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Ostend (BE) - Calais (FR)

13 May - 19 May 2018

6 days, Morgenster

From € 540,-

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Sail Training

hammock: € 540,-
4 person cabin p.p.p.: € 660,-
2 person cabin p.p.p.: € 780

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Morgenster:
Ostend (BE) - Calais (FR)

13 May - 19 May 2018

London City Trip. Sail the Morgenster from Belgian Ostend to Calais via London in this journey of 6 days. Sail across the English Channel on a beautiful Dutch Tall Ship and up the river Thames to London. Explore the English capital before sailing back out, to French Calais. Man the helm, set the sails, stand on lookout – all of that with your trainee peers and under the watchful eyes of professional crew members. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. Places is 2-person cabins available at EUR 780 per person.

Ports

Ostend (Oostende in Flemish) is a seaport and tourist destination on the Belgian coast. The original belle époque architecture was largely destroyed by two world wars, but the city still has plenty of worthwhile sights to see, such as the Mu.ZEE, the Petrus and Paulus church, and the fort Napolean. Visit one of the museums, check out the lively cultural agenda, and step in a Belgian tavern for a ‘pinteke’. And don’t forget the beach, which can be crowded in the summer!

Calais is the largest city in Pas-de-Calais and the Port of Calais is the fourth largest in France. Calais overlooks the Strait of Dover, which is the narrowest part of the English canal, and on a clear day you can easily see the White Cliffs of Dover from the Calais shore! Visit art galleries, relax at the Calais Beach, see the famous lighthouse and take a walk inside the Fort Risban walls. Calais also has many beautiful historical monuments, such as Eglise Notre-Dame.

  • Ostend (BE)

  • Calais (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

You sail on the Morgenster

Shipping type: Brig
Homeport: Den Helder (NL)
Date built: 1919
Trainees: 35
Length: 48 m
Height of mast: 29 m
Sail: 600 m2

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

  • Log numero uno

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • Stad Amsterdam

    License to kill

    Stad Amsterdam

    Sandy Cay - British Virgin Islands

    – by captain Richard Slootweg

    Right now the last cruise of this winter and also my last cruise as captain on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is well underway. The  British Virgin Islands is the sailing area, as  already mentioned in the former log article. …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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