Discovery sail to Esbjerg - NEW IN OUR SAILING SCHEDULE

220629 Discovery sail to Esbjerg

New in our sailing schedule

A once-in-a-lifetime experience

Discover the beautiful coastal towns of Skagerak. Sail along various Swedish and Norwegian archipelagoes on board the three-masted topsail schooner Eendracht and experience what it is like to sail a Tall Ship at sea. Tack, man overboard, port, galley. Do you already know these terms? Discover them aboard the largest gaff topsail schooner in the Netherlands. Our crew is happy to teach you everything about the ins and outs on board Eendracht. Participating in the activities and watch schedule is on a voluntary basis. Visit the beautiful coastal towns of Southern Scandinavia. Explore the picturesque coastal villages during the day and experience the bright summer nights at sea. To cover the distance and enjoy sailing to the fullest we will have a few sea days. We depart from Varberg and set course to sea. While sailing, the ship is bustling with activities. Have you ever showered when a ship is tilted? Get on board, because your Eendracht adventure starts here.

Where are we going?

Day 1: Varberg: A surf city with 200 years of cold bathing tradition

In the central harbour of Varberg the Eendracht is waiting for you to board at 16:00. After being welcomed by our crew, you will receive safety instructions, before we cast off and set out to sea.
We pass the imposing Varberg Fortress while the sun sheds the last light on the coast and Subbe Fyr, Lighthouse.

Day 2: Day at sea: Sailing a Tall Ship towards Lysekil

After a good night’s sleep and breakfast, our crew is ready to learn you all the ins and outs about sailing a Tall Ship at sea. Hoisting the sails, steering the ship, tacking and much more.

Day 3: Lysekil: A picturesque town at the entrance of the Gullmarsfjord

We arrive in the morning at Lysekil. Where there is enough time to explore the village and surroundings by yourself or join us on an excursion to Havets Hus, Lysekil’s own sea aquarium.
We will depart in the afternoon to cross the Skagerrak, northwards to Risør.

Day 4: Risør: The white town by the Skagerrak

In the afternoon, it is time to explore Risør. The town is not only known for its preserved historic center with white painted wooden houses, but also for its creative passion and being easily accessible by foot.
Join us on a guided tour around town or explore the surrounding on foot or on the water

Day 5: Day at Sea: Making our way west to Arendal

The sails will be set, while we are making our way west towards Arendal. The crew will continue to share their knowledge about sailing the Eendracht. Or simply take out your book and take in the commanding views of all the white sails gliding past the Norwegian South Coast.

Day 6: Arendal: A blend of tradition and modern trends

After arriving in the morning, you will have a full day to soak up everything that Arendal and surroundings has to offer. Take a stroll around the old town, Tyholmen and the bustling quay sides of the town’s central harbour Pollen. For the adventure’s spirit, the archipelago can be discovered by water or foot.

Day 7: Day at Sea: Southward bound to Hvide-Sande

We are making our way south towards the Danish coast. Challenge your inner Tall Ship sailor and put your knowledge and skills to the test. Our crew is more than happy to give you one more full day of sailing life. Take the opportunity to steer the Eendracht in the middle of the night and enjoy a sky full of stars.

Day 8: Hvide-Sande: Where Denmark meets the infinity

Hvide-Sande is on the receiving end of the North Sea’s winter depression, but in the summer, it transforms into a bustling place when tourists occupy the streets and beaches. The thriving fisher harbour supplies the town with the delicacies from the sea. If you’re interested in coastal living, dunes and sandy beaches and a dose of water-based adventures then this is the place to be.

After departure in the afternoon, we make our way to Esbjerg.

Day 9: Esbjerg: Voyage ends in the town of the Tall Ships races

While the sun rises over Denmark, we make our way through the Wadden Sea national park into the harbour of Esbjerg. Esbjerg is a young and modern city and is hosting the start of sail event in the same weekend. Disembarkation is set at 10:00. Or book an extra night onboard and enjoy the fantastic sail event Tall Ship Races Esbjerg 2022.

Disclaimer: Schedule is tentative and depending on weather circumstances.

Life on board

You will be welcomed by our professional and mainly voluntary crew members. The crew will guide you to your cabin, where you will have ample time to unpack and set up your cabin. Once everybody has checked in, the voyage will start with a welcome and safety briefing from the captain. You will be introduced to the crew and your fellow crew mates. As soon as you step on board, you can enjoy it to the fullest. Not only the cozy atmosphere and the beautiful views, but also culinary, you will not be short during this trip. Our ship’s cook prepares the tastiest meals for all those on board. This trip is full board, so breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

This is included:

  • Bed linen
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Unlimited coffee, tea and fruit
  • Stay in a 2 or 4 person cabin
  • When booking, you can indicate whether you want to stay in a 2- or 4-person cabin, if available. Take into account the different price ranges. People who pay the youth price do not have this choice.
  • Prefer a cabin alone? This is also possible. There is a surcharge of 50% of the p.p.p. on-board price for a double cabin. Please note: limited availability.
  • Any organized excursions during the trip

This is not included:

  • Transfer from and to the ship
  • Travel insurance, MANDATORY
  • Cancellation insurance, recommended
  • Drinks from the bar and souvenirs

It is possible to pay by card on board.

Want to know more? Please contact us via the contactform.

Varberg, SE - Esbjerg, DK

Trip number: 220629

8 Nights: 29/06/22 - 07/07/22

Type of trip: Zeilreis (15 t/m 80 jaar)

2-personscabin: € 1.755,00 p.p.

4-personscabin: € 1.599,00 p.p.

Youthprize: € 877,50 p.p. (Aged 15-25 limited number of places available)

Boarding: Varberg, Zweden - Wednesday 29 june 2022, 16:00u (Boarding between 15:45u en 16:00u)

Offboarding: Esbjerg, Denemarken - Thursday 07 july 2022, 12:00

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Important information

Do not forget to bring a valid passport (Identity card and/or driving license is not sufficient). If you do not bring a valid travel document, you will unfortunately not be able to sail. A refund is not possible.

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