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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Louisburg (CA) - Lunenburg (CA)

05 August - 10 August 2017

5 days, Fair Jeanne

From € 595,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

Normal price: € 595,-

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Fair Jeanne:
Louisburg (CA) - Lunenburg (CA)

05 August - 10 August 2017

This voyage will take you along the coast of Nova Scotia from Louisburg to Lunenburg. Perfect for new sailors, the journey combines exciting port activities with 3 days of sailing. If you want to test out your sea legs, this is the journey for you! Expect lots of fun in ports and really great sailing. Open to Windseekers between 15 and 25 years old.

Ports

Lunenburg is a Canadian port town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. Historically the town was involved in several wars, including the American Revolution. Today the town is a fishery port and has several small shipyards that have managed to preserve the skills of the sailing era. Did you know that the replica of the ‘Bounty’ was built here? Visit the historic city centre on foot or by horse and carriage, and enjoy a leisurely hike in the grassy hills of the surrounding countryside.

Key points

  • Dates: 5 August 2017 - 10 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
  • For Windseekers age 15-25 years
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "This trip was about pushing your boundaries."

    Roos (16)

You sail on the Fair Jeanne

Fair Jeanne sailing
Shipping type: Brigantine
Homeport: Ottawa (CA)
Date built: 1978-1982
Trainees: 24
Length: 33,5m
Height of mast: 24,4m
Sail: -

The Fuller family built the Fair Jeanne in the backyard of their Ottawa home. She has been the family’s private yacht, sailing the world’s oceans for more than ten years. Nowadays the Ship sails mostly in the Great Lakes area …

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Windseeker logs

  • Sailing Ship in the Tropics

    Anne Margeretha

    Tropics

    – by Annet

    Sometimes you have afternoons which are exactly how you thought they would be on a sailing ship in the tropes: the sun just right above your head, a cool breeze in the front, lightly cracking sails and murmuring waves… You are …

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  • Baltic Research: Ingo

    Ingo, July 2022

    Sweden

    – by Exchange@sea Trainees

    Today we all arrived in Gothenburg together. We got to meet all the participants from different countries. Ingo hadn’t arrived yet so we all went to a scouting club to spend the night. We did a lot of activities to …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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