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Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES) - Dakar (SN)

20 October - 27 October 2018

7 days, Morgenster

From € 735,-

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Morgenster:
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES) - Dakar (SN)

20 October - 27 October 2018

Sailing to Africa. In this late October voyage you will visit two beautiful places, separated by the waters of Atlantic Ocean. Embark the Morgenster in Tenerife, one the famous Canary Islands. Enjoy the nature and the sights of this famous archipelago before setting course south. You will make your way along the west coast of Africa, steering towards the capital of Senegal. Stepping off board after an exciting journey perhaps you will want to book a hotel in Dakar and spend a few more days visiting before flying back home – just in time for Halloween! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!

Dakar is the capital city of Senegal. The city has over 1 million inhabitants and its history dates back to the 15th century. If you want an educational experience visit the Maison des Esclaves. The African Renaissance Monument stands 52m tall and will give you a great view of the city while in the nearby lighthouse you can see the 150 year old equipment, still in use. Dakar has been listed by Lonely Planet as one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2019 - so what are you waiting for?

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

  • Dakar (SN)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 October 2018 - 27 October 2018
  • 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
  • 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: towels
  • "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."

    Annette (18), 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

  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    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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    Ingo, July 2022

    Sweden

    – by Exchange@sea Trainees

      Day 1 – 23rd of July 2022, Saturday Today we all arrived in Gothenburg together. We got to meet all the participants from different countries. Ingo hadn’t arrived yet so we all went to a scouting club to spend the night. …

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Photos

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