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

Belfast (GB) - Aalborg (DK)

04 July - 03 August 2015

30 days, Bark Europa

From € 2475,-

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Tall Ships Races

25 only: € 2475,-
> 25 only: € 2475,-

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Bark Europa:
Belfast (GB) - Aalborg (DK)

04 July - 03 August 2015

Early bird fare for Tall Ships Races 2015! Valid for youngsters only, until 1 April 2015, age 15-25. Sail from Belfast – Aalesund – Kristiansand – Aalborg: Tall Ships Race 1, Cruise in Company and Race 2. The ultimate Tall Ships Race experience! Enjoy the races, cruise in company with the other tall ships, and visit the events and festivals in the harbours with sports activities, excursions, crewparades and crewparties. Bark Europa is your platform for adventure. Join the ship and its crew for a summer you’ll never forget.

Programme Outline

Ports

Belfast is the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. It started out as a small hamlet with fertile land along the mouth of the Lagan. Soon, marauders and pirates realised Belfast’s lough was deep and their shores were the perfect haven for repairing sea ravaged ships. Today Belfast is a wonderful city to explore! Visit the Titanic quarter waterfront, the Ulster Museum, or the Odyssey area where you'll find lots of entertainment. And spend some time in one of Belfast's many pubs.

The final leg of the Tall Ships Races 2015 will finish in the grand port of Aalborg. Aalborg has had a love affair with The Tall Ships Races since 1999, when the city hosted the event for the first time. Aalborg is situated at the Liim Fiord where it was founded by Vikings over 1000 years ago. Today Aalborg is a modern city with visible historic roots. Its theatres, symphony orchestra, performance venues, and museums, make Aalborg a great place to wind down after an exhilarating Sail adventure.

Key points

  • "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

    Joanna (21), Iceland

You sail on the Bark Europa

Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Den Haag (NL)
Date built: 1911
Trainees: 48
Length: 56m
Height of mast: 33m
Sail: 1250 m2

First class world wonderer. The Bark Europa has sailed every ocean and visited every continent. This three-master is equipped with a total of 30 sails and has participated in many Tall Ships' Races since 1994. In 2000 the Europa came …

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Windseeker logs

  • Arrival Kristiansand

    Vega Gamleby

    Skarhamn - Kristiansand - Aalborg

    – by Jeroen (18) and Anouk (16)

    Jeroen After being the most seasick person on the whole boat, today I felt better again! So happy with this, had a lot of fun in my watch. This watch we got the chance to climb in the mast. First I …

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  • The Perfect Day on Santa Maria Manuela

    Santa Maria Manuela, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

      14.07.18. by a Trainee Sailed on the Santa Maria Manuela at 15:00 hours. Bright sunshine and thousands of excited people lining the jetties, docks, hills, homes and piers, waving enthusiastically. On board, all the crew and trainees waved at the onlookers …

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