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Rostock (DE) - Bremerhaven (DE)

09 August - 12 August 2015

3 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 390,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Rostock (DE) - Bremerhaven (DE)

09 August - 12 August 2015

Get ready for Sail Bremerhaven with this short leg across the Baltic Sea, on board the Santa Maria Manuela. Sail from Rostock and learn new skills on deck while you help the ship arrive on time to join the festivities in Bremerhaven. Set and trim the sails, learn more about navigation, and spend your watches under the sun or under the stars, when you have the deck of Santa Maria Manuela to yourself. As a Windseeker, you’ll relish the opportunity to arrive at Bremerhaven as a sail trainee, experiencing new adventures along the way. This Journey is a great opportunity if you want to escape daily life for a bit, but have little time to do so. In just three days at sea you’ll be completely reinvigorated! So don’t hesitate, book now! Prenight possible: 60 EUR p.p.p.n. open for all ages, minimum age 14 years.

Ports

Rostock is a large city on the Warnow River, and home to one of the oldest universities in the world. One of the most picturesque places in Rostock is the Neuer Markt (New Market Square), with the Town Hall - that was originally built in the 13th century in Brick Gothic style. The square also preserved six original, carefully restored gable houses from the 15th and 16th centuries. There are a lot more historical and cultural sights to see in this city. So go ahead, and explore!

Bremerhaven is one of the most important German ports, playing a crucial role in Germany's trade. The town was founded in 1827, but settlements in the vicinity were settled as early as the 12th century. The main attractions for tourists are found at the Havenwelten and include the German Emigration Center and the German Maritime Museum, featuring the Hansekogge, a vintage cog dating from 1380, excavated in Bremen in 1962, and the historical harbour with a number of museum ships.

Key points

  • Dates: 9 August 2015 - 12 August 2015
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 18:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 50
  • 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: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

You sail on the Santa Maria Manuela

Santa Maria Manuela
Shipping type: Grand Bank Schooner
Homeport: Aveiro (PT)
Date built: 1937
Trainees: 50
Length: 68,64m
Height of mast: 37 m
Sail: 1130 m2

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