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Poole (GB) - London (GB)

22 June - 29 June 2015

7 days, Lord Nelson

From € 1140,-

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Normal price: € 1140,-

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

22 June - 29 June 2015

Sail from Poole to London on board the Lord Nelson, and discover the magic of life at sea. Meet Windseekers from all over the world, and work as a team to harness the wind, under the guidance of the experienced crew. The Lord Nelson is one of the few Tall Ships that is suitable for people with disabilities, enabling them to partake in Sail Training just like their able bodied friends. But make no mistake – Lord Nelson is no stranger to the rugged conditions on the North Sea and the English Channel, so expect plenty of action! On deck you’ll learn all about sailing a Tall Ship under the guidance of the experienced crew. For abled and disabled Windseekers alike. Open to all ages, minimum age 16 years.

Ports

Poole is a large town on the south coast of England. It has a quaint old harbor, and an attractive old town. The area is popular amongst wealthy people, so make sure a restaurant fits your budget before you order. Water sports are popular in the area, as is hiking and cycling. If you want to have a slightly more restful stay, Poole has a number of excellent beaches. The surrounding Dorset countryside is extraordinarily beautiful, so rent a car and explore if you have the time!

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!

Key points

  • Dates: 22 June 2015 - 29 June 2015
  • Embarkation: 13:00 / 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
  • "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

    Boukje (15), Netherlands

You sail on the Lord Nelson

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

Unique in its kind. The Lord Nelson is a pioneer in the sailing community. The Lord Nelson and the Tenacious are the only two tall ships in the world designed and built to enable people of all physical disabilities to …

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Windseeker logs

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    Gulden Leeuw, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Ola

    My name is Ola. I’m 15 years old and I come from Poland. It was a big pleasure for me to be a part of The Tall Ships Races 2018 on the Leg from Sunderland (England) to Esbjerg (Denmark). I …

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  • Arrival Kristiansand

    Vega Gamleby

    Skarhamn - Kristiansand - Aalborg

    – by Jeroen (18) and Anouk (16)

    Jeroen After being the most seasick person on the whole boat, today I felt better again! So happy with this, had a lot of fun in my watch. This watch we got the chance to climb in the mast. First I …

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