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Bermuda (BM) - Boston (US)

04 June - 17 June 2017

13 days, Spirit of South Carolina

From € 1810,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

Normal price: € 1810,-

Book this journey

Spirit of South Carolina:
Bermuda (BM) - Boston (US)

04 June - 17 June 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Race 3. Join the Spirit of South Carolina in Bermuda where you will meet many more Tall Ships. Between the Regatta and the 35th America’s Cup, Bermuda will be at the time the sailing capital of the Atlantic. Then set the sails and take course for Boston in an exciting race against other Tall Ships, Small Ships and Yachts. Sail the Spirit of Carolina and be a part of the crew: set the sails, pull the ropes, steer and stand lookout with your fellow trainees. Finally you will enter Boston where you can expect another sailing festival. Open to Windseekers of 15 years and older. IMPORTANT: Due to currency rates change, the price in EUR for this journey is approximate – the binding fee is in USD and it’s $1,925.

Ports

Bermuda is a group of low-forming volcanoes in the North Atlantic Ocean, consisting of 181 islands. The first known European explorer to reach Bermuda was Spanish sea captain Juan de Bermúdez in 1503, after whom the islands are named. Bermuda's culture is a mix of Native American, Spanish-Caribbean, English, Irish, and Scots. It is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda has a humid subtropical climate, pink sand beaches and clear, cerulean blue ocean water. Go snorkeling to see the coral reef.

Boston is the capital of the Massachusetts state, well-known for its excellent universities: Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. But there is more to Boston than education! Visit the Fenway Park sports complex or one of the many museums in town. The beautiful waterfront invites for a stroll and, once you're there, don't miss visiting the Tea Party Ship replica.

  • Bermuda (BM)

  • Boston (US)

Key points

  • Dates: 4 June 2017 - 17 June 2017
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 0
  • 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 bags and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches."

    Phillip (24), France

You sail on the Spirit of South Carolina

Shipping type: Gaff Schooner
Homeport: Charleston, South Carolina
Date built: 2006
Trainees: 21
Length: 28.85 m (140 ft)
Height of mast: 39.00 m
Sail: 600 m2 (6500 sq. ft)

The Spirit of South Carolina, a two-masted topsail schooner, was born in 2006. Many local volunteers have helped with the construction. The Ship's objective is to honor maritime traditions of Charleston, South Carolina, as well as provide valuable programs for …

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