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Bangor (GB) - Troon (GB)

29 July - 04 August 2018

6 days, Thalassa

From € 695,-

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new price: 2 person cabin p.p.: € 695,-
1 person cabin : € 1495,-
2 person cabin p.p.p. : € 995

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Thalassa:
Bangor (GB) - Troon (GB)

29 July - 04 August 2018

New Price! Whiskey and Sailing journey: Sailing from Ireland to Scotland and whisky tasting at the source. Step on board the Tall Ship Thalassa in Northern Ireland and and sail across the Irish Sea to Scotland. Enjoy authentic whiskey tasting experiences, discover coastal distilleries, enjoy the company of whisky friends and meet whisky professionals! Especially for this whiskysail there will be a well stored whiskybar on board. The sailing trip is escorted by an experienced whiskyguide/expert. Open for all people who like Wiskey and sailing, minimum age 21 years.

Ports

Bangor is a University city on the North Wales coast, across the Menai straits from the island of Anglesey. A tiny city with a population of just 15,000, Bangor contains a cathedral, castle and traditional Victorian pier. Walk along the coast, or travel further afield to the Beaumaris Castle or the dramatic landscapes of Snowdonia.

Troon, situated on the west coast of Scotland, is famous for its Royal Troon golf course, one of the hosts to the Open Golf Championship. The course is chosen to host this annual event roughly every seven years. The Duke of Portland took the existing natural harbour on the north side of the headland and added docks. Troon has over the past few years become a popular place for kitesurfing. The strong winds coming from the Atlantic and from the north down the Firth of Clyde make it an ideal spot.

  • Bangor (GB)

  • Troon (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 29 July 2018 - 4 August 2018
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 21 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 30
  • 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
  • "Very fun, eye-opening adventure."

    Sterre (16), the Netherlands

You sail on the Thalassa

Shipping type: Barquentine
Homeport: Harlingen (NL)
Date built: 1980
Trainees: 30
Length: 47m
Height of mast: 35m
Sail: 800m2

Sail in style. The Thalassa is more than capable to sail every imaginable sea and ocean. A 3-masted barquentine, she carries square sails on the foremast, while the main and mizzen masts are both gaff-rigged. Thanks to that she can …

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Windseeker logs

  • A Few Moments of Peace

    Morgenster, September 2014

    Baltic Sea

    – by Windseeker Jan

    "There were dolphins!”, my watch mate told me when I emerged from my cabin. “Hundreds of them! Jumping and blowing! You missed them!” I thought he was pulling my leg, but apparently he wasn’t. When seasickness claims you, you miss …

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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