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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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"
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