Southend-on-Sea (UK) – L’Armada de Rouen (FR)
BOARDING ON 05/06 AT 10:00 A.M.
Embark on the Galleon and live the experience of sailing on a replica of almost 70 metres in length. A real merchant ship of the time in which the spaces are larger and more comfortable. On this trip you will be part of the crew, using the same sailing techniques, with training on navigation, charts, use of sails, knots, and navigational watches, etc.
Departing from the port of Southend on Sea and arriving at the major maritime festival L’Armada de Rouen, this crossing lasts 2 days, corresponding to 250 nautical miles. It will allow you to make an incredible voyage along the uk coast until you reach the port of Rouen. Departing from the old seaport of Southend-on-sea, you will finally reach the waters of the coast and visit Rouen. L’Armada de Rouen is a maritime festival that takes place every 5 years in the French city and welcomes the most important ships. Visit its beaches and its eternal dunes. Lose yourself in its streets full of charm sailing aboard the Galeón Andalucía. An unforgettable experience aboard the Galeón Andalucía for those who are not used to big ships.
The Galeón Andalucía is a replica of the 16th century galleons that linked America, Europe and Asia. Launched in 2010, it has sailed from Spain to China, tours of the USA, Great Lakes, Canada, the Caribbean, Northern Europe, etc. It has 3 masts and bowsprit and 7 sails, 4 of them square and one lateen with a total sail area of 320m2. It can accommodate up to 42 people, usually 20 to 25 people with bunk beds.
Map of the journey
What is included
- Basic training and workshops
- Accident insurance
- Bunk accommodation
- Breakfast accommodation
- Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
What it does not include
- Transport to and from the boat is at the expense of each person.
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