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

Kenosha (US) - Sarnia (CA)

04 August - 11 August 2019

7 days, Picton Castle

From € 975,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 975,-

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Picton Castle:
Kenosha (US) - Sarnia (CA)

04 August - 11 August 2019

Sailing to Canada. Join the Picton Castle in Kenosha, Wisconsin, US, for a week of sailing on the Great Lakes. Sail Lake Michigan and then make your way to Lake Huron and continue all the way south to Sarnia in Ontario, Canada. Sail a majestic Tall Ship, learning to operate it from setting the sails to steering the whole large vessel, and navigating the beautiful lakes and rivers. 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. Important: please make sure that your travel documents are in order for both visited countries.

Ports

Sarnia, by the Lake Huron, is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is connected to the US city of Port Huron with the Blue Water Bridge over the St. Clair River. There are over 100 parks in Sarnia, including the lakeside Canatara Park and Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area. The Germain Park is famous for its flowers. You can also visit the Stones 'n Bones Museum where you might get the tour from the owners themselves.

Key points

  • Dates: 4 August 2019 - 11 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
  • "This adventure brings a lot of feelings with it, it's a wake-up call for life."

    Ian (20), Belgium

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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