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Szczecin (PL) - Rotterdam (NL)

07 August - 18 August 2017

11 days, Eendracht

From € 780,-

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Sail Training

15-25 : € 780,-
25+: € 1295,-

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Eendracht:
Szczecin (PL) - Rotterdam (NL)

07 August - 18 August 2017

Baltic & North Sea sailing trip – During this trip we will sail from Szczecin (Poland) back to homeport Rotterdam. Szczecin is a city full of suprises that is definitely worth a visit. In this city the Tall Ships Races will end and therefore there are countless activities. We will slowly sail back in 12 days to return and we will see some nice places along the way. Which ones will dependent on the weather and the wind. Think of Denmark, Norway or England. On board you will learn sailing, so sailing experience is not necessary. Sea legs?! You will get them automatically. For all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Szczecin in North-Western Poland has a deep commitment to sail training. Discover the Underground City Trails: a network of bunkers from WWII with their unique atmosphere. If you're more of an outdorsy type, take a canoe along the Odra river or explore Bukowe Hills which hide the ruins of old bridges and are home to numerous boars and deer. Visit one of many museums or the Castle of Pomeranian Dukes or the beautiful rose gardens.

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.

  • Szczecin (PL)

  • Rotterdam (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 7 August 2017 - 18 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

    Tan (17), Turkey

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

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