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Kiel (DE) - Delfzijl (NL)

27 June - 30 June 2016

3 days, Kapitan Borchardt

From € 369,-

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25: € 369,-
> 25: € 410,-

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Kapitan Borchardt:
Kiel (DE) - Delfzijl (NL)

27 June - 30 June 2016

Sail along on this beautiful classic Polish sailing ship from the Eastsea and cross the Kielercanal to Delfzijl. In Delfzijl there will be DelfSail 2016 with a lot of vessels and activities in town. Each day at sea and in the harbor will be different. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Kiel is a German port town on the Baltic coast, widely known for its yearly ‘Kiel week’ – the biggest yearly regatta in the world! Many thousands of boats and ships of all kinds and eras take part in the parade. Kiel Week is also a festival, Volksfest and fair as well as a maritime event. But Kiel offers more: a slew of museums (zoological, geological, historical, fine art, industrial, and military museums), a city centre with relaxed atmosphere, and the water and shores of the Kieler Fjord.

The name Delfzijl means ‘sluice of the Delf’. The city is located in the north-east Netherlands and is home to the fifth largest port of this maritime country. Delfzijl is a picturesque place and taking a walk through its streets will certainly be rewarding. The unique Hanging Kitchens, and – of course – a windmill – are some of the architectural attractions, while the Muzeeaquarium hosts a few different collections.

  • Kiel (DE)

  • Delfzijl (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 June 2016 - 30 June 2016
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 26-32 trainees
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • 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."

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

You sail on the Kapitan Borchardt

Small Ships

Kapitan Borchardt

This sail training vessel is a three-masted gaff-rigged schooner. Learn how to sail this big Ship together. Climb the mast. Be the helmsmen. Trim the sails. All together with your fellow trainees. The Kapitan Borchardt has comfortable accommodation, such as with 3 …

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Windseeker logs

  • Statsraad Lehmkul

    The Best Two Weeks of my Life!

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, July 2016

    Antwerp - Lisbon

    – by Windseeker Manon

    The moment right before I began my sailing adventure I had a lot of fears and doubts. I have saved money for so long and I have worked really hard for it. What if I did not like the meals? …

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  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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