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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Hamburg Roundtrip August 13 2015

Short break from the Elbe to the summer retreat island of Sylt  

Hamburg, Germany Round trip
August 13-17, 2015- Voyage SCII 1529

A panoramic trip along the Elbe 

The Sea Cloud ii departs from Hamburg’s harbor and glides along the Elbe at a leisurely pace. On the way, you will pass the Elbchaussee’s patrician villas, the stair-lined district of Blankenese, the Airbus territory and all the picturesque banks of the Elbe with their green dykes. 

Sylt – Germany’s most famous island 

North Sea waves, mudflats, the “Rote Kliff”, sand dunes as far as the eye can see, wide sandy beaches and traditional captain’s houses – Germany’s most famous island is certainly known for its romantic natural beauty.  And it sometimes makes headlines for other reasons too; since the 1960s Sylt has been a summer retreat for the rich and famous. Celebrities can be spotted visiting Germany’s most famous fish stand, sauntering through the resort of Kampen, and hanging out in elegant bars and exclusive clubs. 

Leave the everyday grind behind 

Once we have got the summer North Sea breeze billowing in our sails, there is nothing to do but sit back and relax. Let yourself be spoilt by our attentive crew, take in the splendid view of a vast horizon and feel the tension melt away.  You will also have plenty of time to explore the yacht, enjoy the life on board and lose yourself in the romantic setting of our tall ship. 

Itinerary

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure

13. Aug 2015 Hamburg (Germany)

18:00

14. Aug 2015 At Sea 

15. Aug 2015 List/Sylt (Germany)

4:00

16. Aug 2015 List/Sylt (Germany)

2:30

17. Aug 2015 Hamburg (Germany)

8:00

Cruise Rates
  

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$2,495

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$2,885

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,395

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,565

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,835

B Junior suite 

$4,595

A Luxury owner suite 

$4,935

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$3,535

Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014

$300

 

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Barcelona-Nice September 9 2015

Escape the daily grind on the vibrant coasts of southern France
Barcelona, Spain – Nice, France
September 9-13, 2015- Voyage SCII 1533

A little break from the daily grind

It is amazing how quickly a sailing cruise can remove you from the everyday hustle and bustle of life! Once the wind swells the sails and the Sea Cloud ii sets off into the distant horizon, you step into a whole new, unique world. No matter whether you are keen to enjoy the authentic windjammer atmosphere on board or discover the charming cities onshore, hundreds of new insights will turn your little break into a wonderful experience.  

Savoir-vivre on the French Riviera 

The French Riviera is characterized by its outdoor life.  The bright blue sky provides the perfect setting for a social chat on the street or a glass of pastis in the harbor.  This carefree savoir-vivre is not just a privilege of the high society who made the Côte d’Azur their playground in the 

1960s. Optimism is quite the custom here – and the relaxed attitude is infectious. 

Insider tip: charming Hyères 

In contrast to the lively coastal towns of Nice and St Tropez, Hyères is a charming place that does not seek the limelight so much. This little town offers a rather more tranquil atmosphere and enchants visitors with its authentic Mediterranean flair. From Place Massillon a maze of streets leads up the slope and the pastel colored houses are decorated with stone doors and window frames. 

Itinerary

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure

09. Sep 2015 Barcelona (Spain)

18:00

10. Sep 2015 At Sea 

11. Sep 2015 St. Tropez (France)

13:30

23:59

12. Sep 2015 Hyeres (France)

8:00

14:00

13. Sep 2015 Nice (France)

7:00

Cruise Rates
  

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$2,375

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$2,745

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,295

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,425

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,695

B Junior suite 

$4,455

A Luxury owner suite 

$4,795

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$3,395

Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014

$300

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Valencia-Nice May 1 2015

A long weekend break in May devoted to the French art of living
Valencia, Spain to Nice, France May 1-5, 2015- Voyage SCII 15122

Leave the everyday grind behind

The calming expanse of the sea, the experience of traditional sailing aboard a windjammer, delicious culinary treats – on board the Sea Cloud ii, the everyday routine will seem a million miles away. Whether you want to explore the charming towns of the south or simply feel the gentle May breeze in your hair, on this short break, relaxation will take hold from the moment you step on board.

