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Martinique (MQ) - Saint Martin (MF)

15 March - 27 March 2025

12 days, Twister

From € 2900,-

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p.p. in 3/4-person cabin: € 2900,-
p.p. in 2-person cabin: € 3600,-

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Twister:
Martinique (MQ) - Saint Martin (MF)

15 March - 27 March 2025

Over the Caribbean Sea to Saint Martin. Your journey begins in Martinique, called The Island of Flowers. Raise the sails and set course for Dominica, an island paradise and a well-known eco-tourism destination. Stretch your sea legs hiking in a lush rainforest before sailing northwards to Guadeloupe – a group of larger and smaller islands, some of them uninhabited, but home to thousands of iguanas. Then it’s time for some serious sailing, with longer legs. Enjoy the magical nights at sea, followed by spectacular sunrises. Explore more beautiful islands along the way: Antigua and Barbuda, Saint Kitts and Nevis or Saint Barthélemy; before reaching your destination in the French/Dutch island of Saint Martin.
Open to all Windseekers, trainees younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult (please note that this is not a youth voyage and we expect a big variety of ages on board). Meals on board are vegetarian, but you can indicate if you would like to have the occasional fish or meat dish on the menu.

Ports

Martinique is an island on the Eastern Caribbean Sea and an overseas territory of France. With its white sandy beaches, clear blue water and green hills it is the picture of a tropical paradise. Enjoy the unique culture of the island with its Creole and French influences and the multicultural cuisine. Visit the Paul Gauguin Interpretation Centre, dedicated to the artist's brief but fruitful stay on the island. Participate in watersports or take a hike through the tropical forest.

Saint Martin is a Caribbean island, divided into a Dutch part and a French part. Its warm climate will help you adjust to the pace of life on the island, but if you want to do more than sip piña coladas, you'll find plenty to do. Visit the old fort St. Louis, overlooking Marigot bay, the French Quarter (Orleans), and Paradise Peak. Or stand at Princess Juliana Airport where you can nearly touch the planes as they fly over you. Discover the beautiful beaches of Simpson Bay and swim in the ocean.

  • Martinique (MQ)

  • Saint Martin (MF)

Key points

  • Dates: 15 March 2025 - 27 March 2025
  • For Windseekers of all ages. Trainees younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 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
  • This booking is covered by VZR Garant (instead of Windseeker's usual STO Garant).
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • "A very fun, refreshing but also a very challenging trip that really moves your comfort zones."

    Angelina (17), Denmark

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

  • Arrival at Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    Europa

    Mindelo, Sao Vicente

    – by Windseeker Jules

    All the things to do: maintenance on board, going for a walk down town, having a beach day, taking a taxi around the island, exploring neighbouring islands by ferry, going out to eat and drink... A jolly good time it was …

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  • The Tall Ships Races 2020 postponed to 2021

    – by Windseeker

    New dates for the Tall Ships Races 2020 - postponed to 2021   Due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Tall Ships Races 2020 have been postponed by the organiser - Sail Training International. Instead of 2020, the Races will take place in August …

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Photos

  • Trainee
  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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This Journey is not covered by the STO Garant guarantee.