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Den Helder (NL) - Den Helder (NL)

06 May - 08 May 2022

2 days, Eendracht

From € 177,5

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Sail Training

15-25: € 177,5
25+ in 4-pers. cabin: € 355,-
25+ in 2-pers. cabin: € 390

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Eendracht:
Den Helder (NL) - Den Helder (NL)

06 May - 08 May 2022

Eendracht Weekend Sailing break. Take a couple of days off to enjoy fresh air and the sea. Join the Eendracht in Den Helder for a 2-day adventure, sailing where the wind takes you. Learn to sail the ship, together with other trainees, under the guidance of experienced crew. Trim the sails for maximum speed, trace your route on sea charts, steer the impressive ship all by yourself. Feel the power of the wind and the exhilarating freedom of sailing! Make new friends, learn a couple of shanties and try your hand at the knots. This short journey is a perfect taster for anyone who is unsure about joining a longer adventure at first. Open to Windseekers aged 15-80.

Ports

Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province. Visit the Marinemuseum to learn more about the country’s marine traditions, take a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sealife in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Den Helder (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 May 2022 - 8 May 2022
  • Embarkation: 21:00 / Disembarkation: 17:00
  • For Windseekers aged 15-80 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • 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

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.

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

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Eendracht

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Windseeker logs

  • 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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  • Making Waves – Vega Gamleby Trainee Logbook

    Vega Gamleby, 15/07 to 04/08 2019

    Sweden

    – by Trainees

    Vega Gamleby 2019 Journey: Plastic, an Issue without Borders   Introduction Welcome to the logbook of the Erasmus+ Youth Exchange Plastic: An Issue without Borders, that took place in the summer of 2019, in Sweden, on board the beautiful and so very cozy sail …

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  • Sørlandet

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