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Invergordon (GB) - Invergordon (GB)

13 August - 20 August 2016

7 days, Thalassa

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Thalassa:
Invergordon (GB) - Invergordon (GB)

13 August - 20 August 2016

Whiskeytrip Scotland 4: perfect if you’re a Windseeker and a whisky enthousiast! Sail with Tall Ship Thalassa to the most famous single malt distilleries and visit the island of Islay. Discover Scotland’s coastal distilleries, enjoy the company of fellow whisky aficionados and meet whisky professionals! See Scotland and the isles from a different perspective and make the whisky trip of a lifetime. Especially for this whisky sail there will be a well-stocked whiskybar on board. The sailing trip is escorted by an experienced whisky guide/expert. The sailing trips start and end in Scotland, in the harbour of Troon. The exact sailing route depends on wind and weather conditions. 2 persons in 2 person cabin, price: €2040. Open to all ages, minimum age 21 years.

Programme Outline

Ports

Invergordon is a town and port in the Highland of Scotland.For years a typical industrial town. Known for the repair of oil rigs and as a place for aluminium smelters. Nowadays the port is visited by cruise liners each year. The town is popular because of the whisky distillery by Whyte and Mackay. Besides that, Invergordon has beautiful murals, which tell stories about the local community and the area. In total the town is adorned with a series of 17 murals. They are all worth going to see.

Invergordon is a town and port in the Highland of Scotland.For years a typical industrial town. Known for the repair of oil rigs and as a place for aluminium smelters. Nowadays the port is visited by cruise liners each year. The town is popular because of the whisky distillery by Whyte and Mackay. Besides that, Invergordon has beautiful murals, which tell stories about the local community and the area. In total the town is adorned with a series of 17 murals. They are all worth going to see.

  • Invergordon (GB)

  • Invergordon (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 August 2016 - 20 August 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 16 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 35
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "I loved the bond we all made together, and how we had to help each other sailing the ship and setting sails."

    Mia Rosa (17), Denmark

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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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