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Clipper Stad Amsterdam

London - Hamburg

September 29 - October 4, 2019

Sail from London to Hamburg on board the Clipper Stad Amsterdam and embark our tallship near the famous Tower Bridge. In no time you will leave the amazing city of London behind and sail on the River Thames towards the North Sea. The actual sailing will begin! Enjoy being on deck hoisting the sails or standing on the lookout. Maybe you even dare to climb into the highest mast. In the meantime, you are passing the beautiful Dutch and German islands located at some distance from the ship.

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Clipper Stad Amsterdam

Hamburg - IJmuiden

October 12 - 16, 2019

On this short sailing holiday, you will be leaving the Hanseatic city of Hamburg and sail on the Elbe which is one of the most important rivers in Central Europe. Experience what sailing on a tall ship such as the Clipper Stad Amsterdam is like and be impressed by her length of 76 meters, the total sail area of 2200 m2 and the 31 sails! After 3 days and having sailed almost 300 nautical miles, this trip will come to an end in the port of IJmuiden.

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Join our crew

The crew works in three shift watches. There’s a red watch (midday to four PM and midnight to four AM), a white watch (four to eight PM and AM) and a blue watch (eight PM to midnight and eight AM to midday). You can indicate your preference for a particular watch.

Under the supervision of the helmsman, you will join the quartermaster and a party of two (or more) crew.

Our crew will be happy to teach you the basics of sailing on a squarerigged three-master and explain the various sailing manoeuvres and the names of the sails and rigging.


Meals and accomodation

Meals are taken together with the crew in the clipper’s longroom and the captain offers regular updates on the ship’s progress, informing you of how many sea miles are left to sail and other nautical points of interest.

There are 14 cabins available for 1, 2 or 3 passengers.

Travel stories

The endless space at sea, the rhythm of red, white and blue watch duty, the dolphins swimming along the side, sometimes even whales to see ... it will make you forget everyday life. Two guests joining on an adventurous crossing earlier like to share their experience with you! 

Travel stories from two of our guests about the Atlantic Ocean crossing on the Clipper Stad Amsterdam:

Mr De Waart: Sail training voyage on the Stad Amsterdam
Mr Jacob: A letter to the Clipper Stad Amsterdam 
Mr Chipperfield: So this is real sailing