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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Louisburg (CA) - Lunenburg (CA)

06 August - 10 August 2017

4 days, Bark Europa

From € 560,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

4/6 pers. cabin: € 560,-
Normal price: € 675,-

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Bark Europa:
Louisburg (CA) - Lunenburg (CA)

06 August - 10 August 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Outport Programme. Board Bark Europa in Louisburg, Canada, for a 5-day journey to a World Heritage site in Lunenburg. Enjoy sailing along the beautiful Canadian coast, hoisting sails and manning the helm. This journey is a perfect getaway for people who don’t have the time for ocean crossing but still want to sail a Tall Ship next year!

Ports

Lunenburg is a Canadian port town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. Historically the town was involved in several wars, including the American Revolution. Today the town is a fishery port and has several small shipyards that have managed to preserve the skills of the sailing era. Did you know that the replica of the ‘Bounty’ was built here? Visit the historic city centre on foot or by horse and carriage, and enjoy a leisurely hike in the grassy hills of the surrounding countryside.

Key points

  • Dates: 6 August 2017 - 10 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

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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Windseeker logs

  • Log numero uno

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • Trainees on the Tecla

    Race of the Classics

    Tecla

    Ipswich, UK

    – by Officer Jet

    The Tecla is currently participating in the Race of the Classics for Young Professionals. This is a race that is organized every year in the autumn. Yesterday the 24 participating vessels left the Veerhaven in Rotterdam, sailing in parade they went …

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Photos

  • Trainee
  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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