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Kiel (DE) - Delfzijl (NL)

26 June - 30 June 2016

4 days, Oosterschelde

From € 400,-

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4 person cabin p.p.p. : € 400,-
Normal price: € 550,-

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Oosterschelde:
Kiel (DE) - Delfzijl (NL)

26 June - 30 June 2016

Mile maker: Kiel-Delfzijl Via the Kiel Fjord we go to the locks of Holtenau and enter the ‘Nord-Ostsee Kanal’. There is a lot to see on the channel, the impressive bridges and the big seagoing vessels. As soon as we are at Brünsbuttel we set sail on the Elbe. We hope for a high-pressure area with an easterly wind, so we can sail the whole voyage. After Helgoland we pass the German and Dutch coastal islands north and sail to Delfzijl. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Kiel is a German port town on the Baltic coast, widely known for its yearly ‘Kiel week’ – the biggest yearly regatta in the world! Many thousands of boats and ships of all kinds and eras take part in the parade. Kiel Week is also a festival, Volksfest and fair as well as a maritime event. But Kiel offers more: a slew of museums (zoological, geological, historical, fine art, industrial, and military museums), a city centre with relaxed atmosphere, and the water and shores of the Kieler Fjord.

The name Delfzijl means ‘sluice of the Delf’. The city is located in the north-east Netherlands and is home to the fifth largest port of this maritime country. Delfzijl is a picturesque place and taking a walk through its streets will certainly be rewarding. The unique Hanging Kitchens, and – of course – a windmill – are some of the architectural attractions, while the Muzeeaquarium hosts a few different collections.

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  • Delfzijl (NL)

  • Dates: 26 June 2016 - 30 June 2016
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / 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
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Ang (25) Malaysia

    "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

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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

  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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