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

23 December 2016 - 02 January 2017

10 days, Eendracht

From € 637,5

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

23 December 2016 - 02 January 2017

Have you always dreamt of celebrating Christmas and New Year in a unique location in the sun? Sail along with the Eendracht during the holidays! No snowmen, but island hopping! We will visit several ports during this trip. You will enter the Eendracht in Las Palmas at Cran Canaria and will visit some islands in the area. You will participate actively in our watch system of 4 hours on and 8 ours off. Of course, we recommend to combine this trip with a perfect beach holiday before or after the trip. So have your snorkel, swimsuit and sunglasses ready! In Las Palmas, the sun shines! This sailing voyage is from the age of 12. Untill the age of 15, youngsters have to be accompanied by an adult.

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 (ES)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 23 December 2016 - 2 January 2017
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 6
  • 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
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

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