Header trainee

Join a sailing adventure on a Tall Ship and set course for new horizons!

Dutch Harbour, Alaska (US) - Nuuk (GL)

27 July - 16 September 2025

51 days, Tecla

From € 23400,-

Book this journey

Expedition

15-25 years: € 23400,-
26+: € 26000,-

Book this journey

Tecla:
Dutch Harbour, Alaska (US) - Nuuk (GL)

27 July - 16 September 2025

Attempting the Northwest Passage. In 2019 and 2023, the Tecla crew successfully navigated through the ice and channels of the Northwest Passage. Now you can be part of the next expedition! The attempt to sail the Northwest passage is a once in a lifetime experience. A long voyage of 52 days. Starting off in Dutch Harbor, you will first make your way to Nome. This will be the last harbour of America, from where you will make over 1000 miles before entering Canada. Ice reports and weather reports will be closely monitored, and the exact route will be dependent on them. Possible stops include Talayoak, Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven, Resolute, Beechey Island, Pond Inlet, finishing your voyage in Greenland, Nuuk. As part of the expedition crew you will be part of a watch when there are night sails. During the days at anchor, you will be able to go ashore and explore by foot. Spend your free hours on deck spotting polar bears or find a snug corner to read a book downstairs. Central heating on board will keep you nice and warm, even if it cools down below zero outside. Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime! 
Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Nuuk is the capital of Greenland and, with over 17,000 inhabitants its largest city. The earliest settlements date back to 2200 BC. In the 10th century Nuuk was inhabited by the Vikings and shortly after by Innuit people. Visit the Greenland National Museum and Archives, Katuaq Cultural Centre, Nuuk Art Museum and the Cathedral, and enjoy strolling around town and taking in its unique architecture.

  • Nuuk (GL)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 July 2025 - 16 September 2025
  • Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 16
  • 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
  • This booking is covered by EOC Verzekeringsadvies BV (instead of Windseeker's usual STO Garant).
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • All bedding and towels are provided on board
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

You sail on the Tecla

Tecla
Shipping type: Ketch
Homeport: Winkel (NL)
Date built: 1915
Trainees: 16
Length: 38
Height of mast: 23
Sail: 380m2

One of the most splendid traditional sailing ships. This solid, authentic-rigged ship is not only one of the most beautiful herring loggers, but also a very good sailor. Tecla has won several prizes during the Tall Ships Races and Regattas. …

Read more

Windseeker logs

  • A busy and productive day at sea

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2015

    Aalborg

    – by Trainees Charlotte and Pernille

    Charlotte (26), UK We were lucky as a watch this morning and didn’t go on sail watch until 8 a.m. Some people had to get up to make breakfast but the rest of us enjoyed our lie-in and were bright-eyed and …

    Read log
  • Morgenster Trainees Together

    Cultures at Sea, from individuals to-gether

    Morgenster, August 2016

    Cadiz - A Coruna

    – by Trainees

    Morgenster, EU Exchange 2016 Trainee Logbook   Day 1 – 30/7/2016 At 9, we had breakfast and coffee (especially liked by Bjorn). The taxi arrived and took our bags to the harbour. At the harbour the security controlled all of our bags and then …

    Read log

Photos

  • Trainees
  • Trainee

OTHER JOURNEYS YOU MIGHT LIKE

This Journey is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee.