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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).

  • 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."

  • Agathe (26) France

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

  • Phillip (24) France

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

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