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Shelburne (CA) - Saint John (CA)

13 August - 18 August 2017

5 days, Spirit of South Carolina

From € 640,-

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Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta Sail Training

Normal price: € 640,-

Book this journey

Spirit of South Carolina:
Shelburne (CA) - Saint John (CA)

13 August - 18 August 2017

Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta: Outport Programme. Board the Spirit of South Carolina in Shelburne before setting the course for Saint John, New Brunswick. Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, expect a warm welcome in ports and experience Sail Training on a beautiful Ship. Pull the ropes, set the sails, man the helm and become a part of the crew. The first 1.5 days you will get training at the ship in the dock before you will go to sea. 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 $675.

Ports

Shelburne is a small town located in the southeast end of Nova Scotia, Canada. While visiting the town take a trip to Dory Shop Museum and learn about the iconic Nova Scotian small-crafts. Or take a boat tour and learn more about the area and the wildlife around it.

Saint John is the only city on the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada, situated at the mouth of Sain John river. It is a perfect starting point for many trips to admire the Canadian nature: the Irving Nature Park, Rockwood Park or the Reversing Falls, to name a few. You can also visit the Carleton Martello Tower or the New Brunswick Museum to learn more about the area. Finally take a walk at an indoor city market where you can taste local specialities and buy some handcrafted souvenirs.

  • Saint John (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 August 2017 - 18 August 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 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."

    Barnabas (22), Hungary

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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