We quickly leave the flat navigation of dead reckoning and visual bearing and switch to astronomical navigation. The Bay of Biscay has many faces; which side we are going to experience, we do not know yet. But we we do take all the choices that can be made in any type of weather.
- Nearest Airport: Porto (P). Flights to Amsterdam amongst others. Distance to Airport: 200 km.
- Price of the voyage includes: Full board, Sail Training, Practical lessons
More service and a complete offer, including a proposal for the return trip to and from the ship; we can arrange this for you at an additional cost of € 50.00
Learn all about sailing and navigation on a milebuilder from Amsterdam to Northern Spain (2019) Have you always wanted to know more about navigation and sea sailing? This is your chance. The world largest topsail schooner, the Wylde Swan, is the ideal platform for learning to sail and make skippers choices. You join the watch (keeping) system on board. Depending on your experience, you can function as a watch system leader; of course always under the supervision of our own officers – mates. Every day in the afternoon between 12 and 16 hours, there is a central block of practical lessons, which takes 1,5 hours. Ideally suited for building Yachtmaster Miles.