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Elsfleth (DE) - Hamburg (DE)

19 April - 04 May 2017

15 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 495,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Elsfleth (DE) - Hamburg (DE)

19 April - 04 May 2017

“Rolling Home”: The North Sea and the River Elbe. Join the Eye of the Wind for a unique trip, sailing to her first homeport in Hamburg (1911-1916). Sail across the North Sea to the offshore island of Helgoland until you reach lively Hamburg with the second-busiest ports in Europe! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Elsfleth is a small town in Lower Saxony, Germany. The town has many maritime traditions, the evidence of which you may find visiting the tall ship club "Großherzogin Elisabeth", sailing club "SWE" and a school of navigation.

Hamburg is the second-biggest city in Germany and a second-largest port in Europe. The port itself if a major tourist attraction, with its numerous canals, bridges and buildings from the past eras, as well as the naval museum Museumshafen Oevelgönne.
Hafengeburtstag is a funfair to honor the birthday of the port of Hamburg with a party and a ship parade. Take a walk in the Planten un Blomen Park with its different fascinating sections and cross the Elbe in an old tunnel underneath.

  • Elsfleth (DE)

  • Hamburg (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 April 2017 - 4 May 2017
  • 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
  • "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

    Ang (25), Malaysia

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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