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Den Helder (NL) - Stavanger (NO)

24 June - 30 June 2017

6 days, Christian Radich

From € 665,-

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Christian Radich:
Den Helder (NL) - Stavanger (NO)

24 June - 30 June 2017

Sail with the Christian Radich from (Sail) den Helder to Stavanger and cross the NorthSea. You will board the vessel in (Sail) Den Helder on the 24th and the 25th the ship will leave in the morning for the Parade of Sail out with all other vessels from all over the world! Working with the ropes and sails, learning about navigation, keeping the ship shipshape, steer the wheel onwards to Stavanger! For trainees who like to get the challenge of climbing the masts: that will be possible! The professional and permanent crew will teach you how to do it. The ship will enter the 29th of June in Stavanger at 12:00 hour and 29th and 30th is based at B&B (29th no lunch and dinner on board). You have time to explore Stavanger and surroundings. Open for all ages, minimum age 12. Age 12-15 years need to be accompanied by adults/parents. Dutch trainees: please look at the Dutch version of this voyage.

Ports

Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province, regularly hosting the Tall Ships events. Discover the town’s sea connections by visiting the Marinemuseum and Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers. Take a break and go for a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sea life in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.

Stavanger is a modern port, but retains a small historic district. The lovely old harbour is a favourite stopover for big cruiseships that tower over the buildings. The city has a lively cultural scene, and is surrounded by numerous outdoor destinations well worth a visit. Explore the narrow, rocky Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren’s beaches. Make sure to bring hiking boots, as the mountains stand over 1000 meters tall.

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Stavanger (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 June 2017 - 30 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 11:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 80
  • 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: sleeping bags and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

  • Anu (23)

    "LOOKING AT THE SEA, AND ONLY SEA, FOR SO MANY DAYS CLEARS THE MIND."

You sail on the Christian Radich

Tall Ship Christian Radich under sail

Tall Ships

Christian Radich

Christian Radich is a sturdy and fast Norwegian windjammer who has won multiple races. Among others, she is the winner of the Tall Ships' Races 2005 and came first in 2006 during the legendary 50th Anniversary Tall Ships' Race from …

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Windseeker logs

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • Making Waves – Vega Gamleby Trainee Logbook

    Vega Gamleby, 15/07 to 04/08 2019

    Sweden

    – by Trainees

    Vega Gamleby 2019 Journey: Plastic, an Issue without Borders   Introduction Welcome to the logbook of the Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Plastic: An Issue without Borders, that took place in the summer of 2019, in Sweden, on board the beautiful and so very cozy sail …

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