The Liberty Tall Ships Regatta. Join Wylde Swan for a unique event, celebrating peace, friendship and unity. Step on board in Rouen during a maritime festival and leave port in a Parade of Sail, waving goodbye to the spectators on land. Embrak on an exciting race along the English Channel and make your way to Scheveningen/The Hague. Expect warm welcome in the Netherlands, with a sailing festival, Crew Party, Crew Parade and more! Open to Windseekers aged 15 and older.
Le Havre is a large north French maritime commercial and passenger port established in the early XVI century. The city in on the UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical buildings and is considered a birthplace of impressionism. Walk in the steps of Monet and discover the places you know from modern art. Take a hiking tour, visit one of the nearby castles (chateau), the Graville abbey, see the hanging gardens or take a walk in one of the many city parks.
Scheveningen is a popular sea resort in the Netherlands, a stone’s throw away from the seat of government in The Hague. It has a busy marina and a lively (somewhat kitschy) promenade – great for an afternoon of sightseeing. You’ll also find plenty to do nearby. Go for a walk in the dune landscape or take a tour around the Palace of Peace. Visit Madurodam to see the Netherlands rebuilt in miniature, check out the city centre of The Hague, or explore the beach and perhaps even go kitesurfing.
Le Havre (FR)
Dates: 16 June 2019 - 22 June 2019
Embarkation: 17:00 / 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
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
French Windseekers need to become member of Les Amis des Grands Voiliers
Christopher (16) England
"I LEARNED THAT I COULD DO THINGS THAT I COULD HAVE NEVER DONE BEFORE"
Epp (20) Estonia
"The nicest moment was arriving to Cadiz, when we sat on the mast with the entire team, wearing our team shirts and singing loudly to let people know we're coming."
Boukje (15) Netherlands
"I felt like a free human. Everything I did felt so good."
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