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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Curacao (NL)

03 October - 04 November 2021

32 days, Statsraad Lehmkuhl

From € 4389,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

Normal price: € 4389,-

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Statsraad Lehmkuhl:
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES) - Curacao (NL)

03 October - 04 November 2021

Atlantic crossing in one month: a dream voyage with truly unique experiences. Board Statsraad Lehmkuhl in Canary Islands for this epic adventure, part of the One Ocean Expedition. Spend a whole month at sea, with warm and good sailing conditions across the Atlantic. Enjoy the digital detox, so far from land that nothing will disturb your rest. Take in the stars without the light pollution, and search the ocean for dolphins and whales. During the whole month on board you will create a tight community with your fellow trainees and crew, and learn to sail on Norway’s largest Tall Ship (and one of the most environmentally-friendly ships of its class in the world!) This is a truly amazing adventure for anyone who wants to havea bucket-list experience. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years (with an adult guardian), 18 years if sailing alone.

Ports

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is a cosmopolitan town, the shared capital (with Santa Cruz) of the Canary Islands. Situated on the ‘wet’ north side, the city feels more authentic than the touristy places on the ‘dry’ south side. Las Palmas offers beaches, cheap shopping, culture and excitement with a night life, primarily in the district of Vegueta. Its culture is decidedly Spanish, mixed with influences from all over the world, as Las Palmas’ port has been in operation for centuries.

  • Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 October 2021 - 4 November 2021
  • Embarkation: 10:00-19:00, disembarkation: around 20:00
  • 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 bag, pillow, bedsheets and towels
  • "Working together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

    Piotr (22), Poland

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

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

  • 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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  • Wylde Swan

    Salty Eyelashes and the Endless Ocean

    Wylde Swan, 14 October - 21 November

    Sailing from Harlingen to Tenerife. On board: crew and trainees

    – by Jeske Zijlstra, Deckhand

    After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing the Ship for strong backwinds and high waves. For Barry (the small sail) it’s the perfect time to show up. Carefully putting …

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Photos

  • Trainees
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STO Garant

This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).

This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else. After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.

 

What does it mean?

In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.