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Fowey (GB) - Jersey (GB)

24 June - 28 June 2018

4 days, Lord Nelson

From € 765,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 765,-

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Lord Nelson:
Fowey (GB) - Jersey (GB)

24 June - 28 June 2018

*Places at request* Embark on this short but no less exciting trip on the Tall Ship Lord Nelson. Sail out of beautiful Fowey and take the course for… wherever wind takes you! In the end you will make your way to Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands, off the coast of France. Enjoy your time on board, learning to sail, navigate, set the sails and making friends. 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

Fowey is a small port town in Cornwall, in South-West England. Sitting at the mouth of the steep-walled Fowey River valley, Fowey is a cute tourist town, filled with pubs, cottages and an enduring fishing legacy. Walk between castle ruins, coves and caves in the surrounding bays, or go for Fish and Chips alongside the harbour. Every August, the Fowey Regatta brings a plethora of boats to the town, a more peaceful meeting than the with 'Fowey Gallant' pirates of the 1400s.

Jersey is an island in the English Channel, the largest of the Channel Islands and a Crown Dependency, affiliated to the British Isles. The capital Saint Helier provides Museums, restaurants, hotels and Nightlife. A warm climate, a green agricultural landscape and a francophile culture give Jersey a distinct atmosphere from the rest of the UK. Just 9 miles by 5, Jersey is compact enough to explore during a brief stop-over.

  • Fowey (GB)

  • Jersey (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 June 2018 - 28 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
  • "Super great experience, I recommend it to everyone. I loved it!!! Everything was perfect."

    Michael (17), Belgium

You sail on the Lord Nelson

Ship
Shipping type: barque
Homeport: Southampton (UK)
Date built: 1986
Trainees: 42
Length: 55m
Height of mast:
Sail:

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