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

Hong Kong (HK) - Sorong (ID)

02 July - 18 July 2024

16 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1295,-

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15-25 in a 3-person cabin: € 1295,-
1-person cabin (p.p.p.): €4575
3-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 2590,-
2-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 3050

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Stad Amsterdam:
Hong Kong (HK) - Sorong (ID)

02 July - 18 July 2024

Can you imagine a greater contrast? During this special voyage, you’ll first be overwhelmed in the vibrant, urban setting of Hongkong, and end up in the idyllic, tropical setting of Sorong after an unforgettable adventure at sea. Approach Papua and sense the richness of Indonesian culture. Navigating through the archipelago, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the beauty of the landscapes and catch glimpses of traditional villages along the coast. The final stretch will bring you to Sorong, a bustling port town. The excitement peaks as Stad Amsterdam docks, and you disembark to explore the charm of Raja Ampat. The coral reefs, exotic wildlife, and warm hospitality will create lasting memories. Throughout this entire journey, you’ll experience the ebb and flow of life at sea. The crew’s camaraderie, the ever-changing scenery, and the sense of exploration will make this sailing passage from Hong Kong to Sorong on the Clipper an extraordinary adventure.
Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.
Make sure to check entry requirements (visas, vaccinations) for each visited country for your nationality.

Ports

Hong Kong is a bustling city and a special administrative region in China. Visit Victoria Peak for stunning views over the city, take a relaxing walk in Nan Lian Garden, or take a cable car to Lantau Island. Of course, the Victoria Harbour is an iconic attraction in itself!

Sorong is an Indonesian city on the island of New Guinea. Filled with different cultures and surrounded by beautiful national parks, this vibrant city is a popular tourist destination for those who like to explore new places, like the stunningly beautiful Raja Ampat Islands.

  • Hong Kong (HK)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 July 2024 - 18 July 2024
  • Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining; 29-58
  • 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
  • All diets possible: let us know about special requirements at booking
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • All bedding and towels are provided on board
  • "It is an experience of a lifetime. It feels like escaping from the real world and coming into a world of adventure."

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Trainees

You sail on the 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

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    The harbour of Soller is situated beautifully in a small natural bay at the northern side of the island Mallorca. Directly after departure we set the sails and with a southwestern wind 4-5 Bft we sailed to the east side …

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    Gulden Leeuw, August 2017

    Halifax - Le Havre Atlantic Crossing

    – by Trainees

    August 3rd Hannson Paul, Phil Truchon Second day ocean sailing in Rendez-Vous 2017, all is going well so far. Yesterday we had to take down all the sails and begin to use our engine towards the next checkpoint due to the lack …

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Photos

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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.