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Cadiz (ES) - Lanzarote (ES)

16 December - 27 December 2016

11 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 1200,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Cadiz (ES) - Lanzarote (ES)

16 December - 27 December 2016

Christmas Cruise on board of the Eye of the Wind. Paradise Island Lanzarote on “The Volcano Voyage”. Exchange the busy pre-Christmas time, with buying and cooking, for the peacefullness of the ocean. Sail for days, until you finally see Arrecife on the tropical island of Lanzarote, one of the amazing Canary Islands. This tour is discounted, because you’ll be sailing day and night at some point and won’t have that many stops in port, so if you’re looking for the most sailing time, this is the journey for you! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.

Lanzarote is one of 7 main islands in the Spanish Canary Islands Archipelago on the Atlantic Ocean. It is often referred to as a "volcano island". For the evidence of ongoing volcanic activity visit the Timanfaya National Park and Cueva de los Verdes. Go swimming, snorkelling or windsurfing in the blue waters or relax on the beach, or visit the cactus garden. You can also take a stroll through one of the small towns and try the local wine.

  • Cadiz (ES)

  • Lanzarote (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 December 2016 - 27 December 2016
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 12
  • 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
  • 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 Eye of the Wind

Shipping type: Brigantine
Homeport: Jersey
Date built: 1911
Trainees: 12
Length: 40.23m
Height of mast: 26,30 m
Sail: 750 m2

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