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Aruba (AW) - Cartagena (CO)

10 March - 14 March 2016

4 days, Oosterschelde

From € 400,-

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4 personscabin p.p.p.: € 400,-
Normal price: € 550,-

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Oosterschelde:
Aruba (AW) - Cartagena (CO)

10 March - 14 March 2016

Aruba-Cartagena. In Aruba we will welcome you on board and before the start with the mile maker to Cartagena, Colombia you will visit a beautiful spot on the island of Aruba. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

This Special Journey is a 7 day trip, just before Christmas. This shorter trip will take you to 4 or 5 islands, with some sailing during the night. To give you the opportunity to explore during the day.

Ports

Aruba is located in the southern Caribbean Sea, 29 km north of the coast of Venezuela. Together with Bonaire and Curacao, referred to as ABC Islands or the Dutch Caribbean. The island is generally flat, but also features some rolling hills. The best known are Hooiberg and Mount Jamanota (highest on the island 188 m). The warm and sunny climate, breeze, white sandy beaches, palm trees, dolphins, turtles and off course blue waters for diving and snorkeling makes this a real holiday destination.

Cartagena is the fifth-largest city of Colombia and is located on the northern coast of the country.
The city has the biggest navy basic of the Caribbean. Around the city there are a lot of buildings of defence like the castle, city walls around the Old City and the fort of San Jose and San Fenando. In addition, there are a lot of colonial things to see and a lot of touristic activities.

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  • Cartagena (CO)

  • Dates: 10 March 2016 - 14 March 2016
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Amalie (20)

    "YOU HAVE TO TRY IT! YOU WILL GET TO KNOW A SIDE OF YOU THAT YOU DIDN’T THINK YOU HAD. I LEARNED A LOT, AND I BECAME MORE INDEPENDENT AFTER THIS TRIP!"

  • 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."

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

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