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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.

Delfzijl means 'sluice of the Delf'. The Delf was a canal connecting the rivers Fivel and Ems, and is now part of the Damsterdiep. The city lies in the northeast of the Netherlands, in the province Groningen. Natural gas, petroleum fields, aluminium plant, large salt production, wind mills for electricity and fishing. This is an industrial place. Step on the dike to look out over the water and feel the sea breeze. Visit Groningen by train, the province capital, with musea, cafés and shopping.

  • 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
  • "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

    Samantha (18), Australia

You sail on the Kapitan Borchardt

Shipping type: Three-masted gaff-rigged schooner
Homeport: Gdansk
Date built: 1918
Trainees: 33
Length: 33,91m
Height of mast: 27 m
Sail: 600m2

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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