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

11 November - 20 November 2020

9 days, Eendracht

From € 737,5

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15-25: € 737,5
25+ in 4-pers. cabin : € 1475,-
25+ in 2-pers. cabin: € 1650

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

11 November - 20 November 2020

Course: Canary Islands! Embark on an exciting journey from mainland Europe to the Canary Islands. Spend days out on the open ocean, sailing the Eendracht together with the professional crew. Take watches day and night, learning to steer, handle the sails and navigate – among others. Experience what life at sea does to you. The peace, the dark nights, dolphins next to the ship and the pleasant moments with your fellow crew members while out of the cellphone service. Reach the subtropical archipelago and find yourself in a new, exotic, environment. We recommend booking a hotel and spending a few more days to explore Gran Canaria on your own, before catching the plane back to Europe, full of new energy for the upcoming winter! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…

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.

  • Lisbon (PT)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 11 November 2020 - 20 November 2020
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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

This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Stephanie (42) France

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

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