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Esbjerg (DK) - Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

06 July - 20 July 2018

14 days, Morgenster

From € 925,-

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International Exchange Tall Ships Races Sail Training

Age 15-25: € 925,-
Age 25-28 : € 1520,-

Book this journey

Morgenster:
Esbjerg (DK) - Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

06 July - 20 July 2018

* FULLY BOOKED * International Exchange during Tall Ships Races: Race 1 – Youth voyage (15-25 years), for any nationality. This voyage will start in Esbjerg (DK) and you will sail to Sunderland (UK) and back to Esbjerg. The Tall Ships Races begin in Sunderland with an opening festival, after which you will race back to Denmark. Besides Sail Training you will also join an intercultural program with games and each day a typical dinner from one of the participating countries. Make international friends, learn how to handle the Ship, stand watch together with your fellow trainees. The beginning and end of this journey is in Esbjerg which means you can buy a return flight. So far the participants come from: Denmark, Netherlands, UK, Sweden, Ireland and France. Open for Windseekers aged 15-25 only, ages 26-28 at request: info@windseeker.org

Ports

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

  • Esbjerg (DK)

  • Esbjerg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 35 trainees
  • 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: 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
  • "This adventure brings a lot of feelings with it, it's a wake-up call for life."

    Ian (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

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • A busy and productive day at sea

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2015

    Aalborg

    – by Trainees Charlotte and Pernille

    Charlotte (26), UK We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8 a.m. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie-in and were bright-eyed and …

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