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Kiel (DE) - Kiel (DE)

19 May - 22 May 2016

3 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 750,-

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Normal price: € 750,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Kiel (DE) - Kiel (DE)

19 May - 22 May 2016

During this Journey you will experience what the adventure of seafaring is all about. On board you will enjoy the comfort of the ship and the delicious food of the galley. Eye of the Wind is a genuine traditional seamanship. You will see how you feel during an evening ashore after a day at sea. You will visit two countries, Germany and Denmark, and discover the Baltic Sea. The Journey has a well-balanced ratio between time at sea and time in port.

Ports

Kiel is a German port town on the Baltic coast, widely known for its yearly ‘Kiel week’ – the biggest yearly regatta in the world! Many thousands of boats and ships of all kinds and eras take part in the parade. Kiel Week is also a festival, Volksfest and fair as well as a maritime event. But Kiel offers more: a slew of museums (zoological, geological, historical, fine art, industrial, and military museums), a city centre with relaxed atmosphere, and the water and shores of the Kieler Fjord.

  • Kiel (DE)

  • Kiel (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 May 2016 - 22 May 2016
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 16:00
  • 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
  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

You sail on the Eye of the Wind

Eye of the Wind

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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    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Trainees

    Sunday, 11th of July Once we arrived in Boulogne sûr Mer we had to wait until 9 o'clock before the embarkation on the Thalassa. So we walked a bit around the festival and the harbour. Then we met more people who …

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  • Vega Gamleby Trainees and Crew before Esbjerg Crew Parade 2018

    “We all live in the Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby”

    Vega Gamleby

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

    Date – 14/07/18 Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served. Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …

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  • Sørlandet

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