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Portimao (PT) - Cascais (PT)

24 February - 03 March 2020

8 days, Maybe

From € 460,-

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Portimao (PT) - Cascais (PT)

24 February - 03 March 2020

Portuguese Explorer. Take a break from winter to join a sailing journey. Step on board the Maybe in Portimao, in southern Portual, and sail all the way to Cascais, a charming fishing town near Lisbon. This voyage is an opportunity to gain miles and experience in offshore sailing in warmer climates and Atlantic waters. 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.

Cascais is a popular port town in Portugal with a large yacht harbor and several sandy beaches in and around town. Surfing, windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing are popular in the region, and nearby cliffs are a great destination for a hike. The town proper offers everything you need to recuperate from your exertions: restaurants, taverns and all the urban sophistication you might miss when at sea. You can visit Lisbon from here for a day trip, but Cascais itself is also well worth a visit.

  • Portimao (PT)

  • Cascais (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 February 2020 - 3 March 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
  • "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

    Ida (19), Finland

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

TS Maybe is a gaff ketch equipped with seven sails, making her a formidable and seaworthy vessel. Measuring 22 meters in length with masts reaching up to 25 meters, Maybe is built with robust steel frames, a hardwood hull, and …

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Windseeker logs

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    Morgenster, July 2016

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    – 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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  • Clean Circle Navigators 2019: plastic research

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of By The Ocean We Unite & Anna Gudarowska, Windseeker

    In 2019 Windseeker teamed up with By the Ocean we Unite (now: The Ocean Movement) for the first time. In the summer 148 Windseekers took part in the first Sustainable Sailing journeys (now: Clean Circle Navigators) on four Tall Ships. …

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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