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Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 07 July 2017

5 days, Playfair

From € 620,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

13-18: € 620,-

Book this journey

Playfair:
Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 07 July 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Great Lakes Flotilla. Join the Playfair in Hamilton, Ontario and enjoy a sailing festival before setting course across the lake. You will arrive in a small historic town of Bath where you get to meet a few other Tall Ships participating in another celebration. This 5-day journey is a great way to start the summer – or, indeed, your sailing adventure! Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian Ontario province founded in the XIX century. The city boasts many attractions for you to enjoy. If history is your thing, visit the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum or HMCS Haida museum ship. Contemplate art in one of the many galleries and museums or stroll through the Hess Street with its historic buildings and cobblestone road.

Bath is a small Canadian village in the province of Ontario. It is a part of the township called Loyalist, on the shores of Lake Ontario. Bath dates back to the 18th century. Visit the Old Townhall which nowadays hosts the Bath Museum, take a walk in one of the parks or stroll down the Main Street for a taste of ice cream. If you like golfing you should definitely visit the Loyalist Golf and Country Club, while nature enthusiasts can go for a hike along the Parrott's Bay Conservation Area.

  • Hamilton (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "I became much more confident and explored my limits."

    Aron (18)

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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