Discover Cape Verde from the board of a Dutch Tall Ship Oosterschelde. You will start and end your adventure on the island of Sal and discover several other islands in between. This relaxing winter journey will bring you to the land of sun, beautiful landscapes and exotic wildlife. The days will be spent sailing or visiting, while most of the nights you will sleep on anchor, with some overnight passages. This trip is a perfect mix of sailing and sightseeing for those who wish to combine the most adventures into a single trip. You can explore the islands on your own, or join one or all of the organised excursions with local guides 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: 16 February 2020 - 27 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).
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
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