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

Lunenburg (CA) - Saint John (CA)

12 August - 17 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:
Lunenburg (CA) - Saint John (CA)

12 August - 17 August 2017

Perfectly balanced for newbies, this journey lets you experience exciting port events and give you a taste of sailing on a Tall Ship. Join the Fair Jeanne in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, and sail on to Shelburne, before reaching Saint John. Participate in crew activities in ports and test out your sea legs during 3 days of great sailing. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older.

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.

Saint John is the only city on the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, situated at the mouth of Sain John river. It is a perfect starting point for many trips to admire the Canadian nature: the Irving Nature Park, Rockwood Park or the Reversing Falls, to name a few. You can also visit the Carleton Martello Tower or the New Brunswick Museum to learn more about the area. Finally take a walk at an indoor city market where you can taste local specialities and buy some handcrafted souvenirs.

  • Saint John (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 August 2017 - 17 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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
  • "It was the most amazing thing I have done so far in my life! I loved it!"

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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

  • We are all Adventurers

    Bark Europa

    Antartica

    – by Windseeker Robin

    We are all adventurers... each of us in our own way. For some... it's facing the sea-sickness of rolling swells and books that move across the table on their own. Or climbing the mast all the way to the top, …

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  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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