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Gibraltar (GI) - Portimao (PT)

18 November - 23 November 2019

5 days, Maybe

From € 520,-

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Normal price: € 520,-

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Maybe:
Gibraltar (GI) - Portimao (PT)

18 November - 23 November 2019

Maybe’s 90th Birthday. This November Maybe celebrates the 90th anniversary and you’re invited to join one of the jubilee voyages. Step on board in Gibraltar for a journey to Portimao in Portugal. Take a break from daily worries and enjoy several days of active sailing. Explore the coastal waters of Southern Spain and Portugal. With 200 nautical miles to cover in 5 nights, this is a relaxed voyage for those wanting to gain experience on board a classic vessel and relax in the winter sun. For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Gibraltar is a small British overseas territory on the tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It’s situated by the Strait of Gibraltar which separates Europe from Africa, and marks the entrance to the Mediterranean Sea from the Atlantic. Because of its strategic location, Gibraltar’s history is long and interesting. The Rock on Gibraltar is famously home to a group of macaques and a Moorish Castle dating back to the 8th century.

Portimão is a Portugese city in the southern region of Algarve. Take a stroll along the Alvor Boardwalk, relax on the white sands of the Praia Da Rocha beach and visit the Museu de Portimao for a little history lesson. You can also take a dolphin watching tour or do one of the multiple offered water sports.

  • Gibraltar (GI)

  • Portimao (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 November 2019 - 23 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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 bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Thea (20) Denmark

    "I LEARNED A LOT ABOUT BOTH SAILING AND SUSTAINABILITY, AND THE SOCIAL LIFE WAS AMAZING"

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

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

  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

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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

  • Fun day out with friends

    Wadden Sea, October 2020

    All photos courtesy of BTOWU

    – by Nienke

    Besides providing us with super awesome, smart, science people to ensure the high quality of the sustainability side of our Exchange programs, By the Ocean we Unite also organize their own things. Like ‘citizen science’ day trips, during which folks …

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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