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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.

Ilhavo is a portuguese town with a population of around 40 000 people. The nickname of Ilhavo is “the city of the lamp” because one of the most important relics of the church (an oil lamp) was stolen in front of everybody and was never found. The port was well-known for its cod fishing.

  • 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
  • "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work - and do it perfectly!"

    Jet (31), Netherlands

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

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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Photos

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