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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
  • "At first I didn't know what to expect and I felt kind of insecure, but the crew was really amazing and I had an unforgettable journey."

    Finn (15), Belgium

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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