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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Pori (FI) - Kaliningrad (RU)

19 June - 26 June 2019

7 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 760,-

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Sail Training

18-25: € 760,-
25+: € 1192,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Pori (FI) - Kaliningrad (RU)

19 June - 26 June 2019

* Places at request * This journey will take you from the Finnish city of Pori south to Kaliningrad. Spend a week on board of one of Germany’s most famous Tall Ships and take part in Sail Training activities. Steer the vessel, set and trim the sails, look out for other ships and enjoy your time on board with other trainees and crew. The official language on board is German. In addition extra, per person € 50, – for harbor fees, pilotage, etc. Surcharge for 2-bed cabin 25% p.p. For all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Pori is a city in Western Finland, near the Gulf of Bothnia, established in the XVI century. Visit the Pori Art Museum and the Juselius Mausoleum or relax on a nearby sandy beach - Yyteri. The Satakunnan Museo has, among others, Viking skis and indoors market Kauppahalli offers snacks, fresh produce and local specialities.

Kaliningrad is the main town of the Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian enclave between Poland and Lithuania. The strategic location on the Baltic Sea coast resulted in many battles fought over the city, as well as its long maritime traditions. Discover the B-413 Submarine Museum and scientific research vessel "Vityaz" - both part of the Museum of the World Ocean. Visit the Königsberg Cathedral, dating back to Prussian times, and walk around the city to take in the unique mix of architectural designs.

  • Pori (FI)

  • Kaliningrad (RU)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 June 2019 - 26 June 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
  • "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

    Tan (17), Turkey

You sail on the Alexander von Humboldt II

Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Bremerhaven (DE)
Date built: 2011
Trainees: 54
Length: 65m
Height of mast: 32,9 m
Sail: 1360 m2

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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