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Portimao (PT) - Saint George’s (GD)

07 December 2019 - 11 January 2020

35 days, Blue Clipper

From € 2300,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

in forpeak cabin: € 2300,-
in 4-berth cabin: € 3450,-
in twin ensuite cabin: € 3450

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Blue Clipper:
Portimao (PT) - Saint George’s (GD)

07 December 2019 - 11 January 2020

* Last place in 2-person ensuite cabin available – now with a new price! * Atlantic Crossing from Portugal to Grenada. Board Blue Clipper for an exciting journey of over a month. Escape the busy holiday season and choose the digital detox on the ocean instead. Gain a lot of sailing experience, working in day and night watches to bring Blue Clipper to the Caribbean. Learn to steer, trim the sails and navigate; check the horizon for dolphins and whales; relax on deck with a good book – or maybe a guitar? Have an unforgettable adventure and meet like-minded people. Depending on the speed of your crossing you might celebrate Christmas and New Year on the high seas or in the beautiful Caribbean. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years.

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.

Saint George’s is the capital of the Caribbean island-state of Grenada. Visit Fort George for a dose of history and great views and then relax on a nearby beach. If you take your chocolate seriously you should stop by the House of Chocolate, and if you like diving you can't miss the Underwater Sculptures!

  • Portimao (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 7 December 2019 - 11 January 2020
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 4
  • 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: sleeping bags and towels
  • "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone."

    Agathe (26), France

You sail on the Blue Clipper

Shipping type: Three masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Malta
Date built: 1991
Trainees: 20
Length: 44m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 675m2

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

  • We Learned How to Work Together While Setting Sails

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Ola

    My name is Ola. I’m 15 years old and I come from Poland. It was a big pleasure for me to be a part of The Tall Ships Races 2018 on the Leg from Sunderland (England) to Esbjerg (Denmark). I …

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  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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Photos

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