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Den Helder (NL) - Lisbon (PT)

10 November - 29 November 2019

19 days, Morgenster

From € 1490,-

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hammock: € 1490,-
place in 4 pers. cabin: € 1795,-
place in 2 pers. cabin: € 1995

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Morgenster:
Den Helder (NL) - Lisbon (PT)

10 November - 29 November 2019

Heading south for the winter. Board Morgenster in her homeport in the Netherlands for a journey of 1500 nautical miles along the coast of Europe. Spend 19 days on board, sailing in the English Channel and across the demanding Bay of Biscay, before reaching nothern Spain and, finally, Portugal. Learn to sail a large Tall Ship, enjoy the company of other trainees and friendly crew, look out for dolphins and have a great adventure! Please keep in mind that this might be a challenging journey with possibly rough conditions. Open to all Windseekers aged 15 and over.

Ports

Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province. Visit the Marinemuseum to learn more about the country’s marine traditions, take a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sealife in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.

Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Lisbon (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 10 November 2019 - 29 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
  • 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: towels
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

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Morgenster

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, the Morgenster is a stunning and elegant Ship and a fast …

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Windseeker logs

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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