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Brockville (CA) - Kingston (CA)

28 July - 06 August 2017

9 days, Pathfinder

From € 1115,-

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Sail Training

13-18: € 1115,-

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Pathfinder:
Brockville (CA) - Kingston (CA)

28 July - 06 August 2017

Join the Pathfinder in Brockville and set to explore the beautiful Thousand Islands archipelago, before sailing to Lake Ontario. Discover the beauty of Canadian costline with its national parks and historical mansions. Sail for 9 days before arriving in historical town of Kingston, Ontario. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Brockville is named after the British general Sir Isaac Brock and is one of Ontario’s oldest communities. Brockville is also known as the ‘City of the 1000 islands’.
Learn more abut the Tall Ships that you are sailing by go and visit Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing, visit Brockville Art Centre or take a walk in Brock Trail.

Kingston is a city located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario. The city has a long military history, the evidence of which is easily visible. Take a walk and visit Fort Henry, an old fortress that was first built in 1813 and later rebuilt in 1836. They have a sunset ceremony you must see. Also visit the beautiful Sydenham Street United Church built in 1856.

  • Kingston (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 28 July 2017 - 6 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
  • For Windseekers age 13-18
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 18
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body."

    Max (17), Germany

You sail on the Pathfinder

Shipping type: Brigantine
Homeport: Toronto (CA)
Date built: 1962-1963
Trainees: 18
Length: 22m
Height of mast: 17,4m
Sail: 250m2

Pathfinder is operated by Toronto Brigantine Inc (TBI). Since 1962 the organisation uses Sail Training in order to build character in youth. TBI delivers the program through peer to peer teaching and fosters youth leadership. Hence all crew on board …

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