31 July - 20 August 2017
20 days, Leila
From € 1200,-Book this journey
16-25: € 1200,-Book this journey
31 July - 20 August 2017
New price! Tall Ships Races 2017: Race 3. Board the Leila in Lithuanian Klaipeda and sail across the Baltic Sea towards Szczecin, Poland. Race other Tall Ships, Small Ships and Yachts before arriving at your destiantion. There you can expect a big sailing festival, with finishing celebrations of the Tall Ships Races. Watch the awards ceremony, take part in crew parties and parades. Afterwards you will embark on a more relaxed voyage of almost 2 weeks to Lowestoft, UK. Please be aware that on the Leila the meals are only included on the Tall Ships Races legs so for the Szczecin-Lowesoft leg additional fee applies. Open to Windseekers between 16 and 25 years old, over 25 at request.
Klaipéda is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast. The city has many 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.
Lowestoft is a town on the North Sea coast of England. It is an old sea port and fishing center. Cherish the atmosphere of the lively harbour with its fountains, coffee shops and little food stands. Visit the Mincarlo - Floating Maritime Museum to learn about the life of fishermen in the old days or an old Lowestoft and East Suffolk Maritime Museum run by volunteers who will happily share their knowledge. For a relaxing afternoon take a walk in Somerleyton Hall and Gardens.
"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."
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