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Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

14 July - 20 July 2018

6 days, Sorlandet

From € 672,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

15-25 : € 672,-
26-70: € 794,-

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Sorlandet:
Sunderland (GB) - Esbjerg (DK)

14 July - 20 July 2018

Tall Ships Races 2018, Race 1. Join the Norwegian Tall Ship Sorlandet, the oldest still operational full-rigged Ship in the world! Board the vessel in Sunderland and cast off the mooring lines to join the Parade of Sail, witnessed by thousands of spectators on land. Then set the course for Denmark in a race against other Tall Ships. Take an active role on board and learn everything about sailing on a big Ship. Once in Esbjerg you can expect to join many activities for the crews. Prices in NOK: adults: NOK 7,450; youngsters: NOK 6,300. Prenight in Sunderland at request, based on B&B for NOK 700 per night (approx. EUR 75). Open to Windseekers aged 15-70.

Programme Outline

Ports

Sunderland is a coastal city in North East England, aging back to the 7th century. Whether you’re a nature or a culture lover, you will surely find a bunch of nice activities to do! For instance, have a lovely day out with fish&chips for lunch at the Roker & Seaburn Beaches or take a relaxing walk in Herrington Country Park. Also, go on a trip to the picturesque Penshaw Monument. Discover the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

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!

  • Sunderland (GB)

  • Esbjerg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 14 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 11:30 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 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
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

    "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"

  • Axel (23) France

    "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

You sail on the Sorlandet

Sorlandet under Sails

Tall Ships

Sorlandet

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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Windseeker logs

  • 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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  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    It feels like we have been out for a lot longer than we actually have

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 2: 25-26 August   25- August-2016 Today we have learned what all the sails and ropes are called, and what they do. We also saw dolphins again and a whale for the first time. We are getting …

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