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Klaipéda (LT) - Szczecin (PL)

31 July - 08 August 2017

8 days, Kapitan Borchardt

From € 920,-

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Kapitan Borchardt:
Klaipéda (LT) - Szczecin (PL)

31 July - 08 August 2017

NO PLACES AVAILABLE ANYMORE – The Tall Ships Races 2017 – Race 3. The third and final race takes us from Klaipeda to Szczecin. The city of Szczecin was the final port for The Tall Ships Races 2007 and 2013 series of the prestigious regatta. Some of the biggest and most beautiful Tall Ships from around the world attracted around 2 million visitors to the harbour during each event. The Chrobry Embankments become even more magical and the walk along the Odra River among dozens of beautiful ships makes you feel like in a different world. In Szczecin you can join the activities organised for all the trainees and join the crewparade and crewparty! For all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Klaipéda is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast. The city has long maritime traditions – it even hosts its own Sea Festival in July! – and its architecture bears influences from several different cultures (French, German, Swedish). Take a walk down the Friedricho pasažas, visit the reconstructed Meridianas ship, find the quirky Golden Mouse sculpture and visit the Clock Museum.

Szczecin in North-Western Poland has a deep commitment to sail training. Discover the Underground City Trails: a network of bunkers from WWII with their unique atmosphere. If you’re more of an outdorsy type, take a canoe along the Odra river or explore Bukowe Hills which hide the ruins of old bridges and are home to numerous boars and deer. Visit one of many museums or the Castle of Pomeranian Dukes or the beautiful rose gardens.

  • Klaipéda (LT)

  • Szczecin (PL)

Key points

  • Dates: 31 July 2017 - 8 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 32
  • 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 bags 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
  • Boukje (15) Netherlands

    "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Nina (20) Norway

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

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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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