Miles makers are an affordable way to join a passage aboard three-master Thalassa. This is a proper offshore passage-making experience and non-stop navigation, night sails and long distances are the order of the day.

Be prepared to participate in the watch, hoist and trim the sails and help maintain the ship as an integral part of the crew. You don´t need any previous sailing experience – the professional and experienced crew will teach you everything you need to know – but any experience you do have will be put to very good use. Sailing is always intense and demanding and we understand the need for good, hearty food on board. Our talented chef will entice your senses and satisfy both your taste buds and your stomach throughout the crossing.
Thalassa mile builders offer a great opportunity to gain sailing skills and sea miles and to enjoy an exceptional adventure on the open ocean.

On Saturday 7 September 2024, you will depart on sailing ship Thalassa from Oban, Scotland. After embarkation, a welcome speech, watch arrangement and safety instruction, you will  asap set sail for a five-day sailing trip. This trip will take you via the through the Irish Sea and English Channel to Southampton where you will leave the ship in the morning on 14 September.

Departure: 7 September 2024 at 16.00 in Oban
Arrival: 12 September 2024 at 10.00 am in Southampton


Price €650,- p.p. including all meals, drinks with meals (coffee. tea, milk and water), complete bedding and towels, excluding all other drinks. 
Price for a single cabin: Euro 900,-

The sailing trip starts in Scotland and ends in England. You will need to arrange your own travel to Oban and back from Southampton. This is NOT included in the price. For your journey to and from the ship, please visit the Rome2Rio website: https://www.rome2rio.com
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Embark: Saturday, August 9, 2025 at 20:00 hrs in Esbjerg / Denmark
Disembark: Wednesday, August 13, 2025 at 07:30 hrs in Bremerhaven / Germany

Price € 495,- p.p. including all meals, drinks with the meals (coffee. tea, milk and water), complete bed linen and towels, excluding all other drinks. Price is based on the division of 2 persons into a double cabin.

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On Sunday August 24, 2025, you will depart on sailing ship Thalassa from Amsterdam, The Netherlands After embarkation, a welcome speech, watch arrangement and safety instruction, you will  asap set sail for a five-day sailing trip. This trip will take you to Cromarty, Scotland where you will leave the ship in the morning on August 29, 2025.

Departure: August 24, 2025 at 16.00 in Amsterdam
Arrival: August 29, 2025 at 10.00 am in Cromarty


Price €650,- p.p. including all meals, drinks with meals (coffee. tea, milk and water), complete bedding and towels, excluding all other drinks. 
Price for a single cabin: Euro 900,-

The sailing trip starts in The Netherlands and ends in Scotland. You are responsible for arranging your own transfers. This is NOT included in the price. For your journey to and from the ship, please visit the Rome2Rio website: https://www.rome2rio.com

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SAIL Amsterdam is one of the world's largest maritime events and takes place every five years.
In 2025, Amsterdam's historic harbour will once again be transformed into an impressive spectacle of tall ships, sailing vessels and maritime tradition. SAIL Amsterdam offers its visitors spectacular ship parades, tours on board historic ships, cultural activities and fireworks, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world.

Sailing from the festive atmosphere of Amsterdam to the tranquillity of Cromarty on the north-east coast of Scotland offers sailors the opportunity to enjoy an exhilarating journey along the beautiful coastline of Scotland. This voyage is a mixture of open water sailing and coastal navigation. Guests will be able to enjoy the many sea views along the way before arriving in Cromarty, a picturesque village on the Scottish coast. Anyone who wants to help out with the sailing is welcome and anyone who prefers to relax aboard is welcome to do so too.

Located on the north-east coast of Scotland, Cromarty is known for its picturesque beauty, rich history and unique charm. Some special features of Cromarty include: Cromarty Firth: an inlet of the North Sea, known for its beautiful scenery and rich wildlife, including dolphins and seals. The village itself hosts regular cultural events including music festivals, art exhibitions and historical tours. Cromarty is a right destination for travellers looking for tranquillity, natural beauty and a rich history.

For more information and reservations please call us on +31 (0)682446488 or send an email to Brigitte@tallshipthalassa.nl

Please note: you will receive your booking confirmation via e-mail. There is always a chance that our e-mail ends up in your spam box. We advise you to add the address brigitte@tallshipthalassa.nl to your list of trusted e-mail addresses in your e-mail programme. If you have not received the e-mail with booking confirmation within a few hours, please contact us.

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