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Cape Verde (CV) - Montevideo (UY)

12 October - 14 November 2019

33 days, Bark Europa

From € 2890,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

4/6 pers. cabin p.p.p.: € 2890,-
2 pers. cabin p.p.p.: € 3700,-

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Bark Europa:
Cape Verde (CV) - Montevideo (UY)

12 October - 14 November 2019

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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.

Ports

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.

  • Montevideo (UY)

Key points

  • 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."

You sail on theBark Europa

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

  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    Advice for the First Tall Ship Sailing Journey

    Windseeker, 12 April 2019

    – by Windseeker & Trainees

    A lot of the trainees who go sailing for the first time wonder what it’s like on board. And who better to answer that question than the people who were in this position a few years back? We’ve decided to …

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  • Norwegian national dinner and presentation

    Gulden Leeuw

    Aalborg

    – by Charlotte (26, UK) and Pernille (20, Denmark)

    Charlotte We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8am. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie in and were bright eyed and eager. …

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Photos

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