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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

23 December 2017 - 03 January 2018

11 days, Eendracht

From € 637,5

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15-25 in 4 person cabin: € 637,5
25+ in 4 person cabin: € 1275,-

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Eendracht:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

23 December 2017 - 03 January 2018

Sailing Holidays during Christmas and Newyear! While there’s nothing wrong in celebrating Christmas the traditional way, some of us just weren’t made to wear those reindeer sweaters. Why not exchange it for shorts and sunglasses then? Board the Eendracht on the 23rd of December in Gran Canaria and forget all about the rush of the Christmas season. Make this time for yourself and relax while traveling in one of the best sailing regions in the world. Exchange white Christmas for white sand on the beach and enjoy the beautiful weather of the Canary Islands. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years. Windseekers between 12-15 years welcome if accompanied by an adult.You’ll be sleeping in 4 person cabins. Places in double cabins available for a surcharge of 19,50 euro p.p. per night.

Ports

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 23 December 2017 - 3 January 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

You sail on the Eendracht

Shipping type: Three-masted Schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1989
Trainees: 39
Length: 58,1m
Height of mast: 44,7m
Sail: 1033 m2

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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    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

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    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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  • A busy and productive day at sea

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2015

    Aalborg

    – by Trainees Charlotte and Pernille

    Charlotte (26), UK We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8 a.m. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie-in and were bright-eyed and …

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