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Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT) - Horta, Azores (PT) - Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

25 August - 07 September 2021

13 days, Patricia

From € 1330,-

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Sail Training

15-26: € 1330,-
26+: € 1890,-
26+ when booking for 2 or more people: € 1701

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Patricia:
Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT) - Horta, Azores (PT) - Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

25 August - 07 September 2021

Cruising in the Azores. Join Patricia for beautiful two weeks in the remote Atlantic archipelago of the Azores. Step on board in Ponta Delgada to begin your adventure! Sail to Flores, Corvo, Horta and Sao Jorge (conditions permitting) before disembarking back in Ponta Delgada. Explore these famous islands, which have long been a port of call for ships crossing the ocean. Admire the nature, from beautiful landscapes to exotic wildlife. Search the waves for dolphins and whales, enjoy the digital detox and discover the local gems. For all Windseekers aged 15+ Special offer for trainees sailing for a full price (26 and older): bring a friend and both of you will have a 10% discount!

Ports

Ponta Delgada is the capital of the Azores – a Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s located on the São Miguel Island. The city dates back to the 15th century, when a fishing village was first established in the area. The beautiful architecture makes Ponta Delgada a charming place to walk through. Spend some time discovering the City Gates and the City Hall, before relaxing in the Campo de São Francisco square. Don’t miss the magnificent botanical garden!

  • Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

  • Ponta Delgada, Azores (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 25 August 2021 - 7 September 2021
  • Embarkation: 16:30 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 10
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Price includes accommodation and food during sailing, excludes food while in port
  • Price excludes: transportation costs to and from the ship, food costs when in port, and harbour dues to be shared equally between all crew
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, towels

STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

You sail on the Patricia

Patricia

STV (Sail Training Vessel) Patricia was launched for the first time in 2014. It’s an Xp55. X-yachts is a Danish brand. All X-yachts are very fast. On top of that the “p” in Xp stands for “performance”, opposite to “c” …

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Windseeker logs

  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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Photos

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