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Kiel (DE) - Kopenhagen (DM) - Halmstad (SE)

26 June - 02 July 2017

6 days, Kapitan Borchardt

From € 805,-

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Sail Training

15-25 : € 805,-
25+: € 945,-

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Kapitan Borchardt:
Kiel (DE) - Kopenhagen (DM) - Halmstad (SE)

26 June - 02 July 2017

Places at request- Join us the Kapitan Borchardt as the ship sails to the annual Tall Ships Races 2017! You will start your cruise in the city of Kiel and will sail north throught the Baltic Sea and to the the city and port of Copenhagen – Denmark’s centre of business, industry, culture and science. Form there we will sail into Halmstad – the host port of the Tall Ships’ Races! You will participate in the opening festival with crews and ships from around the world. You will be a part of the crew and will have a chance to work on the watch, train in the art of navigation, raise sails, practice seamanship skills and sail the ship. Kapitan Borchardt’s international crew will be pleased to give you an insight into sailing basics. Estimated sailing hours: 60h* (Depends on weather conditions). Open for all Windseekers, 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.

Halmstad is situated on the Swedish west coast, along the Nissan River. The city is famous for its fortress, built by the Danish King Christian IV at the end of the 16th century. A walk around town will reveal much of the city’s rich history and culture, and the cobbled streets in the city centre are dotted with cafes and pubs. Outdoors there’s plenty to do as well, with the nearby Mollegard Nature Reserve well worth a visit. Halmstad offers plenty to soothe your adventure jitters.

  • Kiel (DE)

  • Halmstad (SE)

Key points

  • Dates: 26 June 2017 - 2 July 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

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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