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Esbjerg (DK) - Stavanger (NO)

21 July - 28 July 2018

7 days, Sorlandet

From € 597,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

15-25 : € 597,-
26-70: € 714,-

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Sorlandet:
Esbjerg (DK) - Stavanger (NO)

21 July - 28 July 2018

* Last place – contact info@windseeker.org before booking * Tall Ships Races 2018, Cruise in Company. Enjoy the excitement of Tall Ships Races port festivals without the competitive racing. Sail from Denmark to Norway on a Norwegian Tall Ship, in company of many other vessels joining the events. You will have the time to make friends with your fellow trainees and take in the scenery. Prices in NOK: adults: NOK 6,700; youngsters: NOK 5,600. Prenight in Esbjerg at request, based on B&B for NOK 700 per night (approx. EUR 75). Open to Windseekers aged 15-70.

Programme Outline

Ports

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

Stavanger is a modern port, but retains a small historic district. The lovely old harbour is a favourite stopover for big cruiseships that tower over the buildings. The city has a lively cultural scene, and is surrounded by numerous outdoor destinations well worth a visit. Explore the narrow, rocky Lysefjord and the mountains Preikestolen and Kjerag, or relax on Jæren's beaches. Make sure to bring hiking boots, as the mountains stand over 1000 meters tall.

  • Esbjerg (DK)

  • Stavanger (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 21 July 2018 - 28 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 70 trainees
  • 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
  • "Take chances. If you don't try, you'll never know."

    Myriam (20), Belgium

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

The bow of the Sorlandet cuts through the North-European waters at summertime. Since 1995 she regularly crosses the Atlantic Ocean on the way to far-away destinations, like the Caribbean. Sometimes the Ship is manned by the cadets of the Royal …

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