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Bremerhaven (DE) - Cuxhaven (DE)

01 May - 04 May 2016

3 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 225,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Bremerhaven (DE) - Cuxhaven (DE)

01 May - 04 May 2016

*No places available anymore* Join Alexander von Humboldt II for a short leg at the NorthSea. Even on a short leg you and your fellow Windseekers will learn all about tall ship sailing under the guidance of the cew. The square rigged ALEX 2 is perfectly suited for sail training, so you’ll get plenty of opportunity to hone your newfound skills. You and your shipmates will become fast friends as you work together to harness the winds and battle. By the time you arrive in Cuxhaven you’ll have gained new skills and experience in an adventure you will never forget! Perfect voyage to find out if you like to come back for a longer voyage. Open for all ages, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Bremerhaven is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany’s trade. The town was founded in 1827, but settlements in the vicinity were settled as early as the 12th century. The main attractions for tourists are found at the Havenwelten and include the German Emigration Center and the German Maritime Museum, featuring the Hansekogge, a vintage cog dating from 1380, excavated in Bremen in 1962, and the historical harbour with a number of museum ships.

Cuxhaven is a North Sea port town in Germany, home to an important fisherman’s wharf, and one of the largest sea side resorts in Germany. Cuxhaven is a quiet place, so don’t expect too much action. But its beaches, the small castle Ritzebüttel, and the ship wreck museum are well worth your time. Take a walk over the promenade and gaze at the passing ships, go for a nice dinner in one of the many restaurants, or dig up your swimming trunks and spend a nice afternoon at the beach.

  • Bremerhaven (DE)

  • Cuxhaven (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 May 2016 - 4 May 2016
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 54
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and German
  • 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

  • Roos (16)

    "THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"

  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

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Windseeker logs

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    The Best Two Weeks of my Life!

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, July 2016

    Antwerp - Lisbon

    – by Windseeker Manon

    The moment right before I began my sailing adventure I had a lot of fears and doubts. I have saved money for so long and I have worked really hard for it. What if I did not like the meals? …

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  • Morgenster Trainees Together

    Cultures at Sea, from individuals to-gether

    Morgenster, August 2016

    Cadiz - A Coruna

    – by Trainees

    Morgenster, EU Exchange 2016 Trainee Logbook   Day 1 – 30/7/2016 At 9, we had breakfast and coffee (especially liked by Bjorn). The taxi arrived and took our bags to the harbour. At the harbour the security controlled all of our bags and then …

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