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Cape Town (ZA) - Rouen (FR) - Scheveningen (NL)

08 April - 22 June 2019

75 days, Bark Europa

From € 4445,-

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Bark Europa:
Cape Town (ZA) - Rouen (FR) - Scheveningen (NL)

08 April - 22 June 2019

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Sailing the Atlantic, visiting remote islands, learning about scientific research of the oceans and competing in the Liberty Tall Ships Regatta – this voyage has it all! Join Bark Europa for this combination journey, starting in South Africa and sailing north towards the Ascension Island and then to the Azores, before making your way to Europe. Reach France just in time for the Rouen Armada maritime festival and take part in a race of Tall Ships to Scheveningen, just out of The Hague. During this superb trip of almost 80 days you will make approx. 5,500 nautical miles and learn a lot about sailing – and about yourself. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Places in 2-person cabins – no longer available.

Ports

Cape Town, close to Cape of Good Hope, is a wonderful place where African and European cultures mix and match in interesting ways. The city offers lots of entertainment and fine cuisine, and there is much to see! Visit the Table Mountain, saunter along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, check out Robben Island where Nelson Mandela used to be imprisoned, and of course no Windseeker’s visit is complete without a trip to Cape Point. If you have time, a drive along the coast is highly recommended!

Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.

  • Cape Town (ZA)

  • Scheveningen (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 8 April 2019 - 22 June 2019
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 48
  • 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: towels
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

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Tall Ships

Bark Europa

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

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    Vega Gamleby, 01 January 1970

    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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  • Gulden Leeuw Atlantic Crossing in 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta – Trainee Logs

    Gulden Leeuw, 01 January 1970

    Halifax - Le Havre Atlantic Crossing

    – by Trainees

    August 3rd Hannson Paul, Phil Truchon Second day ocean sailing in Rendez-Vous 2017, all is going well so far. Yesterday we had to take down all the sails and begin to use our engine towards the next checkpoint due to the lack …

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