The Tall Ships Races 2022: Race 2. Back to Denmark! Joint the last race of this year’s event and sail on the North Sea from Belgium to Denmark. Step on board the Thalassa in beautiful Antwerp and leave the harbour in a spectacular Parade of Sail, watched by thousands of people on land. Set the sails and join the race, sailing day and night to reach the finish line. Along the way you will learn from professional crew and get your sea legs: from setting sails, to climbing, to steering the Ship – nothing beats the feeling of being on a traditional Tall Ship! After watch relax with your new friends on deck, look for dolphins in the sea, watch the stars undimmed by the light polution and the endless horizon. Reach Aalborg with two days to spare and enjoy the award ceremony, Crew Party, fireworks and lots of other events, before you disembark. Open to Windseekers aged 15-25 (26-28 at request).
This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: “The wharf where ships berth”.
The Tall Ships Races 2019 will be visiting the grand port of Aalborg. Aalborg has had a love affair with The Tall Ships Races since 1999, when the city hosted the event for the first time. Aalborg is situated at the Liim Fiord where it was founded by Vikings over 1000 years ago. Today Aalborg is a modern city with visible historic roots. Its theatres, symphony orchestra, performance venues, and museums, make Aalborg a great place to wind down after an exhilarating Sail adventure.
Dates: 24 July 2022 - 6 August 2022
For Windseekers 15-25 years, age 26-28 at request
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 ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers. Windseeker can help to arrange traveling together with other trainees from your country
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
This Journey is covered by the STO Garant guarantee. You can find the conditions for this guarantee scheme on STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/en/downloads).
This process is automatic and you do not need to do anything else.After receiving your booking, Windseeker will send you detailed information on how and when to pay for your journey – together with all the other important details.
What does it mean?
In short: you do not pay the booking amount to Windseeker but instead into an escrow account. This trust account holds your payment in reserve until your journey’s end. The booking amount is then released to Windseeker on the day after your trip ends. If Windseeker or the Ship should become financially insolvent before the end of your trip, STO Garant will implement the guarantee. The Guarantee Scheme details how you can make a claim under the guarantee in such cases. You can read more about this here.
Phillip (24) France
"Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches"
Christopher (16) England
"I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"
"PUSHED ME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, GOT TO MEET PEOPLE I'D NEVER GET TO MEET AND MADE LIFELONG FRIENDS."
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