13 July - 20 July 2018
7 days, Challenge Wales
From € 695,-Book this journey
16-25: € 695,-Book this journey
13 July - 20 July 2018
* FULLY BOOKED * Tall Ships Races 2018 – Race 1. Join the Challenge Wales for an exciting journey during which you will be racing dozens of other vessels across the North Sea. Board in Sunderland, UK, and leave the port in a Parade of Sail while admiring many beautiful Tall Ships, small Ships and Yachts, dressed to impress! Once you start to get your bearing on board, the race to Danish Esbjerg will start. After this adventurous crossing you will reach the port and meet young sailors from all over the world, compete in fun games, exchange the sailing experiences, make some noise in the Crew Parade and have a blast at the party for the crews. Open for Windseekers aged 16-25.
Sunderland is a coastal city in North East England, aging back to the 7th century. Whether you're a nature or a culture lover, you will surely find a bunch of nice activities to do! For instance, have a lovely day out with fish&chips for lunch at the Roker & Seaburn Beaches or take a relaxing walk in Herrington Country Park. Also, go on a trip to the picturesque Penshaw Monument. Discover the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.
Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!
"I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."
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