Winter adventure in the tropics. Join the Oosterschelde for an exploration of the Cape Verde archipelago. Sail and visit by day, sleep on anchor by night – with some overnight crossings to further islands as well. You will visit at least 6 different islands (weather permitting), from more popular to the remote. Sail on a Tall Ship under the bright sun, discover the wildlife, beautiful landscapes and exotic cultures. For convenience your trip will both start and end on the island of Sal. You can choose to explore on your own, or join the organised excursions for additional fee (approx. € 140 in total, depending on the number of participants). Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
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!
Dates: 28 February 2019 - 11 March 2019
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 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
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