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Sailing, berth charter & cabin charter

Atlantic / Las Palmas (Canaries), North Atlantic, Caribbean, Antigua 
Saturday, November 5, 2011 to Friday, December 2, 2011 
215 € per day (5800 € lump sum) per person [27 days] including boat kitty 
Both anchoring and berthing | Mile-building | Sailing experience not required | Not under engine | family-friendly | Smoking on deck only | Meals are served, not going out | All | max. 12 participants | WWW
A unique sailing experience: Atlantic crossing on a historical square rigger (Canaries to Antigua / November 2011)
Welcome aboard the famous historical brigantine ’Eye of the Wind’. Built in 1911, she celebrates her 100th anniversary sailing the waters of the North Atlantic, crossing the ocean like Christopher Columbus more than 500 years ago. Your trip starts in Las Palmas (Canary Islands) where our friendly crew will make you familiar with all the amenities on board of this old but luxurious sailing ship. You will get detailed safety and sailing instructions before leaving port. During the sailing trip you will get the opportunity to experience ways and methods of traditional navigation. Enjoy the waters of the endless Atlantic Ocean before entering the Caribbean sea where you will spend some extra time exploring the Lesser Antilles. This unforgettable trip is your escape from everyday-life, your time to relax and to enjoy the excellent cuisine on board of a traditional sailing ship.

Trip

Exact area of sailingLas Palmas (Canaries), North Atlantic, Caribbean, Antigua
Boat kittyGuests do not contribute to the boat kitty (i.e. food, water, diesel etc. is inclusive)
Maximal number of participants12
Focus of sailing tripMile-building, sailing as much as possible (e.g. to acquire miles for a sailing certificate)

Details

Sailing experienceNo sailing experience required
Family sailingSuited for family trips
Smoking on boardSmoking on deck only, no smoking under deck
Target audienceAll
GayfriendlyGayfriendly / tolerant towards gays and lesbians

Trip activities

SightseeingOccasional sightseeing
Harbours or anchoringWe both anchor in bays and stop in marinas/harbours.
Engine usageEngine is not or rarely used.
MealsMeals are provided for, but not or rarely going out for meals.

About the Skipper

Skipper's home townNL

About the Yacht

Make of the boatBrigantine
Boat nameEye of the Wind
Built in1911
Boat length40.23

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