Atlantic Crossing-Bermuda to Azores

  • Bermuda, Portugal
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  • 3 reviews

Individual prices may be subjected to availability due to daily updates to the calendar. If a minimum number of guests is necessary for guaranteed departure and currently the number has not been reached, please, contact us to verify the up to date guest list with the supplier.

Included in the price
  • 19 nights on the 100-year-old sailing ship Eye of the Wind.

 

  • Exclusive accommodation in double cabins with hot and cold water, shower, toilet and air condition (single cabin supplement)
  • Full board (including all meals and soft drinks, coffee / tea)
  • Lounge with TV / DVD, and extensive onboard library
    Not included: Arrival and departure, shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
Not included

€ 100 / person

Extra services
  • Arrival and departure.
  • Cost of visas (if required).
  • Shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
  • In co-operation with our travel partner HolidayTaxis we can arrange transportation from the airport or from your hotel to the ship's mooring spot.
Price per Person
1900 3

You can book place or places in yacht cabins or book a whole yacht. Booking whole yacht is only available for cruises with no travelers already on board.

Entire yacht price

price included :

 

19 nights on the 100-year-old sailing ship Eye of the Wind.
Exclusive accommodation in double cabins with hot and cold water, shower, toilet and air condition (single cabin supplement)
Full board (including all meals and soft drinks, coffee / tea)
Lounge with TV / DVD, and extensive onboard library
Not included: Arrival and departure, shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.

 

not included :

 

  • Arrival and departure.
  • Cost of visas (if required).
  • Shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
  • In co-operation with our travel partner HolidayTaxis we can arrange transportation from the airport or from your hotel to the ship's mooring spot.
Price per Boat
56050
From
1900 per Person
or € 56050 entire boat

Your sailing trip

Atlantic Crossing-Bermuda to Azores

Enjoy fantastic coral reef rich in colorful fish and scores of shipwrecks, with many a diving and snorkelling spots and sunbathe on glorious pink-sand beaches.

This 20-days Atlantic crossing aboard the historic Tall Ship Eye of the Wind begins in St. George's, a protected harbor in the northeast of Bermuda. St. George's is the oldest continuously inhabited English settlement on the American continent. During the day, to visitors St. George's looks like a living open-air museum from the British colonial period. In the evenings, the nightlife starts around the harbor. Countless bars, restaurants and shops invite visitors to enjoy the night.

 

Since 1994, Bermuda has been elected as the “best island in the Caribbean / Atlantic region” for a total of 17 times! Explore the 34 mile long main island of Bermuda during a day trip by bus, ferry or scooter. The romantic capital Hamilton lures with duty-free shopping at the prestigious Front Street which runs along the picturesque harbor. Bermudas beaches are with the shimmering pink coral sand one of the most beautiful in the world.

 

In St. Georges you will board our modern Tall Ship, which is equipped to high standards, and meet the crew and sailors. After a welcome cocktail you will check into your air-conditioned cabins. It is easy to find your way around above and below deck, and after a safety and sailing briefing you will quickly feel comfortable in the stylish maritime atmosphere. The sails are operated by hand only. During the trip, you will also have the opportunity to lend a hand with setting sails, manning the helm and other daily routines on board on a purely voluntary basis - previous experience is not required. However, even if you do not fancy climbing up the shrouds or "pulling rope" and would rather spend your time relaxing on the deck, the raising and lowering of sails will become a familiar spectacle over the next few days that will never cease to fascinate.

 

After a safety briefing the command “cast off” can soon be heard, and we are outward bound under sail. When the sails are set for the first time, filled with wind, it will give you a feeling that gets under your skin. The special moment, the departure for the Atlantic crossing, is felt by all sailors as almost tangible. The fascination that emanates from the ocean is even more intense on a Tall Ship. The gentle, constant ups and downs of the hull in the waves, the vastness of the sea, which gives the eye no reference point, and the faint creaking of the rigging are the ingredients for a relaxing holiday experience.


The Azores on the horizon!

 

Within a short time the passengers and crew will grow as one team together. Only together you can keep the ship on course. The goal of our "travel from B to A" is the archipelago of the Azores. The Azores will be announced by the outstanding Mount Pico, a huge volcano on the island. When the visibility is good, you can already see Pico from up to 90 kilometres in front of our bow on the horizon.

