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Troon (GB) - Troon (GB)

25 May - 01 June 2019

7 days, Thalassa

From € 1299,-

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2 person cabin p.p.p. : € 1299,-
1 person cabin : € 1800,-

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Thalassa:
Troon (GB) - Troon (GB)

25 May - 01 June 2019

Whiskey Voyage on board of a classic Tall Ship. Sailing in Scotland and whisky tasting at the source. Sail along the coast of the country of whiskey and discover Scotland’s coastal distilleries. Enjoy the company of whisky friends and meet whisky professionals! See Scotland and the isles from a different angle and make the whiskytrip of a lifetime. Especially for this whiskysail there will be a well stored whiskybar on board. The sailing trip is escorted by an experienced whiskyguide/expert. The costs of visiting the distilleries and other excursions are not included in the board price (those costs add up to approx. EUR 100 and participation is not obligatory). Open for all people who like Wiskey and sailing, minimum age 21 years.

Ports

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.

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.

  • Troon (GB)

  • Troon (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 25 May 2019 - 1 June 2019
  • 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
  • "When anchored at sea in the sun, I had not a care in the world."

    Robijn (17)

You sail on the Thalassa

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

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