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Rostock (DE) - Bremerhaven (DE)

09 August - 12 August 2015

3 days, Oosterschelde

From € 270,-

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Oosterschelde:
Rostock (DE) - Bremerhaven (DE)

09 August - 12 August 2015

No places available anymore – Rostock-Bremerhaven. Sail with us from one big sailing event to another. Visit Hanse Sail Rostock first before you embark for a short 3- day sailing trip and end your voyage sailing side by side with many other Tall Ships in the Parade of Sail of Sail Bremerhaven 2015. In between, you’ll get to know the ship intimately as you become a temporary part of the crew, focused on getting her safely and quickly to her next port of call. The Baltic Sea is beautiful this time of year, so don’t forget to enjoy the sights as you help with setting and trimming the sails. And if you’ve always wanted to try your hand at navigating at sea, now’s your chance! By the time you arrive in Bremerhaven your short stay at sea will have you feeling reinvigorated, ready for anything! Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Rostock is a large city on the Warnow River, and home to one of the oldest universities in the world. One of the most picturesque places in Rostock is the Neuer Markt (New Market Square), with the Town Hall - that was originally built in the 13th century in Brick Gothic style. The square also preserved six original, carefully restored gable houses from the 15th and 16th centuries. There are a lot more historical and cultural sights to see in this city. So go ahead, and explore!

Bremerhaven is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany's trade. The town was founded in 1827, but settlements in the vicinity were settled as early as the 12th century. The main attractions for tourists are found at the Havenwelten and include the German Emigration Center and the German Maritime Museum, featuring the Hansekogge, a vintage cog dating from 1380, excavated in Bremen in 1962, and the historical harbour with a number of museum ships.

Key points

  • Dates: 9 August 2015 - 12 August 2015
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "At first I didn't know what to expect and I felt kind of insecure, but the crew was really amazing and I had an unforgettable journey."

    Finn (15), Belgium

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Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
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Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
Sail: 891 m2

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