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Cadiz (ES) - Ilhavo (PT)

30 July - 06 August 2016

7 days, Maybe

From € 800,-

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Maybe:
Cadiz (ES) - Ilhavo (PT)

30 July - 06 August 2016

Join the Maybe and her crew for the experience of a lifetime, during the first part of the third leg of the Tall Ships Races 2016: Race 3. Journey from Cadiz to Ilhavo and make new friends with trainees from all over the world as you sail the Ship as fast as you can. You will join a short race from Cadiz to a point close Cabo Sao Vincente and afterwards cruise to Illhavo. Hopefully aso time for a stop for a swim or a BBQ. Learn the ropes, cross the finish line and enjoy a Journey you will never forget! For all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Programme Outline

Ports

The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.

Ílhavo is a Portuguese town with a population of around 40 000 people, known for being home of the tallest lighthouse in Portugal and brightly painted houeses called Palheiros. Visit the Maritime Museum of Ílhavo and learn about the history of cod fishing in the area. Go one of the beaches for a lazy day of relaxing or crazy watersports. Visit the Vista Alegre museum of porcelain and the Farol da Barra lighthouse.

  • Cadiz (ES)

  • Ílhavo (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 30 July 2016 - 6 August 2016
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • 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
  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • 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 the Maybe

Maybe under sail

Small Ships

Maybe

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

  • Clean Circle Navigators 2019: plastic research

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of By The Ocean We Unite
    & Anna Gudarowska, Windseeker

    In 2019 Windseeker teamed up with By the Ocean we Unite (now: The Ocean Movement) for the first time. In the summer 148 Windseekers took part in the first Sustainable Sailing journeys (now: Clean Circle Navigators) on four Tall Ships. …

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  • Bon Voyage, Plastic!

    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Trainees

    Sunday, 11th of July Once we arrived in Boulogne sûr Mer we had to wait until 9 o'clock before the embarkation on the Thalassa. So we walked a bit around the festival and the harbour. Then we met more people who …

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Photos

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