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Puerto Montt (CL) - Rapa Nui (CL)

31 March - 21 April 2023

21 days, Tecla

From € 3960,-

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15-25 years: € 3960,-
26+: € 4620,-

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Tecla:
Puerto Montt (CL) - Rapa Nui (CL)

31 March - 21 April 2023

From Patagonia to Polynesia: cruising on the Pacific Ocean. Board Tecla is Puerto Montt, in the Lake District of Chile. Depending on weather and wind, a plan will be made for the first few days. This may include one or more stops in the Lake District. Setting sail from Chilean mainland, this voyage will include a stop to explore the Juan Fernandez Islands. There are several sheltered anchorages possible, depending on wind and swells. After a couple of days to stretch your sea legs, you will set sail for Easter Island, Rapa Nui: the tropical place known known for the standing heads Moai. This mighty crossing of 1,650 miles will take around 10 days, during which you will get into the rhythm of sailing the traditional ship Tecla. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Puerto Montt is a port city in southern Chile and a great starting point for many nature trips. Visit the
Volcan Osorno which is a must-see with its breathtaking views. Take a walk through Angelmo fish market to get a taste of the town's atmosphere and later enjoy the seafood in one of the local resturants. Finally, visit the Catedral de Puerto Montt, a uniqie wooden church with long history.

Rapa Nui - or Easter Island - is a remote island on the Pacific Ocean. It belongs to Chile. Famous for its hundreds of giant stone statues (Moai), Rapa Nui is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go diving with the underwater Moai, admire the Milky Way at night without the light pollution, explore the Anthropological Museum and try the local specialties for an all round experience.

  • Puerto Montt (CL)

  • Rapa Nui (CL)

Key points

  • Dates: 31 March 2023 - 21 April 2023
  • 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
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

You sail on the Tecla

Tecla
Shipping type: Ketch
Homeport: Winkel (NL)
Date built: 1915
Trainees:
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. …

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Windseeker logs

  • Exploring Coastal Waters

    Morgenster Exchange@sea, July 2019

    Norway

    – by Trainees and Mentors

    We present to you: the logbook for the Youth Exchange ‘Exploring Coastal Waters’. This is a written account by participants and mentors Sija & Meri, who were in charge of this matter. It tells the story of our time on …

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  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster, July 2016

    The Tall Ships Races
    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the painful goodbyes. I find my awkward self back at the dinner table (for the second time today) mixed up with the crew instead …

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Photos

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This Journey is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee.