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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
  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Claire (20)

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

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