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Kalmar (SE) - Stockholm (SE)

09 July - 16 July 2016

7 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 1750,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Kalmar (SE) - Stockholm (SE)

09 July - 16 July 2016

Step on board, learn how to sail the Ship and become a Windseeker! The Journey leads you to the Kalmar sound, the natural landscape of the islands of Gotland and Fårö, and the Stockholm archipelago. Vibrant seaports or secluded coves – open water or wooded banks: amazing scenery is guaranteed, the next idyllic anchorage never far away. The legendary Scandinavian past comes alive on Gotland. The journey ends in one of the most beautiful cities in Northern Europe: Sweden’s capital Stockholm. This Journeys will be one in a lifetime.

Ports

Kalmar is a city in the southeast of sweden, situated by the Baltic Sea. You can see the Kalmar Cathedral which is one of the foremost examples of barock klassizismus breakthrough in sweden.
The kalmar castle was turn from a medieval fortress into a castle fit for a renaissance king in the 16th century

Swim, paddle and shop in this city rich with culture and history. Stockholm is located on Sweden's south-central east coast, where the freshwater Lake Mälaren, Sweden's third largest lake, flows into the Baltic Sea. Over 30% of the city area is made up of waterways. Another 30% is made up of parks and green spaces. Stockholm has become a modern, technologically advanced, and ethnically diverse city. Have fun while exploring this 'Venice of the North', on the water and the shores.

  • Stockholm (SE)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 July 2016 - 16 July 2016
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • "It is an experience of a lifetime. It feels like escaping from the real world and coming into a world of adventure."

    Trainee (17)

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

More than 100 years ago a sailing legend came to life: in 1911, the German Lühring shipyard built a gaff schooner named Friedrich. In 1955 she ran aground in a heavy strom off the Swedish west coast. The wreck was …

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Windseeker logs

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    – by Trainees

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    – by crew Oosterschelde

    In a way we’re having bad luck: the English Channel is an area with a lot of traffic. Unfortunately we cannot see it. On our last day at sea the temperature dropped till 7 degrees (above zero, fortunately) and the …

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Photos

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