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Horta (PT) - Monaco (MC)

06 May - 20 May 2015

14 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1495,-

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2 personscabin (p.p.p.): € 1495,-
Normal price: € 2242,5

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Stad Amsterdam:
Horta (PT) - Monaco (MC)

06 May - 20 May 2015

Join the Stad Amsterdam for a journey from Horta to Monaco and experience the adventure of ocean sailing! Become a member of one of the watches to fully experience life on board. Help set the sails, keep a lookout, and learn more about navigation. Share meals with the crew in the long room and relax on deck with a good book. Make new international friends amongst your fellow shipmates and work together to execute the ship’s manoeuvres. This journey takes you over the Atlantic to the Mediterranean sea, a real treat for every Windseeker! Expect to see dolphins playing across the bow, and maybe you can even climb the rigging to watch the horizon for miles and miles. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.


Horta is situated in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores on the island of Faial. The marina is a primary stop for yachts crossing the Atlantic. Its walls and walkways are covered in paintings created by the crews of visiting ships. Peter's Cafe Sport, located across from the marina, houses the island's scrimshaw museum. A collection of artefacts carved from whale tooth and jawbone. This café is a point of reference for trans-Atlantic yachtsmen and sailors.

Monaco and its surroundings offer marvellous landscapes and sea views unique to the South of France. This is where the rich and famous come to live the good life! Rent a car if you have the time, and visit the old village of Eze, and La Turbie where you can see the ‘Trophy of Augustus’. The nearby town of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin is largely built onto a mountain wall and can only be explored on foot. Of course, you can also saunter through Monaco proper and perhaps make a wager in its casinos.

Key points

  • Dates: 6 May 2015 - 20 May 2015
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 15:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 29
  • 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
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "This adventure brings a lot of feelings with it, it's a wake-up call for life."

    Ian (20), Belgium

You sail on the Stad Amsterdam

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

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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