Carnival time in Cape Verde! Spend 12 days on board the Oosterschelde, discovering the Atlantic archipelago during a very special time: the carnival. Sail from Sal Island to several different destinations: some popular, others very remote. Spend the days sailing or visiting, and night on anchor (with a couple of overnight crossings planned as well). You can choose to discover the islands on your own or join organised excursions for additional fees (approx. € 150 in total, depending on the number of participants). During this journey you will spend an extra day in Mindelo where the Carnival is celebrated to its fullest. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years. IMPORTANT: Due to coronavirus the maximum number of people on board has to be reduced. You can only share a cabin with a family member, and never with a stranger. Are you traveling alone? In this case, you’ll have to book a single cabin.
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.
Dates: 10 February 2021 - 22 February 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).
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