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Harlingen (NL) - Arendal (NO)

06 August - 10 August 2018

4 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

From € 463,-

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Age 12-25: € 463,-
Age 25+: € 515,-

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Harlingen (NL) - Arendal (NO)

06 August - 10 August 2018

Sail with Statsraad Lehmkuhl from Harlingen to Arendal. Board the vessel in the north of the Netherlands where lots of other Tall Ships will be departing a sailing festival. Set the course across the North Sea and enjoy the passage to Norway. Set the sails, pull the ropes, learn about sailing and enjoy being out on the open sea! Open to Windseekers aged 15 and older, 12-15 on request.

Ports

Harlingen is a trade and fishing port in Friesland, the Netherlands. The town itself is over a thousand years old, and you’ll find several historic streets in the old city centre. Its small size makes it easy to explore the town on foot. In 2014 Harlingen was a port of call for the Tall Ships Races. The town operates ferry lines to the Frisian Islands, a unique nature reserve with populations of seals, birds, and other wildlife. With its ‘gezellige’ pubs the town is a great place for a stopover.

Arendal is a medium-sized town in the south of Norway. Its old city centre still retains wooden houses, dating back to the 17th century. The old harbor is called Pollen, and this is where you will find the fish market, cafes and restaurants. The surrounding countryside is hilly and green, and offers beautiful vistas over the islands and waterways nearby. Should you arrive in the summer, be sure to check is you’re on time for the annual jazz and blues festival!

  • Harlingen (NL)

  • Arendal (NO)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 August 2018 - 10 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 8:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years (age 12-15 at request)
  • 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
  • "You have to try it! You will get to know a side of you that you didn’t think you had. I learned a lot, and I became more independent after this trip!"

    Amalie (20)

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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