* 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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
Ang (25) Malaysia
"I conquered the fear of climbing up high."
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"
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
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