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Brest (FR) - A Coruna (ES)

18 September - 22 September 2017

4 days, Blue Clipper

From € 600,-

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15-25 Shared 6 berth cabin : € 600,-
>25 Twin ensuite cabin : € 667,-

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Blue Clipper:
Brest (FR) - A Coruna (ES)

18 September - 22 September 2017

Biscay Ocean Passage. Board the Blue Clipper for the exciting voyage across the famous Bay of Biscay on the Atlantic. Spend 5 nights on board in this intense passage that will give you your sea legs. See nothing but blue ocean and sky, sunsets and sunrises over the horizon and occasional whales or dolphins. Challenge yourself to take part in this marvelous journey; gain sailing experience and make great friends on board. No sailing experience needed, the professional and permanent crew will teach you everything on board. . Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. Discounted price in 6-bed dorm only for trainees younger than 25. Regular price € 667 for a twin ensuite cabin. Luxury twin cabin possible for € 1067.

Ports

Brest is a major French port on the Atlantic coast, historically of strategic importance. Much of the town was destroyed during World War II, but some historic landmarks remain. Today Brest is an important navy port, so expect to see war ships berthed in the harbor. Every four years, Brest hosts the international festival of the sea, boats and sailors, with many Tall Ships attending. South of Brest you will find national park d’Armorique, a tranquil reserve where you can escape from the city.

A Coruña is a port town in the north west of Spain. Here you will find the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation for 1.800 years! The town itself is an affluent commercial and tourism hub, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the popular beaches, explore the city centre, or sample some of the many cultural activities. The Aquarium Finisterrae lets you explore the marine life of the region. But if you prefer your fish on a plate, A Coruña’s restaurants can help you out.

  • Brest (FR)

  • A Coruña (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 September 2017 - 22 September 2017
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 0
  • 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 bags and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • Agathe (26) France

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

  • Piotr (22) Poland

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

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

  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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