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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 (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
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

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

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

  • Sailing back to Ushuaia

    Anne-Margeretha

    Antartica – Ushuaia

    – by Sally

    We had a great sail to Ushuaia, tacking all the way, Anne-Margaretha, well-heeled over and really showing off. Around the halfway point Heinz called the crew up and down came the fok and up went the storm fok. This added …

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  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    The most spectacular theatrical performance Mother Nature had to offer

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 3: 27-31 August   27-August-2016: Linda Today was one of the best days in my life. The whole crew played volleyball on the beach. Then be mice for the crew parade and we WON! Yeah! So now I will …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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