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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

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
  • "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

    Joanna (21), Iceland

You sail on the Picton Castle

Picton Castle sailing all sails
Shipping type: Barque
Homeport: Avatiu, Cook Islands
Date built: 1928
Trainees: 40
Length: 45m
Height of mast: 29,57m
Sail: 1157m2

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

  • A Gentle Reminder of How Far We’ve Come

    Gulden Leeuw, August 2017

    Halifax - Le Havre Atlantic Crossing

    – by Trainees

    August 3rd Hannson Paul, Phil Truchon Second day ocean sailing in Rendez-Vous 2017, all is going well so far. Yesterday we had to take down all the sails and begin to use our engine towards the next checkpoint due to the lack …

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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