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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
  • "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

    Axel (23), France

You sail on the Anne-Margaretha

Shipping type: Ketch
Homeport: Haarlem (NL)
Date built: 1998
Trainees: 10
Length: 22m
Height of mast: 22
Sail: 515 m2

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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    – by Windseeker Jan

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