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.
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)
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
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
Keshan (17) UK
"It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."
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"
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