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Palmeira (CV) - Palmeira (CV)

02 January - 13 January 2021

11 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1665,-

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4 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 1665,-
2 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 1885,-

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Oosterschelde:
Palmeira (CV) - Palmeira (CV)

02 January - 13 January 2021

* Places at request * January in Cape Verde. After a busy holiday season it’s time for a little escape! Join the Oosterschelde in Palmeira for a round-trip in the amazing archipelago off the coast of Africa. Leave northern winter behind and give yourself an adventure as a New Year gift! Visit several unique islands, from the most popular ones to the very remote. Learn to sail a Tall Ship, admire exotic wildlife, see beautiful landscapes and enjoy the digital detox. The days will be spent sailing or visiting, and most nights the ship will be anchored – with some exceptions for overnights crossings. You can choose to explore the islands on your own, or join the organised excursions for additional fee (approx. € 150 in total, depending on the number of participants). Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Palmeira is the third-largest town in Cape Verde, situated on the island of Sal, yet still has a small, village atmosphere. When you land in Palmeira you will have just completed an Atlantic Crossing, or at least a hefty 2700km sail south from Europe. Whilst resting in Palmeira, visit some bars and restaurants, or explore further to desert Oases, caves and beaches.

Key points

  • Dates: 2 January 2021 - 13 January 2021
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • 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

This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).

  • Tan (17) Turkey

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

  • Axel (23) France

    "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

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