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Tenerife (ES) - Cape Verde (CV)

02 October - 11 October 2019

9 days, Bark Europa

From € 1190,-

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4/6 pers. cabin p.p.p.: € 1190,-
2 pers. cabin p.p.p.: € 1390,-

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Bark Europa:
Tenerife (ES) - Cape Verde (CV)

02 October - 11 October 2019

Following Magellan. The second leg of Bark Europa’s journey following Ferdinand Magellan will take you from one beautiful archipelago to another one. Board the Tall Ship in Tenerife in the Canaries. Take in your surroundings: the volcanic landscapes, tropical nature, and famously nice weather, before setting course on the Atlantic for Cape Verde. This archipelago off the coast of west Africa is one of the stops for sailors crossing the ocean from Europe to Americas. The remote islands have been uninhabited until the 15th century and are still rarely visited by tourists, making them the perfect destination for travellers looking for the off-the-beaten-path experiences. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Limited places in 2-person cabins available.

Ports

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and a popular tourist destination. One of the largest Carnival festivals is hosted here, and for tourists there is a lot to see and do. But the island is large enough to escape mass tourism, so let its natural beauty seduce you to a hike or a drive around the island. You'll find mountains to climb, cliffs overlooking bays, and ravines. The 'Island of eternal spring' is just what you need if you arrive fresh from your Journey!

  • Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 October 2019 - 11 October 2019
  • 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
  • "I learned that it's never too late to find a new passion in life."

    Stephanie (42), France

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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    Absolutely Awesome Day

    Europa

    Southern Atlantic Ocean

    – by Annie van Haaren

    Today was absolutely awesome. Waking from a good 7 hour sleep to breakfast, first time in 5 days as I had been sleeping right through it when on the dog watch. We had watch from 8 am till 12 midday. …

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  • Vega Gamleby Trainees and Crew before Esbjerg Crew Parade 2018

    “We all live in the Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby”

    Vega Gamleby

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

    Date – 14/07/18 Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served. Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …

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