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Aalborg (DK) - Fredrikstad (NO)

05 July - 13 July 2019

8 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

From € 735,-

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Tall Ships Races Sail Training

Age 15-25: € 735,-
Age 25+: € 875,-

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Aalborg (DK) - Fredrikstad (NO)

05 July - 13 July 2019

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Tall Ships Races 2019 Race 1. Join the magnificent Statsraad Lehmkuhl for another chance to win the Tall Ships Races! Board in Denmark and set course for the Ship’s home country – Norway – where you can expect a very warm welcome. Join the Crew Parade, Crew Party and other fun activities in port, and get to meet trainees from many different countries. Departure from port of Aalborg will be at 10 AM on the 6th of July, the ship will arrive on the 11th in port. On the 11th and 12th there will activities in port like crewparade and crewparty. On the 11th and 12th lunch and dinner is not included in the boardprice. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Programme Outline

Once again in 2019 the Tall Ships from all over the world will come together to compete in the 63rd annual Tall Ships Races. Race 1 will take you from Denmark to Norway. You will leave the city of Aalborg in a spectacular Parade of Sail, before embarking on an exciting race. After a few days on the open sea you will reach Fredrikstad where you will join your fellow trainees from other Ships in Crew Parade, Crew Party, friendly competitions and visiting other vessels.

As a Windseeker you will be a trainee on board of your vessel. Under the watchful eye of professional crew members you will be responsible for sailing the Ship from setting and trimming the sails, through looking out for other vessels, to navigating and steering. You will have day and night watches, and also some time to relax and enjoy the journey!

Ports

The Tall Ships Races 2019 will be visiting the grand port of Aalborg. Aalborg has had a love affair with The Tall Ships Races since 1999, when the city hosted the event for the first time. Aalborg is situated at the Liim Fiord where it was founded by Vikings over 1000 years ago. Today Aalborg is a modern city with visible historic roots. Its theatres, symphony orchestra, performance venues, and museums, make Aalborg a great place to wind down after an exhilarating Sail adventure.

100 km south of Oslo, Fredrikstad is a coastal town, on the East side of the Oslofjord. Fredrikstad has a mix of old and new – The ‘Gamlebyen’ Old Town is a well-preserved star fort, across the water from the modern waterfront. Visitors can also visit the 16th-century Kongsten fort, or Scandinavia’s largest model railway. Fredrikstad will be a host port for the Tall Ship Races 2019.

  • Aalborg (DK)

  • Fredrikstad (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 5 July 2019 - 13 July 2019
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 150
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bags and towels
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Phillip (24) France

    "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Mathijn (13) Netherlands

    "Sailing on the North Sea by night, watching millions of stars"

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