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St. George's (BM) - British Virgin Islands (VG)

04 January - 12 March 2017

67 days, Picton Castle

From € 8450,-

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Picton Castle:
St. George's (BM) - British Virgin Islands (VG)

04 January - 12 March 2017

Amazing voyage on board of the Picton Castle. You will start in St. George’s, Bermuda on January 4th 2017 and will sail via Grenada, Bequia, Martinique, Dominica and Anguilla, up to the British Virgin Islands by March 12th 2017. Because this is a really long voyage you really can become a seafarer, learning the ways of the ship and the sea with the guidance of the professional crew. You get to steer the ship, haul on lines and be part of lookig after the ship. This is no cruise – this is a voyage that will challenge you to learn and grow. It’s the adventure of a lifetime. Open for all nationalities, minimum age 18 years. All applicants are subject to a personal interview. More information via info@windseeker.org

Ports

St. George’s is a Bermuda port and has many historical sites such as Old State House which was the first stone building constructed in Bermuda (1620) and welcomed the parliament until 1815 or Saint Peter’s Church, America’s oldest Anglican church. The fortifications of the city consist of a set of fortified islands built from 1612 to protect the city from attacks by pirates and Spaniards and are the oldest remaining fortifications in the New World.

The British Virgin Islands are part of an archipelago on the beautiful Caribbean sea. Looking at your amazing surroundings you won’t need many attractions to make you feel good, but if you like to keep active, there’s plenty to do as well. Go snorkeling in the clear blue sea, dive to explore the Rhone shipwreck, and in the evening relax in one of the many pirate-inspired bars. Don’t forget to charge your camera!

  • St. George's (BM)

  • British Virgin Islands (VG)

Key points

  • Dates: 4 January 2017 - 12 March 2017
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

  • Nina (20) Norway

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

  • Aron (18)

    "I BECAME MUCH MORE CONFIDENT AND EXPLORED MY LIMITS"

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