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Rouen (FR) - Scheveningen (NL)

15 June - 22 June 2019

7 days, Bark Europa

From € 680,-

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Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

15-25: € 680,-
25+ (fully booked): € 790,-

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Bark Europa:
Rouen (FR) - Scheveningen (NL)

15 June - 22 June 2019

* FULLY BOOKED * Liberty Tall Ships Regatta 2019. Board Bark Europa in northern France for a race on the North Sea and English Channel towards the Ship’s homeport in Scheveningen (just outside of The Hague). During the 8 days on board you will make approx. 300 nautical miles and get to know what Tall Ships sailing is about thanks to the Sail Training program on board. Expect some intense and fast sailing in order to win the race! And afterwards spend some time enjoying the fastival in port, meeting people from other vessels and seeing the city. Open for all nationalities, minimum age 15 years. Places in 2-person cabins no longer available.

Ports

Rouen is a city with long history located on the River Seine in Normandy, North France. It's also the venue of L'Armada, a sailing festival which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. When visiting Rouen you can't miss the Gothic Cathedral and Palais de Justice. For nature lovers the Roumare Forest just outside the city is the place to be, while art enthusiasts should visit Musee Secq des Tournelles - the wrought iron museum.

Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.

  • Rouen (FR)

  • Scheveningen (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 June 2019 - 22 June 2019
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

    Tan (17), Turkey

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

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    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of The Ocean Movement

    A report from the plastic research on board   In July 2021, The Ocean Movement foundation (TOM; formerly known as By the Ocean We Unite) realized an in-depth program on board of the Tall Ship Thalassa during the Erasmus+ co-funded Windseeker project …

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  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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