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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

04 January - 11 January 2017

7 days, Christian Radich

From € 955,-

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Normal price: € 955,-

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Christian Radich:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

04 January - 11 January 2017

Join Christian Radich on her week`s voyage around the Canaries. What can be more delightful than a voyage around the Canaries in early January: it gives you a taste of summer and makes for a good start of the year. Have a wonderful week away from everyday life where you can enjoy the weather, wind and sea! The Canary Islands offer stable winds from the north and excellent sailing conditions. We are planning a stop, perhaps in a place we have not been before. The Captain and his crew have sailed here before, so we know the waters well. Everyone can sail with Christian Radich. Sailing with us is a positive challenge – both physically and mentally – and it is a unique opportunity to experience one of the world’s most famous windjammers. On board you will find new friends from various countries.As a trainee, you will participate in the duties on board according to your own condition and interests. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 4 January 2017 - 11 January 2017
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 8:00
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • "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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