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Cape Town (ZA) - Antigua (AG)

09 April - 24 May 2018

45 days, Tenacious

From € 4420,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

Normal price: € 4420,-

Book this journey

Tenacious:
Cape Town (ZA) - Antigua (AG)

09 April - 24 May 2018

From South Africa to the Caribbean on board the largest operative wooden hulled ship in the world! Embark on Tenacious in Cape Town and, after getting familiar with the Ship, set the sails and catch the trade winds to sail nort-west towards your first stop. Winds permitting, you will visit the remote St Helena and Ascension Island before crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean. Depending on your arrival time, you might visit one or two different islands before reaching the sunny Antigua. Open to all able-bodied and disabled trainees, minimum age 16 years.

Ports

Cape Town, close to Cape of Good Hope, is a wonderful place where African and European cultures mix and match in interesting ways. The city offers lots of entertainment and fine cuisine, and there is much to see! Visit the Table Mountain, saunter along the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, check out Robben Island where Nelson Mandela used to be imprisoned, and of course no Windseeker's visit is complete without a trip to Cape Point. If you have time, a drive along the coast is highly recommended!

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.

  • Cape Town (ZA)

  • Antigua (AG)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 April 2018 - 24 May 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
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

You sail on the Tenacious

Tall Ship Tenacious under sails
Shipping type: Barquentine
Homeport: Southampton (UK)
Date built: 2000
Trainees: 44
Length: 65 m
Height of mast: 37,6 m
Sail:

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

  • Sailing Ship in the Tropics

    Anne Margeretha

    Tropics

    – by Annet

    Sometimes you have afternoons which are exactly how you thought they would be on a sailing ship in the tropes: the sun just right above your head, a cool breeze in the front, lightly cracking sails and murmuring waves… You are …

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  • 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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