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Scheveningen (NL) - Greenwich (GB)

01 July - 04 July 2018

3 days, Wylde Swan

From € 440,-

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Port-to-port delivery Sail Training

Normal price: € 440,-

Book this journey

Wylde Swan:
Scheveningen (NL) - Greenwich (GB)

01 July - 04 July 2018

No time for ocean crossing? Join the Wylde Swan for a short trip across the North Sea! You don’t have to take weeks of vacation time in order to enjoy sailing this summer. With this port to port delivery trip you will bring Wylde Swan from the Netherlands to London. Steer the Ship, trim the sails, stand on lookout and enjoy your few days off – off from work, cars, air pollution and internet! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.

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.

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.

  • Scheveningen (NL)

  • Greenwich (GB)

Key points

  • Dates: 1 July 2018 - 4 July 2018
  • Embarkation: 19:00 / Disembarkation: 14:00
  • 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
  • "It was the most amazing thing I have done so far in my life! I loved it!"

    Agnes (16)

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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Windseeker logs

  • Green Sailing

    Windseeker, 30 August 2018

    Amsterdam

    – by Anna

    Sailing is inherently a "green" activity. Although, like most of the other things we do on this planet, sailing does contribute to the environmental pollution, we do a lot on board to stop it. And hopefully good habits learned on …

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  • Wylde Swan

    Salty Eyelashes and the Endless Ocean

    Wylde Swan, 14 October - 21 November

    Sailing from Harlingen to Tenerife. On board: crew and trainees

    – by Jeske Zijlstra, Deckhand

    After a night of playing with the anchor, it's time to set sail again. Without any sleep, we're preparing the Ship for strong backwinds and high waves. For Barry (the small sail) it’s the perfect time to show up. Carefully putting …

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