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Collingwood (CA) - Kincardine (CA)

15 August - 24 August 2018

9 days, Playfair

From € 1186,5

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Sail Training

13-18: € 1186,5

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Playfair:
Collingwood (CA) - Kincardine (CA)

15 August - 24 August 2018

Board the Playfair in Collingwood for a wonderful sailing trip of 10 days. You will sail north around the top of the Bruce Peninsula, passing through Tobermore and the Fathom Five National Marine Park, before sailing back south along the eastern shore of Lake Huron. Enjoy the Sail Training programme, get your sea legs, discover life on board and make friends from different places before disembarking in Kincardine. 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.

Kincardine is a community located on the shores of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. You can relax at one of its many sandy beaches, visit the picturesque lighthouse or take a tour through the historic Walker House.

  • Collingwood (CA)

  • Kincardine (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 August 2018 - 24 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
  • "Working together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

    Piotr (22), Poland

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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Windseeker logs

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    Date – 14/07/18 Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served. Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …

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Photos

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