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Den Helder (NL) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

14 November - 14 December 2016

30 days, Morgenster

From € 1900,-

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hammock: € 1900,-
Normal price: € 2280,-

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Morgenster:
Den Helder (NL) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

14 November - 14 December 2016

Set course for new horizons and sail the Morgenster from the Netherlands down south to the Canary Islands. See the dolphins playing in the waves and arrive at warm and sunny Tenerife Island. On board you participate in the daily working of the ship alongside professional seamen, standing lookout, manning the helm, helping in the galley, hoisting sail and voluntarily have the chance to climb the rigging/mast. It’s possible to book a place in a 2 person cabin at € 2.660 per person. It is also possibile to book a place in a hammock! Open for all Windseeker, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province, regularly hosting the Tall Ships events. Discover the town’s sea connections by visiting the Marinemuseum and Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers. Take a break and go for a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sea life in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 14 November 2016 - 14 December 2016
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • 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."

  • Max (17) Germany

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

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