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Castellon (ES) - Port-Vendres (FR)

07 April - 12 April 2024

5 days, Morgenster

From € 840,-

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p.p. in 4-person cabin: € 840,-
p.p. in 2-person cabin: € 960,-

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Morgenster:
Castellon (ES) - Port-Vendres (FR)

07 April - 12 April 2024

You will arrive on Morgenster before diner, meet crew and other guests. Together you will go through some instructions to get you familiarized with the vessel, leaving the evening free to take a walk in Castellon. After a good night’s sleep, you will depart and set the sails for the first time. Over the next few ways you will sail in a 3 watch system over the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, before reaching your destination in southern France.
Open to all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Castellon is a region in eastern Spain, with the capital in Castellón de la Plana. Situated on the Mediterranean coast, it offers beautiful beaches, and historical locations. The region is bi-lingual, with both Spanish and Valencian being used as official languages, making for an interesting meeting of cultures.

Port-Vendres is a fishing port on the Mediterranean coast of France, next to the Spanish border. This town of only 5,000 inhabitants is famous for its fish and seafood restaurants which you should visit for a lovely meal with a seaside view. Go to the Paulilles Recreational Park to spend the day in nature, a dynamite factory Dynamiterie de Paulilles located right on a beach or the Vinaigrerie la Guinelle to observe the pricess of making an organic vinegar.


  • Port-Vendres (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 7 April 2024 - 12 April 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and Dutch
  • 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 and towels – only for hammocks; bedding and towels are provided in cabins.
  • "Take chances. If you don't try, you'll never know."

    Myriam (20), Belgium

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

  • Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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  • The Perfect Day on Santa Maria Manuela

    Santa Maria Manuela, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

      14.07.18. by a Trainee Sailed on the Santa Maria Manuela at 15:00 hours. Bright sunshine and thousands of excited people lining the jetties, docks, hills, homes and piers, waving enthusiastically. On board, all the crew and trainees waved at the onlookers …

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