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Ibiza (ES) - Genoa (IT)

15 June - 24 June 2023

9 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1730,-

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3-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 1730,-
2-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 2025,-
1-person cabin (p.p.p.): € 2995

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Stad Amsterdam:
Ibiza (ES) - Genoa (IT)

15 June - 24 June 2023

Join the clipper Stad Amsterdam in Ibiza and get to know the crew before setting out to explore. Sail the Mediterranean Sea from Ibiza in Spain to the southern French town of Sanary-sur-Mer. There you will stop in a beautiful bay, where you will be able to swim, snorkel, relax or explore the cozy town. Another fun activity may be visiting Toulon, which is only 15 kilometers away!
The sails are hoisted again after our very pleasant stay of more than 24 hours on the Côte d’Azur. The next and final destination on this voyage will be Genoa in northwestern Italy, a city with long maritime traditions and home to Christopher Columbus.
Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.
You must have a full vaccination in order to join all Stad Amsterdam journey (no boosters needed). Trainees exhibiting flu-like symptoms will need to wear a face mask while on board. Covid-related cancellations possible. Click here to learn more.

Ports

Ibiza has the reputation of a boisterous party town where people hit the beaches by day and dance all night. This is but part of the story of this picturesque island, which is part of Balearics near the coast of Spain.
Its amazing to explore Ibiza, with trendy shops, interesting restaurants, luxury hotels and spas in its beautiful harbor. Additionally, the island has 56 sandy beaches around the coastline, making it the perfect place to simply relax.

Genoa is an Italian city on the coast of the Ligurian Sea with long maritime traditions. Historically a very important Mediterranean port, it is also known as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus. Take a stroll in the traditional Centro Storico and stop for an Italian meal accompanied by a glass of wine. Visit the famous Aquarium and admire the many species of marine animals living there. For a dose of the city's maritime history visit Museo del Mare, then relax on one of the nearby beaches.

  • Ibiza (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 June 2023 - 24 June 2023
  • 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
  • "As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work - and do it perfectly!"

    Jet (31), Netherlands

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

  • Fun day out with friends

    Wadden Sea, October 2020

    All photos courtesy of BTOWU

    – by Nienke

    Besides providing us with super awesome, smart, science people to ensure the high quality of the sustainability side of our Exchange programs, By the Ocean we Unite also organize their own things. Like ‘citizen science’ day trips, during which folks …

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  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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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.