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Scheveningen (NL) - Aalborg (DK)

27 June - 02 July 2019

5 days, Wylde Swan

From € 660,-

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15-25: € 660,-
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Wylde Swan:
Scheveningen (NL) - Aalborg (DK)

27 June - 02 July 2019

North Sea Feeder Race: from The Netherlands to Denmark. Board Wylde Swan in Scheveningen (just outside of The Hague). Enjoy a friendly race with other vessels while learning to sail an impressive Tall Ship. Set the sails, navigate, steer and look out for your competitors (or maybe dolphins?). Enjoy several days of sailing and being out on the sea, without the everyday problems. Then – weather permitting – explore some of the ports in the beautiful Northen regions of Denmark. Arrive in Aalborg where many international vessels will start gathering for the opening festival of the Tall Ships Races. Consider booking an independent accommodation in Aalborg for the next several days to enjoy the festivities yourself. Open to Windseekers aged 15 and older.

Ports

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.

The Tall Ships Races 2019 will be visiting the grand port of Aalborg. Aalborg has had a love affair with The Tall Ships Races since 1999, when the city hosted the event for the first time. Aalborg is situated at the Liim Fiord where it was founded by Vikings over 1000 years ago. Today Aalborg is a modern city with visible historic roots. Its theatres, symphony orchestra, performance venues, and museums, make Aalborg a great place to wind down after an exhilarating Sail adventure.

  • Scheveningen (NL)

  • Aalborg (DK)

Key points

  • Dates: 27 June 2019 - 2 July 2019
  • Embarkation: 10:00 / 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
  • Keshan (17) UK

    "It was cozy and comfortable, but hard work and exciting."

  • Lieven (23) Belgium

    "Setting sails: always fantastic."

  • Axel (23) France

    "It is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Being a sailor only takes passion and motivation."

You sail on theWylde Swan

Pictured: Tall Ship Wylde Swan sailing

Tall Ships

Wylde Swan

Wylde Swan is the world's largest topsail schooner, rebuilt in 2010. A a potential winner of Tall Ships Races she is fitted out as a Sail Training vessel and crewed by sailors who have been professionally prepared to act as …

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Windseeker logs

  • An experience I will put in my backpack and carry with me for the rest of my life

    Morgenster

    Scheveningen-Antwerp-Lisbon

    – by the Trainees

    RUNE Arriving in Scheveningen with mixed feelings, the yearning to set sail to this adventure and the knowledge and feeling of the sadness of my girlfriend. I know I'm going to miss her too. After a painful goodbye to the …

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  • Almost Home

    Oosterschelde

    Cape Verde - Netherlands

    – by crew Oosterschelde

    In a way we’re having bad luck: the English Channel is an area with a lot of traffic. Unfortunately we cannot see it. On our last day at sea the temperature dropped till 7 degrees (above zero, fortunately) and the …

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Photos

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