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Den Helder (NL) - Lisbon (PT)

10 November - 29 November 2019

19 days, Morgenster

From € 1490,-

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Sail Training

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
  • Robijn (17)

    "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"

  • Myriam (20) Belgium

    "TAKE CHANCES. IF YOU DON'T TRY, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW."

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

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Morgenster Tall Ship

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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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    Oosterschelde

    Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • Almost Home

    Oosterschelde

    Cape Verde - Netherlands

    – by crew Oosterschelde

    In a way we’re having bad luck: the English Channel is an area with a lot of traffic. Unfortunately we cannot see it. On our last day at sea the temperature dropped till 7 degrees (above zero, fortunately) and the …

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