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Kiel (DE) - Ystad (SE)

27 June - 02 July 2016

5 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 1250,-

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

27 June - 02 July 2016

Hoist the sails of Eye of the Wind! This Journey will take you through the Kiel Fjord and past the Danish Island of Lolland. You will have the opportunity for maritime discoveries before you reach the lines in the historic Swendish province of Scania. On your way to Ystad, there is plenty of time for visits seaports and for quiet moments at the anchorage. The Journey has a well balanced ratio between time at sea and time ashore.

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.

Ystad One of Sweden’s most well-preserved medieval monasteries, the greyfriars abbey, lies in Ystad. The town also has an additional large medieval church, the church of the virgin mary. Both are highly influenced by Gothic Hansa architecture

  • Kiel (DE)

  • Ystad (SE)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 June 2016 - 2 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
  • "Super great experience, I recommend it to everyone. I loved it!!! Everything was perfect."

    Michael (17), Belgium

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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