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Bremerhaven (DE) - Bremerhaven (DE)

29 April - 02 May 2015

3 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 250,-

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25 : € 250,-
> 25 : € 425,-

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

29 April - 02 May 2015

Big adventure in a small package! Join Alexander von Humboldt II for a short Sail Training journey on the Baltic Sea. Learn the ropes on deck, climb the rigging if you’re comfortable, and make fast friends with your fellow trainees. You’ll be in a watch system, so at night you have the deck to yourself as you sail under the stars – a magical experience! Help set and trim the sails, do odd jobs on deck and below, help to keep the ship clean, and learn about navigation. This Sail Training voyage is ideal to find out whether life at sea is something for you. Challenging enough to test your boundaries, short enough to fit in your life. Open to 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.

Key points

  • Dates: 29 April 2015 - 2 May 2015
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 16:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 54
  • 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Thea (20) Denmark

    "I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT BOTH SAILING AND SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS AMAZING"

  • 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."

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Alexander von Humboldt II

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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    Maybe, July 2017

    – by Killian Borland (17)

    I was a youth volunteer on The Maybe for the month of June 2017. It was an experience that I will never forget. I loved every minute of it. One of the best things about sailing on The Maybe is that …

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  • A Few Moments of Peace

    Morgenster, September 2014

    Baltic Sea

    – by Windseeker Jan

    "There were dolphins!”, my watch mate told me when I emerged from my cabin. “Hundreds of them! Jumping and blowing! You missed them!” I thought he was pulling my leg, but apparently he wasn’t. When seasickness claims you, you miss …

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