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Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES) - La Gomera (ES) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

22 November - 29 November 2023

7 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 1050,-

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Sail Training

in a shared cabin: € 1050,-
in a double cabin: € 1425,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES) - La Gomera (ES) - Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

22 November - 29 November 2023

Prolong your summer with a November sailing trip in the Canary Islands! This voyage will take you from the bustling and rugged island of Tenerife, to lush La Gomera and on to La Palma known as “La Isla Bonita”, before returning to Tenerife. Spend the first two days at sea, learning the ropes of the Santa Maria Manuela, and finding your sea legs. There will be plenty of time to get involved in the sailing, from helming to trimming sails and from navigation to going aloft. After a two-day crossing, anchor off the beautiful island of La Gomera and take time to explore the interior. The World Biosphere Reserve and Starlight Reserve of La Palma soon calls after a short passage to the northernmost Canary Island. The island offers a wide scenic and climatic diversity. Set the course back towards Santa Cruz, Tenerife where you’ll enjoy the deck BBQ with the rest of the crew, before disembarking the following morning.
When planning flights please bear in mind that we are granted no flexibility from the customs authorities in relation to the embarkation and disembarkation times.
For Windseekers aged 14-80 years (trainees younger than 18 have to be accompanied by an adult).
Different cabins available: contact info@windseeker.org to enquire.

Ports

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!

Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the shared capital of the Canary Islands, together with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The central square Plaza de España is a real eye-catcher, situated between the ocean and the old, bustling city centre. Lose yourself in the crowded alleys, find a spot on one of the terraces, or leave town and discover the rugged volcanic landscape. The museum of Nature and Man is worth a visit. Chances are you’ll find pilot whales in the waters around Tenerife, so keep an eye out!

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 22 November 2023 - 29 November 2023
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers aged 14-80 years, 14-18 accompanied by an adult
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • 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
  • Possible diets: regular, vegetarian, gluten-free, some allergies
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Bedding and towels are provided on board
  • "This adventure brings a lot of feelings with it, it's a wake-up call for life."

    Ian (20), Belgium

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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Windseeker logs

  • A Human Adventure

    Morgenster, June 2018

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

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  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.