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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Liverpool (GB) - Dublin (IE) - Cardiff (GB)

27 May - 06 June 2018

10 days, Adventure Wales

From € 790,-

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Adventure Wales:
Liverpool (GB) - Dublin (IE) - Cardiff (GB)

27 May - 06 June 2018

Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and Volvo Ocean Race in one! Join the schooner Adventure Wales for the first leg of the Regatta and then sail on to her homeport. Enjoy racing other vessels around a number of waypoints on the Irish Sea, and then take part in harbour festival in the capital of Ireland. After the event you will sail to Cardiff to meet the fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race. This special voyage will be Adventure Wales’ first event since being owned by the Challenge Wales charity. Open for Windseekers aged 16-25. Contact us if you’d like to step off in Dublin instead of sailing all the way to Cardiff. Contact us for information about bursaries.


Liverpool enjoys ‘The most splendid setting of any English city’, the city lies in the bay of the Irish Sea. The city has long been on the forefront of maritime and industrial development, and boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites, so there’s plenty to see and do. Find a map and visit the many landmarks & museums, or spend some time at the most impressive waterfront of the world. When the sun sets Liverpool’s vibrant nightlife will keep you entertained every night of the year!

Cardiff is the Capital city of Wales, located on the south coast of the country. A former industrial city, Cardiff has undergone a remarkable modernisation. The centre contains Cardiff Castle, the lush Bute park and the country's finest shopping arcades. At Cardiff Bay, the Welsh national Assembly sits alongside an array of contemporary and classic architecture - Explore the area in the summer, taking time to relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants.

  • Liverpool (GB)

  • Cardiff (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 May 2018 - 6 June 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers age 16-25 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 9
  • 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
  • "Pushed me out of my comfort zone, got to meet people I'd never get to meet and made lifelong friends."

    Jeremy (23)

You sail on the Adventure Wales

Picture of a sailing vessel Adventure Wales under sails
Shipping type: Schooner
Homeport: Cardiff (UK)
Date built: 1979
Trainees: 9
Length: 17,13 m
Height of mast:

Adventure Wales is an experienced, sea-going schooner. You can take join her for the Tall Ships Races, cruising and ocean voyages. Once you step on board, you will be a part of the team. Before you know it, you will be …

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Windseeker logs

  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde, 2013

    Sailing from Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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