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Tenerife (ES) - Tenerife (ES)

13 January - 19 January 2019

6 days, Twister

From € 950,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 950,-

Book this journey

Twister:
Tenerife (ES) - Tenerife (ES)

13 January - 19 January 2019

Escape the cold and dark winter! Spend a week on board the Twister and sail aound Tenerife, then cross to La Gomera and La Palma, before coming back to disembark filled with new experiences, sailing knowledge and great photos. Enjoy the tropical nature, volcanic landscapes and unique wildlife. Take in the beautiful weather and charge your batteries for the winter ahead. Notice: due to weather and wind condition, the exact itinerary may change. Open to Windseekers aged 15 and more, younger than 15 only accompanied by a parent/guardian. 25% discount for trainees younger than 14 if sharing the cabin with a guardian.

Ports

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!

  • Tenerife (ES)

  • Tenerife (ES)

Key points

  • Dates: 13 January 2019 - 19 January 2019
  • 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
  • Annette (18) Denmark

    "I have met new people, been up in the mast, seen indescribable sunsets and laughed a lot. Learning how to sail a ship has been the coolest thing I have done so far and I have confidence in what I do now"

  • Roos (16)

    "THIS TRIP WAS ABOUT PUSHING YOUR BOUNDARIES"

  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

You sail on the Twister

Small Ships

Twister

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

  • 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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  • Sailing back to Ushuaia

    Anne-Margeretha

    Antartica – Ushuaia

    – by Sally

    We had a great sail to Ushuaia, tacking all the way, Anne-Margaretha, well-heeled over and really showing off. Around the halfway point Heinz called the crew up and down came the fok and up went the storm fok. This added …

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Photos

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