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Sete (FR) - Castellon (ES)

01 April - 05 April 2024

4 days, Morgenster

From € 690,-

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p.p. in 4-person cabin: € 690,-
p.p. in 2-person cabin: € 790,-

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Morgenster:
Sete (FR) - Castellon (ES)

01 April - 05 April 2024

Early spring sailing in the Med – to start the season right! Come on board the Morgenster in Sete, on the Mediterranean coast of France. Meet the crew and other guests and participate in the safety briefing before departing on a short trip to Spain. Over the next few days you will sail over the deep blue Med in a 3 watch system. Morgenster has a relative large crew because she is a square rigger, with lots of jobs to get her going. Once she sails it is a very rewarding experience. Reach the Spanish Castellon, having covered 320 nautical miles.
Open to all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Sete is a beautiful town in the Occitania region of France. Sometimes called the Venice of Languedoc, it is a popular Mediterranean resort. You can hike up the Mont St-Clair for a beautiful view of the town, visiting Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette church on the way. Then visit Musee Paul Valery, with a great permanent collection of art, as well as very interesting exhibits.

Castellon is a region in eastern Spain, with the capital in Castellón de la Plana. Situated on the Mediterranean coast, it offers beautiful beaches, and historical locations. The region is bi-lingual, with both Spanish and Valencian being used as official languages, making for an interesting meeting of cultures.

  • Sete (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 April 2024 - 5 April 2024
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • 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 bag and towels – only for hammocks; bedding and towels are provided in cabins.
  • "Take chances. If you don't try, you'll never know."

    Myriam (20), Belgium

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

  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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  • Vega Gamleby Trainees and Crew before Esbjerg Crew Parade 2018

    “We all live in the Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby”

    Vega Gamleby

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Trainees

    Date – 14/07/18 Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served. Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …

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Photos

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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.