For questions or advice:

set course for new horizons

Header trainee

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

Santiago de Cuba (CU) - Bermuda (BM) - Azores (PT)

13 June - 13 July 2018

30 days, Anne-Margaretha

From € 1450,-

Book this journey

Oceancrossing Sail Training

cabin without private bathroom: € 1450,-
2 p.p cabin with shower and toilet: € 1550,-

Book this journey

Anne-Margaretha:
Santiago de Cuba (CU) - Bermuda (BM) - Azores (PT)

13 June - 13 July 2018

* Last places available – contact info@windseeker.org before booking * Immerse yourself in the ocean swell, let everything just go and enjoy the blue sky, ocean life, the peaceful atmosphere and pleasant company. First you’ll sail from Santiago de Cuba to Bermuda, where you will stay for 1-2 days and then continue sailing to the Azores. After that you set the course to Flores, a beautiful city to visit. Finally, we set sail for the island of Faial and we’ll moor in the cozy town of Horta. At Café Sport, the place where sailors from around the world come together, you can look back on our Ocean crossing. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Santiago is a big and festive city in Cuba and its most important fishing port. Cuban music is deeply rooted in Santiago and is the result of the fusion of African drumming and Spanish guitar. Stroll through the streets of the historical center and savoring the fresh breeze, until you arrive at the famous building La Casa de la Trova. Visit the Revolution Plaza with its monumental statues and don't forget the Diego Velazquez Museum.

The Azores are a group of 9 islands in the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Iberian Peninsula, and an autonomous region of Portugal. Sailors and trainees can explore several ports, and many do as part of an Atlantic crossing - but the most famous is Horta, which has a large port and marina. For longer visits, tourists can venture up the numerous volcanic peaks, or try one of many outdoor activities such a whale watching or mountain biking.

  • Santiago de Cuba (CU)

  • Azores (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 June 2018 - 13 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • "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 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 …

Read more

Windseeker logs

  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    The most spectacular theatrical performance Mother Nature had to offer

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 3: 27-31 August   27-August-2016: Linda Today was one of the best days in my life. The whole crew played volleyball on the beach. Then be mice for the crew parade and we WON! Yeah! So now I will …

    Read log
  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

    Read log

Photos

  • Trainees
  • Trainee

OTHER JOURNEYS YOU MIGHT LIKE