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Sal (CV) - Sal (CV)

22 December 2019 - 02 January 2020

11 days, Oosterschelde

From € 1650,-

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4 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 1650,-
2 persons cabin p.p.p.: € 1875,-

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Oosterschelde:
Sal (CV) - Sal (CV)

22 December 2019 - 02 January 2020

Winter holidays in Cape Verde. Escape the nortnern winter and busy Christmas season to tropical archipelago and a 100-year-old Tall Ship! Visit 6 different islands (if the conditions allow). See popular spots and some very remote places. Spend most of your days either sailing or exploring, and most of the nights on anchor – though there will be some overnight crossings as well. Spend Christmas and New Year in a unique way and make lifelong memories! You will have the chance to join guided excursions for additional fees (approx. € 140 total, depending on the number of participans) or go off to explore on your own. Starting and ending the voyage on Sal Island will make it easier to arrange transfers but remember to check the visa requirements for your country. 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: 22 December 2019 - 2 January 2020
  • 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
  • "I liked to be offline for a few days."

    Maria (19), Germany

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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    Morgenster, June 2018

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

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