Transatlantic Voyage in the wake of Ferdinand Magellan. 500 years after Magellan’s famous expedition, Bark Europa follows in his path. This exciting voyage will take you from Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of Africa to the capital of Uruguay in South America. Spend over a month on board a century-old Tall Ship. Follow in the path of old explorers, learn everything you need to know about sailing, disconnect from the outside world; look out for dolphins and admire the stars in the middle of the Atlantic. Live a once in a lifetime adventure, meet like-minded people and make wonderful memories. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Limited places in 2-person cabins available.
Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay, situated on the north shore of Río de la Plata, the arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates Uruguay from Argentina; with Buenos Aires on the other side. Visit the Ciudad Vieja with the city’s oldest buildings, several museums, art galleries and the Mercado del Puerto. Walk over the Rambla, a coastal avenue. Go to Fortaleza del Cerro for a view over the bay. Walk through the botanical gardens of parque Prado. Enjoy the beach (13 km) or Uruguayan tango.
Dates: 12 October 2019 - 14 November 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
Annette (18) Denmark
"I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"
Tan (17) Turkey
"If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."
Myriam (20) Belgium
"TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."
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