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
Mathijn (13) Netherlands
"Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"
Annette (18) Denmark
"I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"
Samantha (18) Australia
"I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."
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