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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Pensacola (US) - New Orleans (US)

15 April - 19 April 2018

4 days, Oosterschelde

From € 480,-

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Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

4 bedscabin p.p.p. : € 480,-
2 bedscabin p.p.p.: € 600,-

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Oosterschelde:
Pensacola (US) - New Orleans (US)

15 April - 19 April 2018

* FULLY BOOKED * Tall Ships Challenge – Gulf Coast 2018 – Sail from Pensacola, Florida (US) to New Orleans,Louisiana. For the first time in history, Tall Ships America will bring it’s TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE Series of Tall Ships races and port festivals to the Gulf of Mexico. Join this short trip to get familiar with the Ship and enjoy the company of many other vessels sailing in the event. Feel wind in your hair, look at the stars above you, sing shanties and get familiar with a rhythm of life on a Tall Ship. Help with steering, navigating and setting the sails. Expect a festive entrance to New Orleans, with other Ships arriving for the start of a sailing festival. Extra night on board possible: € 100 / US$ 110 per night. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years. Please make sure that your travel documents (passport, visas) are up to date. Be aware that there can be differences between arriving in country by air and by sea. We advise you to contact the US embassy in your country for details.

Ports

Pensacola, with a 450 years of historic background is a coastal city in Florida, what is full of diverse activities no matter the weather. Find yourself walking on the miles-long white beaches, visit the town full of various festivals, art and music events. With a such long history, Pensacola has something to offer in every step to any kind of taste!

New Orleans is in one of the two USA's regions located below the sea level. The city is birthplace of jazz and is well-known for its rich multicultural scene. Take a look at the European architecture in The French Quarter. Go to the Uptown, the city's most historic district. Check out the beautiful sculptures and tombs in one of 42 famous cemeteries. Take part in festivals, visit the museums and music events full of historic heritage.

  • Pensacola (US)

  • New Orleans (US)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 April 2018 - 19 April 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / 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
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • "I learned that I could do things that I could have never done before."

    Christopher (16), England

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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