* Last places, contact firstname.lastname@example.org before booking * Sailing & Biking in the Netherlands. This trip for active people will take you on a tour of the northern Netherlands. You will sail between some locations and bike to the others. This journey is a unique way to discover different places with like-minded people and spend your holidays being active and healthy! You can rent a bicycle on board for EUR 70 (small number of electric bicycles available for EUR 110). You can sail with all your family – there are no age limits for this journey. 15% for children under the age of 14.
The below is a planned itinerary, but keep in mind that the exact route may change depending on the weather and wind conditions!
Day 1: Embark on the Ship in the Dutch port of Harlingen, get to know your fellow trainees and crew.
Day 2: After a briefing on board you will hoist the sails and sail towards the island of Terschelling. Once there you can take the time to discover the harbor city and its surroundings.
Day 3: Biking around the Terschelling island - the Nethelands' most beautiful Nature Reserve. Ride your bike through forest and dune landscape along the North Sea coast. On the way you can take the time to enjoy the North Sea beach or visit a wreck museum.
Day 4: You will first sail for 2-3 hours towards the Vlieland island, perhaps seeing seals on the sandbanks. After lunch it's time for another bike trip along the Wadden Sea side.
Day 5: Sailing to Texel. You will spend most of this day on the sea, taking the time to learn about sailing. Set the sails, steer and navigate before reaching your destination for the next 2 days.
Days 6 and 7: Discovering Texel island by biking. Visit different places on the island, including picturesque villages and Nature Parks. On the afternoon of day 7 you will sail towards the mainland city of Den Oever.
Day 8: On your last day you will visit a dike before setting course for Harlingen. Here it's time to say goodbye to your new friends.
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.
Dates: 15 June 2018 - 22 June 2018
Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
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
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
Keshan (17) UK
"It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."
You sail on theConfiance
The Confiance is a solid and comfortable sailing vessel with a homeport in Harlingen, the Netherlands. Although she dates back to 1901, in 2014 the owners have renovated the vessel, modernizing the interior. Since then she has received a new …
Sail training vessel Wylde Swan on her way from Harlingen to Tenerife. On board: crew and trainees.
14 October - 21 November.
After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing our …
Ships left the port of Lisbon yesterday. Race 2- from Lisbon to Cadiz is on!
We had a very good start on the second leg of the Tall Ships Races off Lisbon yesterday evening and are now approaching the first waypoint …
Cape Town (ZA) - Saint Martin (FR) - Lunenburg (CA)
29 January - 18 May 2019
In this trip you will cross the Atlantic Ocean from South Africa to the Caribbean and on to Canada. After boarding Picton Castle in Cape Town you will sail North-West to visit Namibia and the island of St. Helena, before …
In this tropical voyage you will sail out of, and come back to, the tropical island of Saint Martin. In between you will visit some of the idyllic Caribbean islands with their lush rainforests, white beaches, clear blue water and …
* New Prices! Down from 2,200 * From Cuba to Bermuda via Bahamas. Enjoy tropical sailing on a beautiful Tall Ship. Visit beautiful Caribbean islands with their white beaches, lush rainforests and unique mix of cultures. Sail 1,000 nautical miles …
Homeward Bound - part two! In the last voyage of the Eendracht’s winter itinerary you will cross the Atlantic from the remote archipelago of the Azores to Brest in France. Enjoy spending almost two weeks on board, learning the ropes …