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Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

14 April - 17 April 2017

3 days, Eendracht

From € 260,-

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Sail Training

15-25 : € 260,-
25+: € 520,-

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

14 April - 17 April 2017

Sailing during Easter – step aboard the Eendracht on the 14th of April in 2017! The Eendracht departs the same day to open sea. Together we will hoist the sails and start the watch system ‘4 hours on and 8 hours off’. Sailing experience is not necessary, because our crew can teach you! During the watchsystem you will be involved in different activities, such as putting on the sails, steering the ship or other chores aboard. Beside the watchsystem there’s plenty of time to relax and enjoy the sea! Where we sail to, remains a surprise. We are guided by the wind and weather. From Rotterdam there are many options to go to such as Belgium, England or along the Dutch coast. If possible, we stop to stretch our legs on the mainland. The Unity docks at the end of this sailing trip again in the harbor of Rotterdam. 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.

  • Rotterdam (NL)

  • Rotterdam (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 14 April 2017 - 17 April 2017
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Jeremy (23)

    "PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."

  • Aron (18)

    "I BECAME MUCH MORE CONFIDENT AND EXPLORED MY LIMITS"

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

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Windseeker logs

  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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  • Statsraad Lehmkul

    The Best Two Weeks of my Life!

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, July 2016

    Antwerp - Lisbon

    – by Windseeker Manon

    The moment right before I began my sailing adventure I had a lot of fears and doubts. I have saved money for so long and I have worked really hard for it. What if I did not like the meals? …

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