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Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Balboa (PA) - San Diego (US)

19 January - 09 February 2018

21 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1695,-

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3-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 1695,-
2-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 1995,-
1-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 2992,5

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Stad Amsterdam:
Balboa (PA) - San Diego (US)

19 January - 09 February 2018

Board Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Balboa, on the Pacific coast of Panama, for this 3-week non-stop voyage to San Diego in the Southern California. This exciting journey will have you gain your sea legs and learn as much as you can about sailing on a traditional Tall Ship. At sea not one day will be the same and completing the nearly 3000 miles in total will be an unforgettable experience. Please note that depending on the wind you might spend parts of the trip going on the engine instead of sailing in order to reach the destination in time. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years. Single cabin possible for € 2992.50

Ports

Balboa is a district of Panama City, connecting the Pacific Ocean and Panama Canal known as one of the busiest container ports in Latin America. Panama City is culturally diverse, what can be recognised both in architecture, varying from Spanish colonial to modern high-rise buildings and also in wide variety of languages commonly spoken. The city has to offer different kinds of fascinating districts, places and activities to experience... just don't get lost in this colorful city.

San Diego is a city in Southern California, on the Pacific Coast of the US. With population of nearly 1.5 million it's a lively place, full of activities. Everyone will find something to do there! Visit the famous San Diego Zoo and the USS Midway Museum for the most popular attractions. If you prefer to stay out of the bustling city, the La Jolla Cove is the place to swim and relax.

  • San Diego (US)

Key points

  • Dates: 19 January 2018 - 9 February 2018
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 42
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

    Axel (23), France

You sail on the Stad Amsterdam

Stad Amsterdam
Shipping type: Clipper
Homeport: Amsterdam (NL)
Date built: 2000
Trainees:
Length: 76 m
Height of mast: 46,25 m
Sail: 2200 m2

A modern Clipper. Imagine yourself on a 19th century clipper when you board Stad Amsterdam, a modern version of the fast merchant ships of bygone days. The 60 metre long wooden deck, the high masts, the many yards and hundreds …

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Windseeker logs

  • Sustainable sailing: plastic research in 2023

    Gulden Leeuw, Thalassa, July 2023

    – by Maarten Erich, The Ocean Movement

    The Ocean Movement Foundation We are on a mission to stop plastic pollution from ending up in our ocean. With the Manta trawl, we are gathering data on microplastic pollution in the waters that we sail in. Together with the trainees …

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  • We are all Adventurers

    Bark Europa

    Antartica

    – by Windseeker Robin

    We are all adventurers... each of us in our own way. For some... it's facing the sea-sickness of rolling swells and books that move across the table on their own. Or climbing the mast all the way to the top, …

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