* New price! * The Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. Join the Loth Lorien in Le Havre for a wonderful event! Become part of the crew sailing on a traditional Tall Ship: set the sails, navigate, trim and work hand-in-hand with the others to win the race! Many other ships will compete for the first prize. Afterwards you will sail to Scheveningen (just outside of The Hague) where all the vessels will be gathering for a maritime festival. Enjoy the sight of so many classic ships together before you disembark and make you way back home, now filled with exciting new experiences! Open to Windseekers aged 15 and older. Ages 15-18 accompanied by an adult. Please notice that participation in the Scheveningen harbour festival is not included in this journey.
Le Havre is a large north French maritime commercial and passenger port established in the early XVI century. The city in on the UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical buildings and is considered a birthplace of impressionism. Walk in the steps of Monet and discover the places you know from modern art. Take a hiking tour, visit one of the nearby castles (chateau), the Graville abbey, see the hanging gardens or take a walk in one of the many city parks.
Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.
Le Havre (FR)
Dates: 16 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
No sailing experience required!
Official languages on board: English, Dutch and German
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
Lieven (23) Belgium
"Setting sails: always fantastic."
Stephanie (42) France
"I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
You sail on theLoth Lorien
The Loth Loriën is a modern three-masted barquentine of 48 meters in length. The wind in the sails, the sundeck and a jacuzzi on deck - these are the best prospects for an eventful and relaxing sailing trip
Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …
Finally after two and a half days of motor sailing we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …
Sail the Oosterschelde in Cape Verde archipelago. It’s another winter that the Ship will spend in Cape Verde, whose hospitality and beauty encourage the Oosterschelde to come back year after year. Step on board on the island of Sal, where …
Exploring Cape Verde. Board Tall Ship Oosterschelde on Sal Island for a round-trip in the archipelago off the coast of Africa. Forget about cold winter and take a sailing break. Sail between several different islands, from the most popular …
January in Cape Verde. After a busy holiday season it’s time for a little escape! Join the Oosterschelde in Palmeira for a round-trip in the amazing archipelago off the coast of Africa. Leave northern winter behind and give yourself an …
Holidays and New Year in Cape Verde. Escape the nortnern winter and busy Christmas season to a tropical archipelago and a 100-year-old Tall Ship! Visit several different islands, each with unique atmosphere. See popular spots and remote places. Spend most …