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Delfzijl (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

03 July - 07 July 2016

4 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

From € 385,-

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Delfzijl (NL) - Antwerp (BE)

03 July - 07 July 2016

Sail at the beautiful Statsraad Lehmkuhl! The voyage goes from the little charming town of Delfzijl in North of the Netherlands where there will be a Sail-event. Afterwards you will cross the Northsea and sail to Antwerp, one of the biggest and busiest harbors on the world. Open to all ages, minimum age 14 years. Age 12-14 years at request.

Ports

Delfzijl means 'sluice of the Delf'. The Delf was a canal connecting the rivers Fivel and Ems, and is now part of the Damsterdiep. The city lies in the northeast of the Netherlands, in the province Groningen. Natural gas, petroleum fields, aluminium plant, large salt production, wind mills for electricity and fishing. This is an industrial place. Step on the dike to look out over the water and feel the sea breeze. Visit Groningen by train, the province capital, with musea, cafés and shopping.

This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: "The wharf where ships berth".


  • Delfzijl (NL)

  • Antwerp (BE)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 July 2016 - 7 July 2016
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • 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
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

You sail on the Statsraad Lehmkuhl

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

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