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Auckland (NZ) - Sydney (AU)

31 October - 14 November 2024

14 days, Oosterschelde

From € 3750,-

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Regular: € 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.
There is no more Covid-19 protocol on board, but the participants must make sure that they comply with the rules of the countries visited during the Journeys.

Ports

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)
  • "Working together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

    Piotr (22), Poland

You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50 m
Height of mast: 36 m
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 Sustainability of Sailing – old

    Windseeker, 23 February 2023

    – by Anna Gudarowska

    While sailing isn't immune to environmental impacts, we're setting a course for eco-conscious practices on board. In this exploration, we dive into the reasons why sailing and sustainability are intricately intertwined. From harnessing the wind's renewable energy to cultivating a …

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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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