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A Coruña (ES) - Weymouth (GB)

13 August - 19 August 2016

6 days, Pelican of London

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Pelican of London:
A Coruña (ES) - Weymouth (GB)

13 August - 19 August 2016

Join the Pelican of London and her crew for the experience of a lifetime, after Sail A Coruña. Before you will go on board, please visit the beautiful city and have a look at the ocean. Make new friends with trainees from all over the world and sail the ship together. You will enter the English Channel and sail along the south coast of England before arriving in TS Pelican’s home-port around 18th of August, ready to disembark there on the 19th August. For Windseekers from all ages, minimum age 16 years.

Ports

A Coruña is a port town in the north west of Spain. Here you will find the Tower of Hercules, a lighthouse that has been in operation for 1.800 years! The town itself is an affluent commercial and tourism hub, with plenty of things to see and do. Visit the popular beaches, explore the city centre, or sample some of the many cultural activities. The Aquarium Finisterrae lets you explore the marine life of the region. But if you prefer your fish on a plate, A Coruña’s restaurants can help you out.

Weymouth is a state-of-the-art centre for water sports, and played host to the sailing regattas of the 2012 Olympic games. The town is a popular seaside spot with a nice beach, even though some of it is rather kitschy. Weymouth has just about the sunniest climate of the United Kingdom, further contributing to the town’s holiday feel. Weymouth is great for windsurfing, kitesurfing, diving and sailing. If you want to stretch your legs, the surrounding countryside offers many options for a hike.

  • A Coruña (ES)

  • Weymouth (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 August 2016 - 19 August 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 40
  • 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
  • "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

    Joanna (21), Iceland

You sail on the Pelican of London

PelicanofLondon
Shipping type: Main-mast barquentine (Xebec/Polacre)
Homeport: Weymouth, UK
Date built: 1948
Trainees: 28
Length: 45 m
Height of mast: 33 m
Sail: 525 m2

Since her maiden voyage in 2007, TS Pelican has completed Transatlantic voyages and participated in the International Tall Ships Races where she has a reputation for being very competitive. With her 45m and combined square rig the Pelican of London …

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Windseeker logs

  • Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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Photos

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