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Lisbon (PT) - Cayenne (GF)

01 November - 01 December 2023

30 days, Morgenster

From € 3990,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

place in 4-pers. cabin: € 3990,-
place in 2-pers cabin: € 5990,-

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Morgenster:
Lisbon (PT) - Cayenne (GF)

01 November - 01 December 2023

Board the Morgenster in Lisbon and head towards the Canary Islands, sailing over the long, rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean. After about 5 days of sailing you will reach La Gomera. Go ashore and explore the volcanic island before your next crossing. Set course for Cape Verde and let the trade winds push you towards the Island of Sao Vicente. Stretch out your sea legs and afterwards embark on a spectacular journey to South America. Finally, you will drop anchor in the Cayenne River mouth, close to French Guiana’s capital of the same name. You have made the crossing!
Open to all Windseekers over 18 years old (please note that this is not a youth voyage and we expect a big variety of ages on board). This booking is covered by VZR Garant (instead of Windseeker’s usual STO Garant). Meals on board are vegetarian, please indicate on the booking form if you would like to have the occasional fish or meat dish on the menu.

Ports

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…

  • Lisbon (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 November 2023 - 1 December 2023
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 24
  • 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
  • This booking is covered by VZR Garant (instead of Windseeker's usual STO Garant).
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • "I’m not even lying when I say this has been the best journey of my life, I’m super happy and satisfied and would definitely recommend to a friend."

    Manda (15), Denmark

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

  • Green Sailing

    Windseeker, 30 August 2018

    Amsterdam

    – by Anna

    Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …

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  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    Advice for the First Tall Ship Sailing Journey

    Windseeker, 12 April 2019

    – by Windseeker & Trainees

    A lot of the trainees who go sailing for the first time wonder what it’s like on board. And who better to answer that question than the people who were in this position a few years back? We’ve decided to …

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Photos

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This Journey is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee.