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Portimao (PT) - Saint George’s (GD)

07 December - 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: € 4025

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

07 December - 11 January 2020

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
  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Agathe (26) France

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

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