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Lisbon (PT) - Funchal (PT)

05 October - 09 October 2018

4 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 625,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Lisbon (PT) - Funchal (PT)

05 October - 09 October 2018

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* Places at request * Sail the magnificent Portuguese Ship Santa Maria Manuela from Lisbon to Funchal, Madeira. This early fall journey will bring you from continental Portugal to the remote island on the Atlantic. This short trip is perfect for a long weekend of nice sailing (expect to make approx. 700 nm). You can also book yourself a few days in either port to combine the voyage with a fall vacation time to charge your batteries for the coming winter. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price.

Ports

Lisbon has a long and varied history as a major trading hub, much of which is still visible in the old city centre. Discover Alfama, the old quarters with its many old alleys, steps and the Lisbon Cathedral. The famous tram line 28 will get you there – an experience in and of itself. And be sure to check out a fado concert if you want to learn about saudade – loss, yearning and comfort, all rolled into one. Emotions that all seafarers will get to know one way or the other…

Funchal is the capital of the Portugese Madeira Autonomous Region in the Atlantic. Vistit Quinta das Cruzes – an old Madeiran manor house turned museum, lively local market Mercado dos Lavradores and botanical garden Jardins Botânicos da Madeira. If you’re looking for a thrill of an adventure you must take a ride in the Toboggan – a wooden sled that guided by the drivers who will push you down steep hills.

  • Lisbon (PT)

  • Funchal (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 October 2018 - 9 October 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation:
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 0
  • 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
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Agathe (26) France

    "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone"

  • Ang (25) Malaysia

    "I conquered the fear of climbing up high."

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