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Saint George (BM) - Bahamas (BS)

09 March - 21 March 2018

12 days, Picton Castle

From € 920,-

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Picton Castle:
Saint George (BM) - Bahamas (BS)

09 March - 21 March 2018

Caribbean Spring! Join the Tall Ship Picton Castle for this lovely March journey around the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy Bermuda’s hospitality before setting course for the Spanish Wells in the Bahamas. Set the sail, steer, navigate and enjoy being part of an international crew of passionate sailors. This voyage is the perfect start to a sailing season! No sailing experience required, selection process applies. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Saint George (often called St. George’s) is the second town and former capital of Bermuda. Founded in 1612, the town still keeps its historic colonial centre (a UNESCO World Heritage site) – stroll around King’s square and feel what the Caribbean was like under the British Empire. Choose to tour heritage buildings or the oldest remaining fortifications in the New World, built to protect the city from attacks by pirates and Spaniards.

The Bahamas is an island state south-east off the coast of Florida. Sandy white beaches and turquoise sea, along with an interesting history (many infamous pirates were based in Nassau, including Blackbeard!) make it a perfect holiday spot. Take a walk through historical Nassau and try local specialties or go for a dip in the sea with famous swimming pigs! Do water sports, take a walk on the beach, browse the local handcraft or take a trip to the Columbus Point – either way, you won’t be bored!

  • Saint George (BM)

  • Bahamas (BS)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 March 2018 - 21 March 2018
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 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
  • Wietze (16) Netherlands

    "Teamwork is the key"

  • Jeremy (23)

    "PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

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

  • 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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  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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