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Greenwich (GB) - Sunderland (GB)

09 July - 11 July 2018

2 days, Wylde Swan

From € 440,-

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Port-to-port delivery Sail Training

Normal price: € 440,-

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Wylde Swan:
Greenwich (GB) - Sunderland (GB)

09 July - 11 July 2018

Delivery to the Tall Ships Races 2018. Join this Wylde Swan journey for a few days of sailing adventure. Enjoy your time on board of this beautiful vessel and the trip from Greenwich to Sunderland. You will reach your destination just in time to see many other Tall Ships start to gather for the start of the biggest annual Tall Ships event. Perhaps you’ll want to book a couple of nights in a hotel and stay to enjoy the festivities. You can come on board the night before in Greenwich. Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Greenwich is a district of southeast London, notable for its role in Maritime history. Opulent buildings dot the shorelines of the Thames River, and the famous Cutty Sark clipper is on display here. Greenwich has a village feel, and its parks and riverside pubs make for a rewarding stroll around the area, while the rest of London is within easy reach by underground. Visit the National Maritime Museum, the Imperial War museum, or go window-shopping in Greenwich’s affluent shopping streets.

Sunderland is a coastal city in North East England, aging back to the 7th century. Whether you're a nature or a culture lover, you will surely find a bunch of nice activities to do! For instance, have a lovely day out with fish&chips for lunch at the Roker & Seaburn Beaches or take a relaxing walk in Herrington Country Park. Also, go on a trip to the picturesque Penshaw Monument. Discover the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens.

  • Greenwich (GB)

  • Sunderland (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 9 July 2018 - 11 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 9:00 / Disembarkation: 12:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maximum 36
  • 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
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • "I learned that I could do things that I could have never done before."

    Christopher (16), England

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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