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Cartagena (ES) - Alicante (ES)

11 October - 18 October 2019

7 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Cartagena (ES) - Alicante (ES)

11 October - 18 October 2019

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* Places at request * Discovering the Spanish coast. Board the Ship in Cartagena for a week-long sailing excursion on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. Set and trim the sails, look out for obstacles, steer the vessel and, if you want to, climb the masts. After your watch relax on deck with your fellow trainees. Finally, you will disembark in another Spanish city – Alicante. Language on board is German. There is an additional fee of € 50 per person for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Cartagena is a city in the southeast of Spain along the Mediterranean coast and one of the most important naval ports in Spain (also historically). It is the main military base and a home to a large naval shipyard. The Old Town is limited by five small hills: Molinete, Monte Sacro, Monte de San José, Despeñaperros and Monte de la Concepción, following the example of Rome. Enjoy the Spanish culture of food and beverages! Try some tasty tapas, local wine and fresh caught sea food.

Alicante is a port city on the Costa Blanca, Mediterranean coast of Spain. Climb up to the 16-century Castle of Santa Barbara for a great view over the city and take a stroll through the lively Explanada de Espana with its many cafes and restaurants. Visit Barrio Santa Cruz for a taste of authentic local culture and if you love everything sailing-related don’t miss the Volvo Ocean Race Museum.

  • Cartagena (ES)

  • Alicante (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 11 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Robijn (17)

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

  • Tan (17) Turkey

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

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