The price includes one-way flight from the Netherlands to British Virgin Islands. Expedition Horizon 2. Let the Twister take you on an unfrgettable sailing adventure. Board the ship in the Caribbean and visit some iconic islands before setting course for Europe. Enjoy the relaxed sailing in the tropics and then take on the challenge of crossing the Atlantic under sails. Spend 45 month on board, learning 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.
Tortola is the largest island in the Caribbean British Virgin Islands archipelago. With its white-sand beaches and lush green rain forests, Tortola is the quintessential tropical paradise. Whether you prefer to swim and relax on the beach, go for an adventurous hike or visit historical forts, the island has a lot to offer!
With more bicycles than people, cycling is an integral part of Amsterdam’s DNA. Hop on and see the city like the locals do! Winding waterways, idyllic bridges and historic buildings – one of the most memorable ways to truly see Amsterdam is from the canals. Amsterdam has a full cultural agenda showcasing the very best festivals, nightlife, exhibitions & events, plus there is enough practical tourist info, hotel, museum, excursion & attraction listings, you won’t miss a thing!
Dates: 18 March 2020 - 1 May 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
Max (17) Germany
"The wind increased and when we took down some sails, I felt the adrenalin rush through my body"
Boukje (15) Netherlands
"I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."
Jet (31) Netherlands
"As crew, there is nothing better then standing back and seeing the trainees do all the work and do it perfectly!"
You sail on theTwister
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 …
Our final day in the harbour was marked by a delightfully late breakfast, allowing everybody a proper recovery from the festivities of the prior day. The day was marked by the first happy hour of the journey, where every watch …
“We all live in the Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby, Vega Gamleby”
– by Trainees
Date – 14/07/18
Watch / Trainees – 8-12 – Chris Dow and Cecilie Olsen
We woke up at 8 am British time, then at 8:15 am we gathered in the galley as breakfast was served.
Shortly after breakfast, during a minor briefing, we …
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 …