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Greenwich (GB) - Sines (PT)

15 April - 30 April 2017

15 days, Jolie Brise

From € 1600,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

25 : € 1600,-
> 25 : € 1750,-

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Jolie Brise:
Greenwich (GB) - Sines (PT)

15 April - 30 April 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta – Race 1. Voyage of 14 nights at the vessel. Join the Jolie Brise in Royal Greenwich (GB) on the 15th April ready to set sail for Sines (PT) the following day. You will arrive in Sines by 29th April, where a magnificent 3 day festival will greet you. There will be cultural tours, a crew parade and crew party, to name just a few activities in port. Only places left for trainees age 15-25 years.

Ports

Greenwich is a district of southeast London, notable for its role in Maritime history. Opulent buildings dot the shorelines of the Thames River, and the famous Cutty Sark clipper is on display here. Greenwich has a village feel, and its parks and riverside pubs make for a rewarding stroll around the area, while the rest of London is within easy reach by underground. Visit the National Maritime Museum, the Imperial War museum, or go window-shopping in Greenwich’s affluent shopping streets.

Sines is a small Portugese city with a large port, famous for being the birthplace od Vasco da Gama. Formerly a fishing village, the town center retained its quiant atmosphere, despite fast-paced industrialisation. Today you can relax on ofe of the beautiful beaches or, if you feel like taking a walk, climp up to the XV-century castle and take in the beautiful vista.

  • Greenwich (GB)

  • Sines (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 April 2017 - 30 April 2017
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 8
  • 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
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

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Jolie Brise

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Windseeker logs

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    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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