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Inverness (GB) - Sunderland (GB)

06 July - 13 July 2018

7 days, Maybe

From € 480,-

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15-21: € 480,-

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Maybe:
Inverness (GB) - Sunderland (GB)

06 July - 13 July 2018

Youth voyage: Tall Ships Races delivery. This journey is for British young people who would like to become a trainee on a traditional sailing Ship Maybe. On board you will learn about teamwork and leadership as well as gain experience in sailing. Join the Ship in Scotland and sail on the North Sea down to Sunderland where multiple Tall Ships, Small Ships and Yachts will be gathering for the start of 2018 Tall Ships Races. This voyage quialifies as the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential. For Windseekers aged 15-21 only.

Ports

Inverness is a city in the Scottish Highlands. It was a place of residence for Gaelic king Mac Bethad Mac Findlaich, immortalised by Shakespeare in his play Macbeth. With its multiple bagpipe players and a lot of Gaelic-speakers, Inverness is the perfect place to soak in the Scottish culture.

Sunderland is a coastal city in North East England, aging back to the 7th century. Whether you're a nature or a culture lover, you will surely find a bunch of nice activities to do! For instance, have a lovely day out with fish&chips for lunch at the Roker & Seaburn Beaches or take a relaxing walk in Herrington Country Park. Also, go on a trip to the picturesque Penshaw Monument. Discover the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

  • Inverness (GB)

  • Sunderland (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

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

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