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Dover (GB) - Southampton (GB)

20 August - 26 August 2017

6 days, Thermopylae Clipper

From € 295,-

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Sail Training

12-25: € 295,-

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Thermopylae Clipper:
Dover (GB) - Southampton (GB)

20 August - 26 August 2017

Join the Thermopylae Clipper in her late August sailing voyage. Board the yacht in Dover and sail to the vessel’s homeport in Southampton. Trim the sails, steer and become a part of the crew. Open to Windseekers between 12 and 25 years old. Join more than 1 Thermopylae Clipper journey for 10% discount!

Ports

Dover is a port town in south east England, famous for its White Cliffs. Historically it was a very important port due to the proximity to France. Visit the majestic Dover Castle or relax on St. Margaret's Bay Beach. Don't miss the Dover Museum - it's free and full of exciting stories!

Southampton, on the shores of the Solent, is the largest port of England. The bustling town offers plenty of distractions, and is known (sometimes reviled) for its brutalist architecture. However, the city hosts a number of fine museums, the Tudor House, and long stretches of medieval walls. Also, the beautiful English countryside is just a short drive away. The yearly Southampton boat show in september should be on any Windseeker's calendar. And don't forget to visit the Isle of Wight!

  • Dover (GB)

  • Southampton (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 20 August 2017 - 26 August 2017
  • Embarkation: 12:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers between 12 and 25 years old
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 15
  • 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: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a bunk/cabin
  • "Working in a team is a skill I really improved on board during the watches."

    Phillip (24), France

You sail on the Thermopylae Clipper

Shipping type: Yacht
Homeport: Hamble, Southampton
Date built: 1996
Trainees: 10
Length: 17.8 m
Height of mast:
Sail:

Thermopylae Clipper is the largest yacht in Discovery Sailing Project’s fleet of three. Having previously completed four circumnavigations, Thermopylae Clipper is a very sturdy and spacious yacht perfectly suited to Sail Training. Being on board a smaller yacht means that …

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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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  • Sunday at Sea – Cape Horn Ceremony

    Europa

    At Sea

    – by Deckhand Pelle

    Sailing is fun! But so can be sitting on your bum! The professional sailors of Europa have one thing in common, they can't seem to sit still, probably because there is always something to do. From changing sheets to mending …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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