* Youth Voyage * Tall Ships Races 2019: Race 2 * This exciting sailing adventure will take you from Norway to Denmark over the course of 12 days. You will join the Eendracht in Bergen and get to know your shipmates as well as the vessel before sailing out. Race against other ships and yachts to Aarhus in Denmark, learning such things as trimming the sails, steering, navigating or looking out for obstacles on your way. Once you reach Denmark it’s time for celebrations! Spend a couple of days meeting crews of other vessels and together participating in the port events before disembarking. For Windseekers aged 15-25 years ONLY!
Once again in 2019 the Tall Ships from all over the world will come together to compete in the 63rd annual Tall Ships Races.
Race 2 will bring you across the North Sea, from Norway to Denmark. Prepare to leave the city of Bergen in a spectacular Parade of Sail, before embarking on an exciting race. After a few days on the open sea you will reach Aarhus where you will join your fellow trainees from other Ships in Crew Parade, Crew Party, friendly competitions and visiting other vessels.
As a Windseeker you will be a trainee on board of the Eendracht Under the watchful eye of professional crew members you will be responsible for sailing the Ship from setting and trimming the sails, through looking out for other vessels, to navigating and steering. You will have day and night watches, and also some time to relax and enjoy the journey!
Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. It’s an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.
Aarhus is a port on the northeast coast of Jutland, Denmark. One of its main attractions is the open air museum Den Gamle By, where historical buildings from all over Denmark have been relocated. But the 13th century cathedral is also well worth a visit. Aarhus is a relaxed place with enough to see and do, and its city centre is a favourite with Tall Ship crews who visit the city regularly. West of the city you’ll find lakes and forests, perfect for a hike.
Dates: 23 July 2019 - 3 August 2019
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
For Windseekers age 15-25 years
Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English and Dutch
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: towels
Boukje (15) Netherlands
"I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."
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"I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."
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"I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."
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