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Scheveningen (NL) - Cascais (PT)

03 September - 15 September 2018

12 days, Bark Europa

From € 1300,-

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4/6 pers. cabin p.p.p.: € 1300,-
2 pers. cabin - fully booked: € 1560,-

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Bark Europa:
Scheveningen (NL) - Cascais (PT)

03 September - 15 September 2018

* Last places in female cabins available. Contact info@windseeker.org before booking * Due south! Join the Europa in her homeport in Scheveningen for the start of the vessel’s winter voyage. Sail from the Netherldans down to the charming Portugest town of Cascais, just outside of Lisbon. As soon as you clear the English Channel you will find yourself on the Atlantic Ocean, crossing the Bay of Biscay and sailing down to Portugal. Take this late summer journey to learn about sailing on a Tall Ship and enjoy the last rays of sunshine in Europe. If you have more time and big sailing ambitions you can join the next few journeys for a combined price – check the Scheveningen – Montevideo voyage. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Places in 2-person cabins not available anymore.

Ports

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.

Cascais is a popular port town in Portugal with a large yacht harbor and several sandy beaches in and around town. Surfing, windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing are popular in the region, and nearby cliffs are a great destination for a hike. The town proper offers everything you need to recuperate from your exertions: restaurants, taverns and all the urban sophistication you might miss when at sea. You can visit Lisbon from here for a day trip, but Cascais itself is also well worth a visit.

  • Scheveningen (NL)

  • Cascais (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 September 2018 - 15 September 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

    Ida (19), Finland

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

  • Arrival at Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    Europa

    Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    – by Windseeker Jules

    All the things to do: maintenance on board, going for a walk down town, having a beach day, taking a taxi around the island, exploring neighbouring islands by ferry, going out to eat and drink... A jolly good time it was …

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  • Baltic Research: Ingo

    Ingo, July 2022

    Sweden

    – by Exchange@sea Trainees

    Today we all arrived in Gothenburg together. We got to meet all the participants from different countries. Ingo hadn’t arrived yet so we all went to a scouting club to spend the night. We did a lot of activities to …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
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