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Rotterdam (NL) - Cherbourg (FR)

16 November - 24 November 2019

8 days, Eendracht

From € 575,-

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15-25: € 575,-
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place in 2-pers. cabin: € 1330

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) - Cherbourg (FR)

16 November - 24 November 2019

Experience a unique active sailing holiday on board the Eendracht. Escape the dark days in Europe and experience the sea in all its simplicity. No mobile coverage, no television and no internet. You will finish the voyage in Cherbourg, but where will you visit on the way? That will depend on the weather. You will take part in the watch system, actively sailing the ship together with an experienced crew. Steering a large sailing ship is a wonderful feeling you will not soon forget! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

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.

Situated on the Normandy coast, Cherbourg-Octeville is close to the Channel Islands of Jersey and Guernsey, and to a large nature park in the southeast. This makes Cherbourg perfect as a base for several day trips. But the town itself also has plenty to offer any Windseekers. Visit the Cité de la Mer, a large museum devoted to scientific and historical aspects of maritime subjects, the Botanical Gardens, or the racetrack at La Glacerie. Or discover this typically French town on foot.

  • Rotterdam (NL)

  • Cherbourg (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 November 2019 - 24 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 9:45 / 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
  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Stephanie (42) France

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

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Windseeker logs

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    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the knowledge and feeling of the sadness of my girlfriend. I know I'm going to miss her too. After a painful goodbye to the …

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    – by Hannah Hurford

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