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Den Helder (NL) - Copenhagen (DK)

02 June - 11 June 2024

9 days, Saeftinghe

From € 1280,-

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Saeftinghe:
Den Helder (NL) - Copenhagen (DK)

02 June - 11 June 2024

To the Baltic! Discover the breathtaking waters of the North Sea and Baltic on board the sailing ship Saeftinghe. Departing from the north of the Netherlands, this unique sailing trip takes you past the Wadden Islands and, depending on the itinerary, possibly past Heligoland, before setting sail for the Kiel Canal. From there, you sail on to Copenhagen, across the Baltic Sea. This voyage offers a unique opportunity to experience the beauty of these regions from a new perspective!
Open to all Windseekers aged 15+

Ports

Den Helder is a beautiful town in the Netherlands, situated at the very tip of the North Holland province, regularly hosting the Tall Ships events. Discover the town's sea connections by visiting the Marinemuseum and Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers. Take a break and go for a walk in the botanical gardens Oranjerie De Groene Parel Den Helder or admire sea life in the Fort Kijkduin Museum and Aquarium.

Copenhagen, Denmark's clean, modern capital will win you over with its many districts, each with its distinctive character. Copenhagen has an abundance of water and many parks, so rent a bicycle and explore the city! You'll find architecture old and new, lovely waterfronts and squares, fountains, and of course the friendly inhabitants of the city. Copenhagen has a lot of great restaurants and bars, and in the summer plays host to several festivals. In the winter, its museums are worth a visit.

  • Den Helder (NL)

  • Copenhagen (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 June 2024 - 10 June 2024
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers aged 15-25 years, 25+ at request
  • No sailing experience required!
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels, waterproofs
  • "I loved the cooperation between all of us young sailors when we sailed the Ship."

    Kaarny (24), Norway

You sail on the Saeftinghe

Shipping type: BM Ketch
Homeport: Oostende, BE
Date built: 1993
Trainees: 8
Length: 23,5 m
Height of mast: 23 m
Sail: 221m2

Saeftinghe has proven itself as a unique sailing yacht that can be used anywhere. Sturdy yet comfortable, reliable and safe, easy to steer, contemporary classic and built to last. This robust but beautiful yacht combines luxury with durability. When under …

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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.