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Tenerife (ES) - Tobago (TT)

06 January - 07 February 2020

32 days, Twister

From € 3975,-

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Oceancrossing Sail Training

17-30: € 3975,-

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Twister:
Tenerife (ES) - Tobago (TT)

06 January - 07 February 2020

The price includes flights from and to the Netherlands. Expedition Horizon 1. Join the Twister for an ultimage sailing adventure. Board the ship in the Canary Islands and set out for the journey to Cape Verde and across the Atlantic towards Caribbean. Explore the beautiful islands before making your way to Tobago, from where you will catch your flight back to Europe. Spend a month on board and learn to sail a traditional vessel. Set the sails, steer, navigate; fish and cook; relax. Give yourself over to the adventure: only the departure and arrival dates are set, otherwise you will go where the wind takes you. Dare to get out of your comfort zone and leave the civilisation behind for several weeks. Enjoy the digital detox, out of mobile service for many days at a time. Become one with nature and find yourself again. Open to Windseekers aged 17-30.

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!

Tobago is an island within the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, an island state in the Caribbean. Much more relaxed than the bustling Trinidad, Tobago is a great place for nature-lovers and people who like to experience the slow local life. Visit Tobago Forest Reserve to take a trek through the rainforest, try water sports or simply relax on a sandy beach. You should also step into one of the many small restaurants and try the local specialties!

  • Tenerife (ES)

  • Tobago (TT)

Key points

  • Dates: 6 January 2020 - 7 February 2020
  • 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
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Ida (19) Finland

    "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

  • Joanna (21) Iceland

    "Amazing experience. Amazing people. Amazing memories."

  • Mark Quirijn (24) Netherlands

    "It has been a wonderful experience. And I have found two incredible friends."

You sail on theTwister

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

  • This is Where I Belong

    Oosterschelde

    Maurituis to Australia

    – by Hannah Hurford

    When I found out that you could still sail traditional ships I remember thinking: a) this is probably a joke, and b) why have I not done it yet? I had experience sailing on yachts and dinghies but with an interest in naval …

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  • Meaning something is caring about people

    Statsraad Lehmkuhl

    Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by Trainee Aurélie (16), Belgium

    I wrote this before my 'after-breakfast-nap' on the last day of sailing: "It's the last day of sailing at the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, The Tall Ships Races. We are coming closer to the finishing line and I am finally writing something. I'm …

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Photos

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  • Sørlandet
  • Sørlandet

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