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Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

13 July - 20 July 2018

7 days, Gallant

From € 413,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training Special Offer

new price: 15-25: € 413,-
old price: € 826,-
new price: 25+: € 619,5

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Gallant:
Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

13 July - 20 July 2018

* NEW PRICES * Last places – contact info@windseeker.org before booking to confirm availability * Tall Ships Races 2018, Race 1. Join the Gallant in British Sunderland for the 62nd Tall Ships Races. Sail out in a Parade of Sail and make your way towards to starting line of the first race. Take course for Denmark and enjoy the race and life on board with all that it entails: setting and trimming the sails, navigating, steering and performing the basic maintenance. After the race, exciting activities in harbour are waiting for you, as well as thousands of international trainees from other Ships! Open for Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years. The embarkation starts at 10 am.

Programme Outline

Ports

Sunderland is a coastal city in North East England, aging back to the 7th century. Whether you're a nature or a culture lover, you will surely find a bunch of nice activities to do! For instance, have a lovely day out with fish&chips for lunch at the Roker & Seaburn Beaches or take a relaxing walk in Herrington Country Park. Also, go on a trip to the picturesque Penshaw Monument. Discover the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

  • Sunderland (GB)

  • Esbjerg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 12
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and French
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • "Very fun, eye-opening adventure."

    Sterre (16), the Netherlands

You sail on the Gallant

Shipping type: Schooner
Homeport: Douarnenez (FR)
Date built: 1916
Trainees: 12
Length: 27,20m
Height of mast: 27,75m
Sail: 415 m2

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