Youth Journey for ages 13-18. Explore the Netherlands by ship from the water! Spend a week of sailing on board a traditional tall ship Thalassa. Depending on the wind and weather forecast you will either sail north, to explore Texel, Terschelling and Den Helder, or south to visit Scheveningen, Vlissingen and Hellevoetsluis. No matter which route the Thalassa takes, you will spend the week visiting interesting places, learning all you’d like to know about sailing a tall ship and making new friends, while leaving your daily worries behind along with Wi-Fi. Open to young Windseekers aged 13-18.
IJmuiden, on the west coast of the Netherlands, is the water gateway to Amsterdam. Cruise ships, cargo vessels and pleasure yachts pass through its busy locks every day while the IJmuiden marina provides an excellent shelter from the North Sea storms. IJmuiden offers a wide, sandy beach that is popular with windsurfers and kitesurfers. Behind the dunes you’ll find a small nature reserve, perfect for a hike or a run. IJmuiden’s restaurants serve fresh fish, straight from the local market.
Dates: 19 July 2020 - 25 July 2020
Embarkation: 17:00 / Disembarkation: 11:00
For Windseekers aged 13-18
Windseekers joining: maximum 28
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: Dutch, also English and German
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
In order to meet its statutory obligation to provide a guarantee, Windseeker makes use of the guarantee scheme provided by VZR Garant. You can check that this is the case by visiting VZR Garant’s website and verifying that the organization is listed as a participant. VZR Garant’s guarantee applies within the limits of its Guarantee Scheme (which can be found on VZR Garant’s website. The Guarantee Scheme specifies the exact journey offering to which VZR Garant’s guarantee applies and what the guarantee entails. If services are not provided due to the financial insolvency of Windseeker you can contact VZR Garant, which has its offices at Torenallee 20, 5617 BC Eindhoven, Netherlands, by sending an email to email@example.com or calling +31 (0)85 13 07 630.
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