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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Rotterdam (NL) - Cadiz (ES)

18 November - 01 December 2017

13 days, Eendracht

From € 647,5

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Sail Training

15-25 : € 647,5
25+: € 1295,-

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) - Cadiz (ES)

18 November - 01 December 2017

* Places at request * Get adventurous! Escape the dreadful fall of northern Europe and take course for the sunny south. Board the Eendracht in Dutch city of Rotterdam and embark on an exciting and demanding sailing trip to Cadiz via Ireland. Ther will be no mobile or internet coverage but instead the wind, and waves and your new friends – the trainees and crew of the Eendracht. You will work together to bring the Ship to her destiantion. Will you take this challenge? 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

Rotterdam is the largest port of Europe, and a modern, bustling town. Much of the historic city centre was destroyed during World War II, but extensive rebuilding resulted in a modern, multicultural city with many architectural highlights. Rotterdam has excellent cultural facilities and a diverse nightlife; during the summer the city hosts a large number of events. Discover the city by bicycle and go for a coffee in Hotel New York, the former headquarters of the Holland America Line.

The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.

  • Rotterdam (NL)

  • Cadiz (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 November 2017 - 1 December 2017
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

    Samantha (18), Australia

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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Photos

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