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Klaipéda (LT) - Szczecin (PL)

31 July - 07 August 2017

7 days, Black Diamond of Durham

From € 590,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

16-25 : € 590,-

Book this journey

Black Diamond of Durham:
Klaipéda (LT) - Szczecin (PL)

31 July - 07 August 2017

LAST MINUTE PRICE AFTER 15 OF JUNE: 10% discount of the boardprice which is mentioned at the website. Youth-voyage – The Tall Ships Races 2017. The third and final race takes us from Klaipeda to Szczecin. The city of Szczecin was the final port for The Tall Ships Races 2007 and 2013 series of the prestigious regatta. Some of the biggest and most beautiful Tall Ships from around the world attracted around 2 million visitors to the harbour during each event. The Chrobry Embankments become even more magical and the walk along the Odra River among dozens of beautiful ships makes you feel like in a different world. In Szczecin you can join the activities organised for all the trainees and join the crewparade and crewparty! For Windseekers age 16-25 years only.LAST MINUTE PRICE AFTER 15 OF JUNE: 10% discount of the boardprice which is mentioned at the website.

Programme Outline

Ports

Klaipéda is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast. The city has long maritime traditions – it even hosts its own Sea Festival in July! – and its architecture bears influences from several different cultures (French, German, Swedish). Take a walk down the Friedricho pasažas, visit the reconstructed Meridianas ship, find the quirky Golden Mouse sculpture and visit the Clock Museum.

Szczecin in North-Western Poland has a deep commitment to sail training. Discover the Underground City Trails: a network of bunkers from WWII with their unique atmosphere. If you’re more of an outdorsy type, take a canoe along the Odra river or explore Bukowe Hills which hide the ruins of old bridges and are home to numerous boars and deer. Visit one of many museums or the Castle of Pomeranian Dukes or the beautiful rose gardens.

  • Klaipéda (LT)

  • Szczecin (PL)

Key points

  • Dates: 31 July 2017 - 7 August 2017
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Jeremy (23)

    "PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."

  • Claire (20)

    "AN AMAZING ADVENTURE THAT TEACHES YOU THINGS YOU WILL NEVER LEARN SOMEWHERE ELSE"

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

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

  • Ship

    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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  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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Photos

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