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Den Helder (NL) - Vannes Morbihan (FR)

12 May - 21 May 2017

9 days, Morgenster

From € 700,-

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hammock: € 700,-
4 person cabin: € 900,-

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Morgenster:
Den Helder (NL) - Vannes Morbihan (FR)

12 May - 21 May 2017

Netherlands to France on a square rigger! Join the Morgenster in her homeport Den Helder for a 9 day journey to Vannes in the Bay of Biscay. Sail across the North Sea and down the English Channel and around Brittany – a provice of France. Set the sails, man the helm, stand lookout and enjoy your sailing adventure! Places in 2 person cabins available for € 1100 per person. Open for Windseekers of 15 years and older.

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.

Vannes Morbihan is a 2000 year old city in French province of Brittany. walk throught the historic old town with its old rampart, see the Cathedrale Saint Pierre and visit the butterfly garden and the aquarium.

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Vannes Morbihan (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • 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 hammock/bunk/cabin
  • "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

    Keshan (17), UK

You sail on the Morgenster

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

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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  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    The most spectacular theatrical performance Mother Nature had to offer

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 3: 27-31 August   27-August-2016: Linda Today was one of the best days in my life. The whole crew played volleyball on the beach. Then be mice for the crew parade and we WON! Yeah! So now I will …

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Photos

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