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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Helsinki (FI) - Tallinn (EE)

06 July - 13 July 2024

7 days, Constantia

From € 560,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

15-25: € 560,-

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Constantia:
Helsinki (FI) - Tallinn (EE)

06 July - 13 July 2024

*Last place available.* The Tall Ships Races 2024: Cruise in Company 1. Join Constantia for the second leg of this year’s Tall Ships Races! Step on board in the capital of Finland, Helsinki, and embark on a beautiful sea adventure. Explore the waters on the Baltic Sea, making your way slowly towards Estonia, and taking the time to visit new places. Work in watches, day and night, using teamwork to bring the Ship towards your destination. Reach Tallinn with two days to spare, and spend that time participating in crew-exclusive events, such as the Crew Parade, Crew Party, games and competitions!
Open to young Windseekers aged 15-25.

Ports

Helsinki is the capital city of Finland with a population of about 600,000 people. It has been established in 1550. Take a ferry to visit the Fortress of Suomenlinna or the Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. If you prefer to stay on the mainland you can't miss the Rock Church - literally built into rocks. Other attractions include the Esplanadi Park, Hakaniemi Market and lots of museum. Fans of architecture cannot miss the Finnish National Theater and the Lutheran Chathedral.

Tallinn is a capital of Estonia, situated on the north coast of the country. It lies on the shore of Baltic Sea, in the Bay of Finland. When visiting, you must see the old town dating back to the medieval times and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Of course you can't miss the Estonian Maritime Museum which depicts the country's long maritime traditions. The Seaplane Harbour is a high tech museum which offers a very unique experience while climbing Kohtuotsa will provide you with a beautiful vista.

  • Helsinki (FI)

  • Tallinn (EE)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 July 2024 - 13 July 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers age 15-25 years
  • Participating countries: Sweden, Netherlands and Finland.
  • Windseekers joining: 25
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and Swedish
  • Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
  • Price excludes transportation costs to and from the ports. Travel costs will be reimbursed after the journey, up to certain amounts, depending on the country of origin.
  • Different diets possible at request - let us know about any requirements at booking
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels. Charging devices only when in port – consider bringing a powerbank with you.
  • "I learned that I could do things that I could have never done before."

    Christopher (16), England

You sail on the Constantia

Shipping type: 2 Masted Gaff Schooner
Homeport: Solna (SE)
Date built: 1908
Trainees: 24
Length: 23,05 m
Height of mast: 24 m
Sail: 305 m2

Constantia is regularly sailing with both passengers and trainees primarily in and around Stockholm, Sweden. Every summer the Ship makes longer trips, visiting places like Denmark or Finland. Although the Baltic is her homeground, she's been known to sail to …

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Windseeker logs

  • Changing the way we think: Looking for Sustainable Horizons

    Gulden Leeuw, July/August 2019

    The Hague - London - Amsterdam

    – by Trainees

    Participating countries: the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK and Italy.   The Logbook 27th of July 2019 Already on the bus on my way to The Hague I met another trainee with whom I found the Gulden Leeuw. We arrived quite early. On the …

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  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.