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Harlingen (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

16 July - 24 July 2022

8 days, Gulden Leeuw

From € 880,-

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International Exchange Tall Ships Races Sail Training

15-25: € 880,-
26-28 (at request): € 1040,-

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Gulden Leeuw:
Harlingen (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

16 July - 24 July 2022

International Exchange at The Tall Ships Races 2022: Cruise in Company. Step on board Gulden Leeuw in the north of the Netherlands for a more relaxed leg of the Tall Ships Races. Leave the harbour in a spectacular Parade of Sail with other vessesl, and embark on a journey along the North Sea coats of the Netherlands. Learn and practice your seamanship skills, from hoisting the sails and making knots, to improving your leadership and self-confidence. Join day and nigh watches, during which you will sail the ship together with your fellow trainees. Learn a couple of shanties, admire stars without the light pollution and enjoy the time spent out in nature. Then spend the last two days of your adventure in Antwerp, participating in harbour events, together with the international crews of other Tall Ships. For Windseekers aged 15-25, ages 26-28 at request.

Ports

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: “The wharf where ships berth”.

  • Harlingen (NL)

  • Antwerp (BE)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 July 2022 - 24 July 2022
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 55
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and Dutch
  • 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
  • Agathe (26) France

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

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Thea (20) Denmark

    "I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT BOTH SAILING AND SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS AMAZING"

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Windseeker logs

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