to sail to Cape Verde archipelago. Then you will cross the Atlantic towards Trinidad and Tobago, before finally reaching Martinique. On the way you will bring cargo under sails, making it a unique and sustainable journey. On board you will work alongisde professional crew and learn lots about sailing a Ship, while sailing around 3,500 nautical miles! Open for Windseekers aged 18+.

Ports

La Gomera is one of the 7 main islands in the Spanish Canary Islands archipelago on the Atlantic Ocean. Try the local wine with some tapas, listen to the local “whistle speach” and go exploring the rainforest. Visit the etnographic museum, go hiking in the
Garajonay National Park and Bosque del Cedro, hang out on the beach or take a dolphin- and whalewatching tour.

Martinique is an island on the Eastern Caribbean Sea and an overseas territory of France. With its white sandy beaches, clear blue water and green hills it is the picture of a tropical paradise. Enjoy the unique culture of the island with its Creole and French influences and the multicultural cuisine. Visit the Paul Gauguin Interpretation Centre, dedicated to the artist’s brief but fruitful stay on the island. Participate in watersports or take a hike through the tropical forest.

  • La Gomera (ES)

  • Martinique (MQ)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 January 2019 - 15 February 2019
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • 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
  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cosy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Axel (23) France

    "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

  • Agathe (26) France

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

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