Tall Ships Races Magellan – Elcano 500 series 2021, Cruise in Company. Explore the coast of Spain and Portugal and participate in a large sailing festival in Lisbon. Join the Maybe in A Coruna, where many other ships will be gathered. Leave the harbour together, in a Parade of Sail, among thousands of spectators on land. Then embark on a journey towards the capital of Portugal. Because this is a Cruise in Company you don’t have to hurry and you can take your time sailing. Depending on the conditions you might stop along the way to visit a smaller port, or drop the anchor in the middle of the sea and jump into the water to cool off. Once in Lisbon, you will spend the last two days participating in the Tall Ships festival. Join crew-exclusive events to meet other sailors and enjoy the atmosphere ot a large maritime event. For all Windseekers over 15 years old.
A Coruña is a port town in the north west of Spain. Here you will find the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation for 1.800 years! The town itself is an affluent commercial and tourism hub, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the popular beaches, explore the city centre, or sample some of the many cultural activities. The Aquarium Finisterrae lets you explore the marine life of the region. But if you prefer your fish on a plate, A Coruña’s restaurants can help you out.
Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…
A Coruña (ES)
Dates: 28 August 2021 - 4 September 2021
Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum of 14
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: sleeping bags and towels
This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).
What does it mean?
In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.
Keshan (17) UK
"It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."
"YOU HAVE TO TRY IT! YOU WILL GET TO KNOW A SIDE OF YOU THAT YOU DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD. I LEARNED A LOT, AND I BECAME MORE INDEPENDENT AFTER THIS TRIP!"
Axel (23) France
"It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."
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