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

Travemünde (DE) - Belfast (GB)

19 June - 04 July 2015

15 days, Alexander von Humboldt II

From € 990,-

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Alexander von Humboldt II:
Travemünde (DE) - Belfast (GB)

19 June - 04 July 2015

No places available anymore – It’s time for an ocean adventure! Step on board the Alexander von Humboldt II and get your sea legs. As a true Windseeker you will learn all about Tall Ship sailing on this Sail Training Journey. You start your Journey in the German harbour of Travemünde, famous for its traditional foods and drinks. Via the beautiful Norwegian Fjords and the North Sea the Journey leads to Belfast. You’ll make fast friends with the crew and your fellow Windseekers while you work together as a team to harness the wind and the waves. There’s always something to do, but you’ll also find time to spend with your favorite book, or play a game in the day room. Or just look towards the horizon. You will see some amazing scenery, and maybe even dolphins playing across the bow. Open to all ages, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Belfast is the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. It started out as a small hamlet with fertile land along the mouth of the Lagan. Soon, marauders and pirates realised Belfast’s lough was deep and their shores were the perfect haven for repairing sea ravaged ships. Today Belfast is a wonderful city to explore! Visit the Titanic quarter waterfront, the Ulster Museum, or the Odyssey area where you'll find lots of entertainment. And spend some time in one of Belfast's many pubs.

Key points

  • Dates: 19 June 2015 - 4 July 2015
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

    Ida (19), Finland

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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