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Sail Netherlands to Scotland

Duration: 9 days
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Setting sail from the Netherlands to Scotland.

Embark on an exhilarating journey from Harlingen aboard a traditional family-run tall ship.

This adventure is all about the thrill of sailing as you and the crew navigate 650 miles to Ullapool, Scotland. While the sailing passage remains the focus, the crew are open to the possibility of exploring the enchanting Outer Hebrides or Orkney Islands if time allows. Join them for an unforgettable hands-on sailing experience, where every nautical mile brings new discoveries and the joy of traditional seafaring awaits.

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Why you'll love this adventure

  • Sail a beautiful traditional tall ship
  • You are the crew - take the helm, set the sails and help navigate the ship
  • Perfect if you're time poor but adventure rich!
Start
Harlingen, Netherlands
Finish
Ullapool, Scotland
Trip Duration
9 Days
Group Size
12
Activity
Sailing, Tall Ship
Style of Travel
Guided Group, Solo Traveller

Dates

From

Monday

10 June 2024

To

Tuesday

18 June 2024

Itinerary

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What's included

  • Full pension
  • One bunk per booking in a two person room
  • Coffee and tea
  • Blanket, sheets, pillow and covers
  • 3-4 crew members guiding the group

Not included

  • Soda and alcoholic drinks (during sailing no alcohol will be served)
  • Towels
  • Paid excursions ashore
  • Transfer to and from the vessel
  • Visa if needed

Trip notes

Price

€990

Min age

15

Accommodation

There are 6 cabins, each for 2 persons. The cabins are situated in the middle of the ship, which makes them as stable as possible.

Your bunk is inside one of the two person cabins. Your bed will be either the high or the lower bed of a bedbunk. All beds are over 80cm wide and 2 meters long. Each bed has a reading light for the evening hours. The cabins are ensuite. In a wet cell you will find a shower, of course with hot and cold water, and a toilet, that when possible flushes with outside water. In the cabin itself you will find a fountain and mirror. Your clothing can be stored in closet and your bag or suitcase can be stored under the bed.

Meals

On board the crew we do not work with a set menu. The menu is developed on board with influences of her surroundings. We try and cook with as many local fresh products as possible, this means that around the Canary Islands we eat a lot of tapas, peppers, plantanas (banana’s). In Brazil we eat a lot of fresh fruit, cow meat and rice. And around the North Sea, when it gets colder you will find some ‘stamppot’ (Dutch mashes potatoes specialty) with smoked sausage on your plate.

During a longer stay on board you will hardly ever see the same dish come by. Most of our meals are served with a salad or fruit on the side. During longer trips we take good care of our vegetables and fruit to ensure that you will enjoy fresh food as long as possible.

If you have an allergy or cannot eat certain food, please contact us with your dietary concerns. We provide a healthy menu were you will have enough choice.

We do not provide a vegan diet and on certain voyages we do not provide a lactose intolerant or gluten free diet.

We do provide sweet, savory, hot and sometimes somewhat fat delicious food, but there is always a healthy choice next to it.

Additional notes

You should always bring

  • The right clothes for the right weather – always expect rain!
  • Swimming clothes!
  • Photo camera
  • Two pairs of footwear
  • Sense of humour
  • Open mind

Tour operator

An old Herring drifter (Logger) built in 1915, the ship is 28 meters long over deck (38 meters overall) and takes 16 trainees on her voyages. No previous sailing experience is needed and experienced and new sailors love her equally.

A family of four professional sailors have owned and run this vessel since 2006 and sail her with true passion. Built for the North Sea she’s a fast sailor and her rigging is as traditional as it gets.

We love that the boat’s appearance is kept as traditional as possible yet combined with modern techniques and equipment. Everyone on board is part of the informal sail training program that is designed to get the best out of everyone whether you join for 2 days or a longer ocean crossing.

On September 13th she and her crew were the first traditional sailing ship to complete the North West Passage after Roald Admundsen with his ship Goya in 2013.

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Sail Netherlands to Scotland

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