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Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 07 July 2017

5 days, Denis Sullivan

From € 575,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

Normal price: € 575,-

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Denis Sullivan:
Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 07 July 2017

Join Denis Sullivan in a Great Lakes Canadian voyage from Hamilton to Bath. Cross Lake Ontario under sail on this 3-masted topsail schooner with your fellow trainees. Practice the art of seamanship; hoist the sails, man the helm, stand lookout and track your GPS position. While sailing you will also learn about the ecosystem of the Great Lakes and the importance of conserving fresh water. Finally, you will grow and develop yourself as a person. Open to Windseekers between 13 and 19 years old.

Ports

Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian Ontario province founded in the XIX century. The city boasts many attractions for you to enjoy. If history is your thing, visit the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum or HMCS Haida museum ship. Contemplate art in one of the many galleries and museums or stroll through the Hess Street with its historic buildings and cobblestone road.

Bath is a small Canadian village in the province of Ontario. It is a part of the township called Loyalist, on the shores of Lake Ontario. Bath dates back to the 18th century. Visit the Old Townhall which nowadays hosts the Bath Museum, take a walk in one of the parks or stroll down the Main Street for a taste of ice cream. If you like golfing you should definitely visit the Loyalist Golf and Country Club, while nature enthusiasts can go for a hike along the Parrott's Bay Conservation Area.

  • Hamilton (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • 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, pillows and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "It was the most amazing thing I have done so far in my life! I loved it!"

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You sail on the Denis Sullivan

Shipping type: Topsail Schooner 3
Homeport: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date built: 2000
Trainees: 21
Length: 42 m
Height of mast: 29 m
Sail: 427 m2

Denis Sullivan is a three-masted schooner built in 2000. You can take part in a multi-day experience that promises not only Sail Training but also a rich eduactional program. Youngsters between 13 and 19 years old can join one her …

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