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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,-

Book this journey

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
  • "Very fun, eye-opening adventure."

    Sterre (16), the Netherlands

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

  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    Advice for the First Tall Ship Sailing Journey

    Windseeker, 12 April 2019

    – by Windseeker & Trainees

    A lot of the trainees who go sailing for the first time wonder what it’s like on board. And who better to answer that question than the people who were in this position a few years back? We’ve decided to …

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  • Statsraad Lehmkul

    The Best Two Weeks of my Life!

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl, July 2016

    Antwerp - Lisbon

    – by Windseeker Manon

    The moment right before I began my sailing adventure I had a lot of fears and doubts. I have saved money for so long and I have worked really hard for it. What if I did not like the meals? …

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