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IJmuiden (NL) - Porto (PT)

07 November - 17 November 2015

10 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 1395,-

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2 personscabin (p.p.p.): € 1395,-
Normal price: € 2092,5

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Stad Amsterdam:
IJmuiden (NL) - Porto (PT)

07 November - 17 November 2015

On Saturday November 7th the crew of the Clipper Stad Amsterdam will prepare the ship for her departure down south after a stay of almost a month in The Netherlands. The next morning the ship will set sail to Porto in Portugal. While sailing on the North Sea, the English Channel, past the Gulf of Biscay and on the Atlantic Ocean, you will experience the true beauty of a tall ship under sail. On Tuesday November 17th we will have to say goodbye and your sailing journey will end in Leixous, the harbor of Porto. This city on the North bank of the river Douro has much to offer! A perfect ending to your sailing adventure will be a stroll through one of the oldest European centres (registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and a tasting of the famous Port(o) wine. Open for all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

  • IJmuiden (NL)

  • Porto (PT)

Key points

  • Dates: 7 November 2015 - 17 November 2015
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 30
  • 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
  • "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: 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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Windseeker logs

  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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