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Bermuda (BM) - Rotterdam (NL)

11 May - 13 June 2016

33 days, Oosterschelde

From € 2650,-

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4 person cabin p.p.p. : € 2650,-
Normal price: € 2950,-

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Oosterschelde:
Bermuda (BM) - Rotterdam (NL)

11 May - 13 June 2016

Ocean crossing: Bermuda-Rotterdam. Mile maker of 33 days from Bermuda to our home port Rotterdam. On board you are not a passenger but you are part of the guest crew. Together with the professional crew you will be joining the watch system to help sail, steer and navigate. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda’s culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

Rotterdam is the largest port of Europe, and a modern, bustling town. Much of the historic city centre was destroyed during World War II, but extensive rebuilding resulted in a modern, multicultural city with many architectural highlights. Rotterdam has excellent cultural facilities and a diverse nightlife; during the summer the city hosts a large number of events. Discover the city by bicycle and go for a coffee in Hotel New York, the former headquarters of the Holland America Line.

  • Bermuda (BM)

  • Rotterdam (NL)

Key points

  • Dates: 11 May 2016 - 13 June 2016
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

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Oosterschelde

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

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde, 2013

    Sailing from Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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