Sailing in Cape Verde – last trip of the season. This marvelous journey will start and end on Sal Island, and bring you to a number of different places in Cape Verde. You will have the chance to discover popular spots and remote areas of the archipelago; enjoy its culture, wildlife and landscapes. Spend the days visiting the islands or sailing between them, and the nights safely anchored – with the exceptions of the few overnight passages. With spring coming fast, this is your last chance to join one of the Oosterschelde’s most popular trips before the Ship sails north for the summer. 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: 24 March 2019 - 4 April 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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