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Kingston (CA) - Windsor (CA)

05 July - 13 July 2018

8 days, Playfair

From € 1205,-

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Sail Training

13-18: € 1205,-

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Playfair:
Kingston (CA) - Windsor (CA)

05 July - 13 July 2018

In this trip the Playfair will take you from historical Kingston, on the shores of Lake Ontario, thhrough the Welland Canal, across Lake Eerie to Windsor. On the way you will have the time to explore the beautiful 1000 islands (not all of them!), and take part in a Sail Training programme. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Kingston is a city located on the eastern end of Lake Ontario. The city has a long military history, the evidence of which is easily visible. Take a walk and visit Fort Henry, an old fortress that was first built in 1813 and later rebuilt in 1836. They have a sunset ceremony you must see. Also visit the beautiful Sydenham Street United Church built in 1856.

Windsor, Canada, is a city in the province of Ontario, on the banks of Detroit River. It's the southernmost city of Canada. Take a stroll down the waterfront to admire local art and the skyline of Detroit, on the opposite bank of the river. Grab something to eat in one of the many place of Olde Walkerville Neighborhood and don't forge the Dieppe Gardens. For culture enthusiasts there are many museums and galleries.

  • Kingston (CA)

  • Windsor (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 July 2018 - 13 July 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
  • "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

    Boukje (15), Netherlands

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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