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Oban (GB) - Oban (GB)

07 June - 16 June 2019

9 days, Lord Nelson

From € 1368,-

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Normal price: € 1368,-

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Lord Nelson:
Oban (GB) - Oban (GB)

07 June - 16 June 2019

Discovering Scotland. This picturesque journey will start and end in Oban, known as the gataway town to Scottish Western Isles. You will sail on board the Lord Nelson and visit nearby villages, towns or anchorages – the exact route will depend on the conditions. You don’t need to have any sailing knowledge, you will learn everything on board: from hoisting and trimming the sails, through looking out for signs of land or other ships, to navigating and steering the vessel. 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

Oban (meaning ‘little bay’ in Gaelic) is a small harbor town on the west coast of Scotland, famous for its whiskey distillery. The town occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn, and is a perfect place to find shelter from the Atlantic. Walking around town is a pleasure, and close by you’ll find mountains, castles, dramatic coastal scenery, and McCaig’s tower that resembles the Colosseum. In the first week of August, the town plays host to West Highland week, a yearly sailing regatta.

  • Oban (GB)

  • Oban (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 7 June 2019 - 16 June 2019
  • 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."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

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    Advice for the First Tall Ship Sailing Journey

    Windseeker, 12 April 2019

    – by Windseeker & Trainees

    A lot of the trainees who go sailing for the first time wonder what it’s like on board. And who better to answer that question than the people who were in this position a few years back? We’ve decided to …

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