Sail the Playfair from Toronto to Kingston in a several days of nautical adventure! Explore the eastern banks of Lake Ontario with the small towns and remote little islands. Embark on a sailing adventure, make fast friends and enjoy the sailing and learning. This short trip is perfect for the first timers to get their sea legs. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18 only.
Toronto is an international centre of business, finance, art and culture. Toronto is also widely known as on of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
When you are here, why not take a trip from above the sea to under the sea and go visit Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada. Or take a trip to Toronto Zoo and feed the animals there. And if the weather is not the best you can take a tour at Art Gallery of Ontario.
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.
Dates: 29 June 2018 - 4 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
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
Christopher (16) England
"I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
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