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Parry Sound (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

27 July - 03 August 2018

7 days, Playfair

From € 937,-

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Sail Training

13-18: € 937,-

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Playfair:
Parry Sound (CA) - Collingwood (CA)

27 July - 03 August 2018

Exploring the Georgian Bay. Join the Playfair on this week-long sailing adventure. Board the Ship in Parry Sound and discover the wonders of Killbear Park, before setting the course for the open bay. Man the helm, set the sails and make fast friends among your fellow trainees and crew. Enjoy beautiful vacation on water before disembarking in Collingwood. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Parry Sound is a small town at the Georgian Bay of Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada. You will find beautiful nature parks in the area, such as the Killbear Provincial Park or the Massasauga Provincial Park; there is also a hiking trail which leads to the Waubuno Beach. For amazing views, climb up to the Museum on Tower Hill and if you’re a hockey fan, you must visit the Bobby Orr Hall Of Fame.

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)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 July 2018 - 3 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
  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Epp (20) Estonia

    "The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."

  • Roos (16)

    "THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"

You sail on the Playfair

Tall Ships

Playfair

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

  • Picture of people on board the Tall Ship Morgenster

    A Human Adventure

    Morgenster, June 2018

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

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  • Green Sailing

    Windseeker, 30 August 2018

    Amsterdam

    – by Anna

    Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …

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