The small artist town of Collioure

The charm of the fishing village of Collioure has always been an inspiration for painters such as Picasso and Matisse. Those following in their footsteps today will see the artists’ motifs almost perfectly reflected in the landscape.

Art and culture in Aix-en-Provence

The city’s cathedral with its beautifully carved doors, the Atelier Cézanne, Baroque facades – there is no shortage of captivating sights for culture lovers in Aix-en-Provence. And yet this old provincial capital still has much more to offer than just history. Aix is wonderfully vibrant, and its inhabitants know how to enjoy themselves; with the city’s countless small cafés and patisseries, it is easy to see why.

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure

01. May 2015 Valencia (Spain)

17:00

02. May 2015 At Sea 

03. May 2015 Collioure (France)

8:00

13:00

04. May 2015 Sanary-sur-Mer (France)

8:00

13:30

05. May 2015 Nice (France)

8:00

Cruise Rates

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$2,375

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$2,745

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,295

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,425

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,695

B Junior suite 

$4,455

A Luxury owner suite 

$4,795

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$3,395

Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014

$300

  

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Portsmouth-Hamburg June 14 2015

A summer break in the endearing kingdoms of the Netherlands and Belgium Portsmouth, United Kingdom to Hamburg, Germany

June 14 – 18, 2015- Voyage SCII 1520

A break from everyday life  

Firmly in the wind’s hands, the Sea Cloud ii sets a course for relaxation. For four days the tall ship will be your home on the sea. Those who wish can make use of the gym facilities, treat themselves to a massage, or let the sails and their imagination carry them away to new shores. As soon as we cast off, you will feel the stresses and strains of everyday life melt away – we doubt any other short break could be this enjoyable. 

Bruges: a historic city 

Narrow alleyways overlooked by medieval gables, patisseries exuding the aroma of chocolate and freshly baked goods, romantic canals and avant-garde architecture – Bruges enchants with its mix of tradition and lively culture.  A relaxed walk is the perfect way to discover the historic old town, one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. 

Kaleidoscopic Amsterdam 

Amsterdam is small and homely, cosmopolitan and avant-garde, an international metropolis and a royal capital.  Depending on your approach, this city will show you each of its many faces in a constantly changing light. Discover the charm of its canals, be inspired by its internationally renowned designs and feel the excitement as night falls. 

A panoramic trip along the Elbe 

The Sea Cloud ii glides along the Elbe at a leisurely pace before arriving at Hamburg’s harbor. On the way you will pass by the picturesque banks of the Elbe with their green dykes, the Airbus territory, the stair-lined district of Blankenese and the Elbchaussee’s patrician villas. 

Itinerary

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure

14. Jun 2015 Portsmouth (United Kingdom)

17:00

15. Jun 2015 Oostende (Belgium)

14:00

19:30

16. Jun 2015 Amsterdam (Netherlands)

13:30

19:00

17. Jun 2015 At Sea 

18. Jun 2015 Hamburg (Germany)

8:00

Cruise Rates

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$2,495

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$2,885

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,395

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,565

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$3,835

B Junior suite 

$4,595

A Luxury owner suite 

$4,935

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$3,535

Early booking incentive until Sept. 30, 2014

$300

  

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Oslo-Hamburg August 5 2015

Cruise through the spectacular fjord landscape of southern Norway to “Sail Bremerhaven” – the great windjammer festival
Oslo, Norway to Hamburg, Germany
August 5-13, 2015- Voyage SCII 1527

The impressive Norwegian fjords  

Over several ice ages, the incredible force of Mother Nature carved narrow valleys in the rocks of southern Norway, leading to the formation of spectacular landscapes: the majestic fjords. Each and every one of them is definitely worth seeing: In the Oslofjord you will sail past small landing stages and colorful wooden houses, the Lysefjord boasts the impressive Preikestolen plateau, towering at an altitude of over 600 meters, and the Hardangerfjord is adorned by a wide range of fruit trees thanks to its mild climate. 

Moster and its historic church 

Having spent several years involved in Viking raids, Olaf Tryggvason returned to Norway in the year 995 in order to claim the throne. In the small harbor town of Moster he held a mass, established Christianity as the country’s new religion and had a church built on that spot. With its square chancel and rectangular nave, the white church in Moster is one of Norway’s oldest churches. 

