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Horta (PT) - Horta (PT)

23 June - 01 July 2015

8 days, Anne-Margaretha

From € 895,-

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Price p.p. 2 persons cabin : € 895,-
Normal price: € 995,-

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Anne-Margaretha:
Horta (PT) - Horta (PT)

23 June - 01 July 2015

Discover the Azores on board the Anne-Margaretha and enjoy the balmy weather, the flowery beauty of the islands and excellent whale spotting opportunities! The exact route is dependent on wind and weather, but Terceira, Sao Jorge, and Graciosa are almost certain to be on the itinerary. While there’s plenty of opportunity to relax, this is a true Windseeker’s Journey! Help out the crew and work together as a team to hoist the sails, tack, jibe, and keep a lookout for marine traffic and playful dolphins across the bow. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time, you will return sunbaked, windswept, and full new impressions that will translate into many a tall tale. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Horta is situated in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores on the island of Faial. The marina is a primary stop for yachts crossing the Atlantic. Its walls and walkways are covered in paintings created by the crews of visiting ships. Peter’s Cafe Sport, located across from the marina, houses the island’s scrimshaw museum. A collection of artefacts carved from whale tooth and jawbone. This café is a point of reference for trans-Atlantic yachtsmen and sailors.

Key points

  • Dates: 23 June 2015 - 1 July 2015
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 12
  • 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: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Max (17) Germany

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

  • Ang (25) Malaysia

    "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

You sail on the Anne-Margaretha

Yachts

Anne-Margaretha

The dream of Heinz Wutschke and Greet Dekker to sail the oceans with their own ship became true when they built the Anne-Margaretha. Far away from everyday commotion you experience the special peace and quiet of sailing the ocean. Dolphins …

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Windseeker logs

  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    It feels like we have been out for a lot longer than we actually have

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 2: 25-26 August   25- August-2016 Today we have learned what all the sails and ropes are called, and what they do. We also saw dolphins again and a whale for the first time. We are getting …

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  • Clean Circle Navigators 2019: plastic research

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of By The Ocean We Unite
    & Anna Gudarowska, Windseeker

    In 2019 Windseeker teamed up with By the Ocean we Unite (now: The Ocean Movement) for the first time. In the summer 148 Windseekers took part in the first Sustainable Sailing journeys (now: Clean Circle Navigators) on four Tall Ships. …

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