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Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 08 July 2017

6 days, Wylde Swan

From € 1080,-

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Normal price: € 1080,-

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Wylde Swan:
Hamilton (CA) - Bath (CA)

02 July - 08 July 2017

Explore Canada. An amazing voyage of 6 days. Join the Wylde Swan in Hamilton and sail to Bath as part of the Great Lakes Flotilla. Visit smaller ports along the way and discover the beautiful nature of Canada. Hoist the sails, learn navigation and learn to safely climb the masts. Open to Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years.

Ports

Hamilton is a port city in the Canadian Ontario province founded in the XIX century. The city boasts many attractions for you to enjoy. If history is your thing, visit the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum or HMCS Haida museum ship. Contemplate art in one of the many galleries and museums or stroll through the Hess Street with its historic buildings and cobblestone road.

Bath is a small Canadian village in the province of Ontario. It is a part of the township called Loyalist, on the shores of Lake Ontario. Bath dates back to the 18th century. Visit the Old Townhall which nowadays hosts the Bath Museum, take a walk in one of the parks or stroll down the Main Street for a taste of ice cream. If you like golfing you should definitely visit the Loyalist Golf and Country Club, while nature enthusiasts can go for a hike along the Parrott's Bay Conservation Area.

  • Hamilton (CA)

Key points

  • Dates: 2 July 2017 - 8 July 2017
  • Embarkation: 15:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
  • For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
  • Windseekers joining: maxium of 35
  • 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
  • One-off registration fee €25
  • Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
  • Need to take with you on board: sleeping bag, pillowcase, sheets and towels
  • Contact your fellow-Windseekers via Windseeker facebook
  • You will sleep in a hammock/bunk/cabin
  • "The best moment was when we crossed the finish line and everybody celebrated together. The tone was simply unforgettable!"

    Ida (19), Finland

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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