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

Calais (FR) - Liverpool (GB)

20 May - 27 May 2018

7 days, Morgenster

From € 540,-

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Sail Training

hammock: € 540,-
4 person cabin p.p.p.: € 660,-
2 person cabin p.p.p.: € 780

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Morgenster:
Calais (FR) - Liverpool (GB)

20 May - 27 May 2018

This beautiful late spring voyage will take you from Northern France, across the English Channel and the Irish Sea, to Great Britain. Over 7 days you will learn to sail a Tall Ship: pull the lines, steer the vessel, navigate and even climb the masts – if you want! You will also have the chance to visit places along the way, if the weather conditions are favorable. Step on board and enjoy the atmosphere of sailing on a square-rigged Ship with the friendly professional crew and other Windseekers! Expect to sail at least aound 500 miles. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Places is 2-person cabins available at EUR 780 per person.

Ports

Calais is the largest city in Pas-de-Calais and the Port of Calais is the fourth largest in France. Calais overlooks the Strait of Dover, which is the narrowest part of the English canal, and on a clear day you can easily see the White Cliffs of Dover from the Calais shore! Visit art galleries, relax at the Calais Beach, see the famous lighthouse and take a walk inside the Fort Risban walls. Calais also has many beautiful historical monuments, such as Eglise Notre-Dame.

Liverpool enjoys ‘The most splendid setting of any English city’, the city lies in the bay of the Irish Sea. The city has long been on the forefront of maritime and industrial development, and boasts several UNESCO World Heritage sites, so there’s plenty to see and do. Find a map and visit the many landmarks & museums, or spend some time at the most impressive waterfront of the world. When the sun sets Liverpool’s vibrant nightlife will keep you entertained every night of the year!

  • Calais (FR)

  • Liverpool (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 May 2018 - 27 May 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • 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 bags and towels
  • "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone."

    Agathe (26), France

You sail on the Morgenster

Shipping type: Brig
Homeport: Den Helder (NL)
Date built: 1919
Trainees: 35
Length: 48 m
Height of mast: 29 m
Sail: 600 m2

Stop and Stare. This is what Marian and Harry Muter – the owners – had in mind, when people would look upon the Morgenster. And they succeeded. As a result of their refit, the Morgenster is a stunning and elegant …

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Windseeker logs

  • Picture of people on board the Tall Ship Morgenster

    A Human Adventure

    Morgenster, June 2018

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – 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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  • Vega Gamleby Trainees and Crew before Esbjerg Crew Parade 2018

    “We all live in the Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby”

    Vega Gamleby

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

    Date – 14/07/18 Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served. Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …

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Photos

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