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Windsor (CA) - Toronto (CA)

28 August - 03 September 2018

6 days, Playfair

From € 803,-

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18+: € 803,-

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Playfair:
Windsor (CA) - Toronto (CA)

28 August - 03 September 2018

This late summer journey will take you south from Windsor to explore the Lake Erie, before entering the Welland Canal and going through the locks to arrive at Lake Ontario. from the canal mouth you will cross north to Toronto, the homeport of Playfair. Join this adventure if you want to have unforgettable last days of summer and have a great time on the Great Lakes! Open Windseekers aged 18 and older.

Ports

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.

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.

  • Windsor (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 28 August 2018 - 3 September 2018
  • Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 13:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years
  • 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
  • "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars..."

    Mathijn (13), 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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