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Hamburg (DE) - Oban (GB)

10 May - 16 May 2015

6 days, Thalassa

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Thalassa:
Hamburg (DE) - Oban (GB)

10 May - 16 May 2015

From Hamburg to Troon, across the North Sea… a real Windseeker journey! Join the Thalassa on its way from Germany to Scotland and help deliver the ship on time for her next engagement. During this mile maker journey, you’ll be an integral part of the crew. Help hoist and trim the sails of this magnificent Tall Ship, enroll in the watch system, and lend a hand with chores on deck and below. The experienced crew will teach you all you need to know, but the experience will be uniquely yours! The Thalassa will likely take the northern route to come at the end destination, so be prepared to see a lot of the beautiful Scottish coastline and its many isles. Open to all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Hamburg is the second-biggest city in Germany and a second-largest port in Europe. The port itself if a major tourist attraction, with its numerous canals, bridges and buildings from the past eras, as well as the naval museum Museumshafen Oevelgönne.
Hafengeburtstag is a funfair to honor the birthday of the port of Hamburg with a party and a ship parade. Take a walk in the Planten un Blomen Park with its different fascinating sections and cross the Elbe in an old tunnel underneath.

Oban (meaning ‘little bay’ in Gaelic) is a small harbor town on the west coast of Scotland, famous for its whiskey distillery. The town occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn, and is a perfect place to find shelter from the Atlantic. Walking around town is a pleasure, and close by you’ll find mountains, castles, dramatic coastal scenery, and McCaig’s tower that resembles the Colosseum. In the first week of August, the town plays host to West Highland week, a yearly sailing regatta.

  • Hamburg (DE)

  • Oban (GB)

Key points

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Aron (18)

    "I BECAME MUCH MORE CONFIDENT AND EXPLORED MY LIMITS"

  • Stephanie (42) France

    "I LEARNED THAT IT'S NEVER TOO LATE TO FIND A NEW PASSION IN LIFE."

You sail on the Thalassa

Tall Ship Thalassa

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Thalassa

Race in style. The Baltic is the Thalassa's home ground, but this ship is more than capable to sail every imaginable sea. The 3-masted Tall Ship is super strong and seaworthy, and can sail up to 13 knots. In any …

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Windseeker logs

  • Sailing on Morgenster During the Tall Ships Races

    Morgenster, July 2018

    Esbjerg-Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Elin Giese, Sweden, 2nd time Trainee

    Being a trainee on board a tall ship is an experience you can’t compare with everyday life. This is my short article about how it is to sail with the Morgenster before and during the Tall Ships Races.   We all met …

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  • Bon Voyage, Plastic!

    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Trainees

    Sunday, 11th of July Once we arrived in Boulogne sûr Mer we had to wait until 9 o'clock before the embarkation on the Thalassa. So we walked a bit around the festival and the harbour. Then we met more people who …

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