05 July - 15 July 2015
10 days, Santa Maria Manuela
From € 1050,-Book this journey
25: € 1050,-
> 25: € 1300,-
05 July - 15 July 2015
Join the Santa Maria Manuela and her crew for the experience of a lifetime, for the first leg of the Tall Ships Races 2015. Journey from Belfast to Aalesund and make new friends with trainees from all over the world as you sail the Ship as fast as you can. Spectacular vistas and the everchanging North Sea await as you experience the adventure of the biggest sail race of the year. Learn the ropes, cross the finish line and enjoy a Journey you will never forget!In Aalesund you will be welcomed with an epic crew party, where you will trade war stories with the trainees of other ships. Open to Windseekers age 15 – 25 (25+ at request)Extra prenight possible in Belfast and afternights in Aalesund: 50/60 EUR p.p.p.n.
Belfast is the capital and the largest city of Northern Ireland. It started out as a small hamlet with fertile land along the mouth of the Lagan. Soon, marauders and pirates realised Belfast’s lough was deep and their shores were the perfect haven for repairing sea ravaged ships. Today Belfast is a wonderful city to explore! Visit the Titanic quarter waterfront, the Ulster Museum, or the Odyssey area where you'll find lots of entertainment. And spend some time in one of Belfast's many pubs.
Ålesund is once again host port for The Tall Ships Races in 2015. Ålesund harboured the event for the first time in 2001, in an intimate harbour amongst beautiful fjords, mountains and islands. Consisting out of seven islands, Ålesund is a modern city. In 1904 the city, once built largely of wood, was completely burned down by a sea of flames. After a period of planning, the town was rebuilt in stone, brick, and mortar in Jugendstil.
"Super great experience, I recommend it to everyone. I loved it!!! Everything was perfect."
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