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Dublin (IE) - Bordeaux (FR)

03 June - 16 June 2018

13 days, Morgenster

From € 1140,-

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Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

hammock: € 1140,-
4 person cabin - full: € 1290,-
2 person cabin - full: € 1550

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Morgenster:
Dublin (IE) - Bordeaux (FR)

03 June - 16 June 2018

* Last 2 places available in hammocks – contact info@windseeker.org before booking * Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta journey! Join the Morgenster in a race against other Tall Ships, Small Ships and Yachts from Dublin to Bordeaux. Hoist the sails, pull the ropes, steer and climb the masts if you dare! Get to know what Tall Ships sailing is all about thanks to the Sail Training program on board. Reach the French town of Bordeaux and enjoy the festivities in harbour, including crew parties, parades and friendly competitions. Make international friends and leave the deck satisfied with yourself and ready for the next adventure of at least 700 seamiles. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. It is located on the east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. Founded as a Viking settlement, the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland's main city. The city has many landmarks and monuments dating back hundreds of years that you can visit. Walk through one of the many parks Dublin offers; it has more green spaces per square kilometer than any other European capital city. Try a Guiness in an Irish pub, brewed in Dublin since 1759. Cheers!

Bordeaux is famous for its wine, but the city itself also has a lot to offer. The cathedral, the Place des Quinconces and the Port de La Lune will have you gazing in amazement. The city also has a diverse cultural agenda and a bustling nightlife. To the south of the city you’ll find sandy beaches with enormous dunes that offer great surfing conditions on the waves of the Atlantic ocean. Every two years Bordeaux organizes a harbor festival, with many Tall Ships visiting.

  • Dublin (IE)

  • Bordeaux (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 June 2018 - 16 June 2018
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • Windseekers from the Netherlands need to become member of STAN
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • "Take chances. If you don't try, you'll never know."

    Myriam (20), Belgium

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

  • We are all Adventurers

    Bark Europa

    Antartica

    – by Windseeker Robin

    We are all adventurers... each of us in our own way. For some... it's facing the sea-sickness of rolling swells and books that move across the table on their own. Or climbing the mast all the way to the top, …

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  • 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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