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Harlingen (NL) - Alesund (NO)

16 April - 20 April 2018

4 days, Christian Radich

From € 250,-

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Christian Radich:
Harlingen (NL) - Alesund (NO)

16 April - 20 April 2018

Sail from Harlingen to Alesund in this short spring journey. Board Christian Radich in the north of Netherlands and cross the North Sea together to Norway. This is a perfect taster trip – if you don’t know whether Tall Ships sailing is for you, you can now spend 4 days on board of a full-rigged vessel and find out. Or perhaps you have a few days free and want to start the season early? Book now! Pre-night in Harlingen possible at EUR 60 per night per person. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 years at request and accompanied by an adult).

Ports

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

Ålesund is an intimate harbor amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil. Visit the Atlantic Sea Park on a rainy day or, if the weather is nice, go to the Sunnmoere Museum to see historic Norwegian houses and Viking relics.


  • Harlingen (NL)

  • Ålesund (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 April 2018 - 20 April 2018
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

    Ida (19), Finland

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, 12 April 2019

    – by Windseeker & Trainees

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