An exciting Atlantic Ocean sailing experience from the Azores to the UK via the Biscay, Celtic, and Irish Seas.
The operator for this Azores sailing adventure rightful calls this journey ‘epic.’ Why? Because you’ll be sailing not just across the Atlantic, but further across Biscay, Celtic, and Irish Seas.
The sail begins in Ponta Delgada in the Azores and ends in Liverpool. This is your chance to learn celestial navigation, what life at sea is like, as well as hone all your seaman skills.
You have the chance to join 20 days earlier in Bermuda … just ask for details!
Nature lovers will get a kick out of Azores, your embarkation point. Take in the exposed underwater mountains and learn all about fumaroles, scalding springs, mud pots, and more. Enquire today to learn more about this Atlantic Crossing sailing adventure.
If you like, you’ll learn how to steer, how weather affects your sailing, understand the swells, and more. In addition to your fellow group members, you’ll be joined by a permanent crew who are more than happy to teach you the ins and outs of sailing. If you opt to join a watch, expect to handle the ships safe navigation, adjust the sails, and keep a lookout for upcoming hazards.
Your ship is a race winner with a long and interesting history. Until you’ve experienced life on a tall ship, you can’t fully appreciate the call of the sea.
Enquire today to learn more about this Azores to Liverpool sailing adventure.
Why We Love This Adventure
- learn celestial navigation, what life at sea is like, as well as hone all your seaman skills.
- The best kind of way to cross an ocean for those looking for active days and comfortable nights
- A rare chance to end an Atlantic crossing in the UK ... especially if you pick up the trip 20 days earlier in Bermuda!
Ponta Delgada, Azores to Liverpool, UK … don’t forget you have the chance to join 20 days earlier in Bermuda!!
On a sailing voyage on board this tall ship we never use the word itinerary, as skippers will always be aiming for the best sailing and shore landings for the forecast and most idyllic or sheltered anchors and ports. They are as keen as you to include some of the highlights described, but you have to go with Mother Nature, not fight her.
No day will be the same, with a combination of sailing and shore based activities. Flexibility is key to enable us to ensure the voyage suits all the guests on board.
- All meals on board – including daily breakfast, lunch and evening meal
- Refreshments throughout the day
- Use of safety equipment
- Accommodation in a twin ensuite cabin
- All instruction and lectures on board by fully qualified crew
What's Not included
- Travel to and from the boat
- Personal travel insurance
- Alcoholic and soft drinks (a TAB system is in place during your voyage. Payable at the end of your voyage in cash (GBP or EUROS) on board.
- Any shore excursions and meals on shore (unless otherwise stated)
- VISA fees
Trip Duration14 days
Start LocationPonta Delgada, Azores
End LocationLiverpool, Uk
Average Group Size12
Accommodation is provided on board the tall ship in twin ensuite cabins. Comfortable warm bedding is provided and each cabin has a power socket, heating and air conditioning. There is a comfortable saloon area on deck level with coffee and tea making facilities. The large deck provides plenty of places to relax and enjoy life on the ocean.
Meals are included in the cost of the voyage. You will be provided with a hearty breakfast, mid-morning snack, lunch and dinner. Coffee and tea are readily available as well as a selection of drinks from the bar.
This Trip is Suitable For
Anyone dreaming of crossing the Atlantic and ending their journey in the United Kingdom listen up! This adventure sailing holiday is a truly perfect mix of hands on adventure with a sprinkle of luxury in the cabins… think active days and very comfortable nights. Dreamy.
Dates & Availability
- 05 May 2019 – 18 May 2019
Aiming to offer accessible, exciting tall ship experiences for everyone regardless of age, budget or experience, this sailing company owns and operates two tall ships with voyages around the globe; from Arctic adventures to Caribbean cruises.
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