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Bergen (NO) - Eemshaven (NL)

24 June - 28 June 2016

4 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Bergen (NO) - Eemshaven (NL)

24 June - 28 June 2016

Bergen to Eemshaven – Join the Lehmkuhl for a spectacular sailing trip across the North Sea and see underway more sailingvessels underway to the Netherlands for Sail Delfsail. Open to all ages, minimum age 12 years. Age 12-15 accompanied by an adult/parent.

Ports

Bergen is the gateway to the Fjords of Norway and a well-established cruise port. Bergen is an international city packed with history and tradition, a big city with small-town charm and atmosphere. Stroll around old streets and alleyways, and mingle with the crowds at the Fish Market. Saunter along the listed wooden buildings at Bryggen to the old fortress at Bergenhus, or call in at one of Bergen’s museums and galleries. The panoramic views of the city, the fjord and the ocean are breathtaking.

Eemshaven is a seaport in the province of Groningen, in the northeast of the Netherlands. When you leave port and go out at sea you are at the Wadden Sea, an UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. You might spot a seal and you will spot some birds. You can also walk with low tide over the bottom of the sea and see all kinds of marine life. The port of Eemshaven itself is a robust, industrial area. But you can go for a nice walk over the dike, enjoy nature and look over the sea.

  • Bergen (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 24 June 2016 - 28 June 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 18:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock
  • "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."

    Barnabas (22), Hungary

You sail on the Statsraad Lehmkuhl

Lehmkuhl
Shipping type: Bark
Homeport: Bergen (NO)
Date built: 1914
Trainees: 150
Length: 98m
Height of mast: 48 m
Sail: 2026 m2

Cinematic action! Norway's largest sailing vessel looks like a real film set: The Statsraad Lehmkuhl has an impressive and romantic appearance with the length of 98 metres and over 2000 m² of sail - you'd better roll up your sleeves! …

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Windseeker logs

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  • We sail together. We sweat together. We smile together.

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    – by the Trainees

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