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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Arendal (NO) - Arendal (NO)

21 May - 25 May 2015

4 days, Sorlandet

From € 550,-

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Sail Training

Age 12 - 30: € 550,-
Normal price: € 610,-

Book this journey

Sorlandet:
Arendal (NO) - Arendal (NO)

21 May - 25 May 2015

Short but sweet – get some sail training under your belt on board of Sorlandet. After a brief instruction, you will be in full swing readying the ship’s 27 sails. It’s all about catching the wind and gaining speed. Test yourself and experience the feeling of success together with your new sailing buddies. Imagine yourself standing at the helm and the feeling of steering a 65-metre sailing ship. Why not take in the horizon from the top of the ship’s masts? Treat yourself to the feeling of mastery, delicious meals and camaraderie. This Journey it is all about fun, action and excitement surrounded by magnificent scenery. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 12 years. Age 12-15 year accompanied by an adult / parent.

Ports

Arendal is a medium-sized town in the south of Norway. Its old city centre still retains wooden houses, dating back to the 17th century. The old harbor is called Pollen, and this is where you will find the fish market, cafes and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is hilly and green, and offers beautiful vistas over the islands and waterways nearby. Should you arrive in the summer, be sure to check is you’re on time for the annual jazz and blues festival!

Arendal is a medium-sized town in the south of Norway. Its old city centre still retains wooden houses, dating back to the 17th century. The old harbor is called Pollen, and this is where you will find the fish market, cafes and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is hilly and green, and offers beautiful vistas over the islands and waterways nearby. Should you arrive in the summer, be sure to check is you’re on time for the annual jazz and blues festival!

Key points

  • Dates: 21 May 2015 - 25 May 2015
  • Embarkation: :0 / Disembarkation: :0
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 70
  • 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
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

    Boukje (15), Netherlands

You sail on the Sorlandet

Sorlandet under Sails
Shipping type: Threemast Full Ship
Homeport: Kristiansand (NO)
Date built: 1927
Trainees: 70
Length: 64m
Height of mast: 34,2 m
Sail: 1236 m2

Windseeker logs

  • Morgenster EU-Exchange 1

    Morgenster, July 2015

    Belfast - Alesund

    – by Jack (20) and Arnoud (27)

    Our final day in the harbour was marked by a delightfully late breakfast, allowing everybody a proper recovery from the festivities of the prior day. The day was marked by the first happy hour of the journey, where every watch …

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  • On the Right Course

    Gulden Leeuw, 2017 Rendez-Vous Tall Ships Regatta

    Atlantic Crossing from Halifax to Le Havre

    – by Anna (mentor's notes)

      Aug 2nd 2017   Second Day at Sea Today we have started hauling a smaller vessel, Peter von Danzig – we are currently expecting to go on motor for 2 days before the race will resume. The evening was much calmer than yesterday …

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Photos

  • Trainee
  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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