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Antigua (AG) - Southampton (GB)

28 May - 06 July 2018

39 days, Tenacious

From € 3345,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

Normal price: € 3345,-

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Tenacious:
Antigua (AG) - Southampton (GB)

28 May - 06 July 2018

Bringing the Tenacious back home from the Caribbean. Step on board the beautiful wooden Tall Ship in sunny Antigua for 40 days worth of adventure! Though nothing is set in stone when it comes to sailing, the plan for this trip is to visit Bermuda and then cross to the remote archipelago of the Azores in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, before setting course for Great Britain. This thrilling journey includes visiting the Caribbean, crossing the ocean and a fair possibility of meeting dolphins and maybe even whales. What more could you want from the holiday of a lifetime! Open to all able-bodied and disabled trainees, minimum age 16 years.

Ports

Antigua is the main island of a small Caribbean state Antigua and Barbuda. It’s local name is Waladli while the Western name has been given to the island by Christopher Columbus in 1493. Antigua is full of beautiful beaches and picturesque sights. You can relax by the clear blue sea, take a trek to a Hell’s Gate natural landmark, roam the Nelson’s Dockyard or visit one of the historical sites like Fort James, St. John’s Cathedral or the Monk’s Hill.

Southampton, on the shores of the Solent, is the largest port of England. The bustling town offers plenty of distractions, and is known (sometimes reviled) for its brutalist architecture. However, the city hosts a number of fine museums, the Tudor House, and long stretches of medieval walls. Also, the beautiful English countryside is just a short drive away. The yearly Southampton boat show in september should be on any Windseeker’s calendar. And don’t forget to visit the Isle of Wight!

  • Antigua (AG)

  • Southampton (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 28 May 2018 - 6 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 16:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining:
  • 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
  • Barnabas (22) Hungary

    "IT WAS AN ABSOLUTE JOY TO STEER FOR HOURS WHEN THE WIND WAS BLOWING AND EVEN WHEN IT WAS COMPLETELY DEAD. I LOVED TO SEE THE SEA, I LOVED THE SILENCE OF THE OCEAN."

  • Tan (17) Turkey

    "If you believe and push yourself there is nothing you can't do."

  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

You sail on the Tenacious

Tall Ship Tenacious under sails

Tall Ships

Tenacious

The Jubilee Sailing Trust has launched Tenacious in 2000 to join another of their vessels, Lord Nelson. These two are unique Tall Ships, fully equipped to host able-bodied and physically disabled trainees alike. Once you get on board you are becoming …

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Windseeker logs

  • 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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  • Stargazing at Starpoint

    Tecla, September 2014

    – by Captain Gijs

    Finally, after two and a half days of motor sailing, we are able to carry on under sail alone. A bit later than expected, but still very welcome, the ESE-ly winds have filled our sails again. Progress has been good …

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Photos

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