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Auckland (NZ) - Sydney (AU)

31 October - 14 November 2024

14 days, Oosterschelde

From € 3750,-

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Oosterschelde:
Auckland (NZ) - Sydney (AU)

31 October - 14 November 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 24. Sail from Auckland, New Zealand, across the Tasman Sea and into spectacular Sydney Harbour for a unique view of the world famous Opera House and Harbour Bridge. Walk in Charles Darwin’s footsteps exploring the Blue Mountains and the historic Rocks waterfront. During the crossing of the Tasman Sea, look for migrating whales and scan the horizon for ‘the Heads’ as you approach the dramatic coast that marks the entrance of Sydney Harbour. IMPORTANT: In order to join this journey you must send a proof of vaccination 48h prior to the embarkation. If the situation gives cause to do so, the crew can ask you to take a Sars-Cov-2 Antigen rapid test when you come on board. All Oosterschelde crew members are vaccinated. Book now with a deposit payment of € 500. This deposit is fully refundable until December 31st 2022.

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Key points

  • Dates: 31 October 2024 - 14 November 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • For Windseekers age 15-72 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 24
  • 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 for swimming (regular towels available on board)
  • "I learned a lot about both sailing and sustainability, and the social life was amazing."

    Thea (20), Denmark

You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 891 m2

An adventurous classic; stepping on board this monumental beauty is like stepping into another world. The atmosphere on board the Oosterschelde is one filled with history and adventure. The classical interior and brass polished details make you feel right at …

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Windseeker logs

  • The Ocean Movement x Windseeker: Bon Voyage, Plastic!

    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of The Ocean Movement

    A report from the plastic research on board   In July 2021, The Ocean Movement foundation (TOM; formerly known as By the Ocean We Unite) realized an in-depth program on board of the Tall Ship Thalassa during the Erasmus+ co-funded Windseeker project …

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  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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