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Lunenburg (CA) - Saint John (CA)

12 August - 18 August 2017

6 days, Bark Europa

From € 740,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

4/6 pers. cabin: € 740,-
Normal price: € 860,-

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Bark Europa:
Lunenburg (CA) - Saint John (CA)

12 August - 18 August 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Outport Programme. Sail from the World Heritage site in Lunenburg to Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. Cross the Bay of Fundy and have a stopover in a small town of Shelburne with its historical and well-preserved buildings. Keep a lookout for whales who are known to visit the Bay of Fundy on a regular basis!

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.

Saint John is the only city on the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, situated at the mouth of Sain John river. It is a perfect starting point for many trips to admire the Canadian nature: the Irving Nature Park, Rockwood Park or the Reversing Falls, to name a few. You can also visit the Carleton Martello Tower or the New Brunswick Museum to learn more about the area. Finally take a walk at an indoor city market where you can taste local specialities and buy some handcrafted souvenirs.

  • Saint John (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 August 2017 - 18 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
  • Anu (23)

    "LOOKING AT THE SEA, AND ONLY SEA, FOR SO MANY DAYS CLEARS THE MIND."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

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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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