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Agadir (MA) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

22 October - 30 October 2016

8 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 600,-

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25: € 600,-
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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Agadir (MA) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

22 October - 30 October 2016

Sail from Morocco to the Canary Islands to re-charge your batteries for the coming winter! Enjoy beautiful weather and reliable winds, watch for dolphins in crystal-blue waters and discover the tropical nature of Tenerife.

Ports

Agadir, situated at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, boasts 10 km of sandy beaches which you can enjoy for over 300 sunny days a year. After lazing about for awhile, take a refreshing dip in the ocean and take some time to visit the Berber Heritage Museum. Not to forget a beautiful marina with its Moorish architecture!

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!

  • Agadir (MA)

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 22 October 2016 - 30 October 2016
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • "This trip was about pushing your boundaries."

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You sail on the Alexander von Humboldt II

Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Bremerhaven (DE)
Date built: 2011
Trainees: 54
Length: 65m
Height of mast: 32,9 m
Sail: 1360 m2

The Alexander von Humboldt II is a sail training ship in every possible way. She was built by and for sail trainers. She meets high safety standards and has modern nautical and technical facilities. The permanent crew members are specially …

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Windseeker logs

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    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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