*Places at request* Tall Ships Races Magellan – Elcano 500 series 2021, Race 2. Take a moment to take in the sight of numerous Tall Ships moored on the Tagus River in Lisbon, before you find the Morgenster between them. Soon you will sail out in a Parade of Sails and embark on a true adventure! Set the sails, plot the course and race other ships south towards the Spanish city of Cadiz. Enjoy being out on the Atlantic, searching the waves for dolphins and being outdoors without daily distractions. Reach Cadiz in time to spend the last two days in port, celebrating the finish of the Races with Crew Parade, Crew Party, fireworks and many other events for all the crews! Open to all Windseekers over 15 years old.
Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…
The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.
Dates: 4 September 2021 - 11 September 2021
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
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 travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
"When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world"
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
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