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Hobart (AU) - Christchurch (NZ)

12 December - 27 December 2024

15 days, Oosterschelde

From € 4000,-

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Oosterschelde:
Hobart (AU) - Christchurch (NZ)

12 December - 27 December 2024

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 26. Cross the Tasman Sea on a Tall Ship. Sail from Hobart to Christchurch to achieve one of the world’s great sailing adventures. During the transit, look out for whales and albatrosses. As New Zealand rises on the horizon, marvel at the beautiful coast line and land in one of the country’s most vibrant cities. Ashore, enjoy wine tasting trip and world-famous cuisine in boutique restaurants.
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

Hobart is the capital city of the Australian island of Tasmania. Once there don't miss the spectacular views from Mount Wellington! Spend the day with exotic animals of the Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary or among the plants in the botanical garden. If you're an art-lover the Museum of Old and New Art is a must-see. Follow the exciting day with a seafood dinner on the pier.

  • Hobart (AU)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 December 2024 - 27 December 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

  • Sustainable sailing: plastic research in 2023

    Gulden Leeuw, Thalassa, July 2023

    – by Maarten Erich, The Ocean Movement

    The Ocean Movement Foundation We are on a mission to stop plastic pollution from ending up in our ocean. With the Manta trawl, we are gathering data on microplastic pollution in the waters that we sail in. Together with the trainees …

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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Photos

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