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Ullapool (GB) - Ullapool (GB)

10 May - 16 May 2016

6 days, Tecla

From € 714,-

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25: € 714,-
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Tecla:
Ullapool (GB) - Ullapool (GB)

10 May - 16 May 2016

Join with Tecla St Kilda, Flanagan group, North Rona- From Ullapool you will set sail for Hirta, the main Island in the St Kilda archipelago. Before the evacuation in 1930 the people on St Kilda made a living out of collecting birds. The main attraction on the Island, apart from the wild live is the little town with its “black houses” and its church with school. They also bred sheep and harvested their wool. Due to the isolation of the Island some of its Fauna have become endemic sub species, like the St Kilda Wren and the St Kilda Field Mouse. After visiting St Kilda and seeing the nesting birds and grazing sheep you will set sail for new places. If the weather permits Tecla will try to stop at these extraordinary islands. As well as North Lewis, were we can visit the Callanisch Standing Stones and the Gearannan black houses. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

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.

  • Ullapool (GB)

  • Ullapool (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 10 May 2016 - 16 May 2016
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Piotr (22) Poland

    "Worked together with different nationalities for a week was a life changing, hilarious experience."

  • Max (17) Germany

    "The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"

You sail on the Tecla

Tecla

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Tecla

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

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Windseeker logs

  • Trainees at the Vega Gamleby

    The most spectacular theatrical performance Mother Nature had to offer

    Vega Gamleby

    Gothenburg - Blyth - Gothenburg

    – by the Trainees

    Logbook trainees Vega Gamleby 2016 Gothenburg-Blyth-Gothenburg Part 3: 27-31 August   27-August-2016: Linda Today was one of the best days in my life. The whole crew played volleyball on the beach. Then be mice for the crew parade and we WON! Yeah! So now I will …

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  • We Learned How to Work Together While Setting Sails

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Ola

    My name is Ola. I’m 15 years old and I come from Poland. It was a big pleasure for me to be a part of The Tall Ships Races 2018 on the Leg from Sunderland (England) to Esbjerg (Denmark). I …

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