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Den Helder (NL) - Wilhelmshaven (DE)

26 September - 28 September 2017

2 days, Morgenster

From € 150,-

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hammock: € 150,-
4 person cabin p.p.p.: € 200,-

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Morgenster:
Den Helder (NL) - Wilhelmshaven (DE)

26 September - 28 September 2017

This short voyage on a beautiful Dutch Tall Ship will take you from Den Helder to Wilhemshaven. Take a few days off for this late summer sailing trip. Maybe you want to try out sailing for the first time on this relatively quiet journey, away from the crowds of big events? Or perhaps you’re an experienced Tall Ships sailor who wants to use this chance for one last trip of the season? No matter your experience level, this is a perfect voyage to end the summer. Places in 2 person cabins available for € 250 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.

Wilhelmshaven is a town on the coast in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated on the western side of the Jade Bight, a bay of the North Sea. It is adjacent to the Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park (part of UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site). Wilhelmshaven is Germany’s only deep-water port, and its largest naval base. Go visit the marine museum, coastal museum, aquarium, UNESCO World Heritage Site Wadden Sea Visitor centre or the "Botanischer Garten". Or just walk around, enjoy.

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Wilhelmshaven (DE)

Key points

  • Dates: 26 September 2017 - 28 September 2017
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • 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
  • "I learned that it's never too late to find a new passion in life."

    Stephanie (42), France

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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