Following in the Vikings’ Footsteps. Board the Tecla in Iceland and slowly trace your way to Scotland along all the island groups in between. Visit the Faroe Islands, Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and Outer Hebrides. This is a journey through time following the ancient navigators. A cultural and natural voyage, this is a great combination of historical sites and rare wildlife (look out for humpback and killer whales!) – and of course adventurous Atlantic sailing! Standing stones and spitting geysers, golden eagles, otters and arctic foxes are all part of the places you will visit. Enjoy the cultures and cuisines of these often remote island communities before making your way to the charming fishing port of Ullapool. Don’t forget your hiking boots and camera! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland. As you approach from the sea, you’ll sea a modern city skyline with snowy volcanic mountains in the background. Reykjavík is quite cosmopolitan, with plenty of culture and entertainment. Go for a night on the town, or find a tour that takes you to see the glaciers, geysers, and volcanoes for which Iceland is famous. Reykjavík’s climate is less cold than you’d expect. At Nauthólsvík you’ll even find a geothermically heated beach!
Ullapool, despite its small size is the largest settlement for many miles around and a major tourist destination of Scotland. The village was founded in 1788 as a herring port by the British Fisheries Society. A few Cordyline australis or New Zealand cabbage trees are grown in the town and are often mistaken for palms. The harbour is still the edge of the village, used as a fishing port, yachting haven, and ferry port. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings here.
Dates: 16 September 2021 - 7 October 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).
"PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."
"THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"
Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands
"It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."
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