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Sochi (RU) - Varna (BG)

24 September - 03 October 2016

9 days, Atyla

From € 495,-

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Normal price: € 495,-

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Atyla:
Sochi (RU) - Varna (BG)

24 September - 03 October 2016

From Sochi, all participating Tall Ships will embark together, creating a ‘Parade of Sails’. From the deck of ATYLA you will have the most fantastic view of the other ships as you sail west together, back across the beautiful calm waters of the Black Sea, towards the Bulgarian port of Varna. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Sochi is a Russian city on the Black Sea coast with a rare in the region subtropical climate – palm trees covered in snow is not a rare sight in there. There are over 100 different ethnicities living in Sochi, making it a perfect mix of cultures and languages. It is a popular tourist destination, with many attractions: parks and gardens, beaches and ski resorts, monumental Stalinist architecture and Byzantine-period ruins. Go out of the city for hikes in one of the national parks.

Varna is Bulgaria’s biggest city on the Black Sea coast and a popular tourist destination, university center and port. The famous necropolis belonging to the Varna Culture is dated to 5 000 years bc. With such long hisotry it’s no wonder the city is full of museums, including Varna Archaeological Museum founded in 1888, Naval Museum and Natural History Museum. Once your head gets full of history, you can relax on beautiful sandy beach or take a refreshing stroll in the Primorski Park.

  • Sochi (RU)

  • Varna (BG)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 September 2016 - 3 October 2016
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 18
  • 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
  • Windseekers from the Netherlands need to become member of STAN
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

You sail on the Atyla

Atyla

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Atyla

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Windseeker logs

  • Ship

    Absolutely Awesome Day

    Europa

    Southern Atlantic Ocean

    – by Annie van Haaren

    Today was absolutely awesome. Waking from a good 7 hour sleep to breakfast, first time in 5 days as I had been sleeping right through it when on the dog watch. We had watch from 8 am till 12 midday. …

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  • We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together.

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 1: 23-24 August We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together. We are friends. We are family. We are the champion.   23-August-2016: Linda Today it was a wonderful day. We started with a climb lesson for the …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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