Escape winter to Cape Verde. Step on board the Oosterschelde in the ship’s favorite winter destination: the Cape Verde archipelago. Sail a traditional Tall Ship, discover the islands and enjoy your digital detox. Make new friends, look for exotic wildlife and discover the diverse volcanic islands where mass tourism hasn’t yet taken off. Visit small villages, go on nature hikes, enjoy spontaneous beach parties, try the local food; try your luck fishing from deck and look out for pods of dolphins! You can choose to explore the islands on your own, or join the organised excursions with local guides for additional fees (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: 5 February 2020 - 16 February 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
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Wietze (16) Netherlands
"Teamwork is the key"
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
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