Official attempt rounding Cape Horn: sailing from 50 degrees South in the Pacific Ocean to 50 degrees South in the Atlantic without the use of engine. In this epic voyage of 48 days you will sail 6000 nautical miles on the South Pacific. It is the ultimate adventure. Weather and wind will shape your route and the result will hopefully be to round Cape Horn. To successfully complete this attempt, only the sails may be used. Keep in mind that this difficult voyage asks a lot of everyone on board and it will most probably put your stamina to the test – but what a satisfaction! Due to the difficulty of this voyage ,additional recruitment procedure applies. Limited places in 2-person cabins – contact us to confirm availability. Not included in the price are landing fees in Falkland Islands – to be paid on board. Indication: GBP 15-25 per landing, 1-2 landings per day. Payable in USD, EUR or GBP.
Hobart is the capital city of the Australian island of Tasmania. Once there don’t miss the spectacular views from Mount Wellington! Spend the day with exotic animals of the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary or among the plants in the botanical garden. If you’re an art-lover the Museum of Old and New Art is a must-see. Follow the exciting day with a seafood dinner on the pier.
Falkland Islands is a British overseas territory and an archipelago at the very south of South American continent. The breathtaking nature is the main reason for tourism, with amazing landscapes and numerous species of birds (including pinguins), seals and dolphins. Even if you’re not much of a nature lover you will still find things to do. Check out the local woolen crafts – or join workshops to make some yourself; see a traditional dance performance and don’t miss The Historic Dockyard Museum.
Falkland Islands (FK)
Dates: 5 September 2020 - 22 October 2020
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 48
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
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
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Barnabas (22) Hungary
"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."
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