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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Halifax (CA) - Le Havre (FR)

29 July - 01 September 2017

34 days, Oosterschelde

From € 3230,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Oceancrossing Sail Training

4 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 3230,-
2 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 3910,-

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Oosterschelde:
Halifax (CA) - Le Havre (FR)

29 July - 01 September 2017

NO PLACES AVAILABLE ANYMORE – Rendez-vous Tall Ships Regatta 2017: Halifax-Le Havre, Transatlantic Race (5).The Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta ends with a Transatlantic race to back Europe. The French town Le Havre is the finish port. Sailing on board of a historic sailing ship is always special, but crossing the Atlantic in a race with other Tall Ships is unique. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Halifax port is one of the largest fishing ports in the world and the largest Canadian naval base. You may visit several museums and art galleries and take part in one of many festivals. Take a stroll down Halifax Harbourwalk and sit down in one of the multiple cafes, restaurants and bars offering a wide variety of world cuisines - a testament to the city's multiculturality.

Le Havre is a large north French maritime commercial and passenger port established in the early XVI century. The city in on the UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical buildings and is considered a birthplace of impressionism. Walk in the steps of Monet and discover the places you know from modern art. Take a hiking tour, visit one of the nearby castles (chateau), the Graville abbey, see the hanging gardens or take a walk in one of the many city parks.

  • Halifax (CA)

  • Le Havre (FR)

Key points

  • Dates: 29 July 2017 - 1 September 2017
  • 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "Super great experience, I recommend it to everyone. I loved it!!! Everything was perfect."

    Michael (17), Belgium

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

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