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Miami (US) - Horta (PT)

14 April - 05 May 2015

21 days, Stad Amsterdam

From € 2275,-

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Price 2 person cabin p.p.: € 2275,-
Normal price: € 1935,-

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Stad Amsterdam:
Miami (US) - Horta (PT)

14 April - 05 May 2015

Non-stop crossing to Horta in the Azores. For people who like to do an Atlantic Crossing with sailing! On Tuesday April 14th you will come on board of the Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Miami, U.S.A. This large city in the state of Florida, in the southeast of the United States, is one of the most trendy cities in the world. Every year many tourists from various places enjoy the perfect mix of Caribbean temperament and American prosperity. Miami Beach, Bayside Marketplace, the marina, the Freedom Tower, Coconut Grove, Coral Cables and the beautiful nearby “Everglades National Park” are just a few of the highlights that will make a visit to this town more than worthwhile. The long non-stop crossing to Horta in the Azores will start the next morning. The true sailing enthusiast will definitely get what he or she is looking for. The dolphins tumbling near the ship’s bow, the beautiful clouds, the colorful rainbows, the sun’s rise and fall but also the peace and freedom of the open sea will make you relive the old days. An unique chance to admire the Clipper in all her glory. We expect to arrive in Horta three weeks later on the early morning of May 5th. Horta is situated in the western part of the Archipelago of the Azores on the island of Faial. Here you may choose to fly home from the small airport in Horta or you may decide to join us in sailing to Monaco on the French Riviera which will take another 2 weeks. For over a month on board of the Clipper Stad Amsterdam while crossing the Atlantic Ocean, will be a most unique and unforgettable experience. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Miami, U.S.A. The largest city in Florida is one of the trendiest cities in the world. With its high rise buildings, blue ocean, and tropical climate Miami offers the perfect mix of Caribbean temperament and American prosperity. Miami Beach, Bayside Marketplace, the marina, the Freedom Tower, Coconut Grove, Coral Cables and the beautiful nearby “Everglades National Park” are just a few of the highlights that will make a visit to this city more than worthwhile.

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.

Key points

  • Dates: 14 April 2015 - 5 May 2015
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • 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
  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

You sail on the Stad Amsterdam

Stad Amsterdam

Tall Ships

Stad Amsterdam

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

  • A Few Moments of Peace

    Morgenster, September 2014

    Baltic Sea

    – by Windseeker Jan

    "There were dolphins!”, my watch mate told me when I emerged from my cabin. “Hundreds of them! Jumping and blowing! You missed them!” I thought he was pulling my leg, but apparently he wasn’t. When seasickness claims you, you miss …

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  • Sailing back to Ushuaia

    Anne-Margeretha

    Antartica – Ushuaia

    – by Sally

    We had a great sail to Ushuaia, tacking all the way, Anne-Margaretha, well-heeled over and really showing off. Around the halfway point Heinz called the crew up and down came the fok and up went the storm fok. This added …

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