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Ushuaia (AR) - Ushuaia (AR)

24 December 2016 - 14 January 2017

21 days, Bark Europa

From € 6420,-

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Expedition Sail Training

4/5 person cabin p.p.p.: € 6420,-
Normal price: € 7670,-

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Bark Europa:
Ushuaia (AR) - Ushuaia (AR)

24 December 2016 - 14 January 2017

*No places available anymore* Antartica expedition; stepping on board on Christmas eve and celebrating New Years eve in Antartica. Sail across the dreaded Drake. See each day as an adventure and a new discovery. Imagine yourself surrounded by impressive glaciers with magical shapes and surreal colours. Hear the ice crack. Encounter the overwhelming wildlife of the Antarctic waters. When it is time to leave this paradise, you start the crossing back to South America. Your Journey ends where it started: Ushuaia. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Programme Outline

Ports

Ushuaia is commonly regarded as the most southern city in the World or ‘El Fin del Mundo’. This Argentinian port is known as a starting point for expeditions to Antarctica. The city was originally built up around a prison in the early 20th century, but today tourists come to Ushuaia to visit the national park Tierra del Fuego, go skiing in the nearby mountains, or sail the Beagle canal. Ushuaias’ windy subpolar climate serves to reinforce the notion that you’re at the ‘end of the world’.

  • Ushuaia (AR)

  • Ushuaia (AR)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 December 2016 - 14 January 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 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
  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

You sail on the Bark Europa

Tall Ships

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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Windseeker logs

  • 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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  • Arrival Kristiansand

    Vega Gamleby

    Skarhamn - Kristiansand - Aalborg

    – by Jeroen (18) and Anouk (16)

    Jeroen After being the most seasick person on the whole boat, today I felt better again! So happy with this, had a lot of fun in my watch. This watch we got the chance to climb in the mast. First I …

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