Duke of Edinburgh Half Term Youth Voyage. Join Maybe in Portimao, Portugal, and spend your winter break having a sailing adventure with other young people. Explore the south coast of Portugal, enjoy the winter sun, make friends. Learn to sail a traditional ship: steer, navigate, raise and trim the sails and together with the crew make sure the Maybe reaches the next destination. You can use this voyage to achieve your DofE Gold Residential award. For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.
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.
Dates: 15 February 2020 - 22 February 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
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Lieven (23) Belgium
"Setting sails: always fantastic."
Stephanie (42) France
"I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
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