“Sail Bremerhaven” – the great windjammer festival 

Kippers, cutters and launches, Viking long ships and old steamers – as we arrive for “Sail Bremerhaven”, the Weser estuary is abound with vessels of all kinds. The city of Bremerhaven and the art of seafaring are closely linked by tradition. More than 250 large ocean-going sailing vessels were built in the city’s shipyards until 1926. It therefore comes as no surprise that this seaport hosts one of Europe’s major windjammer events every five years. 

A lecturer accompanies the trip 

A lecturer will accompany this trip to deliver interesting and informative talks on a range of specialist subjects. 

Itinerary

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure
05. Aug 2015 Oslo (Norway)

17:00

06. Aug 2015 Risoer (Norway)

8:00

13:00

07. Aug 2015 At Sea 

08. Aug 2015 Rosendal (Norway)

14:00

09. Aug 2015 Rosendal (Norway)

8:00

09. Aug 2015 Mosterhamn (Norway)

13:30

17:00

10. Aug 2015 Stavanger (Norway)

8:00

13:30

11. Aug 2015 At Sea 

12. Aug 2015 Participation Sailing Parade Sail Bremerhaven (Germany)

12:00

14:00

12. Aug 2015 Bremerhaven (Germany)

14:00

18:00

13. Aug 2015 Hamburg (Germany)

8:00

Cruise Rates

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$4,995

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$5,745

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$6,785

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$7,125

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$7,685

B Junior suite 

$9,185

A Luxury owner suite 

$9,875

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$6,995

Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014

$550

  

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud II | Hamburg-Bilbao August 17 2015

Two charming Hanseatic cities, the Mediterranean side of Great Britain and a taste of French living
Hamburg, Germany to Bilbao, Spain
August 17-26, 2015- Voyage SCII 1530

Young pianists, exclusive concerts and relaxation beneath the sails – the Steinway cruise for music lovers.  

At Steinway every piano is a masterpiece 

For many the Steinway name is synonymous with the piano – and for good reason, as ever since Henry E. Steinway and his sons founded their company in New York in 1853, Steinway & Sons has produced first-class pianos, every one of which is a masterpiece with character.  Attention to detail and passion for innovation mean that Steinway is today considered to be the founder of modern piano manufacturing. 

Promoting a new generation of pianists 

Steinway & Sons is committed to promoting young pianists and supports them through the Steinway Prizewinner Concert Network. Although many young musicians have a great deal of talent and flair, they mostly remain unknown in the music world. This is where Steinway comes into play: Highly talented musicians are selected in first-class piano competitions and are given the opportunity to introduce themselves to a broad audience at international performances. 

Emerging talents 

What could be more exciting than witnessing the career of a great artist from the outset? Two young prize winners selected by Steinway will accompany the Sea Cloud ii cruise from Hamburg to Bilbao and treat guests to a diverse musical program on board. However, top-class musical performances are not just waiting for you at sea: In Hamburg/Germany and in Pauillac/France, guests can enjoy two exclusive piano concerts from exceptional musicians in a stylish ambience. 

The panoramic trip along the Elbe 

The Sea Cloud ii departs from Hamburg’s harbor and glides along the Elbe at a leisurely pace. On the way, you will pass the Elbchaussee’s patrician villas, the stair-lined district of Blankenese, the Airbus territory and all the picturesque banks of the Elbe with their green dykes. 

Bruges: UNESCO World Heritage Site 

Be it English cloth merchants, Hamburg’s moneybags or traders from Castile, trade has been at the heart of life in this Hanseatic city for centuries. Even today there are still great shopping opportunities in the charming medieval old town of Bruges. As you stroll past ramparts, windmills and romantic canals, you will discover all sorts of artistic and culinary delights in the small boutique shops. 

A jewel in the Atlantic: Belle-Île-en-Mer 

It is easy to imagine that this island was the birthplace of summer; as soon as the sun rises over this Breton isle, the cafés and squares are instantly filled with the friendly chatter of locals, accordion players and women selling their wares at the market. With its serene atmosphere, the port of Le Palais is the perfect place to be discovered individually. 

