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Cherbourg (FR) - Bremerhaven (DE)

13 April - 19 April 2019

6 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

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

13 April - 19 April 2019

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Coming home. After a busy winter season in the Canary Islands, Alexander von Humboldt II is finally coming home to Bremerhaven. Help to sail the Ship on this last leg of the long voyage from the tropics. Sail the English Channel, along the coasts of France, Belgium and the Netherlands, before reaching your destination. The official language on board is German. Additional fee applies: € 50,- per person for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Situated on the Normandy coast, Cherbourg-Octeville is close to the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, and to a large nature park in the southeast. This makes Cherbourg perfect as a base for several day trips. But the town itself also has plenty to offer any Windseekers. Visit the Cité de la Mer, a large museum devoted to scientific and historical aspects of maritime subjects, the Botanical Gardens, or the racetrack at La Glacerie. Or discover this typically French town on foot.

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.

  • Cherbourg (FR)

  • Bremerhaven (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 April 2019 - 19 April 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: 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
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

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