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St Georges (BM) - Horta (PT)

11 April - 05 May 2020

24 days, Blue Clipper

From € 1725,-

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in forpeak cabin: € 1725,-
in 4-berth cabin: € 2490,-
in twin ensuite cabin: € 2760

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Blue Clipper:
St Georges (BM) - Horta (PT)

11 April - 05 May 2020

Atlantic Sailing – Following the Trade Winds. This wonderful spring journey will bring you from sunny Bermuda all the way to Azores, the remote archipelago on the Atlantic Ocean. A famous port of call for ships crossing from Americas to Europe, the Azores are situated off the beaten path. Spend over three weeks on baord, gaining a lot of experience, learning to sail a traditional ship. The ocean crossing is a special voyage, bringing the feelings of positive disconnection from the daily world; a challenge, bucket list experience and a philosophical journey of personal development. It will get you out of your comfort zone and show you how much you’re really capable of. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

St. George's is the second town and former capital of Bermuda. Founded in 1612, the town still keeps its historic colonial centre (a UNESCO World Heritage site) - stroll around King's square and feel what the Caribbean was like under the British Empire. Choose to tour heritage buildings or the oldest remaining fortifications in the New World, built to protect the city from attacks by pirates and Spaniards.

Horta is situated in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores on the island of Faial. The marina is a primary stop for yachts crossing the Atlantic. Its walls and walkways are covered in paintings created by the crews of visiting ships. Peter's Cafe Sport, located across from the marina, houses the island's scrimshaw museum. A collection of artefacts carved from whale tooth and jawbone. This café is a point of reference for trans-Atlantic yachtsmen and sailors.

  • St Georges (BM)

  • Horta (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 11 April 2020 - 5 May 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
  • "Pushed me out of my comfort zone, got to meet people I'd never get to meet and made lifelong friends."

    Jeremy (23)

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

  • Log numero uno

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • Fun day out with friends

    Wadden Sea, October 2020

    All photos courtesy of BTOWU

    – by Nienke

    Besides providing us with super awesome, smart, science people to ensure the high quality of the sustainability side of our Exchange programs, By the Ocean we Unite also organize their own things. Like ‘citizen science’ day trips, during which folks …

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