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Cadiz (ES) - A Coruña (ES)

31 July - 13 August 2016

13 days, Pelican of London

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Pelican of London:
Cadiz (ES) - A Coruña (ES)

31 July - 13 August 2016

Join the Pelican of London and her crew for the experience of a lifetime, during the third leg of the Tall Ships Races 2016: First Race 3 and afterwards the Cruise in Company. Make new friends with trainees from all over the world as you sail the Ship as fast as you can. Set your course over the Atlantic Ocean to the North and experience the adventure of the biggest sail race of the year. Learn the ropes, cross the finish line and enjoy a Journey you will never forget! In A Coruna you will be welcomed with an epic crew party. For Windseekers from all ages, minimum age 16 years.

Programme Outline

Ports

The oldest city in Spain, with a wealth of historic landmarks. Water is never far away, as the old town is built on a narrow stretch of land jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Get lost in the Old town with its many narrow, winding streets and visit one of the many parks that dot the city. Its many cathedrals and plazas are also well worth a visit. Go to La Caleta beach, at La Viña, the old fisherman quarter. Go catch a Flamenco concert and feast your taste buds with the fresh sea foods.

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.

  • Cadiz (ES)

  • A Coruña (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 31 July 2016 - 13 August 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 40 trainees
  • 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
  • "I’m not even lying when I say this has been the best journey of my life, I’m super happy and satisfied and would definitely recommend to a friend."

    Manda (15), Denmark

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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    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

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