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Riga (LV) - Klaipeda (LI)

24 July - 29 July 2016

5 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 1250,-

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Normal price: € 1250,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Riga (LV) - Klaipeda (LI)

24 July - 29 July 2016

Step on board of Eye of the Wind, the Journey starts in the Latvian capital Riga and is ideal for nature lovers. Sailing within sight of the coastline is the name of the program for this Journey. The beaches of the Kurzeme mainland stretch out on the horizon. You will enjoy shore excursions in Ventspils and Liepaja alternate with nights at the anchorage. The port of destination is the Lithuanian harbor of Klaipeda, where the Sea Festival – a grand get-together of traditional Tall Ships – will take place upon our arrival.

Ports

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. The Old of Riga is one of many World Heritage Sites in Europe. The building of the Brotherhood of Blackheads is the most iconic building of Old Riga.

  • Riga (LV)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 July 2016 - 29 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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