The Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. Join the Gulden Leeuw for a series of exciting events in June of 2019. Take part in a race between Tall Ships, sailing from the north of France to the Netherlands. Set the sails, steer, navigate and just enjoy spending time out of the city. Reach Scheveningen, a port just outside of the Hague, famous for the hospitality towards sailors. Scheveningen has hosted many successful maritime evens so far. Enjoy the celebrations in port and meeting all of the other sailors from different vessels before it’s time to go back home. For Windseekers aged 15 and older.
Le Havre is a large north French maritime commercial and passenger port established in the early XVI century. The city in on the UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical buildings and is considered a birthplace of impressionism. Walk in the steps of Monet and discover the places you know from modern art. Take a hiking tour, visit one of the nearby castles (chateau), the Graville abbey, see the hanging gardens or take a walk in one of the many city parks.
Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.
Le Havre (FR)
Dates: 16 June 2019 - 22 June 2019
Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
Windseekers joining: maximum 20
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English
Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
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
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
Agathe (26) France
"Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"
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