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Rotterdam (NL) (NL) - Rotterdam (NL) (NL)

14 May - 17 May 2015

3 days, Eendracht

From € 247,5

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Age 15-25 : € 247,5
> 25: € 495,-

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) (NL) - Rotterdam (NL) (NL)

14 May - 17 May 2015

Cram a whole adventure in four days! Sail the North Sea and maybe even have a stopover in the UK or Belgium, depending on wind and weather. Join the Eendracht for the Ascension Day weekend and get your Windseeker fix on this modern day gaff topsail schooner. While on board, you will learn how to set and trim the sails, help with navigation, keep a lookout and lend a hand with whatever needs done to get the ship where you want it to go. Meet new people, make new friends, and develop your seafaring skills under the guidance of the experienced crew. The North Sea is a challenging sailing area, with its frequent stiff breezes and busy shipping lanes. There’ll be plenty to do and to see! Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

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Key points

  • Dates: 14 May 2015 - 17 May 2015
  • Embarkation: 9:30 / Disembarkation: 16:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 36
  • 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: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Special Facebook-page of the voyage to contact fellow-Windseekers in advance and possibility to travel together
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

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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