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Bremerhaven (DE) - IJmuiden (NL)

16 August - 19 August 2015

3 days, Maybe

From € 320,-

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Port-to-port delivery

25 : € 320,-
> 25 : € 465,-

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Maybe:
Bremerhaven (DE) - IJmuiden (NL)

16 August - 19 August 2015

Step on board the Maybe for a port-to-port delivery, and participate in two big sailing events! You board during Sail Bremerhaven and set sail to IJMuiden where a lot of vessels will come together for Sail Amsterdam. Your course will carry you along the Dutch coast and the Wadden islands. It’s a great opportunity for a short sailing experience on board the Maybe. Polish up your sailing experience, or learn all the basics within 3 days from the helpful crew. And after your Journey you can enjoy your stay in Amsterdam during the biggest Sail event in the Netherlands. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Set sail across the North Sea during this Port to Port delivery. Your chance for a short sailing experience on board the Maybe. Polish up your sailing experience, or learn all the basics within 3 days. And after that, enjoy your stay in Amsterdam during the biggest Sail event in the Netherlands.

Ports

Bremerhaven is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany's trade. The town was founded in 1827, but settlements in the vicinity were settled as early as the 12th century. The main attractions for tourists are found at the Havenwelten and include the German Emigration Center and the German Maritime Museum, featuring the Hansekogge, a vintage cog dating from 1380, excavated in Bremen in 1962, and the historical harbour with a number of museum ships.

IJmuiden, on the west coast of the Netherlands, is the water gateway to Amsterdam. Cruise ships, cargo vessels and pleasure yachts pass through its busy locks every day, while the IJmuiden marina is an excellent spot to shelter for the North Sea storms. IJmuiden offers a wide, sandy beach that is popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers. Behind the dunes you’ll find a small nature reserve, perfect for a hike or a run. IJmuiden’s restaurants serve fresh fish, straight from the local market.

Key points

  • Dates: 16 August 2015 - 19 August 2015
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 8:00
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone."

    Agathe (26), France

You sail on the Maybe

Maybe under sail
Shipping type: Ketch
Homeport: Hull (UK)
Date built: 1933
Trainees: 14
Length: 22m
Height of mast: 24,7m
Sail: 680 sq m

Maybe is a Dutch wooden sailing ketch launched in 1933 and designed for round the world cruising. After a complete restoration the Ship has returned to the Tall Ships Races recently. She has a full schedule of sailing in Tall …

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Windseeker logs

  • Mentoring on The Maybe

    Maybe, July 2017

    – by Killian Borland (17)

    I was a youth volunteer on The Maybe for the month of June 2017. It was an experience that I will never forget. I loved every minute of it. One of the best things about sailing on The Maybe is that …

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  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    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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