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Mallaig (GB) - Oban (GB)

18 May - 26 May 2020

8 days, Maybe

From € 920,-

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15-25: € 920,-
25+: € 1150,-

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Maybe:
Mallaig (GB) - Oban (GB)

18 May - 26 May 2020

Highlands Islands and the Wonders of the Western Isles. Board Maybe in Mallaig, Scotland, for 8 days of discovering the nearby islands, with the possibility to visit St. Kilda – weather permitting. From the Northern most headlands of the Isle of Lewis to the southern tip of Vatersay, the Outer Hebrides Islands on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean offer majestic mountains, windswept white beaches and an abundance of wildlife. Explore the islands, sail a traditional ship, anchor in beautiful bays and enjoy this mix of active adventure, nature and remarkable history of the region. For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Mallaig is a fishing port in the Scottish Highlands. The picturesque West Highland railway line links Mallaig with Glasgow and with beautiful vistas it is an attraction in itself. From the port you can take a ferry to the popular destination Isle of Skye, as well as other nearby islands. Visit the Mallaig Heritage Centre or take a walk outside of the village and admire the surrounding nature.

Oban (meaning ‘little bay’ in Gaelic) is a small harbor town on the west coast of Scotland, famous for its whiskey distillery. The town occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn, and is a perfect place to find shelter from the Atlantic. Walking around town is a pleasure, and close by you’ll find mountains, castles, dramatic coastal scenery, and McCaig’s tower that resembles the Colosseum. In the first week of August, the town plays host to West Highland week, a yearly sailing regatta.

  • Mallaig (GB)

  • Oban (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 May 2020 - 26 May 2020
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • "Looking at the sea, and only sea, for so many days, clears the mind.  "

    Anu (23)

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

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    Morgenster, June 2018

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    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

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