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Portimao (PT) - Plymouth (GB)

08 June - 12 September 2020

96 days, Blue Clipper

From € 4130,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 4130,-

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Blue Clipper:
Portimao (PT) - Plymouth (GB)

08 June - 12 September 2020

Blue Clipper traineeship: summer of sailing and learning. Spend 93 days sailing around Europe, from Portugal to Great Britain, on board of a traditional ship. Join Blue Clipper for a sailing adventure with a great learning opportunity. During the journey you will take on 4 different roles, one after the other: deck hand, bosun’s assistant, cooks assistant and engineer’s assistant – to truly experience every aspect of sailing and living on board. Whether you’re looking at a career at sea or simply want to experience a long-term sailing journey, this is the perfect opportunity to get your sea legs! Experience life of a crew member and spend the time away from the internet, smog, noise and light pollution. For Windseekers aged 18+. Before joining you will need to fill out an application form – contact info@windseeker.org

Ports

Portimão is a Portugese city in the southern region of Algarve. Take a stroll along the Alvor Boardwalk, relax on the white sands of the Praia Da Rocha beach and visit the Museu de Portimao for a little history lesson. You can also take a dolphin watching tour or do one of the multiple offered water sports.

  • Portimao (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 8 June 2020 - 12 September 2020
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • 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: towels

This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

  • Phillip (24) France

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

You sail on theBlue 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

  • Whoopie in the wheelhouse!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – 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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  • Morgenster EU-Exchange 1

    Morgenster, July 2015

    Belfast - Alesund

    – by Jack (20) and Arnoud (27)

    Our final day in the harbour was marked by a delightfully late breakfast, allowing everybody a proper recovery from the festivities of the prior day. The day was marked by the first happy hour of the journey, where every watch …

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Photos

  • Trainee
  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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