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Sines (PT) - Bermuda (BM)

30 April - 03 June 2017

34 days, Blue Clipper

From € 3250,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Oceancrossing Sail Training

25 Shared 6 berth cabin : € 3250,-
> 25 Shared 6 berth cabin : € 5525,-

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Blue Clipper:
Sines (PT) - Bermuda (BM)

30 April - 03 June 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – Race 2A+B Join the Blue Clipper in Sines (PT) on the 30th April, ready to sail out in a wonderful Parade of Sail on Labour Day. Expect lots of cheering supporters as the ships leave Sines. The Ship then embarks on an ocean race across the North Atlantic and will arrive in Bermuda before the 1st of June, to join in the host port celebrations. You will stay in total 34 nights on board. On board full pension excluding drinks at the bar, in harbours based at B&B. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. Discounted price in 6-bed dorm only for trainees younger than 25. Regular price € 5,525 for a twin ensuite cabin.

Ports

Sines is a small Portugese city with a large port, famous for being the birthplace od Vasco da Gama. Formerly a fishing village, the town center retained its quiant atmosphere, despite fast-paced industrialisation. Today you can relax on ofe of the beautiful beaches or, if you feel like taking a walk, climp up to the XV-century castle and take in the beautiful vista.

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda’s culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

  • Sines (PT)

  • Bermuda (BM)

Key points

  • Dates: 30 April 2017 - 3 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 20
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

  • Amalie (20)

    "YOU HAVE TO TRY IT! YOU WILL GET TO KNOW A SIDE OF YOU THAT YOU DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD. I LEARNED A LOT, AND I BECAME MORE INDEPENDENT AFTER THIS TRIP!"

You sail on the Blue Clipper

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Blue Clipper

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Windseeker logs

  • Sailing Ship in the Tropics

    Anne Margeretha

    Tropics

    – by Annet

    Sometimes you have afternoons which are exactly how you thought they would be on a sailing ship in the tropes: the sun just right above your head, a cool breeze in the front, lightly cracking sails and murmuring waves… You are …

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  • Wylde Swan

    Salty Eyelashes and the Endless Ocean

    Wylde Swan, 14 October - 21 November

    Sailing from Harlingen to Tenerife. On board: crew and trainees

    – by Jeske Zijlstra, Deckhand

    After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing the Ship for strong backwinds and high waves. For Barry (the small sail) it’s the perfect time to show up. Carefully putting …

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