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Sao Miguel (PT) - Terceira (PT)

12 May - 18 May 2018

6 days, Santa Maria Manuela

From € 875,-

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Santa Maria Manuela:
Sao Miguel (PT) - Terceira (PT)

12 May - 18 May 2018

Sailing trip around the Azores. Come to the remote Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and sail between different islands on a schooner Santa Maria Manuela. You will board in Sao Miguel and visit Sao Jorge and Graciosa, before disembarking in Terceira. You can visit the islands on your own, buy optional excursions or spend the non-sailing days kayaking or fishing (equipment available on board). Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older; younger at request (accompanied by an adult). VAT not included in the price. Price doesn’t include optional excursions (from EUR 25 to EUR 75). Changes in the itinerary may be made due to weather conditions.

Ports

Sao Miguel in the Azores is also known as The Green Island - and for a good reason! If you love nature, hiking and taking in beautiful vistas, this is the place to visit. You can rent quads and go canyoning. There are also interesting museums and research places dedicated to the volcanic nature of the islands - visit them and you will almost certainly learn something new.

Terceira is one of the Azores islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Terceira is home to Azores' oldest city Angra do Heroismo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If you like nature, visit the Algar do Carvao caves or Monte Brasil park. If you prefer history, stroll through Angra do Heroismo and don't miss the Town Hall! You can also climb up to Alto da Memoria for a beautiful view over the city.

  • Sao Miguel (PT)

  • Terceira (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 12 May 2018 - 18 May 2018
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • 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 became much more confident and explored my limits."

    Aron (18)

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

Recently renovated Santa Maria Manuela is is now 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 …

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Windseeker logs

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    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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  • The Tall Ships Races 2020 postponed to 2021

    – by Windseeker

    New dates for the Tall Ships Races 2020 - postponed to 2021   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Tall Ships Races 2020 have been postponed by the organiser - Sail Training International. Instead of 2020, the Races will take place in August …

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