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Sal (CV) - Sal (CV)

24 December - 04 January 2016

day, Oosterschelde

From € 1650,-

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person cabin p.p.p.: € 1650,-
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Oosterschelde:
Sal (CV) - Sal (CV)

24 December - 04 January 2016

*No places available anymore* Celebrate Christmas and New Years on board of Oosterschelde! Escape the dreary days of winter and join the Oosterschelde for a Journey of discovery around the Cape Verde Archipelago. On this Journey you’ll visit at least six islands, with on average one day of sailing in between. Spend your nights anchored in a bay, or sailing under the stars. Enjoy the constant ocean breeze, the sunny weather and the azure waters teeming with wildlife. Dive into the deep blue ocean or spend an afternoon windsurfing to your heart’s content. The landings are carefully selected and at most of the islands a local guide can help you discover the best places of the island. Spend an evening in a tavern to discover ‘funaná’ and ‘morna’ – two local music styles. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Sal is one of the three sandy eastern islands of the Cape Verde archipelago, together with Boa Vista and Maio. The island is a dream destination for windsurfing enthusiasts, due to its sandy beaches and persistent winds. Tourism is on the rise in Cape Verde, but outside of the beach resort of Santa Maria the island retains its relaxed feel. Explore the quiet streets with their brightly colored houses, the blue eye cave, and the saline flats. The sun shines 350 days a year, so bring sunscreen!

Sal is one of the three sandy eastern islands of the Cape Verde archipelago, together with Boa Vista and Maio. The island is a dream destination for windsurfing enthusiasts, due to its sandy beaches and persistent winds. Tourism is on the rise in Cape Verde, but outside of the beach resort of Santa Maria the island retains its relaxed feel. Explore the quiet streets with their brightly colored houses, the blue eye cave, and the saline flats. The sun shines 350 days a year, so bring sunscreen!

  • Sal (CV)

  • Sal (CV)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 December 2016 - 4 January 2016
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

    Ang (25), Malaysia

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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