The Wadden Sea is an untouched part of the Netherlands. The night is still really dark here, especially at sea, making it the ideal place to admire the starry sky. We chose these weekends because not even the moon appears these nights (new moon) and you can see the stars in their full,
Friday from approx. 19.00 on board in Harlingen, reception and explanation about the ins and outs on board.
Saturday introduction to sailing on the Red Swan. Then we sail to a suitable sandbank where everyone helps. In the afternoon there is an opportunity for mudflat walking. Our astronomer give a presenation. We spend the night at anchor in a quiet place at sea and admire the starry sky together, guided by the expert.
On Sunday we sail back to Harlingen. All hands on deck!
On board is an astronomer who will tell you about the night sky and answer any questions you may have.
Food, coffee, tea and lemonade are provided by the ship’s cook. Other drinks are available on board for a fee. Unfortunately it is not allowed to bring your own drinks.
Stay on board in a 2 or 4 person cabin with bunk beds. All beds are freshly made with fitted sheets, pillows and duvets. The towels are also ready.
No sailing experience required
Complete journey with astronomer
Active and cozy
2 nights on board, full board
Adults € 350 –
Students 16 to 23 years € € 250 –
Private cabin: + 50%
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Do you want to join this beautiful journey on the Red Swan?
1. Fill in the registration form
2. We will contact you for payment. After payment you will receive a reservation confirmation.
About two weeks before departure you will receive the practical information and a packing list by email.