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Rio de Janeiro (BR) - Punta del Este (UY)

14 November - 25 November 2023

11 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1440,-

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ages 15-25: € 1440,-
Regular: € 2880,-

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Oosterschelde:
Rio de Janeiro (BR) - Punta del Este (UY)

14 November - 25 November 2023

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 6. Sail from Rio de Janeiro to Punta del Este. One of Uruguay’s most colorful, cities located on the northern bank of the Río de la Plata. In Punta del Este, you can enjoy the local cuisine and discover the nearby seaside resorts, with sandy roads and pine forests. Punta de Este is the perfect base to explore Uruguay and is not inferior to Rio de Janeiro. We recommend that you stay a few more days in at least one of the two cities.
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

Punta del Este is a city in southeastern Uruguay, popular among the tourists for its many attractions. Climb the beautiful, 45-metre high lighthouse for amazing views, see La Mano de Punta del Este, famous sculpture which is a symbol of town and enjoy watersports on the scenic beaches. If you're lucky, you may even spot a southern right whale!

  • Punta del Este (UY)

Key points

  • Dates: 14 November 2023 - 25 November 2023
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • 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 for swimming (regular towels available on board)
  • "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

    Keshan (17), UK

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

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    – by Jeske Zijlstra, Deckhand

    After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing the Ship for strong backwinds and high waves. For Barry (the small sail) it’s the perfect time to show up. Carefully putting …

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    – by Jack (20) and Arnoud (27)

    Our final day in the harbour was marked by a delightfully late breakfast, allowing everybody a proper recovery from the festivities of the prior day. The day was marked by the first happy hour of the journey, where every watch …

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Photos

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