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Collingwood (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

05 August - 13 August 2018

8 days, Playfair

From € 1070,5

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Sail Training

13-18: € 1070,5

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Playfair:
Collingwood (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

05 August - 13 August 2018

The sailing Ship Playfair will take you out to discover the eastern shores of the Georgian Bay. You will have the chance to exlore some of the many tiny islands in this area and enjoy the sailing adventure. This is a perfect way to spend your holidays actively and in nature! Embarkation and disembarkation will both be in Collingwood, making it easier to make travel arrangements. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Collingwood is a city on the Georgian Bay in Canadian province of Ontario. It was named after Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, Lord Nelson’s second in command. Most of Collingwood's attractions revolve around the beautiful nature surrounding it. Visit the Sunset Point Park to, well, watch the sun set, or rent a bike for a tour of the Georgian Trail. There's also a Collingwood Museum in a charming restored railway station.

Collingwood is a city on the Georgian Bay in Canadian province of Ontario. It was named after Admiral Cuthbert Collingwood, Lord Nelson’s second in command. Most of Collingwood's attractions revolve around the beautiful nature surrounding it. Visit the Sunset Point Park to, well, watch the sun set, or rent a bike for a tour of the Georgian Trail. There's also a Collingwood Museum in a charming restored railway station.

  • Collingwood (CA)

  • Collingwood (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 August 2018 - 13 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
  • For Windseekers age 13-18
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 18
  • 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: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • "Take chances. If you don't try, you'll never know."

    Myriam (20), Belgium

You sail on the Playfair

Shipping type: Brigantine
Homeport: Toronto (CA)
Date built: 1973
Trainees: 18
Length: 22m
Height of mast: 16,7m
Sail: 250m2

Playfair, along with her sister Pathfinder, is operated by Toronto Brigantine, Inc (TBI). Since 1962 the organisation uses Sail Training in order to build character in young people. TBI aims to deliver challenging programs aboard the traditionally rigged Ships. The …

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