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Elverum (NO) - Bergen (NO) - Kristiansand (NO)

02 July - 16 July 2021

14 days, Gulden Leeuw

From € 995,-

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Gulden Leeuw:
Elverum (NO) - Bergen (NO) - Kristiansand (NO)

02 July - 16 July 2021

Nordic Plastic Navigation: Erasmus+ youth voyage with sustainability theme. For young people aged 15-25 (26-28 at request) from the following countries: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK. Meet your mentors and fellow trainees in Elverum folkehøgskole where you will spend two days getting to know each other and learning what to expect on board. Afterwards you will board Gulden Leeuw as a group in Kristiansand, ready to sail the ship and learn about sustainability! Visit beautiful places, organise climate actions, conduct research of microplastic in the sea and, of course, participate in sailing activites! Make friends from other countries, find what connects you, and what interesting differences you can find. Participate in Windseeker Dinghy beforehand to prolong the experience, raise funds for your journey and learn new things!

Ports

Elverum is a town in south-east Norway in the region of Østerdalen. Although quite small, Elverum lies on important crossroads, making it a significant market town in the past. Visit the Glomdal open-air museum to see the picturesque houses and glimpse handwritten medieval manuscripts. Admire the 1736 wooden church. Plan a trip to the Norwegian Forest Museum to learn about the history of hunting, trapping, fishing, forestry and forest industry in Norway.

Kristiansand is the business and cultural capital of southern Norway. The sea and surrounding fjords are perfect for recreational activities like fishing and sailing, and the nearby inland and mountains are ideal for skiing and hiking. In the more urban areas you will find a rich variety of cafes, restaurants, art galleries and museums.

  • Elverum (NO)

  • Kristiansand (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 July 2021 - 16 July 2021
  • For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
  • Participating countries: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands and the UK
  • 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 ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers. Windseeker can help to arrange traveling together with other trainees from your country
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • Windseekers from the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden need to become members of their countries’ Sail Training Associations

VZR Garant

In order to meet its statutory obligation to provide a guarantee, Windseeker makes use of the guarantee scheme provided by VZR Garant. You can check that this is the case by visiting VZR Garant’s website and verifying that the organization is listed as a participant. VZR Garant’s guarantee applies within the limits of its Guarantee Scheme (which can be found on VZR Garant’s website. The Guarantee Scheme specifies the exact journey offering to which VZR Garant’s guarantee applies and what the guarantee entails. If services are not provided due to the financial insolvency of Windseeker you can contact VZR Garant, which has its offices at Torenallee 20, 5617 BC Eindhoven, Netherlands, by sending an email to info@vzr-garant.nl or calling +31 (0)85 13 07 630.

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