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Harlingen (NL) - Hartlepool (GB)

05 August - 11 August 2018

6 days, Black Diamond of Durham

From € 490,-

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Sail Training

16-25 : € 490,-

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Black Diamond of Durham:
Harlingen (NL) - Hartlepool (GB)

05 August - 11 August 2018

Coming home. After the excitement of the Tall Ships Races the Black Diamond of Durham will make her way back towards her homeport in Hartlepool. Join this voyage for some more laid-back sailing, with no scheduled ports along the way. There’s no itinerary except for the destination, which means that you can sail where the winds take you, stopping in a ports somewhere – or maybe dropping an anchor? For Windseekers age 16-25 years only.

Ports

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

Hartlepool is a British port on the east coast of the UK, with long traditions of maritime activity. In 2010, the town played host to the Tall Ships Races, receiving some 125 Tall Ships in its harbor. Once you’re there, visit the nearby North York Moors national park, or relive the heyday of the British navy at the Maritime Experience. If you have come to like climbing the masts on board, there is a boulder park in Summerhill where you can reach for the top again!

  • Harlingen (NL)

  • Hartlepool (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 August 2018 - 11 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers age 16-25 years
  • Windseekers joining: 8-10
  • 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: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

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

You sail on the Black Diamond of Durham

Yachts

Black Diamond of Durham

Black Diamond of Durham is a 10 berth, 45 foot (13,5m) Bowman Corsair Ocean Racer, extremely suitable for Sail Training. Black Diamond will take you anywhere in the world. The vessel has competed in Tall Ships Races every year since …

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Windseeker logs

  • Wylde Swan

    Salty Eyelashes and the Endless Ocean

    Wylde Swan, 14 October - 21 November

    Sailing from Harlingen to Tenerife. On board: crew and trainees

    – by Jeske Zijlstra, Deckhand

    After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing the Ship for strong backwinds and high waves. For Barry (the small sail) it’s the perfect time to show up. Carefully putting …

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  • We Learned How to Work Together While Setting Sails

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Ola

    My name is Ola. I’m 15 years old and I come from Poland. It was a big pleasure for me to be a part of The Tall Ships Races 2018 on the Leg from Sunderland (England) to Esbjerg (Denmark). I …

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Photos

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