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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
  • Jet (31) Netherlands

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

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Claire (20)

    "AN AMAZING ADVENTURE THAT TEACHES YOU THINGS YOU WILL NEVER LEARN SOMEWHERE ELSE"

You sail on the Spirit of South Carolina

Small Ships

Spirit of South Carolina

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

  • Bon Voyage, Plastic!

    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Trainees

    Sunday, 11th of July Once we arrived in Boulogne sûr Mer we had to wait until 9 o'clock before the embarkation on the Thalassa. So we walked a bit around the festival and the harbour. Then we met more people who …

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  • Picture of people on board the Tall Ship Morgenster

    A Human Adventure

    Morgenster, June 2018

    Dublin, Ireland to Bordeaux, France

    – by Mentor Robin and Trainee Agathe

    Robin Gatel (Mentor, 21 years old) I participated as a mentor to the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 2018 from Dublin to Bordeaux on board the Morgenster. I was assigned to the red watch which was on deck from 8 to …

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