Itinerary

Day Port  

Arrival

Departure

17. Aug 2015 Hamburg (Germany)

17:00

18. Aug 2015 At Sea 

19. Aug 2015 Oostende (Belgium)

8:00

13:30

20. Aug 2015 Cowes/Isle of Wight (United Kingdom)

13:30

18:00

21. Aug 2015 St. Peter Port/Guernsey (United Kingdom)

8:00

13:30

22. Aug 2015 At Sea 

23. Aug 2015 Le Palais/Belle-Île-en-Mer (France)

8:00

13:00

24. Aug 2015 Pauillac (France)

14:00

23:59

25. Aug 2015 At Sea 

26. Aug 2015 Bilbao (Spain)

8:00

Cruise Rates
  

Category/Cabin type 

Price per person in USD

Guaranteed double cabin* 

$5,955

F Upper-/lower-bed cabin 

$6,795

E De luxe double-bed cabin 

$7,955

D De luxe double-bed cabin 

$8,335

C De luxe double-bed cabin 

$8,955

B Junior suite 

$10,595

A Luxury owner suite 

$11,425

Guaranteed single cabin* 

$6,945

Early booking incentive until Nov. 30, 2014

$600

 

Single surcharge: Cat. A+B: 100% Category C-F: 50% 


These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, insurance, excursions and gratuities.

Special Offers:

Combination Discount: All cruises can be combined with one another. Book two voyages and receive a 10% discount on the second journey. 

Bring a Friend: Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2015. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off on board credit of € 200 EUR per cabin. 

 Included Services:

·         Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category. 

·         As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin. 

·         A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge. 

·         All meals on board. 

·         All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities. 

·         High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer, are included at lunch time and with the evening meal. 

·         English-speaking on-board tour guide. 

 

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SmallShips.travel | Sea Cloud | Malaga-Las Palmas Oct 31 2014

Date

Arrive

Depart

Port

31. Oct 2014

 –

– 

Malaga

01. Nov 2014

12:00

Malaga

02. Nov 2014

15:00

 –

Cadiz

03. Nov 2014

7:00

Cadiz

04. Nov 2014

At Sea

05. Nov 2014

At Sea

06. Nov 2014

 –

At Sea

07. Nov 2014

14:00

 –

Arrecife/Lanzarote

08. Nov 2014

 –

7:00

Arrecife/Lanzarote

Cruise Rates

Cabin Category

Brochure Rate

 Early Booking Rate

Guaranteed Double Cabin

$5,175

$4,575

Category 5 – Promenade deck – upper and lower berths (Cabins 14-17)

$5,565

$4,965

Category 4 – Promenade deck – twin beds (Cabins 28 & 29)

$6,195

$5,595

Category 3 – Promenade deck – twin beds (Cabins 18-25)

$7,265

$6,665

Category 2 – Captain’s deck – twin beds (Cabins 32-37)

$7,875

$7,275

Category 1 Captain’s deck – double bed (Cabins 30 & 31)

$7,995

$7,395

Category C – Main deck – deluxe original cabin – double bed (Cabins 3-10)

$9,595

$8,995

Category B – Main deck – deluxe original cabin – double bed (Cabins 3-10)

$10,695

$10,095

Category A – Main deck – Luxury owner’s cabins (Cabins 1 & 2)

$12,085

$11,485

Guaranteed single cabin

$7,095

$6,495 

Single surcharge: Cat 1-5: 50%; Cat A, B & C: 100%. These rates are in US dollars and are per person sharing twin. Excludes transfers, shore excursions, gratuities and insurance.

 

Special Offers: 
                    

Combination Discount:            2 cruises – 5% discount on second cruise 

3 cruises – 10% discount on third cruise 

Bring a Friend:                       Encourage your friends to take a cruise in 2014. For a new booking of an additional cabin, you and your friends will receive a one-off onboard credit of € 200 per cabin. 

Included Services:  

  • Your sailing cruise in the booked cabin category.  
  • As a special welcome, a bottle of champagne awaits you in your cabin.  
  • A daily, freshly filled fruit basket in your cabin and in the lounge.  
  • All soft drinks as well as tea and coffee specialities.  
  • High-quality wines, which have been selected to compliment meals, as well as beer are included at lunch time and with the evening meal.  
  • English-speaking on-board tour guide.