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London (GB) - Blyth (GB)

22 August - 27 August 2016

5 days, Lord Nelson

From € 1055,-

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

22 August - 27 August 2016

*No places available anymore/ FULLY BOOKED* This voyage is not to be missed! After leaving behind the city lights of London, you will take the scenic route alongside the East Coast of England before finally arriving at the seaside town of Blyth on the 26th August for the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta. This is the first time Blyth has played host to the event, and is eager to welcome the fantastic fleet of ships! Open for abled and disabled trainees. Minimum age 16 years. More info: info@windseeker.org

Ports

London is a centre for business, finance, the arts and tourism. As such, the city has something to offer for everyone. But visiting London by ship makes the experience extra special. Go see a play in West End, explore Soho, or take a tourist bus for a sightseeing ride. Go to Hyde Park, close to Buckingham Palace, if the city bustle is a bit much after an ocean voyage. And work on your cultural karma by visiting a few of the many museums. London is so big you’ll need to revisit to see it all!

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.

  • London (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 22 August 2016 - 27 August 2016
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 16
  • 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
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

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