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Sal Island (CV) - Sal Island (CV)

23 November - 02 December 2018

9 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 1050,-

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

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

23 November - 02 December 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: 23 November 2018 - 2 December 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
  • "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches."

    Phillip (24), France

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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