Course: Greenland! Embark on a great adventure which combines sailing on the Atlantic and exploring the rarely visited island. The voyage starts in Isafjordur, Iceland, from where you will make the crossing over the Atlantic waters. Once you make your way around the drift ice, you will be rewarded by breathtaking views of southern Greenland. With 22 days to reach the town of Nuuk, you can expect to have plenty of time to explore the nearby fjords. Finally you will bring the Tecla to Greenland’s largest town. With 17,000 inhabitants it’s a perfect place to see the daily lives of local people today, and eventually catch one of the regular planes to Reykjavik. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
Isafjordur (meaning ‘fjord of ice’) is a small port town in the northwest of Iceland. It is a major access point to the nature reserve on the Hornstrandir Peninsula, an uninhabited wilderness area to which ferries run weekly during summer. Despite its small population of 2600 people, the town has a relatively urban feel. It is considered a centre for alternative music and there’s even a hospital. Have a look around in the Maritime museum or go for a tour of the waterfalls and the nearby fjords.
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.
Dates: 30 June 2021 - 19 July 2021
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
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: towels
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
Nina (20) Norway
"My trip in a few words: Sailed, tried new things. Big ship. Seasickness. Spent a lot of time on the sea."
Piotr (22) Poland
"Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."
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