Seascouts Cruise on Tall Ship Race 2013

We invite you to a unique cruise. An international crew consisting of sea scouts from all around Europe will represent European sea scouting at Tall Ships Races 2013.

Date:  19-27 July 2013. The cruise will start with boarding on 19 July 2013 (before 10 a.m.) in Helsinki, Finland. The cruise will end on 27 July 2013 in Riga, Latvia.

To give sea scouts from all European countries a chance to share an adventure under the sails of a scout tall ship and to make new friends.

Participants: The participants of the cruise are scouts and guides who:

·          are 15 years old or older

·          belong to WOSM/WAGGGS member associations/organisations in their countries

·          speak English fluently enough to communicate with others

Participants will be asked to submit their passport number or ID number and a certificate confirming their medical fitness for sailing.

No previous sea experience or certificates are required - you will learn everything on board of s/y "Zawisza Czarny".

Participation fee: 

Age 15 to 19

Age 20 to 25

Age over 25

500 EURO

550 EURO

600 EURO

Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, and Ukraine - 20% Discount 

Participation fee covers all costs except of the transport.

Applications will be dealt with on a first come first served basis.

You will find the application form here.

Duties on board: Participants will form a crew of s/y "Zawisza Czarny". During the race they will get appropriate training, divide into watches and perform duties on the deck (operating sails and ropes, steering the ship, etc.) and in the caboose (helping the Cook in the preparation of meals for the rest of the crew). The watch will be guided by Watch Officer - scout leader with proper qualifications and certificates required to perform this role on "Zawisza Czarny". Detailed regulations of duties on board of "Zawisza Czarny" will be sent to participants with the acceptance letter.

The cruise participants will get:

·          an opportunity to experience real sea adventure

·          a chance for establishing international friendships

·          a unique chance to participate in one stage of The Tall Ships Races 2013

·          full board during the cruise

·          care of qualified crew, meeting Poland's and international requirements related to operating of ships

·          personal accident insurance

·          written confirmation of participation

·          event badge

·          event blouse