*Limited availability: last place for a man in 4-person cabin* The Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. Join the Oosterschelde for this short but exciting journey, part of a large Sail Training International event. During your stay on board you will see other Tall Ships and race them on the English Channel before reaching Scheveningnen, just out of The Hague. There you can disembark right after arrival or choose to stay for a bit longer and join the Parade of Sail for and additional EUR 65. Important: you will take a bus from Rouen with the other trainees from a set meeting point. The bus will bring you to the Ship and you will sail out towards Le Havre to spend the night there before starting the race the following morning. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years. Last places: contact email@example.com to confirm availability.
Rouen is a city with long history located on the River Seine in Normandy, North France. It’s also the venue of L’Armada, a sailing festival which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2019. When visiting Rouen you can’t miss the Gothic Cathedral and Palais de Justice. For nature lovers the Roumare Forest just outside the city is the place to be, while art enthusiasts should visit Musee Secq des Tournelles – the wrought iron museum.
Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.
Dates: 16 June 2019 - 20 June 2019
Embarkation: 18:30 / 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
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: towels
French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
Barnabas (22) Hungary
"IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."
Samantha (18) Australia
"I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."
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