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Stockholm (SE) - Riga (LV)

16 July - 23 July 2016

7 days, Eye of the Wind

From € 1750,-

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Normal price: € 1750,-

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Eye of the Wind:
Stockholm (SE) - Riga (LV)

16 July - 23 July 2016

The Baltic Sea between the Gulf of Bothnia and the Gulf of Riga is one of the most attractive sailing areas. The Stockholm archipelago, the maritime landscape of the West-Estonian Sound Islands and the elongated beaches of the Kurzeme coastline offer scenic diversity from the first to the last day of the voyage. Discover two of the most beautiful metropolises of northern Europe: The starting point of the trip is the Swedish capital Stockholm, the port of destination is the Latvian capital Riga. A stopover with time for shore leave is possible on the island of Gotland.

Ports

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.

Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia, dating back to the beginning of the 13th century. The Old Town of Riga is a World Heritage Site. Take a walk around the town, discover the Soviet heritage, explore the whimsical Sun Museum or spend a day at the beach.

  • Stockholm (SE)

  • Riga (LV)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 July 2016 - 23 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
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Claire (20)

    "AN AMAZING ADVENTURE THAT TEACHES YOU THINGS YOU WILL NEVER LEARN SOMEWHERE ELSE"

  • Christopher (16) England

    "I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"

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

  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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  • Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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