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Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

03 August - 09 August 2020

6 days, Eendracht

From € 695,-

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Sail Training

15-18 years old : € 695,-

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Eendracht:
Rotterdam (NL) - Rotterdam (NL)

03 August - 09 August 2020

Sailing camp (in Dutch) for young people aged 15-18. 7 days of learning to sail the Eendracht with your peers. Leave the port of Rotterdam and sail where the wind takes you. Keep watch with other trainees: steering, navigating, setting sails… you are the ones who sail the ship! Of course, under the careful eye of the professional crew. Spend your time out on the sea getting to know new people, looking for dolphins and admiring the stars without light pollution. There’s no wi-fi on board, making it a perfect time to disconnect and focus on the adventure you are living and make new friends. Open for Windseekers aged 15-18. Language on board: Dutch.

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 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: 3 August 2020 - 9 August 2020
  • Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 17:00
  • For Windseekers between 15 and 18 years old
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: 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
  • "I loved the cooperation between all of us young sailors when we sailed the Ship."

    Kaarny (24), Norway

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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