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Esbjerg (DK) - Harlingen (NL)

09 July - 16 July 2022

7 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 753,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

15-25: € 753,-
25+: € 1145,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Esbjerg (DK) - Harlingen (NL)

09 July - 16 July 2022

The Tall Ships Races 2022: Race 1. Find the green hull of Alexander von Humboldt II moored among other Tall Ships gathered in Esbjerg for the starting event of this year’s Races. The next day you will leave the port in a Parade of Sail, before making your way to the starting line of Race 1! From then on, it’s a great adventure! Divided into watches you will sail the Ship, from steering and navigating to trimming the sails and climbing the masts. Reach Harlingen two days before you’re scheduled to disembark. In that time you will get to enjoy crew-exclusive activities in porta and meet the crews of other vessels. IMPORTANT: The official language on board is German. The price includes additional €50 for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Due to Coronavirus currently you must take a quick antigen test before embarkation, included in the boardprice. For all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark – a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town’s maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

  • Esbjerg (DK)

  • Harlingen (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 July 2022 - 16 July 2022
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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
  • 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."

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

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