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Tromsö (NO) - Bear Island (NO) - Longyearbyen (NO)

21 May - 03 June 2017

13 days, Anne-Margaretha

From € 1295,-

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Expedition Sail Training

cabin without private bathroom: € 1295,-
2 person cabin with private shower and toilet: € 1395,-

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Anne-Margaretha:
Tromsö (NO) - Bear Island (NO) - Longyearbyen (NO)

21 May - 03 June 2017

Tromsø- Bear Island- Spitsbergen (Longyearbyen). Visit a Polar Museum in Tromsø before setting sails for a remote Bear Island on the Barents Sea, then continue on to Hornsund on Spitsbergen. See the magnificent glaciers, remains of whalers, sometimes polar bears, reindeer, walruses and of course all kinds of birds. Visit the Recherche Fjord and Tryghamna to see even more exotic polar wildlife. Finally arrive in Longyearbyen, the capital of Spitsbergen.

Ports

Only 2000 km from the North Pole Tromsö is the capital of Norway’s high north, home to 70 000 inhabitants who live on the edge of the Arctic. This well operated cruise destination is positioned in a spectacular setting between islands, iconic fjords and mountain peaks, midway between the North Cape and Lofoten Islands.

Longyearbyen is a capital of Norwegian Svalbard archipelago, located on the Spitsbergen island. If you want to experience the arctic climate, although tempered by a warm current, Spitsbergen is the place to visit. Look for seabirds, reindeer and marine mammals but watch out for polar bears! Don't be fooled by the town's remote location and small size: you can find there two museums, art galleries and a cinema.

  • Tromsö (NO)

  • Longyearbyen (SJ)

Key points

  • Dates: 21 May 2017 - 3 June 2017
  • 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
  • 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
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "I’m not even lying when I say this has been the best journey of my life, I’m super happy and satisfied and would definitely recommend to a friend."

    Manda (15), Denmark

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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Windseeker logs

  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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  • Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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Photos

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