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Kiel (DE) - Aalborg (DK)

29 June - 04 July 2019

5 days, Thalassa

From € 375,-

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Normal price: € 375,-

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Thalassa:
Kiel (DE) - Aalborg (DK)

29 June - 04 July 2019

School at Sea Reunion Journey. Are you a former School at Sea student? Have your siblings ot children done the programme on board? This is the journey for anyone who would like to re-live their time on board, and for their loved-ones who want a taste of what it’s like. You will sail on board the Tall Ship for several days, from Germany to the Danish port where the Tall Ships Races start. Enjoy your time on board, getting back into the routine of sea watches, or finding out a little bit about the life of School at Sea student. Meet other alumni and their families, and spend a delightful several days out on the sea. Only for School at Sea former students and their family members aged 14 and older. The alumni may then continue on Thalassa or Wylde Swan for Tall Ships Race 1 Aalborg – Frederikstad.

Ports

Kiel is a German port town on the Baltic coast, widely known for its yearly ‘Kiel week’ – the biggest yearly regatta in the world! Many thousands of boats and ships of all kinds and eras take part in the parade. Kiel Week is also a festival, Volksfest and fair as well as a maritime event. But Kiel offers more: a slew of museums (zoological, geological, historical, fine art, industrial, and military museums), a city centre with relaxed atmosphere, and the water and shores of the Kieler Fjord.

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.

  • Kiel (DE)

  • Aalborg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 29 June 2019 - 4 July 2019
  • Embarkation: 20:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 14 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
  • "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

    Boukje (15), 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

  • The Ocean Movement x Windseeker: Bon Voyage, Plastic!

    Thalassa, July 2021

    France

    – by Maarten Erich, Science Coordinator of The Ocean Movement

    A report from the plastic research on board   In July 2021, The Ocean Movement foundation (TOM; formerly known as By the Ocean We Unite) realized an in-depth program on board of the Tall Ship Thalassa during the Erasmus+ co-funded Windseeker project …

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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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