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Sal Island (CV) - Sal Island (CV)

09 November - 16 November 2018

7 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 1050,-

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Sail Training

without diving: € 1050,-
includes diving: € 1550,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Sal Island (CV) - Sal Island (CV)

09 November - 16 November 2018

* Places at request * Diving and Island hopping. Join the Portuguese schooner Santa Maria Manuela in Cape Verde for this adventurous trip. Sail between the different islands and enjoy the warm weather. There’s diving, sailing and sightseeing – what else would you want from an ocean-lover’s journey? ABOUT DIVING: There will be equipment and instructors on board, you can join the activities even if you don’t have any experience. You can sail in this voyage even if you don’t want to dive. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price.

Ports

Sal is one of the windward islands of the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic. It was named because of the salt activities on the island, dating back to the 1800s. Visit the Praia de Santa Maria beach for a relaxing day under the sun, the natural landmark Olho Azul or spend your day discovering the Pedra Lume Salt Crater.

Sal is one of the windward islands of the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic. It was named because of the salt activities on the island, dating back to the 1800s. Visit the Praia de Santa Maria beach for a relaxing day under the sun, the natural landmark Olho Azul or spend your day discovering the Pedra Lume Salt Crater.

  • Sal Island (CV)

  • Sal Island (CV)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 November 2018 - 16 November 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / 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
  • "I learned a lot about both sailing and sustainability, and the social life was amazing."

    Thea (20), 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

Santa Maria Manuela is is serving as a Sail Training  Ship. Unlike in the past, she will no longer bring fishermen to the fishing banks of Newfoundland and Greenland. Instead, these days she brings a new touristic offer, which stands …

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Windseeker logs

  • Almost ready for departure

    Oosterschelde

    Benicarlo, Spain

    – by crew

    We are finalizing our chores. Tomorrow we will get new stores on board and then we are ready for departure to Valencia. On Wednesday we will welcome our guests on board who will sail with us to Cape Verde. What’s …

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  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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  • Sørlandet

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