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Cardiff (GB) - Southampton (GB)

11 June - 16 June 2018

5 days, Lord Nelson

From € 890,-

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Normal price: € 890,-

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Lord Nelson:
Cardiff (GB) - Southampton (GB)

11 June - 16 June 2018

*Places at request* Exploring the South West coast of the UK. Join this trip of a few days on board a very unique Tall Ship. Sail along the beautiful coastline of Cornwall and admire the famous Dorset coast before bringing Lord Nelson to the homeport. Set the sails, man the helm and look out for other vessels. This shorter journey is a perfect taster for anyone who isn’t sure if Tall Ships sailing is the right thing for them but still wants to try. You can also treat it as a little break from the daily routine in the early summer. Open for able-bodied and disabled trainees. Minimum age 16 years. More info: info@windseeker.org The final price may be subject to small changes due to currency exchange rates.

Ports

Cardiff is the Capital city of Wales, located on the south coast of the country. A former industrial city, Cardiff has undergone a remarkable modernisation. The centre contains Cardiff Castle, the lush Bute park and the country’s finest shopping arcades. At Cardiff Bay, the Welsh national Assembly sits alongside an array of contemporary and classic architecture – Explore the area in the summer, taking time to relax in one of the many cafes and restaurants.

Southampton, on the shores of the Solent, is the largest port of England. The bustling town offers plenty of distractions, and is known (sometimes reviled) for its brutalist architecture. However, the city hosts a number of fine museums, the Tudor House, and long stretches of medieval walls. Also, the beautiful English countryside is just a short drive away. The yearly Southampton boat show in september should be on any Windseeker’s calendar. And don’t forget to visit the Isle of Wight!

  • Cardiff (GB)

  • Southampton (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 11 June 2018 - 16 June 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Boukje (15) Netherlands

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

  • Anu (23)

    "LOOKING AT THE SEA, AND ONLY SEA, FOR SO MANY DAYS CLEARS THE MIND."

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

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