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Charlottetown (CA) - Miramichi (CA)

01 July - 08 July 2017

7 days, Bark Europa

From € 975,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

4/6 pers. cabin: € 975,-
2 pers. cabin: € 1175,-

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Bark Europa:
Charlottetown (CA) - Miramichi (CA)

01 July - 08 July 2017

Rendez-Vous Regatta 2017 – Cruise in Company 1. Saling and cruising. Leaving from Charlottetown you will enjoy the beautiful Canadian Gulf of St. Lawrence as you set sail towards Miramichi in the company of other tall ships. This time you don’t have to race so you have the time to enjoy – not only the sailing and all activities involved, but also the amazing nature of Canada. Open to all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Charlottetown is a capital city of a Canadian Prince Edward Island province. Both the waterfront and the Vicotiran-era houses in town provide for great walking tours. Despite its small size, Charlottetown is a lively place, with its Centre of the Arts, St. Dunstan's Basilica and beautiful Victoria Park serving as main attractions. Take a walk through Victoria Row, a cobblestone street with a mix of great cafes, unique little shops and music all around.

Miramichi is a city at the mouth of Miramichi river in a Canadian New Brunswick province. Its unique culture is a blend of Mi'kmaq, Acadian, English, Scottish, and Irish traditions. For a taste of the culture visit New Brunswick Potato World Museum or, if you have more of a sweet tooth, the Chocolate Museum. After you've worked up your appetite sit down in one of many restaurants to enjoy a fresh local salmon.

  • Charlottetown (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 July 2017 - 8 July 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 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
  • 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "It was an absolute joy to steer for hours when the wind was blowing, and even when it was completely dead. I loved to see the sea, I loved the silence of the ocean."

    Barnabas (22), Hungary

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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