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Cascais (PT) - Tenerife (ES)

03 November - 15 November 2019

12 days, Twister

From € 780,-

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Port-to-port delivery Sail Training

Normal price: € 780,-

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Twister:
Cascais (PT) - Tenerife (ES)

03 November - 15 November 2019

*Trainee placement: only 2 places available* Portugal to Canary Islands: sailing on the Atlantic. This voyage will take you from Cascais, close to Lisbon, to Tenerife in Canary Islands, off the coast of Africa. Since it’s a delivery journey, it’s all about sailing to your destination, instead of leisurely sightseeing. If you want to spend an intense time on board, working together with the experienced crew and gaining sailing experience, this is an adventure for you! Open to Windseekers aged 17-30 (other ages at request).

Ports

Cascais is a popular port town in Portugal with a large yacht harbor and several sandy beaches in and around town. Surfing, windsurfing, sailing and kitesurfing are popular in the region, and nearby cliffs are a great destination for a hike. The town proper offers everything you need to recuperate from your exertions: restaurants, taverns and all the urban sophistication you might miss when at sea. You can visit Lisbon from here for a day trip, but Cascais itself is also well worth a visit.

Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands, and a popular tourist destination. One of the largest Carnival festivals is hosted here, and for tourists there is a lot to see and do. But the island is large enough to escape mass tourism, so let its natural beauty seduce you to a hike or a drive around the island. You'll find mountains to climb, cliffs overlooking bays, and ravines. The 'Island of eternal spring' is just what you need if you arrive fresh from your Journey!

  • Cascais (PT)

  • Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 3 November 2019 - 15 November 2019
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers aged 17-30 years
  • 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
  • "I became much more confident and explored my limits."

    Aron (18)

You sail on the Twister

Shipping type: Two-masted schooner
Homeport: Harlingen
Date built: 1902
Trainees: 12
Length: 35 m
Height of mast: 27,5 m
Sail: 350 m2

The Twister was built in 1902 and renovated in 2012 in order to provide all the new safety features and modern comfort. These days she is a very fast and reliable sailing vessel. The modern rigging system and  gracefully designed …

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Windseeker logs

  • Green Sailing

    Windseeker, 30 August 2018

    Amsterdam

    – by Anna

    Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …

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  • We are all Adventurers

    Bark Europa

    Antartica

    – by Windseeker Robin

    We are all adventurers... each of us in our own way. For some... it's facing the sea-sickness of rolling swells and books that move across the table on their own. Or climbing the mast all the way to the top, …

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