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Salvador de Bahia (BR) - Rio de Janeiro (BR)

27 October - 04 November 2023

8 days, Oosterschelde

From € 2250,-

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Regular: € 2250,-

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Oosterschelde:
Salvador de Bahia (BR) - Rio de Janeiro (BR)

27 October - 04 November 2023

DARWIN200 Global Voyage: Leg 5. Sail south along the breath-taking coast of Brazil, past Sugarloaf Mountain into one of the most beautiful harbours of the world. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage history of Rio and visit the sites of this world class city, from the mountains of Corcovado to Copacabana Beach. Discover the countless wonders of the tropical countryside nearby Rio, from beautiful waterfalls to diverse wildlife. While sailing during this voyage leg, the coast from Salvador to Rio boasts dramatic views! IMPORTANT: In order to join this journey you must send a proof of vaccination 48h prior to the embarkation. If the situation gives cause to do so, the crew can ask you to take a Sars-Cov-2 Antigen rapid test when you come on board. All Oosterschelde crew members are vaccinated. Book now with a deposit payment of € 500. This deposit is fully refundable until December 31st 2022.

Ports

Key points

  • Dates: 27 October 2023 - 4 November 2023
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 09:00
  • 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 for swimming (regular towels available on board)
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

You sail on the Oosterschelde

Oosterschelde
Shipping type: Three-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Rotterdam (NL)
Date built: 1917
Trainees: 24
Length: 50m
Height of mast: 36m
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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Windseeker logs

  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde, 2013

    Sailing from Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • Changing the way we think: Looking for Sustainable Horizons

    Gulden Leeuw, July/August 2019

    The Hague - London - Amsterdam

    – by Trainees

    Participating countries: the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK and Italy.   The Logbook 27th of July 2019 Already on the bus on my way to The Hague I met another trainee with whom I found the Gulden Leeuw. We arrived quite early. On the …

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Photos

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