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Saint Martin (FR) - Bermuda (BM) - Horta (PT)

19 February - 13 March 2018

22 days, Christian Radich

From € 2500,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

Normal price: € 2500,-

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Christian Radich:
Saint Martin (FR) - Bermuda (BM) - Horta (PT)

19 February - 13 March 2018

An ocean crossing voyage on a magnificent Tall Ship. Sail Christian Radich from the Caribbean to Azores in this epic voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. Say goodbye to northern winter and join an international group of sailors for this journey of 3.5 weeks. On the way you will also have the chance to visit Bermuda! You will get your sea legs and enjoy the time spent on board, with only the sea, sky and your new friends for company – perhaps with occasional group of dolphins coming to say hi! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years. (Age 15-18 accompanied by an adult). Afternight in Horta possible – 60 EUR (B&B). Book together with the previous and/or next voyage for 10% off the total price!

Ports

Saint Martin is a Caribbean island, divided into a Dutch part and a French part. Its warm climate will help you adjust to the pace of life on the island, but if you want to do more than sip piña coladas, you'll find plenty to do. Visit the old fort St. Louis, overlooking Marigot bay, the French Quarter (Orleans), and Paradise Peak. Or stand at Princess Juliana Airport where you can nearly touch the planes as they fly over you. Discover the beautiful beaches of Simpson Bay and swim in the ocean.

Horta is situated in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores on the island of Faial. The marina is a primary stop for yachts crossing the Atlantic. Its walls and walkways are covered in paintings created by the crews of visiting ships. Peter's Cafe Sport, located across from the marina, houses the island's scrimshaw museum. A collection of artefacts carved from whale tooth and jawbone. This café is a point of reference for trans-Atlantic yachtsmen and sailors.

  • Saint Martin (FR)

  • Horta (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 February 2018 - 13 March 2018
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years (age 15-18 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 bags and towels
  • "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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