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Greenwich (GB) - Sines (PT)

16 April - 29 April 2017

13 days, Christian Radich

From € 1100,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

15-25: € 1100,-
25+: € 1295,-

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Christian Radich:
Greenwich (GB) - Sines (PT)

16 April - 29 April 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – Race 1 If you want to compete in an early race this year, you must join Christian Radich in the first leg in the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta which starts in Greenwich, just outside London. If you like competition and race, this is the voyage to join. It will be the only race Christian Radich will participate in this year, and as always the Radich will do her best to win the first prize! You will arrive in Sines by 29th April, where a magnificent 3 day festival will start. Expect cultural tours, a crew parade and crew party, to name just a few activities in port. The voyge will be till the 29th and the ship will arrive at the 28th in Sines One extra night on board possible in Sines from 29/30. Price for extra night including breakfast € 60: Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Greenwich is a district of southeast London, notable for its role in Maritime history. Opulent buildings dot the shorelines of the Thames River, and the famous Cutty Sark clipper is on display here. Greenwich has a village feel, and its parks and riverside pubs make for a rewarding stroll around the area, while the rest of London is within easy reach by underground. Visit the National Maritime Museum, the Imperial War museum, or go window-shopping in Greenwich’s affluent shopping streets.

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.

  • Greenwich (GB)

  • Sines (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 April 2017 - 29 April 2017
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • "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 Christian Radich

Tall Ship Christian Radich under sail
Shipping type: Three masted full Ship
Homeport: Oslo (NO)
Date built: 1936
Trainees: 85
Length: 73m
Height of mast: 37,7 m
Sail: 1360 m2

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

  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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  • Ship

    Absolutely Awesome Day

    Europa

    Southern Atlantic Ocean

    – by Annie van Haaren

    Today was absolutely awesome. Waking from a good 7 hour sleep to breakfast, first time in 5 days as I had been sleeping right through it when on the dog watch. We had watch from 8 am till 12 midday. …

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Photos

  • Trainee
  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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