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Bay City (US) - Green Bay (US) - Kenosha (US)

21 July - 04 August 2019

14 days, Picton Castle

From € 1595,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 1595,-

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Picton Castle:
Bay City (US) - Green Bay (US) - Kenosha (US)

21 July - 04 August 2019

Start your Sail Training journey in Bay City on Lake Huron, before setting course for the Straits of Mackinac to Lake Michigan and to the port of Green Bay. Then you will sail on towards Kenosha, Wisconsin, who will be a host of Tall Ships Challenge for the first time. Expect to spend your time sailing on the Great Lakes, discovering the beautiful nature of the region, and making friends with your new crew-mates. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 18 years. In order to ensure positive atmosphere on baord, all trainees must go through an application process before confirming the place on board – contact info@windseeker.org for details. Please make sure that you have relevant traveling documents for USA.

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Key points

  • Dates: 21 July 2019 - 4 August 2019
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • Nina (20) Norway

    "My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

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

  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

You sail on the Picton Castle

Picton Castle sailing all sails

Tall Ships

Picton Castle

Deep water, square rigger, ocean voyaging at its best. The barque Picton Castle is known for her international voyages, crossing oceans and a high standard of seamanship training. This 179-foot sailing ship accommodates 52 people, including 12 professional crew members …

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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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  • Arrival Kristiansand

    Vega Gamleby

    Skarhamn - Kristiansand - Aalborg

    – by Jeroen (18) and Anouk (16)

    Jeroen After being the most seasick person on the whole boat, today I felt better again! So happy with this, had a lot of fun in my watch. This watch we got the chance to climb in the mast. First I …

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