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SAILING TO THE NETHERLANDS
BRIXAM (ENG) – HOORN (NED)

02 – 11 OCTOBER 2021 | 10 DAYS | 

JOURNEY FEE €800, – + BOARDING CASH €350, – PER PERSON

Sail Steady to her home port of Hoorn! During this journey we continue during a number of nights and you take part fully as a crewmember in the watch system, of course assisted by our main crew. An adventurous exciting sailing trip in which you are active with the sailing manoeuvres, steering, watchkeeping and navigation. We sail from Brixham to Hoorn with stops on the Isle of Wight and River Orwell.

Day 1 – Boarding in Brixham

On the first day we expect you on board around 17:00 o’clock in Brixam. After getting to know each other you can go you your bunks and around 19:00 o’clock there’s a shared diner. Afterwards you will be informed about the upcoming travel.

Day 2 and 3 – Isle of Wight

Distance 100 nautical mile

We sail from Brixham to Isle of wight via the Solent. The Solent is the strait that separates the island Wight from England. The Solent is the cradle of the English aquatics. It is characterised by the countless sailing centres where some train on an Olympic level.

The west entrance is characterised by the needles, a beautiful rock formation at the entrance.

Besides plenty of anchor spots there are many harbours with a typical classic look. The water is clear and light green due to the chalk-like bottom, which asks to be dived into. The nautical challenge is anticipating on shallow spots with crosscurrents, sector-lights, and big shipping. The typical tide around the Island Wight decides our travel plan.

Day 4 – Isle of Wight

We stay for a day on the island to give you the opportunity to do some sightseeing.

Day 5 and 6 – River Orwell, Ipswich

Distance: 160 Nautical miles

When you approach the River Orwell a visit the pub “the Butt and Oyster” at Pin Mall is a must. Before we start the crossing to the Netherlands, we make a stop here.

Day 7 and 8 Amsterdam

Distance 150 Nautical mile

North-see crossing to the Netherlands

Day 9 Hoorn

Our last Sailing day across the Markermeer to our home port of Hoorn.

Day 10 Shipping out

Unfortunately, this beautiful trip has come to an end. On this last day we say our goodbyes after breakfast.

General Info

This journey description is meant to give you an impression of how the journey could look. Weather conditions are however a big influence in this area. Therefor the travel-plan can get changed.

Maximum number of guests:

There is space for a maximum of 6 guests.

The crew will be either 3 of 4 people

For whom is this journey suitable?

  • You are over 16 years old
  • Are you over 70 years old? Please contact us first.
  • You have a good stamina and mobility
  • Some sailing experience (for the journeys within Scotland sailing experience is not needed)
  • You enjoy night-sailing.

What language is spoken on board?

We are sailing with an international group of people. The crew is Dutch and speaks English and German. The main language on deck will be English when there are multiple nationalities on board.

Price:

 

 

Based on a shared cabin

€ 800, –

Per person

Board cash (this is used for all meals, diesel, and harbour-fees)

€ 450, –

Per person

Paying the journey-fee

The boarding-price will be paid in 2 terms*:

25%: Two weeks after the reservation

75%: one month before the start of the trip.

*If the reservation is made within 6 weeks prior to departure the boarding price will be charged in 1 term.

The board cash will be paid in 1 term in cash on the 1st day of the journey.

Included:

  • Crew of 4
  • Bedsheets and towels
  • All meals snacks and hot beverages
  • Use of eco-friendly shower gel and shampoo
  • Use of a MUSTO BR1 sailing suit (jacket and trousers) size S-XXL
  • Lifejackets
  • All ship- cleaning- and reservation costs, STO guarantee, VAT

Treesforall.nl

Trees are of vital importance to a healthy climate!

We are glad to make Steady Sailing greener. For each guest that books a journey with us we will get a tree planted at the end of the sailing season. For this we will pick a forestry project in the Netherlands.

Not included:

  • Travel to and from the ship.
  • Personal expenses
  • Soda’s and alcoholic drinks on board
  • possible extra tickets and entry fees
  • Travel- and/or cancellation-insurance

This offer is covered by the warranty of STO Garant. You can see the terms and conditions of this warranty-agreement STO Garant’s website (www.sto-garant.nl/downloads)

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