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Blyth (GB) - Gothenburg (GB)

28 August - 04 September 2016

7 days, Lord Nelson

From € 1405,-

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Lord Nelson:
Blyth (GB) - Gothenburg (GB)

28 August - 04 September 2016

*Places at request* Ready, set, race! Join Lord Nelson as she embarks on an intense 500 mile long race across the North Sea all the way to Gothenburg. Spend the remainder of the voyage celebrating the end of the Tall Ships Regatta at this fantastic city. Gothenburg are no stranger to Tall Ships Races after hosting the major event four times previously. Open for abled and disabled trainees. Minimum age 16 years. More info: info@windseeker.org

Programme Outline

Ports

Blyth is a town in southeast Northumberland, England. On the coast, to the south of the River Blyth, where its name comes from. The main industries were coal mining and shipbuilding, with the salt trade, fishing and the railways also playing an role. Today, the port handles up to 1.5 million tonnes of cargo. Walk over the quayside or go to the beach. Visit the market place. The lighthouse “ High Light”, was built in 3 stages; 10,66m in 1788; in 1888 4,26m was added and the final 3,82 m in 1900.

Key points

  • Dates: 28 August 2016 - 4 September 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 50
  • 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Roos (16)

    "THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

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    – by Windseeker Jules

    All the things to do: maintenance on board, going for a walk down town, having a beach day, taking a taxi around the island, exploring neighbouring islands by ferry, going out to eat and drink... A jolly good time it was …

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