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Sal (CV) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

09 November - 16 November 2019

7 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 450,-

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15-25: € 450,-
25+: € 600,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Sal (CV) - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

09 November - 16 November 2019

* Last place – contact info@windseeker.org to confirm availability * From Cape Verde to Canary Islands. Join this journey to escape the northern autumn and exchange it for the wind and freedom of sailing! Board Santa Maria Manuela in Cape Verde and set course for the famous Spanish archipelago of Canary Islands. Sail oveer 1000 nautical miles on the ocean (under sails and possibly also on the motor), look out for dolphins and whales, watch the stars and enjoy the blue water surrounding you, without the pollution of cars, noise and light. Step off board energized and full of great new stories to share with your friends back home! Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older.

Ports

Sal is one of the three sandy eastern islands of the Cape Verde archipelago, together with Boa Vista and Maio. The island is a dream destination for windsurfing enthusiasts, due to its sandy beaches and persistent winds. Tourism is on the rise in Cape Verde, but outside of the beach resort of Santa Maria the island retains its relaxed feel. Explore the quiet streets with their brightly colored houses, the blue eye cave, and the saline flats. The sun shines 350 days a year, so bring sunscreen!

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Sal (CV)

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 November 2019 - 16 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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
  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

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Santa Maria Manuela

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Santa Maria Manuela

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Windseeker logs

  • Log numero uno

    MORGENSTER

    SØNDERBORG, BALTIC

    – by Windseeker Jan

    De lange dagen op zee begonnen hun tol te eisen. Mijn 19-jarige collega Windseekers voelde hun laarzen gaan koken. Tijd voor wat whoopie in het stuurhuis!

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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  • Sørlandet

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