Itinerary

Cruise price details

Price per person

€ 1900

Accomodation on selected shared cabin, check out single use and details

Entire yacht price

€ 56050

Book the entire yacht for a private trip

Yacht

Topsail Schooner

A sailing legend

More than 100 years ago, a sailing legend was born: in 1911, the Lühring shipyard at Brake/Germany built a topsail schooner.
The ship has been given a new lease of life in 1973 when it was bought by Anthony "Tiger" Timbs, an Englishman from the greater London area. A group of enthusiastic ship lovers began to rig the vessel as a brigantine. The restoration at the shipyard in Faversham / England took nearly four years. The former cargo holds were transformed into a lounge and accommodation for crew and passengers.

This Topsail Schooner with two-master was finally ready to embark on new adventures at sea. She sailed around the globe on her first journey, stopping in Australia, the Pacific and the infamous Cape Horn. The trip was barely finished in 1978 when the next challenge was already waiting for this impressive tall ship: Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Topsail Schooner had the honour of being the flagship for "Operation 'Drake." More than 400 crew members took part in this almost two-year globe-trotting expedition in the footsteps of the famous explorer and scientist Sir Francis Drake.

In 2011, the brigantine celebrated her 100-year anniversary! On 30 April, the Topsail Schooner was the flagship in a tall ship parade for the opening of the Bremerhaven Kaiserschleuse-lock, which set a new world record for the longest sailing boat parade.

The Topsail Schooner is very seaworthy and fit even for the high seas and should thus not be left sitting in the harbour. Therefore, FORUM train & sail offers interested sailors - even without prior sailing knowledge - new, attractive destinations. Whether it is a Caribbean cruise or summer sailing in Scandinavia - the crew of the Topsail Schooner will be happy to take you to new adventures!

 

Yacht
Model
1911 Topsail Schooner
Length
27.2 m
Yacht services
Tender size
4.2 m
Air conditioning
Yes
Snorkeling equipment
Yes
Fishing equipment
Yes
Toys on board
Yes
Accommodations
Places
12
Triple cabins
4
Standard double cabins
2
Bathrooms
6
Private Bathrooms
Yes
Crew
6
Chef on board
Yes

Cruise activities and tips

Travel activities

Cruise activity Training & Topics

Training & Topics

If you want to accomplish a sailing maneuver successfully, you must set the goal, discuss the necessary maneuvers with your crew, distribute the roles and define responsibilities. Under the guidance of experienced coaches and with the support of the captain and crew, in our trainings you will gather valuable experience that you can immediately apply in your daily professional life. You will learn what characteristics and behaviours will help you and which will prevent you from achieving your goals. The 'Eye of the Wind' is your attractive meeting room that lets you explore the country and people, and where the training and learning is much more fun. The reality of a ship and the maneuvers to be performed are far away from the usual laboratory conditions of conventional management trainings.

Cruise activity Teambuilding: we all pull together as a team

Teambuilding: we all pull together as a team

How is a group transformed into a successful team? - There is no better venue than aboard of a ship where team spirit and responsibility can be trained efficiently. We can only achieve our objectives if we work together and support each other. In various roles, the participants gain a real-life experience on how common goals, clear division of responsibilities, effective planning and communication affect the team. In the evening over a delicious dinner, there will be an opportunity for feedback sessions and informal exchanges of experiences between trainers and participants. The successful outcome of complex tasks and long-term projects is dependent on the effectiveness of teams. Not only expert knowledge of team members but making use of the whole spectrum of knowledge within the group as well as abilities and skills of the team members is pivotal. In this context, the question will be answered which factors have a positive impact on the success of a team. People refine their skills through the influence of different interconnected factors by which specific characteristics and personality profiles as well as behavioral roles within teams emerge. Every person has specific strengths. Those preferences will be determined four weeks before the training via an online based process licensed by Dr. M. Belbin, a British expert on the field of team- and leadership development. Here every participant will fill out a questionnaire for self-evaluating purposes which will be supplemented by an outside observer in order to determine a profile about behavioral roles of each participant within teams. The results will be analyzed on board and teams will be formed accordingly. Focal points: Effective communication, improved understanding for the needs of others, reduction of conflict potential, optimal teamwork, orientation and identity, team analysis, effective team building and situation specific occupancy of team roles, motivation, strength analysis, development of goals. Target groups: All those wishing to improve or enhance their team skills. Team leaders and managers. Working groups of a company with at least 4 members. Participants: 6 to 12 participants + Crew + Trainer Duration: 3 to 4 days Dates and rates: Please contact us

Cruise activity Leadership Training: From successful ship command to successful leadership

