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Harlingen (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

16 July - 22 July 2022

6 days, Oosterschelde

From € 750,-

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15-25: € 750,-
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Oosterschelde:
Harlingen (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

16 July - 22 July 2022

*FULLY BOOKED* The Tall Ships Races 2022: Cruise in Company. Join the 3-masted topsail schooner Oosterschelde for this beautiful voyage from the Netherlands to Belgium Step on board in Harlingen, where many traditional vessels will be gathered for the maritime festival. Leave the harbour in a stunnig Parade of Sail, and then embark on a journey along the Dutch coast. Since this is a Cruise in Company, you will have the time to explore a bit, making a stop or two along the way (winds permitting). Enjoy learning to sail a traditional Ship, while making friends from other countries. Finally, after several days of sailing, you will reach your destination: the Belgian city of Antwerp with long maritime traditions. The journey ends the day after arriving in port. If you’d like to stay longer and enjoy the festival, you can buy an additional night on board (€125 for people aged 25+ or €100 for <25), based on bed & breakfast. Open all Windseekers aged 15+

Ports

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: “The wharf where ships berth”.

  • Harlingen (NL)

  • Antwerp (BE)

Key points

  • Dates: 16 July 2022 - 22 July 2022
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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

STO Garant

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.

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

  • Anu (23)

    "LOOKING AT THE SEA, AND ONLY SEA, FOR SO MANY DAYS CLEARS THE MIND."

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

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