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IJmuiden (NL) - IJmuiden (NL)

08 August - 15 August 2015

7 days, Eendracht

From € 475,-

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25 : € 475,-
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Eendracht:
IJmuiden (NL) - IJmuiden (NL)

08 August - 15 August 2015

Seven days of sailing at the Eendracht. Together with other youngsters you will sail the Ship, learning from professional crew. As a team you will be in the watchsystem of 4 hours on and 8 hours of. See the sun coming up. Steer the Ship. Explore the sea and see where the wind brings you. And not to forget, relax and have fun together. Nice suggestion for Dutch trainees because of Dutch port / no expensive travelcost to get to the Ship, age 15-25 years.

Ports

IJmuiden, on the west coast of the Netherlands, is the water gateway to Amsterdam. Cruise ships, cargo vessels and pleasure yachts pass through its busy locks every day, while the IJmuiden marina is an excellent spot to shelter for the North Sea storms. IJmuiden offers a wide, sandy beach that is popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers. Behind the dunes you’ll find a small nature reserve, perfect for a hike or a run. IJmuiden’s restaurants serve fresh fish, straight from the local market.

Key points

  • Dates: 8 August 2015 - 15 August 2015
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 16:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 36
  • 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

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Adventure, action and fun await on board of the largest three masted-schooner of the Netherlands! The Eendracht's focus is especially on youngsters, but anybody is welcome to sail along. Whatever you choose, you're always contributing to a good cause. The …

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Windseeker logs

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    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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    – by captain Richard Slootweg

    Right now the last cruise of this winter and also my last cruise as captain on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is well underway. The  British Virgin Islands is the sailing area, as  already mentioned in the former log article. …

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