Leadership Training: From successful ship command to successful leadership

The more we communicate with each other every day, the more inevitable are many misunderstandings. Especially when dealing with employees and customers, it is essential to adopt a communication style that is clear, smooth and conflict-free. Aboard the Eye of the Wind you will not only learn the fundamentals of communication, but also how to communicate without too many words or being loud and how to delegate tasks. Small recourse into theory immediately after each manoeuvre provides information about the experiences and room for improvement. Focal points: Setting goals and communicating, planning, strategies for goal achievement, team-building skills and communication. Target groups: Entrepreneurs, executives, managers, account managers Participants: 6 to 12 participants + Crew + Trainer Duration: 3 to 4 days Dates and rates: Please contact us

Cruise activity Communication - only clear messages lead to success

Communication - only clear messages lead to success

The more we communicate with each other every day, the more inevitable are many misunderstandings. Especially when dealing with employees and customers, it is essential to adopt a communication style that is clear, smooth and conflict-free. Aboard the Eye of the Wind you will not only learn the fundamentals of communication, but also how to communicate without too many words or being loud and how to delegate tasks. Small recourse into theory immediately after each manoeuvre provides information about the experiences and room for improvement. Focal points: Setting goals and communicating, planning, strategies for goal achievement, team-building skills and communication. Target groups: Entrepreneurs, executives, managers, account managers Participants: 6 to 12 participants + Crew + Trainer Duration: 3 to 4 days Dates and rates: Please contact us

Travelers reviews

Cornelia Graf 2013-10-01

The 100-year-old 'Eye of the Wind' is unique in itself: it is a film star and unparalleled beauty. Lovingly restored, you can feel her charm straight away. A warm welcome by the crew and the seminar leader rounded off the first positive impression with a welcome drink. From the very beginning, you can feel that it is important to everyone to make you feel comfortable on board. I have learned a lot. I would like to extend my thanks to my fellow seminar participants, Captain Julius and his crew, and in particular, Christa Maurer, who led the seminar competently and demonstrated her knowledge and experience.

Todd McPencow 2012-04-14

Just looking at the water, the horizon, the curvature of the earth was breathtaking. Seemingly being one of only 15 people in the world gave the adventure a unique feeling. Britta was a great 1st mate. She really comes alive out at sea, taking charge, leading the crew ensuring the ship is running well. And damn I wish I had her shoulders…

Ralf Breetzmann Ralf Breetzman 2011-01-01

It was immediately obvious that there is something very special about this beautiful tall ship: despite the almost 100-year history of this great tall ship, which had circumnavigated the world twice, it was equipped to the highest standard. We were met by the trainer, the crew and the guest relations manager and were assigned our cabins below deck. They featured all the necessary amenities: air conditioning, running hot and cold water, shower and WC. Later, we had dinner on the upper deck, where the participants could start to get to know each other in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

1900

Individual prices may be subjected to availability due to daily updates to the calendar. If a minimum number of guests is necessary for guaranteed departure and currently the number has not been reached, please, contact us to verify the up to date guest list with the supplier.

Included in the price
  • 19 nights on the 100-year-old sailing ship Eye of the Wind.

 

  • Exclusive accommodation in double cabins with hot and cold water, shower, toilet and air condition (single cabin supplement)
  • Full board (including all meals and soft drinks, coffee / tea)
  • Lounge with TV / DVD, and extensive onboard library
    Not included: Arrival and departure, shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
Not included

€ 100 / person

Extra services
  • Arrival and departure.
  • Cost of visas (if required).
  • Shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
  • In co-operation with our travel partner HolidayTaxis we can arrange transportation from the airport or from your hotel to the ship's mooring spot.
per Person
56050

You can book place or places in yacht cabins or book a whole yacht. Booking whole yacht is only available for cruises with no travelers already on board.

Entire yacht price

price included :

 

19 nights on the 100-year-old sailing ship Eye of the Wind.
Exclusive accommodation in double cabins with hot and cold water, shower, toilet and air condition (single cabin supplement)
Full board (including all meals and soft drinks, coffee / tea)
Lounge with TV / DVD, and extensive onboard library
Not included: Arrival and departure, shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.

 

not included :

 

  • Arrival and departure.
  • Cost of visas (if required).
  • Shore excursions and alcoholic beverages.
  • In co-operation with our travel partner HolidayTaxis we can arrange transportation from the airport or from your hotel to the ship's mooring spot.
per Boat