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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,-

Book this journey

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
  • "You have to try it! You will get to know a side of you that you didn’t think you had. I learned a lot, and I became more independent after this trip!"

    Amalie (20)

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

  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde, 2013

    Sailing from Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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Photos

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