International Exchange at The Tall Ships Races 2022: Cruise in Company. Exploring the Dutch coast. Join the Morgenster, together with young people from different countries, for an unforgettable journey. Meet your new shipmates in Harlingen, before leaving the port early next day, together with many other Tall Ships. Sail out together in a Parade of Sail, cheered by thousands of people on land.Then sail southwards, without hurry exploring the Dutch coast of the North Sea. Learn to sail a traditional Tall Ship: steer, navigate, make knots, and climb the masts to unpack the sails – and admire the incredible views! Make international friends and enjoy the time spent out at sea. Maybe you’ll visit a small port along the way, or anchor somewhere for a swim? Reach Antwerp in time to spend the last two days at the festival, participating in crew exclusive events with the trainees from other international Tall Ships. For Windseekers aged 15-25 years, 26-28 at request.
Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.
This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: “The wharf where ships berth”.
Dates: 16 July 2022 - 24 July 2022
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English and Dutch
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
This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).
This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else.After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.
What does it mean?
In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.
Piotr (22) Poland
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
"THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"
Lieven (23) Belgium
"Setting sails: always fantastic."
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