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Oostende (BE) - Antwerp (BE)

06 July - 09 July 2016

3 days, Tomidi

From € 230,-

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Tomidi:
Oostende (BE) - Antwerp (BE)

06 July - 09 July 2016

Join the Tomidi from Oostende at the Northsea to cross the Westerschelde to Antwerp where a lot of vessels will come together for Sail Antwerp 2016! Open to all ages, minimum age 18 years.

Ports

Oostende is a seaport and tourism destination on the Belgian coast. The original belle époque architecture was largely destroyed by two world wars (and the advent of mass tourism), but the city still has plenty of worthwhile sights to see, such as the Mu.ZEE, the Petrus and Paulus church, and the fort Napolean. Visit one of the museums, check out the lively cultural agenda, and check out a Belgian tavern for a ‘pinteke’. And don’t forget the beach, which can be crowded in the summer!

This city in Belgium is the capital of Antwerp province. With a population of 510,610 it is the most populous city in Belgium. Its metropolitan area houses around 1,200,000 people. Antwerp is on the River Scheldt, linked to the North Sea by the Westerschelde estuary. The Port of Antwerp is one of the biggest in the world, ranking third in Europe and within the top 20 globally. There is a theory about the name Antwerp: "The wharf where ships berth".


  • Oostende (BE)

  • Antwerp (BE)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 July 2016 - 9 July 2016
  • Embarkation: 14:00 / Disembarkation: 9:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 18 years (age 15-18 at request)
  • Windseekers joining: maximum of 10
  • 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
  • French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • "Discovering how far you can surpass yourself and push your limits out of your comfort zone."

    Agathe (26), France

You sail on the Tomidi

Tomidi
Shipping type: Sloop
Homeport: Oostende (BE)
Date built: 1985
Trainees: 12
Length: 17,5m
Height of mast: 26,5 m
Sail: 330 m2

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