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Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

23 August - 25 August 2019

2 days, Eendracht

From € 187,5

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15-25: € 187,5
25+ : € 375,-

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

23 August - 25 August 2019

Sailing taster! Spend late August weekend on board of a three-masted schooner. Step aboard Friday morning in the Eendracht’s home port of Rotterdam. After introductions and instructions you will put up the sails with and leave the port. Join the professional crew in a watch system where you will be 4 hours on and 8 hours off. During the watch you will working with the sails, steer, navigate or take one of many other important jobs. After the watch there’s plenty of time to relax and enjoy the sea! Sailing experience is not necessary as the crew will guide you through the tasks. In fact, this is a perfect short trip for newbies who want to figure out if sailing is for them. On Sunday, at the end of the day you disembark in the port 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: 23 August 2019 - 25 August 2019
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 16:00
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Agathe (26) France

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

  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

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