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Ålesund (NO) - Weymouth (GB)

10 September - 22 September 2018

12 days, Blue Clipper

From € 580,-

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Port-to-port delivery Sail Training Special Offer

bookings until August 31st: € 580,-
> 15 years : € 1500,-

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Blue Clipper:
Ålesund (NO) - Weymouth (GB)

10 September - 22 September 2018

* NEW PRICE – valid until the end of August * This delivery voyage is excellent for gaining sailing experience and confidence. Unlike a lot of other Blue Clipper trips, this is a hands-on experience, where everyone gets fully involved in sailing the Ship. You will sail from Norway to the south coast of England during the course of 12 days, making approx. 1,000 nautical miles on the way. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. Join two trips and sail from Alesund to A Coruna for EUR 2,000 – see the other journey.

Ports

Ålesund is an intimate harbor amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil. Visit the Atlantic Sea Park on a rainy day or, if the weather is nice, go to the Sunnmoere Museum to see historic Norwegian houses and Viking relics.

Weymouth is a state-of-the-art centre for water sports, and played host to the sailing regattas of the 2012 Olympic games. The town is a popular seaside spot with a nice beach, even though some of it is rather kitschy. Weymouth has just about the sunniest climate of the United Kingdom, further contributing to the town’s holiday feel. Weymouth is great for windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving and sailing. If you want to stretch your legs, the surrounding countryside offers many options for a hike.

  • Ålesund (NO)

  • Weymouth (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 10 September 2018 - 22 September 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 20
  • 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 bags and towels
  • Ida (19) Finland

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

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Roos (16)

    "THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"

You sail on the Blue Clipper

Tall Ships

Blue Clipper

Tall Ship Blue Clipper is a spacious and luxuriously furnished three masted Topsail Schooner.  In the construction of the hull, modern elements are mixed with traditional ones, such as a clipper bow, an elegant yacht stern and a long ballast …

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Windseeker logs

  • Making Waves – Vega Gamleby Trainee Logbook

    Vega Gamleby, 15/07 to 04/08 2019

    Sweden

    – by Trainees

    Vega Gamleby 2019 Journey: Plastic, an Issue without Borders   Introduction Welcome to the logbook of the Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Plastic: An Issue without Borders, that took place in the summer of 2019, in Sweden, on board the beautiful and so very cozy sail …

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  • A Few Moments of Peace

    Morgenster, September 2014

    Baltic Sea

    – by Windseeker Jan

    "There were dolphins!”, my watch mate told me when I emerged from my cabin. “Hundreds of them! Jumping and blowing! You missed them!” I thought he was pulling my leg, but apparently he wasn’t. When seasickness claims you, you miss …

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