Header trainee

Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Portimao (PT) - Cadiz (ES)

04 November - 09 November 2019

5 days, Maybe

From € 520,-

Book this journey

Sail Training

Normal price: € 520,-

Book this journey

Maybe:
Portimao (PT) - Cadiz (ES)

04 November - 09 November 2019

Celebrate Maybe’s 90th Birthday in style! Join the ship in Portimao, Portugal, for several days of sailing in the southern Europe. Take a break from European November and follow the sun to Portugal and Spain. Anchor in picturesque bays or, weather permitting, visit small towns along the way. Enjoy the experience of sailing on a traditional ship with long history, which includes the first ever Tall Ships Race in 1956. Be a part of something special with this jubilee journey. Disembark in Cadiz, a spectacular coastal town. For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

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.

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.

  • Portimao (PT)

  • Cadiz (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 4 November 2019 - 9 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
  • "An amazing adventure that teaches you things you will never learn somewhere else."

    Claire (20)

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 …

Read more

Windseeker logs

  • Stad Amsterdam

    License to kill

    Stad Amsterdam

    Sandy Cay - British Virgin Islands

    – by captain Richard Slootweg

    Right now the last cruise of this winter and also my last cruise as captain on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is well underway. The  British Virgin Islands is the sailing area, as  already mentioned in the former log article. …

    Read log
  • 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 …

    Read log

Photos

  • Dolphins
See more

OTHER JOURNEYS YOU MIGHT LIKE