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Tortola (VG) - Hamilton (BM)

18 March - 27 March 2020

9 days, Twister

From € 999,-

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Clean Circle Navigators Sail Training

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Twister:
Tortola (VG) - Hamilton (BM)

18 March - 27 March 2020

Expedition Horizon: Caribbean journey with sustainability theme. Board the Twister in Trellis Bay on Tortola, British Virgin Islands and sail 900 nautical miles to Bermuda. Enjoy sailing a traditional ship in the tropics with an exciting crossing on your way! Spend 8 days on board, taking a break from grey winter in favor of clear blue water and wharm winds. Set the sails, steer, navigate; fish and cook; relax. Fish for microplastics in the ocean and participate in global research with By the Ocean we Unite. Open to Windseekers aged 17+. Book two Expedition Horizon journeys for 5% discount, or 3 journeys for 10% discount.

Ports

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!

Hamilton is the capital city of the Bermuda – British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean. It is the major port and financial center, and provides for an excellent starting point for excursions. You can enjoy one of the Caribbean beaches to relax or do water sports, or you can go on an island trip. Visit the Gibb’s Hill Lighthouse for beautiful vistas and discover the unique Crystal & Fantasy Caves. Fort Hamilton and the Cathedral are testament to the islands’ long and rough history.

  • Tortola (VG)

  • Hamilton (BM)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 March 2020 - 27 March 2020
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 17 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

This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Samantha (18) Australia

    "I have learned that despite my small size, I can do anything if I put my mind to it."

  • Boukje (15) Netherlands

    "I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."

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