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Esbjerg (DK) - Scrabster (GB)

18 August - 22 August 2019

4 days, Wylde Swan

From € 550,-

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Sail Training

Normal price: € 550,-

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Wylde Swan:
Esbjerg (DK) - Scrabster (GB)

18 August - 22 August 2019

Port-to-port delivery. This journey is for people who want to experience as much sailing as possible with fewer stops along the way. During the delivery you will work together with the crew to bring the Ship towards her destination. You will get to know a sailor’s life and get your sea legs while crossing the North Sea. The journey from Denmark to Scotland promises to be an exciting experience. Although there will be as much sailing as possible, due to time constraints you might end up going on motor if necessary. Open to Windseekers aged 15 and older.

Ports

Esbjerg is a beautiful coastal city in the South-West of Denmark, with the second biggest harbour in Denmark - a lively place full of fishing and shipping activities. You can observe the town's maritime history in its attractions: from the Fisheries- and Maritime Museum, Esbjerg Skibet statue to the Men at Sea monument, everything brings you back to the sea. Visit also the Ribe Vikinge Center, a fun outdoor museum where you will meet the Vikings themselves!

  • Esbjerg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 18 August 2019 - 22 August 2019
  • Embarkation: 13:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • No sailing experience required!
  • Official language on board: English and Dutch
  • 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
  • "I became much more confident and explored my limits."

    Aron (18)

You sail on the Wylde Swan

Pictured: Tall Ship Wylde Swan sailing
Shipping type: 2-masted topsail schooner
Homeport: Makkum (NL)
Date built: 1920
Trainees: 36
Length: 62 m
Height of mast: 43 m
Sail: 1130 m2

As a topsail schooner, Wylde Swan has impressive fore-and-aft sails, with a couple of additional square sails on the foremast. That makes the ship both fast and great for Sail Training activities! The crew are well-trained professional sailors and volunteers, whose …

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  • We Learned How to Work Together While Setting Sails

    Gulden Leeuw, July 2018

    Sunderland-Esbjerg

    – by Ola

    My name is Ola. I’m 15 years old and I come from Poland. It was a big pleasure for me to be a part of The Tall Ships Races 2018 on the Leg from Sunderland (England) to Esbjerg (Denmark). I …

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