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.
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: 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
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
Ida (19) Finland
"The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"
Stephanie (42) France
"I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."
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