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Houston (US) - Bermuda (BM)

22 April - 11 May 2016

19 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1550,-

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Oosterschelde:
Houston (US) - Bermuda (BM)

22 April - 11 May 2016

Mile maker: Houston-Bermuda. Mile maker from the Gulf of Mexican to tropical Bermuda. On board you are not a passenger but you are part of the guest crew. Together with the professional crew you will be joining the watch system to help sail, steer and navigate. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States. This city has the fourth tallest skyline in North America (after New York City, Chicago and Toronto) and twelfth tallest in the world, as of 2014. And another special thing: a seven-mile/11 km system of tunnels and skywalks link downtown buildings. These tunnels and skywalks contain shops and restaurants, enabling pedestrians to avoid summer heat and rain while walking between buildings. Try visiti

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda's culture is a mix of: Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

  • Houston (US)

  • Bermuda (BM)

Key points

  • Dates: 22 April 2016 - 11 May 2016
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 17:00
  • 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
  • "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now."

    Annette (18), Denmark

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

  • Sustainable sailing: plastic research in 2023

    Gulden Leeuw, Thalassa, July 2023

    – by Maarten Erich, The Ocean Movement

    The Ocean Movement Foundation We are on a mission to stop plastic pollution from ending up in our ocean. With the Manta trawl, we are gathering data on microplastic pollution in the waters that we sail in. Together with the trainees …

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    Oosterschelde

    Pollenca, Spain

    – by Ship

    The harbour of Soller is situated beautifully in a small natural bay at the northern side of the island Mallorca. Directly after departure we set the sails and with a southwestern wind 4-5 Bft we sailed to the east side …

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Photos

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