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Port Hawkesbury (CA) - Sainte Anne de Monts (CA)

03 July - 06 July 2017

3 days, Spirit of South Carolina

From € 850,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

Normal price: € 850,-

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Spirit of South Carolina:
Port Hawkesbury (CA) - Sainte Anne de Monts (CA)

03 July - 06 July 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Cruise in Company. Sail along the Gulf of Saint Lawrence from Port Hawkesbury to Sainte Anne de Monts. Experience the atmosphere of the Rendez-Vous Regatta without the pressure of a race; instead embark on a more relaxing voyage to discover Canada. Set the sails, man the helm and learn to live with the rhythm of the Ship. 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 $900.

Ports

The small town of Port Hawkesbury is located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island in Canada. The community is named after Admiral Sir Edward Hawke. Walk along the streets and explore this charming town or take a walk on the beach and enjoy the fresh air and the sound of the waves.

Key points

  • Dates: 3 July 2017 - 6 July 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
  • "It was the most amazing thing I have done so far in my life! I loved it!"

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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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Windseeker logs

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    Windseeker, 23 February 2023

    – by Anna Gudarowska

    While sailing isn't immune to environmental impacts, we're setting a course for eco-conscious practices on board. In this exploration, we dive into the reasons why sailing and sustainability are intricately intertwined. From harnessing the wind's renewable energy to cultivating a …

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  • Clean Circle Navigators 2019: plastic research

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of By The Ocean We Unite & Anna Gudarowska, Windseeker

    In 2019 Windseeker teamed up with By the Ocean we Unite (now: The Ocean Movement) for the first time. In the summer 148 Windseekers took part in the first Sustainable Sailing journeys (now: Clean Circle Navigators) on four Tall Ships. …

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