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Sarnia (CA) - Parry Sound (CA)

15 July - 25 July 2018

10 days, Playfair

From € 1977,5

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13-18: € 1977,5

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

15 July - 25 July 2018

Embark on the Playfair in Sarnia, Ontario, by the moutch of Lake Huron. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes, blue water and fresh breezes while sailing across the lake towards the North Channel. Your sailing adventure will end in Parry Sound, an exciting place all on its own. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.

Ports

Sarnia, by the Lake Huron, is a city in the Canadian province of Ontario. It is connected to the US city of Port Huron with the Blue Water Bridge over the St. Clair River. There are over 100 parks in Sarnia, including the lakeside Canatara Park and Wawanosh Wetlands Conservation Area. The Germain Park is famous for its flowers. You can also visit the Stones 'n Bones Museum where you might get the tour from the owners themselves.

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.

Key points

  • Dates: 15 July 2018 - 25 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
  • "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work - and do it perfectly!"

    Jet (31), 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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Windseeker logs

  • Whoopie in het stuurhuis!

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • How to avoid and deal with seasickness

    – by Windseeker

    A lot of Windseekers mention the fear of seasickness as one of their biggest pre-journey anxieties. Most of us have been there, and lived to tell the tale. Today we come to you with a handful of advice on how …

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