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Digby (CA) - Saint John (CA)

16 August - 20 August 2017

4 days, Wylde Swan

From € 720,-

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Wylde Swan:
Digby (CA) - Saint John (CA)

16 August - 20 August 2017

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Join the Wylde Swan for a voyage of 4 days from a small port of Digby to Saint John New Brunswick. Discover the beautiful nature of Canada. Hoist the sails, learn navigation and voluntarily climb the masts. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Digby is a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada, dating back to the second half of the 18th century. It has long maritime traditions, with many trade and fishing ships calling it home. Nowadays Digby is proud of its scallop fishing, it even holds an annual scallop festival! You can learn about the town's history in the Admiral Digby Museum. If you're more of an outdoorsy person visit the 200-years-old Prim Point Lighthouse or go hiking on the Balancing Rock trail.

Saint John is the only city on the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, situated at the mouth of Sain John river. It is a perfect starting point for many trips to admire the Canadian nature: the Irving Nature Park, Rockwood Park or the Reversing Falls, to name a few. You can also visit the Carleton Martello Tower or the New Brunswick Museum to learn more about the area. Finally take a walk at an indoor city market where you can taste local specialities and buy some handcrafted souvenirs.

  • Digby (CA)

  • Saint John (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 August 2017 - 20 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 36
  • 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 hammock/bunk/cabin
  • 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"

  • Tan (17) Turkey

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

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