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Las Palmas (ES) - Funchal, Madeira (PT) - Las Palmas (ES)

01 December - 08 December 2018

7 days, Christian Radich

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Christian Radich:
Las Palmas (ES) - Funchal, Madeira (PT) - Las Palmas (ES)

01 December - 08 December 2018

Sail from the Canary Islands to Madeira and back! This beautiful winter-time trip will take you to two very interesting archipelagos on the Atlantic Ocean. You will join the Ship in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Saturday evening, and just two hours later you will embark on a journey to Madeira. If the weather permits, you will reach Funchal on Tuesday morning and you will have a full day to visit, before sailing back the next morning. Friday night you should be back in Las Palmas and enjoy the farewell dinner on board. Next morning after breakfast you will disembark Christian Radich and go home with your batteries charged for the long winter. Or maybe you will book a hotel and spend a couple more days in Las Palmas? The choice is yours! Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 years at request and accompanied by an adult).

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 (ES)

  • Las Palmas (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 December 2018 - 8 December 2018
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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
  • "I became much more confident and explored my limits."

    Aron (18)

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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