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Poole (GB) - Oban (GB)

28 May - 06 June 2019

9 days, Lord Nelson

From € 1198,-

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Normal price: € 1198,-

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

28 May - 06 June 2019

Around the Great Britain. This 10-day trip will take you from Poole, along the Jurrasic Coast and up the Irish Sea towards Scotland. If the winds are favourable, you might make a stop in Dublin. The trip will end in Oban, the gataway to Scotland’s Western Isles and a very welcominig port town on its own. 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

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!

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.

  • Poole (GB)

  • Oban (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 28 May 2019 - 6 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
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

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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